OPOWER: Software Engineer (SF)

Posted by | December 8, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.opower.com

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 be 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.

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.

About You

• 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.
About the Company
OPOWER is an energy efficiency and smart-grid
software company. Our products encourage energy efficiency by empowering
people to make better decisions about the ways they use energy every
day. With industry-leading data analytics and a unique approach to
customer engagement, we’re changing the way the world understands
personal energy consumption, and helping more than 40
utilities—including 8 of the US’s 10 largest—achieve unprecedented,
sustainable energy savings in tens of millions of households.
Founded in 2007, OPOWER has offices in Arlington,
Virginia, and San Francisco, California. Our rapidly expanding team
includes software engineers, product specialists, behavioral scientists,
statisticians, marketing experts, infographic designers, and efficiency
advocates.
In April 2010, President Obama gave his national
policy speech on green job creation from our office in the Washington,
DC area. In September of 2010, we were named a Technology Pioneer by the
World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, for creating “innovations
that will have a critical impact on the future of business and society.”
By the end of 2011, the energy we save will equal a third of the power
produced by the entire US solar industry, and have the impact of
effectively removing 50,000 homes from the grid.
OPOWER is an Equal Opportunity Employer
VISAS/TRANSFER SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE WHEN APPLICABLE.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. THE FASTEST WAY TO GET A
RESPONSE IS BY APPLYING ONLINE. (IF YOU CALL THEN WE ARE JUST GOING TO
SEND YOU TO THIS SITE).
NO EXTERNAL RECRUITERS.

To apply: Apply at http://opowerjobs.com/san-francisco/engineering/software-engineer

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