Description Paychex is hiring for an Application Test Lead for our Paychex Flex HCM application! This is an exciting opportunity to work on a business essential application that provides customers the ability to hire and maintain their workers, where they want and when they want. Which includes a mobile application with millions of downloads and a 4.8 star rating! Qualified candidates will have strong communication and cross functional teamwork experience and function as an ambassador of quality within the team, instilling a testing mindset to improve the overall quality and team velocity. Individual will join an exciting, fast paced work environment, where we leverage agile practices to manage our work. You’ll be sure to exercise the Paychex Values of INNOVATION, PARTNERSHIP, ACCOUNTABILITY, REPECT, INTEGRITY and SERVICE in this role while also driving continuous improvement for ourselves and our customers. Wonder what it’s like to work in IT at Paychex? Check it out! https://www.themuse.com/profiles/paychex/team/productdevelopmentanditteams What you can expect to do in this role? As an Application Test Lead, you are the application expert. You have a deep understanding of the application you work on, and you ensure this knowledge is shared and incorporated into the Agile process. You have a strong sense of leadership as you coordinate with development and operations to ensure proper test case coverage for all application development. You are responsible for coaching software engineers to create and execute various forms of automated testing and solving complex issues. Working side by side with software engineers to improve overall software quality and recommend opportunities for improvement. - Attend all Agile ceremonies for the agile teams you serve. Requirements, Sprint Planning - lead discussions around test case scenarios ensuring proper coverage. - Lead test plan reviews as needed. - Drives, coordinates, and communicates the required business workflows and use cases for the application in conjunction with management. - Trains all team members on the application, providing an understanding of all application features in conjunction with management. - Meets regularly with Operations to collect feedback and ensure client perspective is represented in future development. - Provides feedback to management on professional development of Agile team members. - Able to influence others within the team due to strong relationships, application knowledge, respect, and trust. - Articulates and effectively communicates software testing issues, expected long and short-term impacts and possible resolution alternatives to ensure test planning schedules are met. - Ensures testing gaps are mitigated. - Sought out by others for advice and solutions. - Conduct in-depth exploratory testing to provide coverage of non-automated scenarios. Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Business or Computer Science or Engineering - 5 years of experience in Information Technology or Paychex specific product knowledge or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Strong leadership capabilities in the areas of customer service, problem resolution, technical, and communication. - Familiarity with testing, automation, and SDLC workflow tools. - Working knowledge of database and browser technologies and tools. - Familiarity with Test Automation frameworks and tools such as Gauge, Cucumber, Sauce labs, Selenium etc. - Experience in a collaborative work environment with iterative software life cycle. Our Commitment Paychex is dedicated to fostering a culture of intentional Inclusion and Diversity (I&D). Our valued employees and commitment to I&D is the essence of our internal and external success. Inclusivity is a key value of our corporate culture and is exemplified through our reputation as a top employer for employee development, diversity, and ethics, as well as a focus on fairness in recruitment, selection, and decision making. Click here for more information on our corporate social responsibility.
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