Quality Assurance Engineer at Uplight

| Greater Denver Area
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The Position
Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the world's leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect-improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.
We are seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer t o join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet. We are open to this position being located anywhere in the continental US.
What you get to do:
  • Scope, design and implement platform solutions that make the appropriate tradeoffs between resiliency, durability, and performance
  • Assist senior-level engineers in the review of existing system designs and capabilities to make refinements, reduce operating overhead, and optimize application performance
  • Position, architect and support the implementation of Amazon Web Service-based solutions
  • Research new compute, virtualization and storage technologies and make recommendations to improve availability, reliability and performance of these systems supporting company's external facing applications
  • Support the core infrastructure for our existing staging and production environments assisting other engineers in quickly debugging and resolving production-related issues, automating/script daily operational support tasks when possible
  • Create/maintain documentation of the infrastructure and configurations (architecture diagrams, procedures, etc.) and provide training to team members
  • Work within our AWS-based streaming data platform to ensure uptime, reliability, efficiency, and ease of use through automation, industry-standard best practices, keeping security top of mind
  • Participate in technical design sessions; develop technical solution documentation that align with the goals and objectives

Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.
What you will contribute:
  • Work with other personnel within Uplight (both technical and business personnel), as well as clients to understand the business requirements of the Uplight Platform.
  • Develop testing environment to handle a multi-tenant application system including the design/development/creation of: testing data repositories, testing tools, and repeatable regression analysis
  • Setup Continuous Integration Environment to include PHP Unit tests by individual developers as well as testing by other business users.

What you bring to Uplight:
  • Specific experience in designing, developing, and running/executing testing environments
  • Creation of testing repositories
  • Development and execution of regression tests
  • Familiar with various testing tools, methodologies, approaches
  • Knowledgeable of PHP, Subversion, Zendworks and MVC development architectures
  • Experienced in MySQL, and/or Cassandra data stores is a plus
  • Experienced in working in an Agile development environment
  • Experienced in working with business users, brainstorming, and translating business requirements into working software
  • Ability to work in a dynamic startup environment
  • Familiar with various PHP tools (Unit,,Code Sniffer, Depend, DCD) Jenkins is a plus.
  • Plus on familiarity with stress/volume testing tools

What makes working at Uplight amazing:
In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
  • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
  • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and....we love to laugh!

We also provide:
  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Peer to peer recognition program
  • Management by objectives bonus plan
  • Innovative flexible time off policy
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)

Salary Range: $80,000 to $100,000
In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

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