Software Development Engineer in Test

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are looking for someone who is excited to join us as we develop and test complicated power systems software, sometimes with hardware in the loop. An SDET who wants to help us answer the question &ldquo;How do you build, test &amp; deploy software that will create a cleaner and smarter grid?".</span></p>

Toronto, Ontario

Opus One Solutions

Opus One is a software engineering company that brings real-time energy management to the smart grid. Through its leading edge offering GridOS&trade;, Opus One delivers a new level of visibility and control to electricity distribution through sophisticated engineering analytics designed to solve and optimize complex power flows. Seamlessly integrating with utility data systems, GridOS&trade; provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS&trade; further facilitates the implementation and management of microgrids from homes to communities for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer.

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Overview: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn&rsquo;t what keeps us up at night; it&rsquo;s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, our software platform GridOS&reg; 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 how electric utilities can optimize their operations and allow homeowner feed energy into a power grid fueling the electrical sharing economy.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Opus One Solutions, we believe some of the best talent in the tech industry share our passion for delivering technology that matters and that will make a difference, in our lifetime and beyond. We want to work with people who love the complexities of software; who believe in its power to transform the world to a better place.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Good people know that great ideas are everywhere and what matters most is practical execution. Turning vision into reality is the hard part. But, when it&rsquo;s creating technical solutions that support access to renewable energy, it&rsquo;s an engineering feat worth contributing to.</span></p> <p><strong>Our tech stack</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 Automation team uses:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Python</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to build the backend of GridOS.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Selenium</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to test our web application.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Docker</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> for containerization and deployment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Gitlab</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> for repository management.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Jenkins</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to schedule and build automation.</span></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Opus One Solutions is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to take on a new role on our team. Our new SDET will be part of a broad and multidisciplinary team that will include Developers, DevOps Engineers and energy experts. Someone who is excited to join us as we develop and test complicated power systems software, sometimes with hardware in the loop. An SDET who wants to help us answer the question &ldquo;How do you build, test &amp; deploy software that will create a cleaner and smarter grid?&rdquo;.</span></p> <p><strong>Who are you?</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are passionate about software automation and you want to build and deploy automation frameworks. You act as a champion for the judicious use of process to help ensure that the end result is robust. You have open source project experience testing automated frameworks. You are seeking an opportunity to work for a company with a purpose you can get behind. Either way, you want the best of both worlds: to stay in a hands-on technical role while having a say in the technologies used to test and automate solutions that matter.</span></p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><strong>Challenges.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> The electrical power grid is a lifeline to millions of people. Quite literally, this is a system that cannot go down when it comes to hospitals, traffic controls and more. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Your challenge is to build an automaton process and automation tools to ensure our software is robust enough to help utilities keep the lights on.</span></p> <strong>Personal and professional satisfaction.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> You want a chance to be part of a new build. You want to do meaningful work contributing to solutions that matter.</span>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What will our new SDET work on?</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Building. Oversee and develop both the automated and manual testing efforts to ensure that our next generation cleantech software works. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Test plans. Evaluate test criteria, create and execute tests to determine if new releases of software are acceptable for delivery.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design and implementation. Design a variety of tools, services and procedures to more effectively write and test new code.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Evaluation. Assess the impact of new features on overall product scalability and performance. Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations.</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The experience. You are a recent grad with demonstrable skills gained through relevant co-op experience or you have 1-2 years working on complex projects in your current role. You have strengths coding in one or more languages, supporting deployment and testing automated frameworks.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The passion. You are equally passionate about cleantech as you are about quality and continuous improvement. You have a deep appreciation for Agile methodology.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Software Deployment expertise. You know how to get a software release out the door.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The vision. You can focus on the big picture and the details. Robust, reliable and scalable is your motto.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The communication. You have exceptional written and oral communication skills.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The energy. You thrive in a high volume, fast paced environment without losing sight of the details. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The innovation. You </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">possess excellent analytical ski</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">lls and you can provide creative, quick - and reliable - solutions to complex problems.</span></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Why join Opus One Solutions</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Opus One is growing! After spending the last four years under the radar focused on research and pilot projects we&rsquo;re ready to shine as one of Canada&rsquo;s top 10 game-changers named by CIX Cleantech! We are deploying exciting microgrid projects in North America and have partnerships with leading energy players such as Tesla and Advanced Microgrid Solutions.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collectively, we are fanatical about the work we do. Our leadership has assembled carefully selected teams with some of the best strategic visionaries - and executors - in technology and the clean energy space. From the newest team member to the company founders, we are all driven by one common goal: to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and the world.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As a team and a company, we are committed to working with like-minded people, with opinions and thoughts of their own that will contribute to our innovation and evolution. We equally want to work with people who like to get outside and spend time together on team outings, special events, to grab lunch or take part in off-site brainstorming retreats. There&rsquo;s a lot of humility at Opus One Solutions. No one person is going to know it all &ndash; it&rsquo;s too complicated. We must work and innovate together to get the job done.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If Opus One Solutions aligns to what you care about, you have most of the qualifications we are looking and all of the passion we need, we&rsquo;d love to start a conversation and learn more about you.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p>