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Software QA Engineer

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Lowell - Massachusetts - 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


About the role:
We are looking for a consummate Team Player for our role as a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET). Where you will design and develop automation solutions, write code for streamlined execution, and implement new processes/tools to increase our quality and speed to market.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• The QA Automation Engineer will collaborate with the Agile scrum team on its deliverables
• Implement test automation for the next generation SaaS Application in a fast-paced, agile environment, using Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, & Continuous Deployment concepts
• Transform manual test documentation into robust, efficient automated test scripts and team up with the QA resources to increase Automation coverage
• Be a key contributor in the design and development of automation solutions, interpret results, and communicate on a regular basis, resulting in quick resolutions to any quality concerns
• Setup/configure/maintain automated testing environments in a CI/CD setting
• Develop test documentation, execute tests, and monitor results using application lifecycle tools
• Continuously improve upon the productivity and efficiency of both our manual & automated testing efforts using innovative tools/techniques
• Adhere to and promote standards for test development best practices
• Should have good knowledge and experience of functional testing, automation, reporting defects along with root cause, troubleshooting skills
• Review business and functional requirements documents to create appropriate test documentation
• Provide complete testing coverage for areas of responsibility
• Ensure a high-quality user experience


About you:
Basic Qualifications:
• The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
• 3+ years’ experience within enterprise-scale software quality assurance
• Working in a fast-paced Agile SDLC environment delivering high quality, high value features to the market; sprint/sprint and release/release
• Experience with software test automation tool(s) like Selenium Web Driver, Java, and Junit
• Solid experience in functional testing and software best practices (TDD, BDD)
• Experience in API testing or Web Services Testing using Rest Assured, SOAP, UI, Postman
Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Rest based services and React Framework based front end testing environments
• Experience in testing or developing SAAS/cloud products (AWS, GCP)
• Experience with MSSQL Database or equivalent experience
• Ability to write code in an object-oriented programming language such as Java
• Experience with Gherkin Syntax preferred
• Good at problem-solving with excellent documentation and communication skills
• Shows creativity and initiative to improve test coverage and effectiveness
• Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to utilize data to drive decisions

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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