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QA Automation Engineer

IBM Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 17 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only


  • Experience: Unspecified
  • English: Professional


About the job

Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, let's talk.

Machine Learning and AI are increasingly powering applications across organizations like financial institutions, healthcare, government etc. In order for AI to be successful and help improve our lives, it must be trustworthy by providing transparency and be explainable. Organizations are recognizing the importance of a holistic approach to governed data and AI technology in order to manage risk and regulations and to safeguard their brand reputations.

At IBM we are helping people and organizations adopt AI responsibly. Watsonx Governance is an enterprise-grade toolkit to accelerate responsible, transparent, and explainable AI workflows. We enable organizations to comply with regulations, demonstrate strong model governance, and mitigate business risk using an integrated and transparent approach.

Who You Are

Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye, and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques, and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

What You'll Do

At IBM, you will be part of the Watsonx Governance team and will build capabilities that enable organizations to deploy and scale AI applications that are compliant with regulations and are trustworthy.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You as a Quality Assurance Engineer, who will Design, develop and/or re-engineer complex product component test cases, and integrate software packages, programs and reusable objects residing on multiple platforms. You will work in an innovation-driven, collaborative development environment that implements trusted AI solutions. As a Test Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for Testing and Automating test cases for AI Governance applications through the full systems development lifecycle. You will understand customer use cases and technical design and validate software keeping the end user in mind. You will automate functional, integration, and performance test cases for both UI and API using the latest technologies and tools.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10 years of experience in development or validation of software
  • 4/5 years of experience in automating API/UI tests
  • Experience with Java and JUnit, Experience with Linux operating systems and Databases
  • Exposure to Docker and container orchestration technologies such as Open Shift Container Platform, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of JDBC requests, HTTP & HTTPS protocols
  • Experience working in Agile Model
  • Understand design, collaborate with architects, leads, developers, support teams across locations
  • Experience with Test case writing, Test planning, Tracking, and execution. Setting up environments for testing
  • Experience with Test Tooling – Defect tracking, Test execution, Jenkins
  • Work experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the zeal to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
  • Ability to collaborate and work independently when required.

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge on micro-services
  • Understanding of different cloud platforms
  • Shell Scripting, Linux Administration
  • Exposure to DevOps practices
  • Knowledge on UI and API automation technologies and tools, such as Selenium, Junit, etc
  • Experience with data generation for testing complex applications with experience in Selenium, Python, Junit, Experience with Java, API/UI test, JDBC, Databases/SQL

About Business Unit

IBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence—from machine learning to generative AI—to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private data centers, and at the edge. IBM’s AI and data platform scale and accelerate the impact of AI with trusted data and provide leading capabilities to train, tune and deploy AI across business. IBM’s hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approaches to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments—a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.

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