APS Payroll

QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST

Location

Fully Remote - US

Type

Full Time

Based in Shreveport, Louisiana, we began in 1996 by offering payroll processing and full-service tax compliance services. In 2000, we made the strategic decision to develop our own technology. From that decision, the APS cloud solution was born and designed to help small to midsize businesses harness the power of the cloud to improve workforce management and mitigate compliance risk.

Our workforce management solution is a highly flexible and powerful system for core HR, payroll, and time & attendance. In addition, we offer an expanded technology platform which includes self-service for employees and managers, mobile access, carrier connections, and extensive data integration capabilities.

We’re proud of the software we’ve developed and how we help our customers achieve their goals by decreasing their labor costs, streamlining inefficient processes, and improving engagement with their employees.

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist. This is an exempt position on the Development Team. Little to no travel is required. The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring consistent quality of software releases relative to established standards by utilizing Quality Assurance and Quality Control methodology. Essential  duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the overall success of product releases by ensuring releases are free from major software bugs.
  • Increase efficiency and accuracy of testing by implementing automated testing solutions where possible.
  • Champion best practices for Quality Assurance throughout all stages of the software development life cycle.
  • Receive intermediate and final development efforts from software development team and review results against established requirements.
  • Receive software defects escalated from Level 2 technical support, isolate the cause of issues, and update Quality Assurance practices and methodology accordingly.
  • Develop use cases for functional testing from product requirements.
  • Perform functional testing of individual software changes and updates.
  • Execute automated testing against new software versions, compare results against established benchmarks.
  • Maintain automated testing cases and tools, keeping them current with new product features.
  • Develop, execute, and maintain regression tests for critical product components.
  • Document known issues, and assist in the documentation of product specifications.
  • Analyze development practices to assess risk introducing defects, and advise on Quality Assurance practices to
Supervisory Responsibilities: NA

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The list below is representative of the qualifications, skills, and abilities required and preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • 2+ years of work-related experience specifically in software testing. 
  • Experience with test management tools and knowledge in automated testing tools.
  • Experience in development methodologies and types of testing (e.g., Functional, System Integration, Regression, etc.).
  • High level knowledge of test automation technology and its applications.
  • Experience writing code in a scripting or programming language.
  • Knowledge of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and/or Test Driven Development (TDD) preferred.
  • Knowledge with SOA technologies preferred.
  • Experience with software and systems preferred.
  • Strong client centric focus.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to work with people and work as part of a team.
  • Experience with Agile teams preferred.
  • Must be able to work in an environment in which constant deadlines exist.
  • Must be able to work the hours necessary to successfully perform in this position.
  • Must understand all company guidelines, procedures, and workflow.
APS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, 401(k) for retirement with an employer match/no vesting schedule, PTO and holiday paid time off.

At APS, our mission is to make payroll and HR easier. Everyday we strive to...

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Serve Others
  • Be Our Best
  • Find the Fun
Check APS out and see what we are about!
Compensation: $1.00 per year

Company Website: www.apspayroll.com

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