Principal Engineer, Software (QA)

Posted 2 months ago

At Heila Technologies, we are working at breakneck speed to bring low-cost, low-carbon, and locally generated energy to people around the globe. Our industry-leading technology is empowering communities to build self-sustaining microgrids through the power of autonomous, self-coordinating distributed energy resources.



  • Work with Software Development teams to enable them to develop strong test solutions.
  • Drive both defect detection and defect prevention processes and attitudes.
  • Work with Software/Solution Architects and engineering managers to provide vision and architecture for Heila Software Quality processes and infrastructure.
  • Push company innovation efforts to stay up to date on software industry trends and best practices in quality approaches, tools, and techniques.
  • Document top level test plans and approaches.
  • Directly contribute to the Implementation of test infrastructure and test plans.
  • Work with the software developers and management to ensure transparency of quality processes and product quality attributes.
  • Lead through mentoring of junior QA engineers.


  • 10+ years of experience in Software QA. 7+ years of experience in QA of software products that are delivered to external customers
  • Experience in developing automated test solutions
  • Experience working directly with development teams to jointly design and implement quality and test processes
  • Strong scripting skills with tools such as Python, Ruby on Rails, etc.
  • Experience in working as part of development team to guide and facilitate strong Defect detection and Defect prevention processes
  • Understanding of CI/CD principles and experience implementing them
  • Experience with full stack environments
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science/related field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Experience 

  • Experience with IoT deployments, both on server and device side
  • Software Development experience
  • Java or other object oriented programming skills

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