Job Post

Quality Assurance Engineer (PEO Industry)

PrismHR
35 Parkwood Drive
Hopkinton, MA 01748

You will supplement the “traditional software testing” expertise on PrismHR's Quality Assurance Team with deep subject matter skills within the PEO (Professional Employer Organization) industry; and experience with its supporting payroll, benefits and/or human resources management software solutions.

*PEO industry, payroll and benefits software experience is an absolute must for this role. 

*Depending on your prior experience, opportunities exist at entry, mid, senior, and lead levels.

SPECIFIC DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Apply deep PEO / HR domain / payroll / benefits experience in developing, documenting and executing detailed and comprehensive test scenarios for PrismHR products, anticipating how “real world” users interact with our software from a variety of roles (i.e., administrator, end user, etc.)
  • Learn software industry standard quality assurance practices, including but not limited to test case design, software defect reporting, and agile testing techniques, as well as common software QA tools
  • Enhance the collective industry understanding of the entire QA team and their ability to create realistic test scenarios, through occasional training and mentoring of peers on PEO subject matter
  • Contribute to creation of realistic test data

For those candidates being considered for more senior roles within the team:

  • Delivers and tracks progress to testing schedules, within aggressive “time-to-market” driven project environments, sometimes across parallel projects
  • Collaborates within SQA team and across product development on process improvement initiatives
  • Regularly summarizes testing status and areas of risk, and wherever possible proposes and executes upon mitigation strategies. Employs a sound risk management approach to determine an optimum, well-structured and comprehensive test strategy for assigned projects
  • Interfaces with automation engineers to identify and prioritize areas for significant efficiency and confidence gains through test automation
  • Analyzes, tracks, and reports on application issues and maintains documentation on project issues and defect metrics

REQUIRED SKILLS and EXPERIENCE:

  • 8+ years of deep experience within the PEO industry, coupled with significant hands-on experience with software applications commonly used within the PEO industry, including but not limited to payroll and benefits management
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn current software development best practices, and in particular, the software testing discipline, in applying deep domain experience
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.  Very comfortable at documenting and conveying standard operating procedures
  • Possesses solid organizational and time management skills
  • Experience mentoring and training (formally or informally)
  • PC and/or Mac savvy, from an end user perspective.  Highly comfortable using browser based software applications and office application suites.

DESIRED SKILLS and EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior software coding, testing or technical support experience
  • Prior experience with user acceptance testing, or participation in a software beta program
  • Project leadership or management experience

*This opportunity exists for those seeking a Remote role.  For Candidates not local to PrismHR’s headquarters in Hopkinton, MA, a willingness to travel here periodically (approximately every 6 to 8 weeks) is necessary.

PrismHR is an EO/AA/VEV/Disabled Employer 
Diversity Candidates are encouraged to apply

Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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