Technical Lead

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About Helio Home

Helio is on a mission to electrify every home in America. Here at Helio, we believe people want to do their part to fight climate change. Nevertheless, they often don’t realize that 42% of emissions come from decisions they make at the kitchen table. Helio gives homeowners the power to make a dramatic impact on their carbon footprint by making it simple to remove fossil fuels from their homes, and in the process, fully electrify their lives. 

We are an early stage venture backed startup with tremendous early traction. We are building an electrification technology platform that will help guide 100 million homes in the US towards electrification. We are looking for a smart, driven, and collaborative technical lead who believes the time is now to make a difference. This is an opportunity to join at the ground floor and shape the culture, architecture, and product direction of our company. 


The Role

Helio is seeking an experienced technical lead our team designing and building our energy technology platform. This includes the platform that is in service to the transformational Helio digital customer experience. In this role, you will lead the rapid development and iteration of the Helio energy management system, which is at the core of our business. You will help hire and mobilize a group of talented technical team members in realization of the customer journey from sale to inspection, installation, and monitoring of devices. This is a unique opportunity to join the technology leadership team at the ground level and use your creativity and expertise to reimagine the consumer experience through home energy modeling, electrification science, and building science.



  • Deliver software for the Helio unique bundled offering and in support of the electrification of homes. 
  • Develop and manage overall software standards, including cloud environment, testing and deployment strategy, and operations.
  • Help define technology tool selection for each of the layers of the architecture.
  • Collaborate with the Product team to build and deliver a best in class customer experience from customer acquisition to energy modeling to electrification delivery and build. 
  • Player Coach and mentor for junior developers.
  • Work with team members to define and align data experiments for data science and energy modeling.
  • Recruit, lead, motivate and manage the performance of the technology team members, building a strong team which are capable of delivering the required results.
  • Own the architecture and code of your project.
  • Build and leverage native APIs through our platform
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance.
  • Build custom software using frontend technologies such as React.js (and/or other javascript frameworks/libraries) as well as the backend using Node.js, Python and other technologies 
  • Oversee one or more developers on project teams; set architecture, do PR reviews on all code.
  • Provide input on aligning priorities/roadmap with technical order of events.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner on ticket level roadmap from a technical sequencing perspective.
  • Attend daily standups (and be prepared to run them when product is unavailable).


  • Excited and motivated to work with others in a company focused on solving climate change.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or above in software engineering or operations.
  • 5+ year industry experience in Python, ReactJS, AWS.
  • Experience iterating and building technical product concepts from the ground up. 
  • Must be strong in communication skills, enjoy learning, and have a preference for collaboration over individual projects.
  • Experience using and identifying ways technology can streamline both the internal and external operations processes.
  • Passionate about providing a great customer experience, implementing home energy products, and solving climate change.
  • Experience with modern day CRMs and workforce management tools.
  • Energy experience is preferred but not required.

Working at Helio

We are a small, diverse team of creative and mission-driven thinkers. We value open communication, teamwork, and a make-it-happen attitude - no job is too big or too small. We strive to make change by imagining what the future could be and building a product to complete that vision. We are looking to grow our team with talented people who are on the same mission to shape the future of energy.


Working at Helio, you can expect:

  • Competitive compensation and early equity at a well-funded, fast-growing, venture-backed company.
  • Flexible hours and unlimited vacation time.
  • Comprehensive benefits, including a choice of medical plans; dental, and vision.
  • Diversity - Helio embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Compensation includes salary, equity and  is dependent upon experience.



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