Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

San Francisco, CA
USD 157k - 214k
GraphQL JavaScript TypeScript Android API

Our Mission  

SPAN develops products that accelerate the rapid adoption of renewable energy in the home. The flagship SPAN Smart Panel is the first true evolution for the traditional home electric panel, harnessing enhanced technology for metering, monitoring, and control. An expanded product suite of intelligent, integrated solutions radically lowers the cost and complexity of energy upgrades–including solar, batteries and EVs–empowering homeowners to be active, resilient and informed players in the energy market. 

The Role 

  • Team Mission:  The QA team plays a key role throughout the entire development process at SPAN. The team is responsible for the quality of all SPAN products to ensure that the customer has an amazing experience through testing, planning, and having the foresight to eliminate issues before they reach our customers.  

  • Specific Areas of Focus: Establish a deep understanding of our products that include our mobile apps and hardware such as our SPAN home electrical panel, as well as their underlying architecture to help create and test robust test scenarios that mimic real-life usage.  

Role & Team Responsibilities

  • As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be expected to:

    • Help design/architect our mobile automation framework.

    • Write high-quality automated test that will capture a users end to end flow.

    • Identify opportunities for automation and develop them using open source tools whenever possible.

    • Perform thorough regression tests.

    • Identify, record, thoroughly document and track bugs.

    • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Developers, Product, and Design teams) to help with test planning and to identify ways of how automation can improve the workflow.

About You

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in a Software Development Engineer in Test - Mobile role.
  • Must be well versed in both manual and automated testing.

  • Ability to program in an industry standard programming language (JavaScript, TypeScript).

  • Solid experience with designing an automation framework.

  • Experience with CI/CD.

  • Experience testing Mobile apps with Android and iOS (native and web-based).

  • Experience in building/maintaining mobile test beds and/or testing environments.

  • BS or MS in Engineering or Computer Science or industry equivalent experience.

Bonus Qualifications

We would love to hire someone who has:

  • Experience with renewable energy.

  • Experience with one or more frameworks (Selenium, Webdriver or Appium).

  • Experience with REST Api or GraphQL.

  • Scope, develop, execute automated test cases or plans for complex, highly scalable services

  • Experience working at a startup and in new product launch environments.

Note: We prioritize intelligence and attitude over all else — if you don’t have the bonus experiences listed above, don’t worry, we can teach it to you!

The U.S. base salary range for this position is $157,000 - 214,500 plus benefits, equity and variable compensation for Sales-related roles. This range represents SPAN’s good faith estimate of competitively-priced salary for the role based on national, real-time industry data from companies of a similar growth stage. This range reflects minimum and maximum new hire salaries for the role across US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by location and individual factors including relevant skills, experience and education or training. This range correlates to the relative level of the candidate we believe we need for the role and may require an adjustment for candidates of a different level. 

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the location this role is based during the hiring process. 

Life at SPAN

SPAN embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

Headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant SoMa neighborhood, we are an eclectic group of creative thinkers who value open communication, teamwork, and a ‘make it happen’ approach to addressing complex challenges. 

We’re hiring talented individuals who are driven by success and are passionate about shaping the future of renewable energy. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to consider joining the rapidly growing team at SPAN.

The Perks:

⚡ Competitive compensation + equity grants at a well-funded, venture-backed company

⚡ Comprehensive benefits (including medical; dental, vision, life and disability insurance)

⚡ Comfortable, sunny office space located near BART and Caltrain public transit

⚡ Strong focus on teambuilding and company culture (events, meet-ups, clubs)

⚡ Flexible hours and unlimited PTO

Interested in joining our team? Submit an application today and we’ll be in touch with next steps!

Energy Hardware Internet of Things Renewable Energy Software

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