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Software QA Developer - engine & forecasting team

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201702576
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Description

The Quality Assurance Developer is involved in the development and maintenance of schedule generation engines and labor 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 analyzing, 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 organization.
• 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

• **Good understanding of French is required**
• Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Operational Research or a related discipline
• About 5 years of experience in software quality assurance or a related discipline
• Rich experience with automation tools
• Solid experience in functional testing and software quality best practices
• In-depth knowledge of test concepts, tools and processes, including expertise of various types of tests
• Practical experience with risk-based testing approaches and good knowledge of model-based testing automation
• Technical leadership skills, including self-determination, coaching and mentoring to drive change in tools or practices
• Team spirit, autonomy and creativity
• Motivation, organization, ability to develop according to a project plan and ability to effectively communicate the progress of the work.

Assets:
• Experience in the areas of scheduling, forecasting or operational research
• Experience in Cloud or SaaS Service Delivery
• Experience working in an Agile-Scrum software development environment

Corporate overview

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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

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.