IBM Test specialist_Test management - 18 Month Fixed Term Hire - Sydney in SYDNEY, Australia

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Test specialist_Test management - 18 Month Fixed Term Hire - Sydney

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.

We are currently recruiting Test Manager for 18 month fixed term contract, based in Sydney.

The ECM team is responsible for development of Enterprise Content Management platform and various applications. As a Test Manager your responsibilities include –

  • Test planning, management, Tracking / Monitoring and Closure.

  • Prepare Test Estimation and maintain project Metrics

  • Plan and execute successful testing

  • Monitor and ensure proper execution of the test management plans and processes

  • Assist with developing processes and plans for functional, system, integration, regression, performance/stress, and acceptance testing

  • Work with requirements manager(s) to ensure product requirements are testable

  • Work with development manager(s) to ensure that developed components are testable

  • Assist in the successful transition from acceptance testing to pilot

  • Build, update, and manage the testing sections of the project schedule

  • Oversee the incident reporting and correction process

To ensure success in the role you will possess the following skills –

  • 14 years of IT experience in successfully leading Testing (Manual, Automation) teams and Quality Process Implementation

  • 14 years of experience preparing, documenting, and executing test criteria, test cases, test scripts, and test plans for IT systems projects

  • 7 years of system development or project management experience

  • 6 years of experience managing an IT testing team

  • 2 years of experience with automated test tools, particularly experience with Quality Center/Selenium

  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and review the work of the testing team

  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively with technical/non-technical staff, customers/stakeholders, and executives

  • Prepared Test Plan and Test Strategy documents

  • Well versed Metrics and Defect Management

  • Expertise in Test management tools, like - Microsoft Project, HP QC / ALM, JIRA, BAMBOO.

  • Doman expertise: Mobile Banking / App Testing, Banking Payments / Mortgage, CRM and ECM systems

  • Expert in SCRUM / Agile, CMMi process and waterfall project management methodologies

  • Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) and Computer Science (M.Sc.)

Compensation package from $78 400 (full-time equivalent) 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

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