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Test Analyst

  • Sacramento (Sacramento)
  • IT development

Job description

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 in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.

The Test Analyst is responsible for:
·  Create functional test cases for the systems impacted by the project changes
·  Execute testing efforts for a number of concurrent projects in mainframe and non-mainframe platforms
·  Provide pass/fail notifications of test scripts against a list of internal standards
·  Write detailed and easy to understand defect reports and Test and verify defect fixes
·  Assisting the Test Lead on creation of test strategy/test plans
·  Optimizing test coverage and focus based on real time risks, progress, discovery and feedback
·  Drives test reporting required to inform team on coverage/defects/readiness
·  Communicate risk to Test Leads and Test Manager as needed BENEFITS
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
·  http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits/
·  https://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/50744.wss CAREER GROWTH
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

·  Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
·  Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
·  Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.
CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!
·  http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html
·  http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps
CAMMIS

Auto req ID

248746BR
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Test Specialist
State / Province

CALIFORNIA
Primary job category

Technical Specialist
Company

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Regular
Employment Type

Full-Time
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

No
Travel Required

No Travel
IBM Business Group

GBS
Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree
City / Township / Village

SACRAMENTO
Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree along with 3 years of relevant experience.
·  The position requires extensive knowledge of testing complex applications developed on zOS & other distributed platforms using technologies such as Java, .Net, ETL and Business Objects.
·  This role requires expertise in using manual and automation testing techniques.
·  The test specialist in this position has to bring in performance enhancements and quality assurance by performing thorough functional, application, integration, system and regression testing.
Country/Region

United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree
Secondary Job Category

Services Specialist
Eligibility Requirements

·  None
Position Type

Professional
Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
New Collar Role

No
Introduction

As a Test Specialist at IBM, your analytical and technical skills will directly impact the quality of the software we create. Come work in an agile environment where you will help each iteration reach the next level. Whether the testing is manual, automated, or cognitive, you hold a key role in releasing the best deliverables to IBM'ers and our clients.
Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
About IBM

IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.