Renewable Energy Software QA Specialist

Scoop® Solar - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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SUMMARY

As a professional: do you pride yourself on your analytical skills and high attention to detail? Do you thrive on working as part of a passionate software development and delivering the most bullet-proof product and customer experience?

As a citizen of the world: are you concerned about the fate of our planet and want to find a way to help the fight against climate change? Then read on as this mission may be for you!

Why we do this?

The impact of climate change is increasingly felt around the globe in tangible ways: extreme weather events, forced migration and higher cost of living for all of us. Renewable energy companies are facing a massive surge in demand as governments and the private sector ramp up efforts to de-carbonize the economy. From solar to battery-storage to EV infrastructure, wind energy, and beyond, companies are struggling with outdated tools to get organized and keep up with demand. It is now important than ever to ensure renewable energy business is also good business to attract more investment, more companies and grow faster to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.

We are a determined group of individuals that have made a conscious decision to align our professional skills with our moral imperative to help renewable energy companies. Powered by artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning and the latest in mobile and cloud technology, Scoop® brings a new approach to renewable energy project execution, management and automation that is designed from the ground up to meet the unique demands faced by this workforce. Major new energy companies already use our game-changing platform to automate and streamline their field work, facilitate real time communication, gather valuable data and gain analytics & insights.

THE POSITION

This position is best suited to a highly motivated QA specialist to assist us in delivering exceptional software quality through QA best practices and automation. The QA specialist will work closely with Business Analysts and Developers to understand product requirements, architecture and technology, and to improve testability and defect prevention.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain a library of test plans and test cases.
  • Configure and execute manual and automated test scripts.
  • Perform load, performance and security testing.
  • Identify and report software defects using our issue tracking system.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years of experience with web and mobile application testing
  • Experience with automation tools such as Jmeter.
  • Solid understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Familiar with Agile software development methodology.
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and technologies
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and be self-motivated in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven oral and written communication skills; this job requires a great deal of interfacing with developers and product managers
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or software engineering or equivalent.
  • Personal attributes most valued: positivity and enthusiasm, can-do attitude, flexibility and organization, clear communication skills
  • Proficient with JIRA Issue Tracking Software.

BONUS POINTS!

  • Experience with customer support / knowledge base software e.g., Freshdesk.
  • Experience with creating and delivering customer facing help materials.
  • Familiarity with the renewable energy sector or similar field/equipment related field.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Passionate team with a clear mission.
  • Friendly and collaborative work environment.
  • Management style rooted in personal responsibility and team accountability.
  • Space to be creative, experiment and innovate.
  • Massive career growth and advancement opportunity.

OUR VALUES

  • Customer Success Driven
  • Innovative in Product and Process
  • Quality, Quality, Quality
  • Empathetic Relationships
  • Process Focused
  • Environmentally Responsible

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Software Testing and QA: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location:

  • Vancouver, BC (Preferred)