Raptor Maps

Raptor Maps builds software to manage the solar PV lifecycle.

Software Engineer - Quality (Remote)

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About the role

Solar power is the largest source of new energy in the world. Raptor Maps is a fast-growing, venture-backed, MIT-born climate tech startup that is building software to enable the solar energy industry to scale. Parties across the entire solar lifecycle use Raptor Maps’ data model to manage ever growing utility-scale solar portfolios. We are an industry leader with hundreds of customers, including owners, builders, operators, and aerial service providers, across over 45 countries with 200+ million solar panels under management. Our software platform is essential in the fight against climate change.

We’re looking for a talented Software Quality Engineer to join our Quality Engineering team. You’ll play a critical role on a tight-knit, cross-functional squad dedicated to maintaining, optimizing, automating, and improving our software capabilities. Our quality engineers write code, collaborate directly with product management, software engineering, and operations team to define and implement test and validation plans, procedures, and software quality standards. The Quality Engineering team automates test suites, improves engineering workflow processes and enhances the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).


  • Execution and ownership of test processes and implementation, in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Implementation of automated test systems to improve code coverage, test visibility, and metrics generation.
  • Document software defects using a bug tracking system, report defects to software developers, and define test strategies to prevent similar bugs from occurring. 
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to developers and product managers on software usability and functionality.
  • Enable software engineering team to reach faster velocity with higher quality.


  • Professional experience writing code using Python, JavaScript, or similar languages.
  • Professional experience working with a software development team, writing tests, using test frameworks, and developing and executing test plans(GitHub, Cypress, PyTest, UnitTest, Docker, etc.) 
  • Professional experience implementing unit, integration, load, end to end, and beta testing. 
  • Professional experience grooming and validating  acceptance criteria, test criteria, and test plans.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Prefer prior experience on software development team iterating on early products and prototypes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Investigative - You love learning new things fast and staying up on technology. You quickly become interested and experiment. You ask silly questions , and a lot of them, by nature. You enjoy working with ideas, searching for facts and figuring out problems.
  • Intelligent - You can learn anything if you put your mind to it. You’ve demonstrated excellence in diverse fields or interests.
  • Driven - You are highly self-motivated and enjoy making an impact. You’re focused, resourceful, and enjoy working alongside a driven team. 
  • Realistic - You are practical, and enjoy working on realized problems and solutions. You are able to make good decisions and accurate analysis based on a range of inputs. 

All Raptor Maps Team Members Have:

Complete ownership and accountability over their role and success in the team.

Transparency into the operations of the rest of the company and are expected to be transparent and communicate honestly and effectively.

A sense of urgency. We are tackling a global problem, working in a fast-paced industry, and building a once in a lifetime company at Raptor Maps.


Raptor Maps is a remote-first company with employees across the country and headquarters at Greentown Labs in Boston, MA. Team members are free to work anywhere in the lower 48 states. A few remote benefits include:

  • Paid travel for in-person team trips

  • Healthcare with dental and vision options

  • Unlimited vacation policy 

  • 401(k)

  • Desk budget

  • Monthly remote social events and plenty of DoorDash credit

  • Amazing team members that tend to love memes, pets, solar, and being active

There’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. However you identify, and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply if you’re excited about this role and the future of solar.

Check out details on our Series B!

Why you should join Raptor Maps

Solar power is the #1 source of new energy in the world. Raptor Maps is a fast-growing, venture-backed, MIT-born startup that builds software to manage the solar lifecycle. We are deployed across 38 countries and 100+ million solar panels. Our software enables the solar industry to scale.

Our highly active 50 person company (and growing!) is located all over the US, and we're proud to be a remote-first company. We do have a physical presence at Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in the US. Overall, we are a tight and diverse team forged through our passion for enabling the solar renewable energy industry to scale. This helps us to push our lead in the industry, reduce the cost of a megawatt, and bring more solar on the grid.

Raptor Maps
Team Size:43
Location:Somerville, MA
Eddie Obropta
Eddie Obropta
Nikhil Vadhavkar
Nikhil Vadhavkar
President and CEO