Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem.
We’re working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities to provide a personalized end-to-end customer energy experience that helps meet and accelerate carbon reduction goals.
We are a certified B Corp, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.
We are seeking a 6 MONTH CONTRACT Senior Python Engineer to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and for the planet.
What you get to do :
We are searching for a disciplined Senior Software Engineer with back-end interest and expertise who is passionate about changing the way millions of people save energy.
You’ll work within the Engineering Department to build and improve our platforms (especially our API layers and data processing) to deliver flexible and creative solutions to our utility partners and end-users.
You’ll be a part of developing a robust architecture to manage massive amounts of data and leveraging it to deliver a compelling experience to users across our platforms.
And you’ll work on a great team with excellent benefits.
You should :
Be excited to work with talented, committed people in a fast-paced environment
Be passionate about energy consumption and making a difference in the world
Love developing great software some of your proudest moments involve pushing new features with high quality to delight your users
Be capable of prioritizing your work to adhere to a deliverable schedule and ensure successful delivery that exceeds expectations
Be ready, able, and willing to jump onto a call with a partner or customer to help solve problems
Have a strong eye for detail and quality of your code
Not be afraid to dig into hard problems, and enjoy experimenting to come up with simple, elegant solutions
What you bring to Uplight :
You are an experienced developer - you ideally have 4-8 years of professional experience
Python experience, preferably both 2.7 and 3.x
Experience in designing and implementing a scalable microservice architecture
Google Cloud Platform or other cloud service provider experience
2+ years building and managing APIs to industry-accepted RESTful standards
Demonstrable experience with writing unit and functional tests
Application of industry security best practices to application and system development
Experience working with large data sets in RDBMS, preferably PostgreSQL
Ability to deliver against several initiatives simultaneously
BS in Computer Science / Engineering, or demonstrable industry experience
Experience mentoring more junior team members, pair programming, and writing supporting documentation for your work
Bonus Points :
Experience with cloud infrastructure automation such as terraform, cloud formation, or similar
Experience with ETLs and data pipelines
Solid CI / CD experience
Serverless architecture, preferably Google Cloud Functions
You work on the command line confidently and are familiar with all the goodies that the Linux toolkit can provide
You are a Git guru and revel in collaborative workflows
Pandas / SciPy / Numpy / SciKitLearn
What makes working at Uplight amazing :
In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we :
Are proud to be over 500+ rebels with an important cause by helping to create a more sustainable planet.
Are committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities
Focus on career growth by following defined career ladders
Take our work and mission seriously and . we love to laugh!
Hourly rate : $55.00-$85.00 CAD (Dependent on experience)
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.