Senior Software QA Engineer (ONSITE)

at Sense
Location Cambridge, MA
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Sense is a fast-growing greentech scale-up based in Cambridge, MA. We build smart home monitoring systems to help people take command of their energy usage, saving money while combating climate change. Our mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and efficient, and we’re looking to make an impact at scale: Sense’s technology has the potential to remove one gigaton of carbon from the atmosphere every year.
To accomplish our mission, we are building an AI and automation platform for home energy infrastructure. Our product, built on our unique machine learning technology, gives people visibility into the energy usage of their homes and provides insights to simplify saving energy and money. We are a team of highly curious, collaborative engineers who enjoy working together to solve a wide range of interesting technical challenges across a deep stack that spans embedded, native mobile, web, and the cloud. If the idea of having a significant positive impact on our product (and climate) sounds exciting to you, let's talk!
Sense supports a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to foster an engaging, respectful, and supportive community where everyone feels empowered to do their best work.

What you are good at

Writing test plans and test cases, execute, and capture test results
Executing manual test cases using our mobile/web apps and other tools
Actively participate in requirements and design reviews.
Managing testing efforts across many varied projects and tasks under tight deadline
Writing clear, well-documented bugs in JIRA
Automation : Web, Mobile, API
Verifying bug fixes and following up with the developers
Reproducing customer issues in internal test environments
Participating in troubleshooting and triage of issues
Setting up and maintaining QA testing infrastructure
Supports, designs, develops, and enhances test processes


Passion for Quality
At least 5+ yrs software quality assurance experience
Thorough working knowledge of software testing methodologies and the testing life cycle
Testing experience with web, mobile, APIs.(Cypress, Appium, XCUITest) (minimum 3 yrs)
Experience with integration testing between applications (minimum 3+ yr)
Identifies, communicates, and escalates issues as required
A team player and self-starter who will work side by side with the development team
Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
Experience with consumer electronics a plus
Experience with meters and utilities a plus
Experience with hardware/firmware testing a plus
Authorized to work in the U.S.

Why Sense
Sense supports a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We welcome candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech, and we strive to foster an engaging, respectful and supportive community where everyone feels empowered to do their best work. Sense is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.
Sense is a growing VC-backed startup with an experienced leadership team and revolutionary machine learning technology.

Best Startups in Cambridge - Tech Tribune
"One of the world's top 100 AI companies" - VentureBeat
Clean Tech Company of the Year - New England Venture Capital Association
50 on Fire - BostInno
Top 100 - Red Herring
Best Consumer AI Technology - AI Dev World
Global Cleantech 100


Competitive compensation including equity
On-site in our Cambridge Central Square office
Great work-life balance

Flexible work hours
Vacation starting at 3 weeks/year + 1 week paid sick time
Paid parental leave (5 weeks or more depending on location)
Dependent Care Accounts

Generous healthcare benefits for employees and dependents

Medical (90% of the premium and first 50% of the deductible)
Dental (90%)
Vision (100%)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Life, AD&D, long- and short-term disability insurance (100%)

401k plan with attractive company match
Free Sense energy monitor for your home, discounts for friends and family

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