Associate Software Engineer

Sighten is seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.  As a Software Development Engineer at Sighten, you will be asked to:

  • Develop remote solar system design tools for residential and commercial rooftop solar projects
  • Build sales workflow management and energy financing tools for residential energy professionals
  • Build energy modeling technology to improve accuracy and efficiency of energy use estimations and financing calculations
  • Work on application scalability infrastructure, including microservice architecture

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for building software tools to enable the design, sale, financing, and installation of solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency projects.  This role will require strong fundamentals in computer science and experience developing commercial software products.  The ideal candidate will have experience in web development and a fluency with modern client and server side web frameworks, API design, and relational databases.

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with other Sighten teams and Sighten customers to develop and deliver industry-leading technology solutions to complex challenges
  • Write web application software using Python, Django, Django Rest Framework, JSONSchema, and AngularJS
  • Develop novel algorithms and software infrastructure to improve accuracy, efficiency, and drive growth in the clean energy industry
  • Write technical specifications given product requirements and estimate scope of work for technical implementation
  • Write unit and integration tests for new and existing features
  • Peer review code and adhere to company coding standards and best practices
  • Perform other job related duties

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Python, JavaScript

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Proficient in AngularJS or similar front-end framework
  • Experience with Django and Django Rest Framework
  • Previous experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry; previous experience with B2B software
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism