QA Engineer

Engineering Denver, Colorado Boston, Massachusetts


The Position

Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. We’re working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities to provide a personalized end-to-end customer energy experience that helps meet and accelerate carbon reduction goals. We are a certified B Corp, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.

We are seeking a QA Engineer to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and for the planet.

What you get to do:

We are searching for a seasoned, disciplined QA Engineer with strong automation and manual QA experience who is passionate about changing the way millions of people save energy. With your scripting and analytical skills you should be able to independently lead, direct and implement QA processes and solutions according to the team’s goals. You’ll work within the Engineering Team to test product features, APIs, CLI functions and apply test automation and other technical skills to ensure defect free delivery. You’ll be a part of building a robust analytics platform that crunches massive amounts of data and leverages it to deliver a compelling user experience to users across several platforms.

What you will contribute:

  • Be excited to work with talented, committed people in a fast-paced environment
  • Be passionate about energy consumption and making a difference in the world
  • Love developing great software -- some of your proudest moments involve GitHub
  • Be capable of prioritizing your work to adhere to a deliverable schedule and ensure successful delivery that exceeds expectations
  • Be ready, able, and willing to jump onto a call with a partner or customer to help solve problems
  • Have a strong eye for detail and quality of your code
  • Not be afraid to dig into hard problems, and enjoy experimenting to come up with simple, elegant solutions

What you bring to Uplight:

  • A love of collaborative problem solving and a deep desire to be an excellent teammate
  • Exposure to working in test frameworks for large-scale distributed systems within Data Intensive, Analytics/Business Intelligence based products
  • A history of creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases, executing on those test cases (manual or automated) and analyzing the results
  • Experience in working on frameworks for cross browser testing.
  • Strong scripting skills (Ruby / Python /Shell)
  • A history of exposure to several testing frameworks (Keyword driven, hybrid, data
  • driven, etc.)
  • A high proficiency of Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD).
  • Knowledge of web application architecture & bug lifecycles
  • A track record of working with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Proficiency in Database concepts, Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with MySQL
  • Excellent grasp of standard SDLC / Agile-Scrum development
  • Ability to deliver against several initiatives simultaneously
  • BS in Computer Science / Engineering, or demonstrable industry experience
Bonus Points:
  • Well versed with Git & GitHub repository
  • Automation of multi-step repetitive tasks
  • Knowledge of performance testing tools like JMeter
  • Knowledge of Capybara/Cucumber
  • Experience with REST API testing
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure technologies (AWS, Google Cloud)

What makes working at Uplight amazing:

In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:

  • Proud to be over 500+ rebels with an important cause by helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities
  • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and….we love to laugh! 

We also provide:

  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Peer to peer recognition program
  • Management by objectives bonus plan
  • Innovative flexible time off
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once they reopen)

Salary Range: $75,000 to $90,000

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity.

Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.