Software Development Engineer in Test

  • OpusOne Solutions
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 22, 2021

Job Description

Who we are

Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn’t what keeps us up at night; it’s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, our software platform GridOS® helps us pursue solutions that will change how countries access, optimize and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage, to helping electric utilities optimize their operations and allowing homeowners to feed energy into a power grid, we're powering a more sustainable future.

Our tech stack

Our tech stack is deep because we interact with real things in the real world where the outcome matters. Our systems collect, analyze and interact with other systems in real-time. Our QA team uses:

  • Python to build integration tests for GridOS.
  • Docker for containerization and deployment.
  • Gitlab for repository and release management, as well as schedule and build automation

The opportunity

Opus One Solutions is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to be part of our DERMS (Distributed Energy Resource Management System) team. SDET will support DERMS development team, managing and conducting sprint testing, as well as ensuring DERMS solution delivered to our customers with the highest standards of quality.

Requirements

Who are you?

You are energetic, and resourceful Software Developer in Test (SDET) with some power system background and exceptional attention to detail and time-management skills. You decided to get an Engineering degree because you want to make a difference in the world by solving complicated problems.

What will our new Software Developer in Test work on?

  • Develop and conduct factory acceptance testing and user acceptance testing to support on-site end-to-end hardware testing
  • Understand client needs and requirements and translating them into test cases
  • Identify gaps between project requirements and development specifications
  • Supporting the development of Opus One testing infrastructure and release management process from Development to Test to Staging to Production servers
  • Support troubleshooting efforts in systems integration between DER, communication infrastructure and analytics server
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support

Here’s what you bring:

  • The Experience. You have 2 to 5 years of hands-on experience in software/hardware testing in the utilities industry.
  • The education. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering related programs.
  • Client Orientation. You strive to provide clients with personalized and efficient service while anticipates their needs and quickly follows up on tickets and queries.
  • Information Seeking. While doing your research, you consult for business or technical advice, probe for facts and obtain information from a wide variety of sources. You easily differentiate critical information from the irrelevant or trivial.
  • Communication skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to create comprehensive technical documents.
  • Initiative. You are proactive in seizing opportunities and eager to act upon them immediately. You are serious about taking responsibility for your actions and love to address problems before asked.
  • Technical expertise. You are tech-savvy with some experience in the following:
  • Coding (in programming languages like Python, Java, C#, C/C++, etc)
  • Web API and API testing
  • Computer system configuration (in e.g. hardware specifications and hardware/software interfacing)

Benefits

Why join Opus One Solutions?

Opus One is growing! After spending first four years under the radar focused on research and pilot projects we’re ready to shine as one of Canada’s top 10 game-changers named by CIX Cleantech, Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Idea in Energy and one of top 100 Global Cleantech companies! We are deploying exciting microgrid projects in North America and have partnerships with leading energy players such as National Grid.

Our leadership has assembled carefully selected teams with some of the best strategic visionaries - and executors - in technology and the clean energy space. We are all driven by one common goal: to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and the world.

At Opus One Solutions we understand that not everyone develops their talent and hones their skills in a traditional way. Different paths and experiences are part of the diversity we know we need to succeed. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking, take a chance and express your interest here.

Opus One Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

11-50

Sectors

Energy

Drawdown Solutions

Grid Flexibility, Smart Grids