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Sr. QA Engineer - Advanced Scheduling

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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The Sr. QA Engineer is an expert quality assurance tester for UKG Advanced Scheduling at Cox Automotive. They are responsible for performing quality assurance duties and providing testing expertise, guidance, and oversight. The Sr. QA Eng establishes test scenarios, test cases, and test data and then executes the test cases and documents the results.

Cox Automotive with Manheim auctions is the world’s largest used vehicle marketplace. We are embarking on an exciting journey as we transform our time and pay management capabilities from our current Kronos system to take advantage of the broader advanced capabilities of UKG Pro Workforce Management. This transformation brings the opportunity to modernize the end-to-end scheduling process, which varies by the 70+ individual auction locations with limited technology benefits.  The deployment of UKG Pro Workforce Management and its advanced scheduling capabilities brings an incredible opportunity to improve the everyday experience for our front-line team members and their managers. 

The Sr. Quality Engineer will work with a cross-functional scrum team to test the application functionality using Scaled Agile Framework methodology. They will create the test scenarios and test cases with input from stakeholders and the scrum team. Teams will include product owners, application, software, and quality assurance engineers. As the solution nears launch, they will support functional, integration, and user acceptance testing.

This role serves as an expert tester on UKG Pro Workforce Management (UKG Pro WFM) to execute WFM workloads, such as forecasting models, client implementation (schedule changes, optimization, hours increases/reductions), and process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • UKG WFM Scheduling and Advanced scheduling testing experience (formerly known as Dimensions).
  • Drives test strategy conversations and defines individual test cases, integrated end-to-end test scenarios and validation criteria.
  • Analyzes user stories and technical requirements for validity.
  • Ensures system and application quality by writing, maintaining, running, and analyzing the family of tests (unit, functional, integrated, regression, and potentially automated, and performance).
  • Analyzes and synthesizes actual results compared to expected results, troubleshoots and assists in the diagnosis of unintended results, and logs defects to investigate cause.
  • Documents and communicates test results to stakeholders
  • Supports user acceptance testing and coordinates testing activities with remote teams.
  • Leads troubleshooting of problems and assists in getting problems appropriately prioritized, assigned, fixed, tested, and closed
  • Participates in the applicable delivery ceremonies, such as daily stand-ups, sprint planning meetings, and retrospectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years’ related experience. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as Master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 16 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Working experience with software testing tools (qTest) and processes, and testing framework.
  • Working experience creating and maintaining test scripts
  • Working understanding of UKG Workforce Management Pro (formerly known as UKG Dimensions).
  • Experience testing UKG Workforce Management Pro or similar advanced scheduling tools (Nice or Aspect).
  • Ability to understand and articulate various internal and external customer needs.
  • Proven self-starter who can proactively engage with their peer base
  • Working collaboratively with product, agile leaders, scrum team members, and business stakeholders.
  • Working experience in agile delivery methodology.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Self-directed problem solver with a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.


Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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