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Software Engineer


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Kronos is looking for a hands-on software engineer to join our team in Lowell MA. You will play a key role in the development and testing of our next generation SaaS offering, in a highly collaborative, agile environment. The role requires a great team player with strong Java skills capable of working through the complete SDLC.

• This role requires a great team player with strong Java development skills and experience with other modern object-oriented programming languages.
• Think strategically and operate tactically to be able to deliver on the technical vision of the company.
• Build test automaton using such tools as Selenium and REST Assured
• You will collaborate closely with other members of your scrum team, while designing and implementing sound solutions to your product owner’s use cases.
• Contribute to the definition, elaboration, and execution of your team’s epics and stories.
• Write well-designed, testable, efficient code as a contributing member of the team.
• You should have an affinity for, and the ability to, influence and mentor more junior developers in an effort to continuously improve the tools, skills, and processes of the team.


The following core skills are required for success in this position:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of experience as a Software or Quality Engineer with coding skills in Java or other modern object-oriented programming languages required
• Knowledge of full software development life cycle, QA methodology, tools and software testing standards Solid design and coding skills with additional skills in building test automation and tools.
• 3+ years working within a truly agile development team
• Experience in SaaS/Cloud application development, including an understanding of security concerns and multi-tenancy.
• Track record of delivering high quality software on time
• Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment and utilizing virtual machines
• 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! 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.