Software Developer - Optimization

  • OpusOne Solutions
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 22, 2021

Job Description

Who we are ?

Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn’t what keeps us up at night; it’s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, our software platform GridOS® helps us pursue solutions that will change how countries access, optimize and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage, to helping electric utilities optimize their operations and allowing homeowners to feed energy into a power grid, we're powering a more sustainable future.

The opportunity

Opus One Solutions is looking for a Software Developer, Optimization. Working on complex optimization problems, you’ll use your software development knowledge and mathematical skills to help build a complex product in the clean energy space.

Who are you?

You are interested in technology, software development and optimization. You’re looking for a role that combines the challenges of non-linear optimization problems with the opportunity to grow in a web-based software development environment.

What will our new Software Developer work on?

  • Design and develop scalable and robust software that can optimize complex power grid operations using Python and optimization modelling languages like GAMS, Julia, and Pyomo.
  • Research, prototype, and evaluate emerging technologies and algorithms.
  • Support testing processes, troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Work with other developers with a diverse skill set and technology expertise to provide scalable solutions.
  • Work in an Agile/SCRUM team setting including cross-functional structures and varying levels of management.


Here’s what you bring:

  • The Education - Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research, or Applied Mathematics.
  • Technical Expertise -
    • 5+ years of software development experience
    • 2+ years in python development
    • You’re familiar with version control systems and Python testing frameworks.
    • You have experience with software design for high performance analytics-based software solution
    • You have experience improving software performance through profiling code, identifying bottlenecks, and coming up with solutions to fix them.
    • Experience with XML is a plus.
    • Knowledge in linear and nonlinear optimization problems
    • Knowledge in power systems is a plus
    • Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate mathematical concepts to technical and non-technical audience.
    • Teamwork - Ability to work well in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.


Why join Opus One Solutions?

Opus One is growing! After spending the first four years under the radar focused on research and pilot projects, we’re ready to shine. We’ve been named as one of Canada’s top 10 game-changers by CIX Cleantech, Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Idea in Energy and one of top 100 Global Cleantech companies for 3 years in the row! We are delivering exciting projects in North America and have partnerships with leading energy players such as National Grid.

At Opus One Solutions we understand that not everyone develops their talent and hones their skills in a traditional way. Different paths and experiences are part of the diversity we know we need to succeed. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking, take a chance and express your interest here.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off for vacation and personal days
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Supplementary health insurance
  • Health Spending Account

Opus One Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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