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Lead QA / Test Automation Developer (Cloud platform) - UKG Dimensions

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Montreal - Quebec - Canada


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


**Please know that this position is 100% work from home till end June 2021 due to Covid-19**. Candidates from the Montreal region will be highly preferred. Around June our new Montreal office will be located close to "Marché Central" (Sauvé/Crémazie metro - 555 Chabanel West). Return to office will be progressive Summer ’21.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) is looking for a Lead QA / Test Automation Developer (Java/Cloud platform) to join its world class engineering team in Montreal for its latest Cloud platform: UKG Dimensions. This role is part of a new Full-Stack team we are building from scratch locally. The successful candidate will be experienced in modern test methodologies and processes executed throughout the software development life cycle and have experience with Cloud practices. He/she will be accountable for the quality of the product by developing and executing test strategies to ensure quality releases.

Your daily responsibilities:
• Ensuring proper functionality and performance of a wide variety of applications and platforms
• A demonstrated ability to deliver quality product releases on schedule using risk analysis and defect containment practices, test automation and continuous improvement initiatives are key to this position
• Providing technical expertise to the projects (Java, JUnit, Selenium, Mockito etc..)
• Responsible and accountable for the quality of the product for the project
• Collaborate with other QA team members and all members of the geographically dispersed team to ensure the appropriate implementation of functional requirements
• Define, configure, and maintain automated test environments in a continuous integration framework
• Develop test documents, run tests, and monitor results using tools for the application lifecycle
• Participate in appropriate discussions and efforts on automated testing to develop and maintain best practices.


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree
• Expertise in software quality assurance with experience in Java (services REST Spring Framework )
• Solid experience in functional testing and software quality best practices (TDD, BDD)
• Experience in database modeling, database relational(PostgreSQL) NoSQL (Casandra), and techniques/tools such as SQL, etc.

• Familiarity with tools used to automate the deployment of an enterprise software solution to the cloud, Concourse, Ansible, etc.
• Proficiency with Git as a version control system
• Ability to communicate information effectively to customers at various organizational levels
• Excellent problem solving and communication skills
. Train and monitor technical learning and good practices
• Good experience in Atlassian products ( JIRA, BitBucket, Confluence)

Nice to have
• Bilingual French/English (we provide with free virtual French courses), big plus
• Experience with integrated Systems and environment PaaS (Boomi)
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with Apache Spark
. Experience of development in the Cloud (AWS, GCP)
. Experience with Authentication platform OpenAM/OpenDJ
. Experience with Front End technologies/UI (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Knockout JS et/ou Angular)

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.