IBM Real-Time Systems Tester in OTTAWA, Ontario

Job Description

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IBM Global Business Services has more than 60,000 professionals in over 50 countries worldwide.

At IBM we're working to create a smarter planet. Integrating systems and technology to tackle the world's biggest challenges. From climate change to water conservation, to the need for better, more innovative infrastructure. There's a lot to do and we need people with ideas - that's where you come in.

Join us and you'll be part of a team that encourages constant learning and provides the projects and training that will help develop your expertise. You'll be challenged and supported in an environment that embraces individual differences and rewards your best work. You'll find everything you need to start building the career you want at one of the most successful companies in history. But it's up to you how you get there - you'll be the one in charge, putting forward your ideas, taking on responsibilities and making choices about how to get the job done. We're looking for forward thinkers with the skills, intellectual curiosity, global mindset and collaborative spirit to help us make the world work better. People just like you! So what are you waiting for? Join us and be part of a company that never stops moving forward.

IBM has an immediate opportunity for a junior OR experienced, forward thinking Real-Time Systems Tester, with a passion for growth and innovation.


As a Real-Time Systems Tester, you'll use your expertise and appropriate testing tools and techniques to ensure that applications and systems under test (new and amended) conform to exacting standards. Why? So they'll perform as specified to meet clients' business goals. You'll deliver on that promise with exceptional testing strategies, test plans, test cases, test reports and quality metrics. In this position you will primarily apply your technical skills in an internal or external customer services and implementation environment. You will conduct product verification and complement the current development team whose mandate is to broaden and support our products for our client base using our Software Engineering Practices tailored to the defense industry

Note: You will be required to work on-site on a full-time basis.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in software engineering and verification techniques;

  • C/C++ Coding/Testing Knowledge and Experience;

  • Test case development;

  • Configuration Management Knowledge and use of Configuration Management Tools such as Clearcase and DOORs;

  • Ability to quickly learn a large and complex system;

  • Excellent team working skills;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills;

  • MUST HAVE a Canadian SECRET security clearance.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Knowledge of Tactical Data links (TDL) or defense industry is desired but optional;

  • Knowledge of real time communication systems is desired but optional.

EO Statement

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.