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Funding10M-20M USD
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IndustrySaaS, Software, Cleantech
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Lead Software Engineers - East Coast

at OPOWER in Arlington, VA   —   Mar 21, 2014   |  
Overview
Do you want to help fight global climate change? In 2008, Business Week named OPOWER one of the "Fifty Tech Startups You Should Know." Since then, OPOWER has grown into an industry-leading behavior-based energy efficiency and smart grid software company of software engineers, product specialists, behavioral scientists and efficiency advocates. OPOWER is already working with more than twenty-five utilities, including six of the ten biggest, to reduce energy consumption and help consumers save on their energy bills. OPOWER’s success has been recognized by USA Today, the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, Fox Business News, LA Times, Good Morning America, and even President Obama. This hot company continues to expand its team!


About the Job:
Are you tired of large corporate or government environments? Would you like to work on the OS of your choice? To have a smart and talented team to work with and have weekly code reviews with? Do you love to build products that have significant impact on a wider scale? Would you prefer to use Open Source tools and to work in a casual environment with free lunches and monthly happy hours? If you say "yes" to any of these questions, then keep reading! You can at OPOWER! We are seeking smart and talented software engineers that enjoy problem-solving and building useful products that make a difference in people's lives.
You will work across the entire technology stack and be fully responsible for what you build -- from design to implementation to deployment to maintenance. You will write elegant, maintainable, robust, scalable code every day.
This is an IDEAL job for an engineer with 8 plus years of experience who wants to guide a small team, feel total ownership over their work, and code like a ninja to make this a raging success. We are seeking a developer who is equally comfortable with front and back end development.

About the Company: Founded in June 2007, OPOWER creates innovative software products that promote energy efficiency by empowering residential consumers to make better decisions on their energy usage. Through a combination of home energy reports, carbon calculators, web applications, data analytics, and customer service tools, OPOWER is reshaping the outlook on home energy demand and achieving unprecedented energy savings across hundreds of thousands of households. The company is well funded and making big headlines as they stay on track to reach two million households by the end of 2010 and save enough energy to power a city of 150,000 residents!

WE DO SPONSOR VISAS/TRANSFERS WHEN APPLICABLE.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. THE FASTEST WAY TO GET A RESPONSE IS BY SENDING YOUR RESUME TO THE LINK BELOW. (IF YOU CALL THEN WE ARE JUST GOING TO ASK YOU TO EMAIL YOUR RESUME).

NO EXTERNAL RECRUITERS.

To apply, please visit the following website: http://bit.ly/9Xy61Y
Responsibilities
Lead a team to design and implement features of our product suite.
Code in Java using open-source technologies.
Contribute to the improvement of our software development process.
Analyze requirements of projects and collaborate with other software engineers during the design phase.
Skills
You are a leader who began as a developer who somehow always manages to get 10 times more done than your peers.
The idea of owning a large portion of a codebase gives you shivers of joy.
You are hands on, detail-oriented, methodical, a perfectionist and work well with others.
You function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high.
You have 8 plus years of software development experience and you are strong in Java, HTML, CSS and SQL.
Experience with data warehousing and mining is a big plus. Previous work with machine learning is better still.
Linux and shell scripts are your friends.
You have a technical background and a BS or MS in a computer-related or hard science field.
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