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Software QA Engineer

Cambridge, MA

Software QA Engineer


Sense’s mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and more efficient. Our energy data and tools demystify home energy use, empower people to take command of their usage, and enable utilities to build a cleaner and more resilient grid.

To accomplish this mission, we are building an AI and automation platform for home energy infrastructure. Come join our team and ship a great consumer product built on our unique machine learning technology. We have a wide range of interesting technical challenges, a deep stack that spans embedded, native mobile, web, and the cloud, and a team of highly curious, collaborative engineers who enjoy solving hard problems together. If the idea of having a significant positive impact on the product (and climate) sounds exciting to you, let's talk!

Sense is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join the engineering team and expand our manual testing efforts. In this role, you will work closely with the QA team lead, product managers and developers to develop and execute test plans based on product requirements and UX designs. You care deeply about product quality and customer satisfaction, have excellent communication skills, and are self-motivated with a growth mindset.


What you'll be doing:

  • Writing test plans to ensure that new features meet functional requirements
  • Executing manual test cases using our mobile/web apps and other tools
  • Writing clear, well-documented bugs in JIRA
  • Verifying bug fixes and following up with the developers
  • Writing regression test plans
  • Helping define and improve QA process and tools
  • Participating in troubleshooting and triage of issues
  • Participating in requirements and design reviews


  • Professional experience as a QA engineer doing manual testing
  • Experience writing test plans
  • Familiarity with testing strategies, techniques and best practices
  • Mobile app test experience is 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 and generous healthcare benefits.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Remote or local/hybrid in our Cambridge Central Square office (re-opening summer 2021 at the earliest due to COVID-19).

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