QRadar QA/Automation Specialist - Coop (Fredericton, NB)

Ongoing
Competitive
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Internship, Co-op

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, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
*This position resides in Fredericton, NB and is a 4 or 8 (co-op) month work term commencing January 2020. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.

IBM Security Intelligence is the global provider of high-value, cost-effective, security information and event management (SIEM) products. The flagship offering Qradar is currently the industry leader in SIEM. Qradar integrates previously disparate functions including log management, network behavior analytics and security event management into a total security intelligence solution. QRadar provides users with crucial visibility into what is occurring with their networks, data centers, and applications to better protect IT assets and meet regulatory requirements.

The global cost of cyber-crime is expected to reach over 2 trillion dollars this year. At IBM Security, our mission is to protect our clients from various attacks including malware, identity theft, fraud, etc. IBM Security delivers an integrated system of analytics, real-time defenses and proven experts; and we are looking for Software Developers to come make a difference.


The Position

As a QA/Automation Specialist, you are part of a highly focused, self-managed Agile team who designs, develops, and tests core framework functionality for QRadar. You will design and develop automation suites that will validate that our products function properly for large enterprise distributed systems.

As a member of a dynamic team in supporting the delivery of enterprise software for a large user base, you demonstrate leadership, technical curiosity, a self-starter, creativity as well as forward thinking with a passion for growth and innovation.

Daily Duties

  • Collaborate with product owners and developers to ensure that features meet the user’s requirements
  • Test with the end user in mind and raise any usability issues
  • Write and maintain automated tests
  • Create defect reports and track them through completion
  • Perform regular regression testing to ensure new features have not adversely affected older functionality
  • Follow new and emerging technologies

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience with two or more of the following: C++, Perl, Java/Java script, SQL, XML
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to manage workload to meet specific deadlines
  • Must work effectively as part of a team and be able to exercise independent judgment within defined guidelines and procedures

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience using Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of security best practices and methodologies
  • Knowledge of the software development cycle
  • Knowledge of quality assurance processes
  • Experience with automated testing and Selenium
  • Experience with Groovy or Geb

About Business Unit
IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing.  In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

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 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.

Location Statement
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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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