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Senior QA Analyst - Engine Optimization & Forecasting

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700429
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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.

Description

Our benefits, at a glance !

1) Unlimited Vacation: we are following the practices of the best IT companies in the world

2) Work from home: 1 to 2 days a week (Wednesday and / or Friday - depending on the projects)

3) Annual bonus: 7%

4) Contribution up to $ 3000 / year to the RRSP

5) Payment of tuition fees up to $ 5250 / year / employee, possibility of paid tuition fees for employees’ children

And also: no premium deducted from your salary for the collective insurance, salary supplement for new mothers and new dads, assistance for childcare expenses up to $ 500 / year, assistance for child adoption


The Senior Quality Assurance Developer is involved in the development and maintenance of schedule generation engines and labour forecasting engines. S/he supports a scrum team in building a high-quality product suite that meets and exceeds our customer expectations. S/He will be responsible for the following:

• Participate in analysing, designing, and defining test strategies, and in testing the scheduling and forecasting engines and related features.
• Collaborate with QA team members as well as all other Scrum team members to ensure appropriate implementation of business requirements.
• Work closely with our UX team to assess testing feasibility and identify risks.
• Ensure a high-quality user experience.
• Set up, configure, and maintain automated testing environments in a continuous integration setting.
• Develop test documentation, execute tests, and monitor results using application lifecycle tools.
• Provide complete automated testing coverage.
• Review business and functional requirements documents in order to create appropriate test documentation.
• Transform manual test documentation into robust, efficient automated test scripts.
• Participate in appropriate automated testing discussions and efforts in order to develop and maintain best practices within the automation and testing communities in the organisation.
• Report progress and results of automated testing efforts to appropriate leadership teams.
• Provide coaching and mentoring about automated testing to less-experienced team members.
• Continuously improve the productivity and efficiency of our automated testing efforts using innovative tools and techniques.
• 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.

Qualifications

• **Professional French oral understanding is required**
• BS or MS in Computer Science, Operations Research or related discipline
• At least 8 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance or related disciplines
• Experience in the employee-scheduling domain is preferred.
• Experience delivering cloud- or SaaS-based offerings is preferred.
• Strong background in functional testing and software quality best practices
• A background using risk-based testing approaches and familiarly with pattern-based test automation
• Relevant experience with automation tools
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum software development environment is preferred.
• Demonstrated collaborative and mentoring skills
• Team spirit, self-starter and creative.
• Highly motivated, well organised, capable of developing and executing a project plan, and able to communicate status effectively

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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.