Ever want to ride a rocket ship? Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world? Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?

ABOUT US

Powin is a leading producer of a utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; ease of deployment; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

ABOUT YOU

You are an experienced Quality Assurance Test Engineer, capable of defining and executing test plans at the macro system level for Functional /UI/System testing, API testing, data flow verification, system control & monitoring, as well as manual testing of lower level FW interfaces. You have a tendency to view testing from a holistic / macro lens as well as a micro detail lens and your test plans reflect both viewpoints. You will be a key part of a the Product & Engineering team that is going through some really exciting growth and development. You will also work with the QA Automation and Firmware Test teams to define required tests and test tools. All of this will be done within an Agile team environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and document test plans and test cases at the system level and at lower levels as required.
  • Maintain an organized library of tests and know which ones to execute for various levels of testing and maintain these tests to be compliant with changing requirements and features as the product evolves.
  • Debug and capture backend failures and network issues.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of experience as a QA Engineer.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of testing one or more of the following: UI, API interfaces, databases / data stores, analytics.
  • Experience in a Linux environment and familiarity with Java, Python and testing frameworks.
  • Detail oriented, analytical, and creative thinker with passion for quality processes.
  • Understanding of version control (preferably Git).
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated competence and self-motivation in analyzing problems.
  • Experience with Agile development process.
  • Adept at asking for help when needed (we are all learning).
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the energy, renewable, power control, utility, SCADA, or power electronics industries.
  • Previous work on large scale distributed systems or relational databases.
  • Writing and executing automated tests.
  • Experience with bug tracking / workflow management tools like Jira.
  • Experience with AWS and S3.

READY TO JOIN POWIN?

Working at Powin is more than a job. Life at Powin is an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a journey into the unexpected. Powin employees often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.