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Principal Software QA Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Weston - Florida - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


UKG is looking to hire a Principal QA Engineer within our Payment Services organization. You will work within a global and distributed team that develops and tests quality software aligned with product and company objectives.

The right candidate will have experience both in hands-on software testing and systems engineering, as well as exposure to diagnosing and communicating about difficult problems in either engineering or production environments. This role will require a significant breadth of both technical and non-technical skills, and a creative, driven, and motivational approach. You will be responsible for the product quality delivery as per QA test strategy for a small group of teams with the Payment Services team. This role will require experience in automation, manual, and performance testing to deliver high quality products as per product development/maintenance roadmap.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
• Work on test strategy as per business value and delivery commitments.
• Write test cases for manual, automation and performance testing and execute as per business requirements.
• Perform reviews of peers test cases and their results.
• Perform final test results audit before build is moving in higher environments for production rollout.
• Work closely with other development, product, and platform teams to ensure successful implementation of applications as per business vision.
• Work closely with product, developers to design and deliver the key components
• Responsibilities include understand the product, developing and executing test strategies to ensure quality service pack releases
• Ensuring proper functionality and performance of a wide variety of applications and platforms
• Successful candidates will be experienced in modern test methodologies and processes executed throughout the software development life cycle and have a proven track record as an individual contributor in a small agile team environment
• 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
• Technical guiding, mentoring & leading the junior members in the team
• Providing technical expertise to the projects
• Growing the technical knowledge & expertise of the team
• Responsible & accountable for the quality delivery of the product/project


• 8–10 years of software engineering industry experience working with engineering, product, and support organizations
• Must have experience in Manual + Automation
• Good knowledge of SDLC/Defect Lifecycle/STLC
• Good knowledge of test case design techniques and test case reviews
• Good experience in SQL server/Mongo DB/any database
• Good experience in test management tools like JIRA and TestRail
• Good at problem solving with excellent documentation and communication skills
• Good coding skill in a programming language
• Process-oriented with high attention to detail
• Excellent problem solving and decision-making abilities
• Experience testing using various platforms

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

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