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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Lowell, MA


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) is seeking an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to work on our Resiliency team defining test strategies, developing and executing automated/manual test scripts, and helping ensure the delivery of robust, high quality product releases for our SaaS Workforce Dimensions product.

• Implement successful test strategies resulting in efficient test development and execution models.
• 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
• Develop and maintain UI and API Test Automation using Java
• Coordinate with team to eliminate redundancy, ensuring high coverage with optimal effort
• Execute tests, interpret results, and communicate on a regular basis, resulting in quick solutions to any quality concerns.
• Create and maintain 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
• Analyze defects, understand root cause, work with the development and architects in establishing solutions
• Work collaboratively and cross-functionally to diagnose and triage production issues


Please note: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for these specific positions.

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or applicable development work experience
• 5-8 years of experience as a Software or Quality Engineer or Software Engineer with coding skills in Java or other object oriented language, though exceptional junior candidates will also be considered
• Understanding of test automation, test tool creation, automation frameworks required
• Experience testing REST-based API preferably using REST Assured
• Hands-on experience with UI Automation using Selenium
• Understanding of design and coding with an emphasis on building test automation and tools
• Experience working in a SaaS environment a plus
• Strong problem solving skills and the ability to utilize data to drive decisions
• Shows creativity and initiative to improve test coverage and effectiveness
• Strong communication and organizational skills


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! 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. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

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Kronos 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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