Senior Software Engineer at Uplight

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Do you dream  about  creating a  more  sustainable future? At  Uplight,  we are  motivating energy  users  and  providers  to accelerate  the clean energy  ecosystem.  Working with over  90  of  the world’s  leading electric  and  gas  utilities,  Uplight  provides  an  end-to-end customer  energy  experience.  Uplight  delivers  personalized  experiences  that  customers have now come  to expect–improving satisfaction,  increasing revenue,  reducing the  cost to serve,  and  contributing to  carbon reduction  goals.  We are B Corp  certified,   enabling us  to put  our  values  into action by  not  only  making  decisions  for  the  benefit  of  our shareholders,  but  also  for  our  customers,  environment,  employees,  and  community.

We  are  seeking a  Senior  Software  Engineer to join  our  team  and  help  us  achieve our ambitious  goals  for  our business  and  the planet.

What you get to do:

We  are  looking  for  a  Lead  Senior  Software  Engineer to add  to our  Apps  & Solutions  tier and  Orchestrated  Energy  product  line.  You’ll  work  with a talented  group of  engineers  on building a  platform  combining internal  and  external  APIs  and  data  processing services that  will  serve our  utility partners  and  end  users  through a  variety of  products.  

  • Collaborate with passionate on the team and  organization to build  software  that helps  reduce energy  consumption
  • Work with event driven system to enroll  and  communicate with Smart Thermostats  and  other  devices
  • Help plan, architect  and  build  new features  on both  front  and  back  end applications  using Python  and  Javascript
  • Leverage your  skills  in  full  stack  development to build  web applications  that  are accessible,  secure,  and  ready to  scale for  growing businesses   
  • Utilize different cloud  based  technologies  in  AWS and  GCP to create stable and maintainable software  systems
  • Work closely with Product and  Customer  Success  team  members  to  ensure product  requirements  are  being met  
  • Help write and  prioritize stories  to ensure  tech debt  is  addressed
  • Design and build  new services  that  work  with IoT  devices  to manage energy consumption  and  load  on an energy  grid  for  utility partners.  
  • Shape the engineering future of the company  by collaborating on  architectural decisions  to achieve business  objectives

What you will contribute:  

  • You are excited to build  a  product that  impacts millions  of    Our software  is  used  by utility companies  to help  deliver  energy  saving programs  to energy  customers  across  North America  and  allows  them  to benefit  from significant  reductions  in usage during peak  periods.    
  • You have experience developing  and  maintaining software.  You have extensive experience working with Python  and  Javascript,  and  some of  their  major frameworks  such as  Flask,  js,  or  Express.js.  You’ve contributed  to project evolutions  that  moved  across  major  version changes  and  take  pride  in the continuous  modernization of  our platform.  You enjoy  helping mentor  others  to build  and  improve their  development skills  to  build  better  products  as  a  team.
  • You value standing on the shoulders  of    You agree  that  we  don’t  have to reinvent the wheel  every time and  you embrace finding the  balance between reusing and  building from  scratch  to maximize quality and  maintainability of code.  You prioritize the needs  of  the  product  and  business  to provide perspective on decisions  required to deliver  today while building  the  solutions  for tomorrow.
  • You embrace mentorship and  collaboration  as  part  of  your role  within the team. You are  willing to  share  your  knowledge as  freely  as  you are  open  to listening and learning.  You take  time to review code and  educate others  on the team  in  a positive and  constructive way. 
  • You collaborate with Product and  Management  to drive results  while advocating for  quality and 
  • You work with others  to  share knowledge  and  understand  the value  of  good documentation and  communication to provide support.

What  you bring to Uplight:  

  • You have five or  more  years  of  experience  as  an  engineer writing  We mainly use  Python  and  Javascript  at  Uplight  but  all  other  languages  are  welcome too.  
  • You have used infrastructure  service providers  such as  Google Cloud  and  AWS and  are  knowledgeable in how  to  build  and  deploy software  with them.
  • You have used  Docker  or  other  containerization tools  and  know how  to leverage them  to build  stable software
  • You can  advocate for  a  test-driven approach  to  development  and  have utilized continuous  integration  and  development (CI/CD)   
  • You are knowledgeable of  software best  practices  and  work  to continuously stay abreast  of  new developments   
  • You enjoy working with  others  to coordinate  and  collaborate on building great software  and  achieving client requirements

What makes working at Uplight  amazing:

In  addition to all  the standard  medical  and  dental  benefits,  that  kick  in Day 1,  we  are:

  • Proud to be over  500+  purpose-driven individuals  helping to  create  a  more sustainable planet.   
  • Committed to the environment,  our  employees,  and  our    
  • Focused on career growth  by  following defined  career 
  • Committed to taking  our  work  and  mission seriously  and….we love  to laugh!

 We  also provide:   

  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision,  and  dental  insurance     
  • Monthly wellness stipend    
  • Peer to peer  recognition program    
  • Management by objectives  bonus  plan   
  • Innovative flexible time off    
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool  office spaces  (once we  reopen them)

Salary Range:  $108,000 to $123,000  

In  accordance   with  the  Colorado  Equal  Pay  for  Equal  Work  Act,  the  approximate  annual base  compensation  range  is  listed  above.  The  actual  offer,  reflecting  the  total  compensation package  and  benefits,  will  be  determined  by  a  number  of  factors  including  the  applicant's experience,  knowledge,  skills,  and  abilities,  as  well  as  internal  equity  among  our  team.  

Uplight  provides  equal  employment  opportunities  to  all  employees  and  applicants  for employment  and  prohibits  discrimination  and  harassment  of  any  type  without  regard  to race,  color,  religion,  age,  sex,  national  origin,  disability  status,  genetics,  protected veteran status,  sexual  orientation,  gender identity  or  expression,  or  any  other  characteristic protected by  federal,  state  or  local  laws.

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Location

2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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