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Sunrun Sr. Software QA Engineer (mobile automation) in Boston, Massachusetts

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Want to be part of the team that is building the newest consumer electrification product for our customers? Striving to have a measurable impact on one of humanity’s biggest challenges? We're hiring a high-achieving Sr. QA Engineer to help our systems keep up with daunting growth rates. Here, you'll work alongside passionate engineers designing, testing, and developing how Sunrun customers view their home’s sustainable energy usage and generation. As Sr Software QA Engineer, you will collaborate with the Customer App development team and help with quality releases that define and implement solutions for our customers using manual and intelligent automation. You will work closely with the product management and other multi-functional teams that are part of the Sunrun Experience Team. You will be a leader and will help create the foundation to move a manual-tested environment to an automated one.


  • Perform manual and automated end-to-end testing of the Sunrun Customer App (web and mobile)

  • Build and implement mobile automated testing strategy

  • Build out portions of continuous deployment pipelines for frontend and backend solutions

  • Promote solid testing practices to the team

  • Collaborate with individual contributors on improvements to processes

  • Work with management on adoption and planning

  • Create system and regression test plans to convert to automated tests


  • Minimum of 5 years in software QA or engineering, preferably on consumer-facing mobile applications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a manual tester

  • Experience creating an automated test environment from scratch using modern testing frameworks.

  • Experience leading other QA Engineers and a successful track record as a mentor

  • Good understanding of JavaScript, NodeJS, Microservices, and AWS

  • Good understanding of web and mobile application design

  • Power-user with Android and IOS ecosystems

  • Experience with a dev team using React Native big plus

  • Willingness to learn business practices, processes, and procedures

  • Possess strong problem-solving and creative troubleshooting skills

  • Strong analytical skills with strict attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize several tasks at one time and meet tight deadlines

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Understand the Software Development Lifecycle and Enterprise Value Delivery Methodology for the software application testing/deployment process

  • Experience specific to test plans, test cases from system requirements, and/or user stories

  • Strong understanding of testing deliverables within Agile and Scrum methodologies

  • Demonstrate project management skills including but not limited to UATs, managing scope creep, and business process design/modeling

  • Ability to create and validate comprehensive testing plans for automation applications

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is: $112,452 to $141,717.

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


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Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging ( drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.