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Senior Software Engineer - Predictive Controls

AutoGrid Systems
Redwood City, CA
  • Expired: October 28, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Senior Software Engineer - Predictive Controls

Redwood City, CA - Full Time

About AutoGrid

The worlds leading energy companies turn to AutoGrid to integrate all distributed energy resources, turn on new revenue streams and drive deeper engagement with their customers. Our suite of Energy Internet applications allows utilities, electricity retailers, renewable energy project developers and energy service providers to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy in a distributed energy world.

How do we do this? By pioneering the science of flexibility management. This innovative approach enables energy providers to mine the Energy Internets rich data lode to extract flexible capacity from distributed energy resources. In turn, flexible capacity can be used to balance energy supply and demand in real time, increase the productivity and value of energy assets, and deliver new energy services to customers.

Established at Stanford University in 2011, we have assembled a team of world-class software architects, electrical and computer engineers, data scientists and energy experts who apply cutting-edge analytics and in-depth energy data science to solve the worlds most critical energy problems.

Job Description

The Predictive Controls team is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to implement and optimize the core data and API platform within the Predictive Controls Platform. The Senior Software Engineer will work with the team to develop high performance, scalable services utilizing ML algorithms and data to analyze and optimize pools of up to 10s of thousands of distributed energy resources.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Write platform code, services and components

  • Work with team on Predictive Controls Platform (a DERMS)

  • Write high performance, scalable code and services

  • Design & develop microservices for components

  • Responsible for design and implementation, test automation and other SDLC activities.

  • Gather and analyze requirements and convert functional requirements into concrete technical tasks and be able to provide reasonable effort estimates.

  • Work proactively and independently across the global teams to address project requirements and articulate the issues well in advance to address project delivery risks.

  • Code reviews, test case reviews and ensure code developed meets the requirements and quality standards.

  • Communicate effectively with business and other stakeholders

    Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years with Python and web frameworks, preferably Django

  • 5+ years building REST APIs

  • 5+ years experience with OOP design

  • Expert designing micro services with containerization tools Docker and Kubernetes

  • Knowledge with Caching and Messaging technologies like Kafka, Celery, Redis, RabbitMQ, etc.

  • Background or experience building scalable, high performance services and applications

  • Experience with High Performance Computing

  • Working knowledge of Apache Spark

  • Experience with UI frameworks like Angular or ReactJS

  • Strong background in Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Expert with Relational Databases, like MySQL or PostgreSQL

  • Experience working in cloud environments, AWS preferred

  • Experience with SOA & Event Driven Architecture

  • Experience with Linux development and runtime environments

  • Strong Communication skills

  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM methodology for product development

  • Ability to work in a small highly dynamic team using agile development methodologies (e.g. test-driven-development, continuous-integration, sprints)

  • Able to cope with and thrive in fast paced, dynamic work environment with evolving project requirements

  • Education: At least a BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent degree (Electrical/Electronics/Engineering/etc.)

  • 5+ years at any leading SaaS firm, startup firm, or energy/product software firm

    Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience with the Energy Domain

  • Experience with distributed, IoT devices

    Benefits and Perks

  • Working with a smart, collaborative, and fun group of people solving big important problems

  • An exciting atmosphere, and an outstanding work/life balance

  • Beautiful, spacious, modern office in Redwood Shores

  • Flexible hours and choice of computer (Mac, Ubuntu, Windows)

  • Competitive salary and equity

  • Competitive health care, dental, and vision coverage

  • Excellent 401(k) and flexible spending plans

  • Three weeks of paid time off annually, in addition to 10 paid public holidays

  • Life, short term and long-term disability, supplemental, and AD&D insurance

  • Commuter transit, parking, biking, vanpool and park & ride benefits

  • H-1B visa transfers welcome

    AutoGrid is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring, employment or promotion decisions based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

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AutoGrid Systems


Redwood City, CA
94061 USA