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Staff Quality Assurance Engineer

Req ID:  112322

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
Solar penetration is less than 1%, but just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.



Staff Quality Assurance Engineer 

SunPower’s mission is to change the way the world is powered! 


The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed, and consumed on a global scale, and we are looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals. 


In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there is no better place to be than SunPower. As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will oversee software quality for systems and services that support our goal of helping to increase the amount of solar power produced on our planet every single day.  


A successful candidate will be a talented software tester who is excited to work with a team of top-notch developers to build out our end-to-end platform. In this role you will work closely with the software development teams, product teams, and our customers to deliver high quality, scalable systems. You will drive testing processes and ensure that released software is of high quality within an Agile/Scrum environment. You will be responsible for defining test processes, creating test plans, executing test cases, managing defects, and building automation through both the development and enhancement of test tooling. The ideal candidate gets excited about making certain the user experience is the best possible. Candidates must be innovative, creative, flexible, self-directed, and understand quality assurance procedures and methodologies.  


Basic qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience 

  • 8+ years of relevant software testing and automation experience 

  • Experience with at least one modern programming language and knowledge of data stores 

  • Demonstrated use of dynamic test design techniques (e.g. Equivalence Class Partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis, etc.) 

  • Knowledge of web service APIs and related technologies 

  • Hands on experience building and maintaining automated test scripts to test at the API integration, UI and database layers 

  • Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle and quality assurance methodologies 

  • Experience with test management and defect management tooling for test design, reporting, automation and release management 

  • Driven to improve the software development and testing process 


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience testing software built and deployed on AWS, Azure or GCP 

  • Proficiency testing web applications built with modern front-end frameworks and backend interface layers 

  • Experience testing systems leveraging “big data”, e.g. Pandas, PyTorch, AWS 

  • Experience in mobile platforms and mobile testing (iOS/Android) 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain close working relationships with distributed team members and business partners 


Professional traits that are not unique to this position but necessary for SunPower leaders: 

  • Exhibits excellent judgment 

  • Hires great people.  Develops great people. 

  • Has relentlessly high standards 

  • Expects and requires innovation of their team 

  • Thinks big and has convictions 

  • Delivers results 

  • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others 


Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.



Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

Job Segment: Testing, Quality Assurance, Front End, Computer Science, User Experience, Technology

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