Paylocity
Schaumburg, IL
Remote

Software Test Engineer at Paylocity

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Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer.
Don't just land a job. Launch your future.
Our all-in-one software platform gives HR pros a way to easily manage daily tasks in payroll, benefits, talent, and workforce management.
But what makes us different is that our technology is backed by a culture that cares. We care about our team members, clients, and partners - because people matter most. And people have always been at the heart of our business.
Since our founding in 1997, this is the thing that's stayed the same, from our employees to the millions of users nationwide that access our platform. We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients to build the workplace they and their employees crave.
Let's go forward together.
Position Overview:
Software Test Engineers work with dedicated product teams to ensure that our products deliver against our customers' unmet needs. They function as ambassadors of quality within the team instilling a testing mindset to improve the overall quality and team velocity. They are responsible for ensuring our software functions the way it is intended by creating automated testing plans and strategy, creating, and executing various forms of automated testing, coaching software engineers, and Associate Software Test Engineers to create and execute various forms of automated testing, and solving complex issues. They work side by side with software engineers to improve overall software quality and recommend opportunities for improvement.
Location: Remote
Reports To: Product Team Leader
Responsibilities:
Are you the teammate we are looking for?
During the first six months, you will:
  • Work with Product Analysts to create thorough testing plans and strategy for automated testing
  • Utilize, extend, and create new automated testing frameworks
  • Perform exploratory testing on the product to understand its testing challenges
  • Create various forms of automated testing, of medium to high complexity
  • Coach software engineers and Associate Software Test Engineers to create various forms of automated testing. Help the team identify and use appropriate methods of testing.
  • Exercise manual and automated security tests in order to find gaps in security coverage
  • Solve complex testing issues
  • Monitor state of quality, raising awareness and resolution of gaps in quality
  • Drive the team and organization toward implementing and maintaining Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Actively participate in sharing knowledge, including strong participation in Community of Practice discussions
Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in testing software
  • Demonstrated experience building tests from scratch without an existing framework
  • Working knowledge of an object-oriented language (preferably C#)
  • Working knowledge of client-side web technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
  • Experience writing SQL queries including joins
  • Experience testing consumer-facing web applications
  • Deep knowledge of software testing best practices in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery

Soft Skills:
  • Team Player - will be able to collaborate with others to make awesome happen.
  • Self-Motivated - you like to work hard, play hard.
  • Adaptable - quick feet! You can shift priorities if needed.

Our journey forward.
Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.
We've made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there's still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:
  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives
Want to learn more, click here to access our DEI flipbook. https://www.flipsnack.com/paylocitycom/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.html
This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.
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This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position in Colorado is $80,000 - $125,000; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual restricted stock unit grant based on individual performance in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via www.paylocity.com/careers.
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Where we are

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
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What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Paylocity

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Paylocity's work-life balance is better than any employer I have had previously. I have never been told that it's ok to take a mental health day, I needed that, just to be told that its ok to do is enough to let you know that Paylocity cares about our mental health. The happier we are the better we work. I am so glad to be a part of this team!

Dana

Support Specialist II

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at PCTY right out of college as part of the New College Grad program which is part of the path to becoming a Software Engineer. I get to learn about and discuss the latest technologies and deepen my understanding of designing solutions for customers. I have seen myself grow into someone who has solutions to problems and brings ideas.

Brynn

Associate Software Engineer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've never felt like I had to choose work over myself or my family. If I have to take care of something outside of work my manager is very supportive and the understanding that I'll get my work done is there. I have been able to set boundaries and "turn off" work when I need to. I love the fact that I have a true work family that cares about me.

Evan

Human Resources Business Partner

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