Software Test Engineer

UKG, Inc.

About the Company:

UKG, Inc. develops and markets human resources and payroll software for workforce management. We provide sophisticated people management technology delivered in the cloud.

Position Description:

Software Test Engineer, UKG, Inc., Weston, Florida

Will be engaged in enterprise-level software testing including designing high-level test strategy, building test plans, test scenarios, building software test automation frameworks, writing automated tests, executing exploratory tests, debugging bugs and defects, monitoring overall health & performance of the software applications and ensuring high quality product is delivered using state-of-the-art CI/ CD technologies.

Specific duties will include the following:

  • Work on all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including: analysis, design, development, testing, Build/ Release management, Continuous Integration and Deployment to production.
  • Collaborate with Development Team Manager, Tech Leads and Business/ Product partners to conduct detailed studies of existing software applications and identify opportunities to improve on delivery efficiencies, end-user experience and mitigate known risks.
  • Actively participate with the Development team in all design, planning and kickoff meetings to analyze complex software requirements & specifications, elicit acceptance criteria and offer insights on how to test and ensure the final software product is of high-quality for the end- users.
  • Create detailed test plans, test cases and strategies; implement them using the latest testing techniques, methodologies, tools and object-oriented programming languages to ensure maximum continuous test coverage by developing several types of automated tests including unit tests, integration tests, selenium user-interface tests and performance tests that report software quality and performance issues efficiently throughout the software development lifecycle; review & publish test coverage reports to all stakeholders on a regular basis and improve coverage as needed.
  • Conduct extensive Performance/ Load Testing of new products or features to establish Stability, Scalability and Reliability; identify performance optimization opportunities and engage the team as needed to implement necessary optimizations. Publish performance test results to all stakeholders.
  • Performing exploratory testing on the developed features to detect unwanted behavior or bugs or defects, both on front-end UI(functional) and back-end services(APIs) or databases and conducting root cause analysis with Business/ Product & Development team members to address such defects, fix them and add more automated tests for such edge cases.
  • Facilitate and participate in User Acceptance and Accessibility Testing efforts and identify any bugs or defects and communicate to the Business/ Product and Engineering stakeholders as needed to find and implement fixes or improvements.
  • Work on the release/ deployment of final software product by adopting practices like DevOps, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery(CD); use relevant tools and technologies to implement CI/ CD pipelines that will incorporate Continuous Automated Testing to ensure high- quality products are delivered to the end-user at all times; and ensure release notes are delivered to the Product/ Business Partners and all other stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain critical application monitoring alerts and dashboards, conduct Security Testing/ Analysis as needed, and address any incidents or irregularities as and when they occur.

 

Requirements:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent foreign degree) in Computer Science, Information Technology or a closely related field and 3 years of experience as a Software Test Engineer. This experience must include working with the following:

  • Java, Ruby, Javascript, Typescript, Selenium Webdriver, Protractor, Jasmine, Cucumber, Karma, Gherkin, CSS, HTML, Angular, SQL, Git, Swagger, JMeter, Qualys, CA Service Virtualization tool, Postman, Curl, Splunk, Visio, Cloud, CI/CD Tools and Technologies including AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins and Concourse.
  • Establishing and improving software quality assurance strategies, methods, tools and best practices across all testing/ quality domains.
  • Conducting Performance/ Load Testing new products or features to ensure they meet anticipated end-user traffic/ usage and collaborating and participating in User Acceptance Testing and Accessibility testing efforts.
  • Leading root cause analysis of bugs or defects by debugging and engaging necessary Business/Product and Development/ Engineering stakeholders to find a fix and implement it.
  • Working on the release/ deployment of final software product using DevOps, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) practices and implementing comprehensive automated continuous testing strategies in delivery pipelines to ensure high-quality software products/ updates are delivered to customers in the most efficient manner.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to Yeiny Acosta, Associate Manager, Talent Acquisition Operations, at yeiny.acosta@ukg.com

 

Position Duties:

See position description.

To apply for this job email your details to yeiny.acosta@ukg.com

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