Automation Test Specialist- 6 month fixed term contract - Melbourne


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/05/2018

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / QA, Testers

Job description:

Automation Test Specialists- 6 month fixed  term  contract - Melbourne

IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyse. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation so there is no better place to launch your career.
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge. We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM. We are hiring.
The Automation Testing team is responsible for supporting the full life cycle of enhancements under an Agile (SAFe) delivery method. As an Automation Test Specialist Developer your responsibilities include –


  • Work effectively individually, with team members and the client toward customer satisfaction and success
  • Assist in creating solutions for client and/or internal review
  • Participate in client meetings to communicate status or give demos
  • Participate in daily test case reviews to offer insight and ask questions
  • Be keenly aware of timelines and budgeting to deliver in a timely manner
  • Abide by team standards, testing processes and best practices
To ensure success in the role you will possess the following skills –
  • Strong experience in Java SoapUI and/or Selenium
  • Experience in automation frameworks including keyword driven, data driven & hybrid
  • Experience in API testing and usage of automation tools
  • Experience in Groovy scripting
  • Experience in IBM Maximo asset management, work management
  • Experience in Maximo Integration Framework
  • Experience in APIs such as REST or JSON
  • Strong experience in the Telecommunications industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Agile experience a must (SAFe highly desired)
  • Basic to Intermediate J2EE knowledge (JSP, EJB, Webservices and Servlets)
  • Basic understanding on Webspere (deployment and messaging system)
  • Any source code control system like GIT/SVN/Clear case
  • Java scripting, Jython or Phython scripting would be an added advantage
  • XSLT transformation knowledge would be an advantage
Compensation package from $92 155 (full-time equivalent inclusive of superannuation) and will be determined based on successful candidates relevant skills and experience.

If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM – click “Apply” today. To find out more, head to