Software Engineer

Engineering Boulder, Colorado


The Position

Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are  motivating energy users and  providers  to accelerate  the clean energy  ecosystem.  Working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas  utilities,Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight  delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect–improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and  contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, 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 Software Engineer to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.

What you get to do:

  • Collaborate with passionate engineers on the team and organization to build software that helps reduce energy consumption.
  • Work with event driven system to enroll and communicate with Smart Thermostats and other devices.
  • Help maintain and build new features on both front and back end  applications using Python and JavaScript.
  • Leverage your skills in full stack development to build web applications  that  are accessible, secure, and ready to scale for  growing businesses.
  • Leverage different cloud based technologies in AWS and GCP to create stable and maintainable software systems.
  • Collaborate with data scientists to report IoT device information to customers. 
  • Work with reporting tools, such as  Looker or Splunk, to provide accurate information on operations.

Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so  if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.

What you will contribute:     

  • You have experience working with Python and JavaScript, and  some of  their major frameworks such as Flask, js or Express.js.     
  • You enjoy digging into problems and solving them in a collaborative  environment and are eager to learn more.
  • You are comfortable and enjoy working with others to help prioritize  and flush out issues, and continue to improve processes as well as  code.
  • You work with others to share knowledge and understand the value  of  good documentation and communication to provide support.

What you bring to Uplight:  

  • You have 3 years of experience as an engineer writing software. We mainly use Python and JavaScript at Uplight but all other languages  are welcome too.
  • You have used infrastructure service providers such as Google Cloud  or AWS.  
  • You have experience practicing test-driven development and are familiar with continuous  integration  tools  such as Jenkins and  CircleCI.
  • You enjoy working with others to coordinate and collaborate on building great software and achieving client requirements.

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+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a  more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities. 
  • Focused on career  growth by following defined  career ladders.  
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and…we love to laugh!

We also provide:

  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental  insurance     
  • Monthly wellness stipend    
  • Peer to peer  recognition program    
  • Management by objectives bonus  plan   
  • Innovative flexible time off  
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool  office spaces  (once we  reopen them)

Salary Range: $100,000 to $110,000 

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.  

Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), 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.