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IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) System Integration and Test Manager

Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    252103BR
Introduction
Do you have a passion for technology? Can you effect wide ranging and sustained process improvements and culture change? Do you want your work to have a direct impact on company success? Would you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment? If so, then check us out!

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Cloud Object Storage has an exciting new opportunity available for a System Integration and Test Manager who will be responsible for directly managing an accomplished team of test professionals while also driving continuous improvement initiatives across the entire R&D community aimed at better test containment and increased velocity within an agile, CI/CD environment.

The Position: The Details
Manage a team of dedicated test engineers embedded within agile feature teams to:
o Define overall test strategy covering unit, integration, feature, performance, stress and regression test phases
o Coach and mentor development engineers in test best practices
o Advocate for quality in all phases of the development lifecycle
o Develop manual and automated test cases
o Execute test cases and report status via test management tools
o Participate in triage discussions with development and field support teams to decide which defects can be deferred and which must be fixed
o Conduct escaped defect analysis to provide continuous feedback for future test efforts
Continually evaluate the test tools and methods that are used across both development and test and make recommendations for improvements.
Continually seek to expand test coverage and containment capabilities by performing macro level analysis of escaped defects
Collaborate with the public cloud operations team on defining and executing end to end test strategies for features to e deployed into the IBM public cloud.
Participate with development teams on root cause analysis of defects to help drive defect prevention strategies
Collaborate closely with customer support teams to better understand the workflows and expectations of both on-premise and public cloud customers so that we can tailor our test strategies to those needs.
Provide coaching and career management for a team of more than twenty test professionals including both direct and indirect reports.
Manage extensive hardware lab, hardware acquisition process and vendor relationships for test tools.




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Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • At least 5 years experience as a manager of managers in a test organization in a strongly technical environment using both agile and CI/CD processes
  • Technical competency at an architecture and requirements level
  • Strong understanding of system test practices and processes
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying and implementing continuous process improvement and culture change.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills that are clear, logical, structured, factual and/or compelling.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively triage problems under pressure and identify risk-appropriate recovery and corrective action plans.
  • Ability and tenacity to solve increasingly complex technical issues through analysis and a variety of problem-solving techniques.
  • Works positively and effectively with team members and maintains flexibility to perform in a self-driven manner to meet business requirements.


Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering or comparable experience.
  • Proficient in Linux OS with a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Object storage and cloud native application experience.
  • Linux OS administration, networking protocols and modern file systems.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: SAN/storage, network management, telecommunications, security, operations and maintenance
  • Experience with project management tools, such as Jira, Confluence
  • Previous experience in customer support or development roles


About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBM
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

About IBM
IBMs 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.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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.

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Posted: 2019-08-18 Expires: 2019-09-17

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