IBM Test Engineer in DENVER, Colorado

Job Description

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 in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

In this exciting position you will help design, develop, and execute test procedures.

· Provide input to LOE assessments (as requested by Test Lead) (10%)

· Provide traceability of test cases to Requirements to ensure proper test coverage (10%)

· Maintain Test Scenarios/Cases/Scripts (20%)

· Create Test Data for the scripts

· Develop Test Scripts and conduct peer reviews

· Participate in peer review process for other content

· Execute Test Scripts, document results

· Report test scenario creation/execution status to Test Lead

· Document and Resolve Issues (20%)

· Document new issues as PRs

· Validate PRs / CRs when PRs / CRs are in ReadyforTest status

· Participate in Requirement Reviews (System UC, BUCRs, others) (10%)

· Provide daily status to Test Lead (10%)

· Own the Test Execution Effort (10%)

· Drive Quality PR (Defect) Resolution (10%)

Position is located in Colorado Springs, CO

Active DoD Secret Clearance Required


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must have the ability to work in a team setting to plan & design test procedures (1-2 years)

  • Should have the ability to devise test strategy based on business requirements and acceptance criteria (1-2 years)

  • Preferred to have experience with working in an AIX environment (1 year)

  • Must have at least minimal SQL experience (1- year)

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Understanding of Rational Suite: ClearQuest, ClearCase, RQM, RFT, ReqPro (1-2 years) 

Minimal understanding of MQ technology (1 year)

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.