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

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210016283
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Description

**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, xUnit, Selenium, mocking frameworks…)
• 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.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree
• +7 years of experience in software quality assurance with experience in Java (object-oriented solutions, REST services, micro-service architecture, test-driven development, and acceptance testing)
• Solid experience in functional testing and software quality best practices
• Experience in database modeling, relational and NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, and techniques/tools such as MySQL, SQL, etc.
• Ability to write intermediate SQL Queries
• 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
• Good experience in test management tools like ALM, JIRA

Nice to have
• Bilingual French/english (we provide with free virtual French courses), big plus
• Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Knockout JS and / or Angular
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with Python, etc.

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 www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kronos, a UKG Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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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 UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.800.