Senior Software Test Engineer at PAYLOCITY CORPORATION

3 weeks ago QA Senior Full-Time 96,000-146,000 $/Year

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Senior Software Test Engineers work with dedicated product teams to ensure that our products deliver against our customers’ unmet needs.

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in testing software
  • Demonstrated experience building automated testing frameworks from scratch
  • Demonstrated experience working with an object-oriented language (preferably C#)
  • Demonstrated experience working with client-side web technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
  • Demonstrated experience testing APIs and deep understanding of API best practices
  • Experience with Cypress Testing Framework
  • Experience writing SQL queries including joins
  • Experience testing consumer-facing web applications
  • Deep knowledge of software testing best practices in an agile environment
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery integrations or tooling


Senior 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 and lead by example in 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/coaching software engineers/Associate Software Test Engineers/Software Test Engineers to create various forms of automated testing, execute tests and solve complex issues. They work side by side with software engineers to improve overall software quality and recommend opportunities for improvement.

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. Identify opportunities for test architecture and implementation that can be reused by multiple teams
  • When needed, perform exploratory testing on the product to understand its testing challenges
  • Create and coach software engineers/ASTEs/STEs to create various forms of automated testing (of high complexity). Help the team identify and use appropriate methods of testing.
  • Understand how to use security testing tools 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 Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline, where needed. Identify and implement improvements for existing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines.
  • Regularly contribute to and at times present at CoPs, and contribute to Paved Roads when appropriate.

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Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer.

Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected]

Base and RSU

This role can be performed from any office in the US or fully remote. The pay range for this position in Colorado is $96,000 - $146,128/yr; 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

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