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Software Engineer - Focus on Test

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Montevideo - Uruguay - Uruguay

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 seeking a Quality Software Engineer to join our extremely talented Payroll Software team! As a Quality Engineer, you will be embedded on one of our Payroll Development teams. You will be engaged in feature development focused on US Payroll calculations, reproducing and testing customer-found defects, along with writing .NET and SQL test automation. You will also get to work directly with other Quality Engineers, Developers, Business Analysts, and occasionally our support teams in a highly collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to grow as a software tester Lead and help instill in others a passion for quality enterprise development. 

Job Responsibilities: 

- Execute different software development testing methodologies (Performance, White and Black Box testing) 
- Documenting test efforts and communicating results to both a technical and non-technical audience 
- Write and maintain UI, API and DB Test Automation that span from planning to delivery to maintenance of a feature 
- Break down requirements and user scenarios into test scenarios and test cases 
- Contribute to estimation of work and create test plan that aligns with project deliverables 
- Be an evangelist for best testing and development practices 
- Learn the domain of the application and become a subject matter expert for assigned task areas 
- Build tooling and infrastructure to measure and improve software quality, from stomping out flaky tests to reducing time to get well-tested code into production 
- Work collaboratively to diagnose and triage production issues


Basic Qualifications:

- 2-3 years’ experience with writing automated tests using C# or automated testing tool (Selenium, TestComplete)
- Ability to write SQL/noSQL queries
- Experience with the SDLC  
- Experience executing different software development testing methodologies (Performance, White and Black Box testing)
- 2-3 years’ performing QA testing of a modular enterprise application 
- 2-3 years’ experience with agile/lean development methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum  

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with event-driven architecture and testing patterns
- Experience testing cloud-native applications with Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions
- Experience with object-oriented programming principles
- Quality Assurance certifications are a plus
- Prior experience with a CI system (TeamCity, Jenkins, etc.)
- Self-motivated, positive team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
- Excellent problem-solving skills and technical aptitude 
- Strong organizational and prioritization skills

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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UKG participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.

Disability Accommodation

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