QA Engineer (PEO Industry)

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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.


  • 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 QA 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


  • 3+ 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 (Agile), 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
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment
  • PC and/or Mac savvy, from an end user perspective.  Highly comfortable using browser based software applications and office application suites.

*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 is necessary.

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

Location: Engineering in Hopkinton, MA
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