Senior 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 Senior Software Development Engineer at Sighten, you will be asked to:

  • Design and develop remote solar system design tools for residential and commercial rooftop solar projects
  • Design and build sales workflow management and energy financing tools for residential energy professionals
  • Design and 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 developing (and leading the development of) software tools to enable the design, sale, financing, and installation of solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency projects.  The ideal candidate will have experience leading design and development of months-long projects and will be comfortable making technology decisions that will impact core application functionality.

Job Duties

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Conducts system testing and codes unit tests and support features
  • Documents technical requirement and other technical documentation
  • Works with product team to refine product requirements
  • Collaborates on high level software design projects and software system architecture and creates effective component level architectures
  • Leads software module construction from architecture and design to implementation and may lead a small team of engineers in building the module
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years software engineering experience
  • Proficient in Python, JavaScript

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience
  • 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