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QA Automation Engineer


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Kronos is seeking a Software Engineer In Test (SW QA Engineer) to join our Device Management Team in our Lowell Headquarters. We are a highly collaborative group of professional Software Engineers working in an Agile environment. Our team develops enterprise software that integrates intelligent devices with our workforce management systems.

An individual in this role may have the following responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain UI, API and Hardware Test Automation
• Decompose requirements and user scenarios into test scenarios and test cases
• Contribute to estimation of work and create test plan that aligns with project deliverables
• Identify test data requirements and generate data sets for testing
• Work with development teams to instrument code for manual and/or automated testing
• Coordinates with team to eliminate redundancy, ensuring high coverage with optimal effort
• Creates and maintains traceability matrix using test management tools
• Learn the domain of the application and become a subject matter expert for assigned task areas
• Keep abreast with latest technologies and test techniques exchanging ideas and effectively communicating the need for additional knowledge
• Analyze defects, understand root cause, work with the development and Architects
• Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to diagnose and triage production issues


• 1 or more years’ experience in Software Engineering and/or Test engineering environment
• Experience supporting software engineering in a global environment
• Familiarity with Hardware / Firmware Development and Testing with C/C++, Java, or related
• Experience with Cloud Hosting and Development Tools
• Knowledge of Unix, Linux and/or Windows Environments
• Experience in the Java web application testing domain
• Hands-on experience with automated testing using Selenium and Cucumber
• Experience with the following also desirable: SOAP IU, Rest Assured, REST API, Jenkins
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated collaboration and mentoring skills
• Experience working with Software Engineers to improve code quality and unit testing coverage
• A strong team player with dynamic personality and an ability to get along well with anyone
• Earned a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related area


Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.


Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.


Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.


Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.