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Software QA Engineer

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Regular-Full Time


Irvine - California - United States, Los Angeles - California - United States, Newport Beach - California - United States, Santa Ana - California - United States

Description & Qualifications


At UKG, our purpose is people™. That’s as true for our employees as it is for our customers. We strive to create an employee experience that equips and empowers our people with the tools and resources they need to do their most inspired work.

If you’re interested in working for a company that truly invests in their people — to create a culture of belonging and innovation — we want you on our team.

In this role, you will advise, build, and implement test automation for our UKG Ready Payroll solutions to help our customer save time, stay compliant, and manage costs.

The activities include:
• Continuously improve upon the productivity and efficiency of both our manual & automated testing efforts using innovative tools/techniques following industry standard best practices.
• Ensure a high-quality user experience
• Collaborate with the scrum team on its deliverables across all teams
• Work closely with our Development, Product Management and UX teams to assess testing feasibility and identify risks
• Review business and functional requirements documents to create appropriate test documentation
• Implement test automation for the next generation SaaS Application
• Provide complete testing coverage for areas of responsibility
• Setup/configure/maintain automated testing environments in a CI/CD setting
• Develop test documentation, execute tests, and monitor results using application lifecycle tools.
• Transform manual test documentation into robust, efficient automated test scripts.
• Adhere to and promote standards for test development best practices
• Stay current on new technologies and evangelize future adoption of next-generation automation tools and best practices as appropriate.

Must be able to come to any of the listed Corporate Offices, hybrid 2-3x week. This is NOT a remote position.


The candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) in Computer Science or related field and 2+ years of progressive experience as a Software QA Engineer.

Experience will include working with:
• Working in a fast-paced Agile SDLC environment delivering high quality, high value features to the market sprint/sprint & release/release
• Hands on testing payroll, multi-currency or financial SaaS based applications preferred
• Experience with software test automation tool(s) like Selenium Web driver and Java
• Solid experience in functional testing and software quality best practices (BDD, TDD)
• Experience in API testing or Web Services Testing using BOZR, POSTMAN
• Experience working with SQL database and be able to write complex queries
• Able to write code in an object-oriented programming language such as Java
• Experience of development in the Cloud (AWS, GCP)


Company 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.