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SW Development Engineer in Test


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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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.


The Device Management team is seeking a SW Development Engineer in Test / QA Automation Engineer to develop and qualify Kronos’ next generation devices. This will involve working with technologies and tools like Android, SOAP UI, Internet protocols, Java and SQL. We practice behavior driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery in an Agile process. We use state-of-the-art quality and test automaton tools – our processes are tailored towards ensuring a great customer experience. We are passionate about learning and applying new technologies in a highly collaborative environment.

•Strong advocate for building quality into the product
•Design and implement Automation Suites to effectively qualify releases from the Device Management team
•Decompose requirements and user scenarios into test scenarios and test cases
•Analyze defects, understand root cause, work with the development and Architects
•Identify test data requirement and generate data sets for testing
•Work with development team to instrument code for manual and/or automated testing
•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
•Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to diagnose and triage production issues


•4+ years of experience in automated testing on Android, Linux and Windows platforms
•Bachelors in Computer Science/ Engineering or related discipline
•Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in embedded software projects including Android and Linux
•Familiarity with client-server architecture
•Programming Skills in Java, Groovy, XML, Shell Scripting
•Experience with Automation Tools like SoapUI and Android UI Automator
•Knowledge of network topology
•Knowledge of testing tools like Wireshark, ADB (Android), PuTTY, Tera Term, WinSCP
•Experience with the following also desirable: Rest Assured, REST API, Jenkins
•Familiarity with testing for weak ciphers, insufficient transport layer protection, certificate validation.
•Ability to share your time and prioritize between multiple tasks
•Experience working in Agile Scrum environment is a plus


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.