Test Automation Developer

  • OpusOne Solutions
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Jun 04, 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 Test Automation Developer to be part of our Advanced Analytics team that develops the GridOS Optimization Engine (OE) product. The OE performs complex power system analysis to help utilities efficiently plan and operate the power grid. The Test Automation Developer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the test automation suite of the OE, to make sure that it can keep up with rapid feature development while maintaining the highest quality standard required by our customers.


Who are you?

You are an energetic and resourceful Test Automation Developer 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 Test Automation Developer work on?

  • Develop and maintain the Optimization Engine functional automation suite
  • Develop and maintain the Optimization Engine performance test automation suite
  • Support other product testing teams in setting up, validating results and troubleshooting test issues involving the Optimization Engine
  • Support other product testing teams in developing the test strategy and test plan
  • Work in an Agile/SCRUM team setting including cross-functional structures and varying levels of management.

Here’s what you bring:

  • Education. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering related programs.
  • 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 being asked.
  • Technical expertise. You are tech-savvy with some experience in the following:
    • Coding (in programming languages like Python, Rail, Java, etc)
    • Web API and API testing
    • XML (nice to have)
  • You have working knowledge of time-series three-phase unbalanced power-flow and optimal power-flow. Experience with power systems tools like CYME, Synergi, GridLAB-D, or OpenDSS


Why join Opus One Solutions?

Opus One is on a mission to create intelligent, connected and sustainable energy ecosystems, towards a vision of a digitalized, decentralized and decarbonized planet. Our relentlessness and drive towards this is recognized by Red Herring 100, CleanTech Group’s Global Cleantech Top 100, Fast Company, and many more.

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.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off for vacation and personal days
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Supplementary health insurance
  • Health Spending Account

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.

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