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Python Software Engineer, Boulder, Colorado, United States OR Remote within U.S. for well qualified candidates 

 

About Ascend 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative climate technology software and consulting company focused on energy analytics to support an increasingly complex power grid. The company’s products enhance critical power supply decisions for an array of key energy market stakeholders, from short-term operating strategies to long-term investment and resource planning. Ascend recently announced a strategic growth investment from prominent software and climate technology investors Rubicon Technology Partners, a private equity firm which is focused on investing in and growing software companies, Galvanize Climate Solutions, which invests in companies and solutions advancing the energy transition, and Silversmith Capital Partners, a technology-focused growth equity firm. Read more about how the investment will accelerate Ascend’s product innovation here.  To learn more about Ascend, please visit us at www.ascendanalytics.com.

Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

As a Back-End Software Engineer at Ascend Analytics, you will be part of a collaborative team advancing software solutions and analytics to support the clean-tech power revolution. Your strong software engineering skills will support mission critical decision analytics for renewable and battery storage power providers around the globe. 

Job Responsibilities 

Design and write clean, scalable, production code (our backend team primarily works in Python, and our frontend team works primarily in JavaScript) 

Refactor code for improved performance, stability, and scalability 

Develop automatic tests (such as unit and integration tests) and deployment scripts 

Implement systems for collecting, storing, and working with data at scale 

Work with our team of analysts and data scientists to integrate and generalize prototype mathematical and data science models within production software 

Communicate clearly and effectively (orally and in writing) with both technical and nontechnical stakeholders 

Mentor and guide junior engineers 

Contribute to scoping and design discussions 

This position involves working collaboratively both within your software team and outside with the front-end software engineers, data scientists, and technical sales team. The software development team follows an agile scrum process, and all team members are expected to contribute to technical design reviews, implementation strategies, operational system support, and sprint planning. 

Required Qualifications

BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Data/Information Science, Physics, Operations Research, Statistics, Economics, or Power Systems 

5+ years as a back-end software engineer

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated academic or professional software coding experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, .NET, Java, C++, C#, Kotlin, Rust, or Javascript, including object-oriented design 

Familiarity with data processing in Python (including Pandas, Numpy, Sympy, Scikit-Learn) is strongly preferred 

Experience designing and developing full-stack applications and RESTful web services 

Familiarity or exposure to cloud computing platforms and ecosystems, e.g., Azure, AWS, and containerization, e.g., Docker 

Data Science, including statistics, machine learning, and data visualization 

Referential databases, such as SQL Server, Oracle, or PostgreSQL 

Ability to communicate with impact and confidence, both orally and in writing 

Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic 

Knowledge of wholesale electricity markets; passion for renewables and storage 

Experience with code review, architecture, development, and promotion processes 

Compensation: $100,000 - $150,000            

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average. 

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.  

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Python, Design, Cloud, Junior, Sales, Engineer and Backend jobs that are similar:

$60,000 β€” $100,000/year

Benefits

πŸ’° 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

πŸ€“ Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

πŸš‘ Medical insurance

πŸ– Unlimited vacation

πŸ– Paid time off

πŸ“† 4 day workweek

πŸ’° 401k matching

πŸ” Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

πŸ“š Learning budget

πŸ’ͺ Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

πŸ–₯ Home office budget

πŸ₯§ Pay in crypto

πŸ₯Έ Pseudonymous

πŸ’° Profit sharing

πŸ’° Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

πŸ‘€ No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

πŸŽ… We hire old (and young)

Location

Boulder, Colorado, United States