Software Engineer, Python/Cloud (Remote)

Software United States Los Angeles, California


Position at PlugShare

About PlugShare

PlugShare, a wholly owned subsidiary of EVgo, is home to the largest community of EV drivers in the world, with a community of over 3MM EV drivers who rely on us to plan their journeys and public charging stops. Every day, drivers add more station locations, constantly making the app more comprehensive and accurate. From within the app., users check-in when they charge, sharing tips, comments, reviews and photos of their charging experiences.  Drivers, automakers, utilities, and the rest of the EV community rely on our comprehensive public charging dataset to power their navigation systems and guide their decision-making. We amplify the voice of the driver through PlugInsights, the world’s largest survey research panel of EV owners and leasers, and developed Pay with PlugShare (PWPS), a mobile payment platform enabling seamless and reliable payment for multiple charging networks through a single app. We also provide in-app and web advertising and digital marketing services to give brands and marketers access to the largest EV driver audience.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Software Engineer (Python/Cloud) to join the PlugShare team. As a part of our backend team, you will be responsible for working with our wide variety of industry partners to build code ingesting data into the PlugShare platform. Attention to detail and an aptitude for understanding a wide variety of APIs are critical skills. An ideal candidate will have communication skills to work directly with other backend engineers and our editorial team ensuring highly-successful implementations.

  • Build, test, and deploy coding in Python
  • Leverage Rest APIs and other data sources to integrate charging station data onto our platform
  • Develop a deep understanding of the EV charging subject matter, PlugShare data model, and industry standards such as OCPI
  • Build and enhance data pipelines from various sources
  • Ensure proper functioning of data pipelines, including health of pipelines and data integrity
  • Partner with teams to drive and improve efficiency and automation
  • Work with the backend and data developers to improve data quality and consistency
  • Collaborate with other developers, product, design, and sales on designing solutions to solve problems
  • Integrate with third-party services
  • Implement automated data export processes
  • Develop and maintain technical specification documentation for data flows
Required Skills and Experience
  • BS/BA in Technical Field, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience coding in Python, SQL, Restful APIs
  • Experience leverage Restful APIs
  • Experience working in cloud environments (AWS, GCP)
Employees are required to provide documentation of COVID 19 vaccination.

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