Python Software Engineer -- Analytics Platform

Location: Redwood Shores, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About the Job

  • Design and build high performance, fault tolerant and scalable applications running AutoGrid's forecasting and optimization algorithms
  • Benchmark and debug critical issues including troubleshooting customer problems
  • Work closely with product management and professional services teams to understand application requirements
  • Assist DevOps in troubleshooting product issues in production and demo systems ​

 

About AutoGrid

AutoGrid organizes the world's energy data using Internet scale, secure cloud-computing to process the petabytes of information produced from an increasingly networked and automated grid. AutoGrid employs Big Data analytics to generate real-time predictions and implement programs for electricity generators, providers, grid operators, and their customers to optimize utilization of assets across the grid and manage costs through a comprehensive Energy Data Platform (EDP)™. Apps built upon EDP™ are powered by its forecasting and optimization engines and manage grid assets, perform theft detection and various other functions for the increasingly dynamic grid.

 

About You

  • Working knowledge of Python language and frameworks.  Must have experience working with Python in a production system (not just ad-hoc scripting)
  • Working experience in messaging frameworks and event driven systems
  • Solid understanding of data structures, coding standards, best practices, software design, architecture
  • Experience with: Git, HBase, MySQL, server-side caching (Redis), and Amazon Web Services or equivalent cloud service
  • Experience in designing and developing large scale, distributed enterprise business solutions
  • Self driven, motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM methodology for product development
  • Proven ability and desire to deliver projects on time with high quality
  • Able to cope with and thrive in fast paced, dynamic work environment with evolving project requirements

Nice to Have

  • Working experience with the following technologies:
    • Python packages: Celery, Django
    • RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Experience with big-data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, HBase, etc.
  • Familiarity with the energy industry 
  • Experience working with data science and analytics teams
  • Background in mathematics or other analytical field

Benefits and Perks

  • Collaborative, close-knit environment in scenic Redwood Shores, California
  • Working with a really smart and fun group of people on solving BIG problems for a GIGANTIC industry
  • Competitive salary with equity
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance (PPO, HMO options)
  • 401(k) and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Brand new Macbook Pro, dual monitors and all the development tools that you want
  • Flexible hours
  • Easy parking
  • Catered team lunch everyday
  • H-1B visa transfers welcome
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