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IBM QA Tester Reviews

Updated May 9, 2018
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  • "At times difficult work life balance" (in 1045 reviews)

  • "low salary slow complex not competetive" (in 484 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - QA Tester in Bangalore Rural (India)
    Former Employee - QA Tester in Bangalore Rural (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    payscale is very less comparative

    Advice to Management

    please increase payscale


  2. "Working Environment is awesome"

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    Current Employee - QA Tester in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - QA Tester in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    IBM has very good working environment
    IBM has very good policies for employee rights

    Cons

    sometimes It will take time to upgrade your post even if you have talent
    other than this I haven't observed and cons yet

    Advice to Management

    have faith on your employees and treat everyone equally
    don't judge based on experience, judge based on knowledge
    Give chance to each one to show / improve their skills

  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - QA Tester in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - QA Tester in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company with good values.

    Cons

    GBS is the last part of the company to receive informations.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to GBS workers what we can do to better the company strategie.


  4. "Good, but should valorize more the employees"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Tester in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Tester in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Benefits
    - Home office
    - Flexibility
    - Career planning
    - Self development

    Cons

    - Earnings
    - Competition
    - High demand

    Advice to Management

    Management should care more about employee healthy, team cooperation, and increase earnings.


  5. "Software Test Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Testers in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Testers in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    IBM is a pool of opportunities and inspiration in many aspects

    Cons

    Growth is very slow monetary wise.


  6. "IT Specilaist"

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    Current Employee - QA Tester in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Current Employee - QA Tester in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You can work from home
    Job offer is a lot :)

    Cons

    Sometimes you are pushed to do work that's not in your forte. Luckily, I am not one of them.

    Advice to Management

    More trainings please.


  7. "Good experience"

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    Former Intern - QA Tester in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - QA Tester in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly and knowledgable peers, very responsible manager and team leads.

    Cons

    in transformation from waterfall to agile, old teams are shrinking

  8. "Good but could be better!!!"

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    Current Employee - Senior QA Tester in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Senior QA Tester in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Have many opportunities to improve your knowledge with courses and training

    Cons

    you should be 18 months in a project to have the opportunity to change to another, but if you are not good with this you can't move to another until that time.

    Advice to Management

    Some managers come to be managers only because have more time in the project but they don't have the skills to have that position.


  9. "QA Tester"

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    Former Employee - QA Tester in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - QA Tester in Markham, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    Nice Environment, Helpful Co-workers,

    Cons

    Experience depends entirely on your team


  10. "I worked at IBM for one year, it's a nice place to work for."

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    Former Contractor - QA Analyst/Tester in Hortolândia (Brazil)
    Former Contractor - QA Analyst/Tester in Hortolândia (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    So many different technologies to learn and real chances to do on site free courses.

    Cons

    High pressure and short deadlines and a lot of overtimes.

    Advice to Management

    Should pay better salary because their competitors are paying significant salaries in the IT market.