Backend Engineer - Partner Integrations

  • Voltus
  • Remote
  • Feb 11, 2022
Engineering: All Engineering: Software Partnerships

Job Description

Are you interested in building the technical foundation of the worldwide transition to clean energy?Voltus works to transform a diverse network of distributed energy resources (DERs) into reliable power plants in wholesale energy markets. DERs can be anything behind a meter: demand response, batteries, micro-grids, residential solar, EV charging stations, smart thermostats, and more. Our team is responsible for driving the shift from bespoke integrations to a generalized platform for all partners. This is a high-impact role on a small and growing team. The integrations team sits at the intersection of many internal teams and many external partners. We have the opportunity to do interesting and impactful work, and we want you to be a part of it.

What You'll Do

  • Design and implement Voltus's customer-facing API
  • Build systems to simplify the complexities of the electricity grid for partner companies and customers
  • Collaborate with Product and Sales to identify shared requirements across partner companies
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to iterate on shared data models and interfaces
  • Contribute to the engineering roadmap, vision, and goals
  • Work with external partners, including networking partners, SaaS providers, and organizations in the energy industry
  • Create and update internal documentation; train new hires and coworkers as required
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to more junior team members

Some Technologies We Use

  • Go, Python, Rust, C
  • Postgres, Kafka, Redis, S3
  • AWS, Docker, Nomad, Consul, Vault, Nebula

What's important to us in a candidate

  • Awareness, empathy, intentionality
  • Can work independently and allocate time thoughtfully among projects
  • Communicates well with others—especially important on a remote team
  • Interested in building an open, positive, and psychologically safe culture
  • Cares about doing impactful, meaningful work
  • Wants to learn more about the energy industry
  • Engages with the world personally and systemically

At Voltus, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer because we recognize that a diverse organization begins with a diverse candidate pool. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or marital status.

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Building Automation Systems, Building Retrofitting, Distributed Energy Storage, Grid Flexibility, Net Zero Buildings, Smart Thermostats, Utility-Scale Energy Storage, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics