Python Engineer

Simple Energy   •  

Boulder, CO

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Posted 179 days ago

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Python Engineer 2018

at Simple Energy (View all jobs)Boulder

Simple Energy is a fast-paced, Boulder-based startup. We graduated TechStars in 2011 and have continued growing and improving since. We are changing the world by helping people understand and reduce their energy consumption.

We are searching for an experienced, disciplined Software Engineer with back-end experience who is passionate about changing the way millions of people save energy. This person will work within our Engineering squad to build and improve our platforms (especially our API layers and data processing) to deliver flexible and creative solutions to our utility partners and end users. This person will be a part of developing a robust architecture to manage massive amounts of data and leveraging it todeliver a compelling experience to users across our platforms. 

This person should:

  • Be excited to work with talented, committed people in a fast-paced environment
  • Be passionate about reducing energy consumption and making a difference in the world
  • Love developing great software -- some of your proudest moments involve GitHub
  • Be capable of prioritizing your work to adhere to a schedule and ensure successful delivery that exceeds expectations
  • Have a strong eye for detail and quality of your code
  • Not be afraid to dig into hard problems, and should enjoy experimenting to come up withsimple, elegant solutions

Required skills:

  • Python familiarity, preferably v3
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable microservice architecture
  • AWS or other cloud service provider experience
  • 6months - 1year building and managing APIs to industry-accepted RESTful standards
  • Demonstrable experience with writing unit and functional tests
  • Application of industry security best practices to application and system development
  • Experience working with large data sets in RDBMS, preferably postgreSQL
  • Ability to deliver upon several initiatives simultaneously
  • BS in Computer Science / Engineering, or demonstrable industry experience

The following experiences are preferred but not required.  In order of importance to Simple Energy:

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure automation such as terraform, cloudformation or similar
  • Javascript: Node, Angular4, Ember
  • Solid CI/CD experience
  • Automation of multi-step repetitive tasks
  • Serverless architecture, preferably AWS Lambda
  • You work on the command line confidently and are familiar with all the goodies that the linux toolkit can provide
  • You are a Git guru and revel in collaborative workflows
  • Pandas / SciPy / Numpy / R / SciKitLearn

Benefits every Simple Energy employee gets:

  • Competitive salary
  • An equity stake in Simple Energy
  • Getting to work in one of the greatest places in the world – Boulder (we're a little biased)
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Rocky Mountain National Park annual pass
  • Boulder/Denver B-Cycle Annual membership and RTD EcoPass

Be part of building a great company with an awesome culture: Intelligent, passionate, engaged coworkers; dog-friendly office; company outings; free snacks and drinks; and the opportunity to change how millions of people think about and act upon saving energy.

Simple Energy does not work with 3rd party recruiters. 3rd party recruiters submitting resumes willnot be accepted or looked at.