Software Engineering Intern 2018

Location: Redwood City, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)


Organization Description

AutoGrid’s DER flexibility management software allows utilities, electricity retailers, energy service providers and owners of large asset portfolios to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy. The company’s patented Predictive Controls™ technology leverages advanced data science, machine learning and high-performance computing to predict, control and optimize all DERs at scale and in real time. AutoGrid has more than 2,500 megawatts of flexible capacity from distributed generation, storage and DR resources under contract. Its solutions help more than 30 global energy companies such as National Grid, Florida Power & Light, Eneco, CPS Energy and NextEra Energy to balance supply and demand, increase grid reliability, integrate renewables and deliver value-added services to customers in regulated and deregulated markets worldwide.

Job Description

AutoGrid is seeking Software Development Interns for Summer 2018. We are a rapidly growing company with significant global market traction and a large pipeline of diverse opportunities. As such the role will be dynamic and varied, requiring a versatile self-starter willing to dive in to multiple initiatives. Over 10+ weeks the intern can expect to become deeply involved in implementing product features that will run in production.

Our goal is to give the intern exposure to a range of current big data or front-end technologies, through the experience of applying them to the energy industry. This role will provide an excellent opportunity to implement features that run in production, at scale.


Experience in one or more of the following:

  • Python
  • Ruby-on-Rails
  • Hadoop / HBase
  • Stream processing frameworks
  • SQL
  • Big Data analytics
  • Algorithms in machine learning and econometrics: e.g. random forest, SVR, ARIMA
  • Experience in energy or electric utilities is a plus


This is a paid internship. 


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