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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016

SolarCity San Mateo, CA

Company
SolarCity
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R-17452
AJE Ref #
576210938
Location
San Mateo, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SOLARCITY employees are driven by our mission to provide clean energy to families across the U.S. and inspired to truly save the planet one home or business at a time. Beyond a welcoming atmosphere, SolarCity employees also work together to create an extremely positive and inspiring culture that brings in top talent, keeps drive and motivation high, and makes everyone excited to come to work each day. Do you want to be part of the SolarCity team? Apply today and join the movement!





JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

We are hiring a QA engineering role to be a part of our software development team. You will not be off by yourself reading, testing documentation, and trying to figure out what a developer is trying to get tested. Instead, you will be working side-by-side with the developers and together you will deliver high quality products. You will personally be responsible for testing our products, utilizing test automation, driving manual exploratory and regression testing, and driving the software delivery process to a high quality standard.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Write and maintain test plans, automation scripts, and tools
Create and maintain automated test suite for a portion of our software platform
Build test frameworks and methodologies that will define the testing processes used as part of the software development process
Raise Quality issues in a timely manner for the product development cycle
Exercise judgment in application of methods and procedures to evaluate quality products and services
Continually develop and execute an improving suite of test cases for each product

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science required
5+ years of hands-on experience in test automation using a variety of test automation tools including Selenium, Jenkins, etc. required
Prior experience writing automated test scripts using a programming languages such as Python or Perl would be a bonus
Hands-on experience with SQL and relational databases with the ability to write queries to extract data and understand details of a large database model required
Some prior experience writing software testing requirements, test cases, and test plans
General experience with bug-tracking software
Knowledge of QA principles and lifecycles
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
A relentless attention to detail that allows you to spot omissions, contradictions and implications in our written specifications as well as discover unexpected behavior in our software systems
Be a team player and ready to contribute your all for the overall good of SolarCity
Personal commitment to quality and the ability to function as part of a high-throughput, mutually-supportive engineering team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Excellent customer service skills required
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal screen



BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized

Paid training with the nation s leader in solar power

Full benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance

Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay

401(k) savings plan for eligible positions

Employee referral program

Some positions eligible for equity

Career path opportunities for top performers





SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.





SolarCity is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.