Software Engineer

EDF Renewable Energy   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

Scope of Job:
 Responsible to help build next generation tools on the AWS cloud to design, optimize, and control energy storage and distributed energy resource facilities. As part of the optimization and forecasting engineering team, create industrialized software for energy optimization algorithms and mathematical models in support of the North American EDF Renewables Distributed Solutions team.


  • Develop software on a modern technology stack to:
    • Create and improve tools used by the distributed valuation team to screen projects by optimizing energy storage behavior to maximize various revenue streams and size energy storage for specific applications.
    • Analyze market mechanisms to design and optimize solar plus storage solutions.
    • Leverage algorithms with the Store & Forecast team for real-time operations of battery storage projects using suitable control methods (e.g. linear and non-linear programming, stochastic, metaheuristics, closed loop regulation)
  • Architect cloud solutions on the AWS platform to add new features and capabilities in line with information technology, security, and platform service architecture standards.
  • Pursue, research, and implement best engineering practices for software development and DevOps.
  • Enforce all software construction policy and practices.
  • Advise management on cloud development choices and best practices.
  • Keep informed of new technologies and work to ensure the program leverages advancements in modern cloud technology offerings.
  • Ensure that the team is following good coding standards and principles to develop high quality products.
  • Provide guidance to other team members by coaching and mentoring them on good clean coding practices.
  • Serve as the expert within the team on tools and technology used.
  • Coach the team on agile practices and ensure that they are followed.
  • Lead and facilitate new technology adoption for the betterment of product scalability and reliability.
  • Troubleshoot issues and be the first line defense for issues and challenges.
  • Mentor and coach junior team members in software development best practices and the software construction policy.
  • Manage third party team members to ensure compliance with software development best practices and the software construction policy.
  • Assist in the production of documentation and user manuals and train users on software platforms.
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervision of Others:





  • Engineering degree or related equivalent and a minimum of 5 years experience developing software for a variety of purposes and technologies. Demonstrated experience in the fields of renewable energy production and battery storage specifically for commercial and industrial customers.

  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience on the AWS platform with a multitude of Amazon products and a bias towards serverless architectures and infrastructure as code.

  • Strong hands-on coding, and design experience with working knowledge of two or more programming languages, one compiled, one interpreted, preference towards Python, Javascript (Node, React, JSON).

  • Highly skilled at multi-tasking, prioritization and implementation in complex environments.

  • Experience in an agile process environment, with a preference towards scrum.

  • Expertise in both relational and NoSQL databases.

  • High expertise designing testable software and writing automated tests.

  • Strong proficiency in code version control, repositories, containers, and associated tools. 

  • Preference towards candidates with specialization in applied mathematics and operational research (linear and non-linear optimization, dynamic programming, tree search and heuristics search algorithms).

  • Experience in the field of renewable energy production and energy storage a plus.

  • AWS Certification a plus.

  • Fluency in French a plus.

  • Experience with IoT and/or SCADA systems a plus.

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