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Senior Integration Engineer, Boulder, CO OR Remote within U.S. for well qualified candidates 


About Ascend 

Ascend Analytics’ climate technology software and services provide critical insights to power the energy transition. The company’s products enhance critical power supply decisions from short-term operating strategies to long-term investment and resource planning. Ascend’s solutions serve as the core analytic infrastructure for electric utilities, independent power producers, electric retailers, and financiers of energy infrastructure. To learn more about Ascend, please visit us at   


Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

We are seeking a n Senior Integration Engineer with a strong background in third-party integrations to join our SmartBidder team. The SmartBidder team is growing quickly and is directly impacting the clean energy transition by helping Ascend’s clients realize the value of renewable energy and storage projects.  

As Senior Integration Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth integration of our software with external systems that manage renewable energy assets, interface with energy markets, and provide key data needed to optimize energy market participation. Additionally, you will provide exceptional client support and insights regarding technical integrations during the onboarding process for new SmartBidder clients, lead testing before go-live, and provide ongoing support for these integrations after go-live. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients and third-party engineers alongside Ascend analysts, customer success, and engineers to ensure proper hand-off from sales to implementation and to understand and deliver end-to-end technical implementations of key integrations that align with client requirements 

  • Scope, design, develop, and implement integrations with third-party solutions and data providers

  • Troubleshoot issues and evaluate new requirements as they arise, proposing effective solutions and best practices

  • Develop a common framework for integrating third-party software and regularly execute a comprehensive test plan for integrations that use this framework  

  • Drive internal API, alerting, and QA design and development to improve efficiency, efficacy, stability, and risk management associated with third-party integrations

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of implemented solutions, configurations, and troubleshooting procedures

  • Partner with the customer success team to project-manage integration work and help maintain tracking of implementation progress and status for communication to customers

  • Participate as primary technical support for platform as part of teams’ weekly support rotations

  • Own deployment of individual new releases as part of team’s rotation for managing new releases 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 4+ years experience in implementing third-party integrations and/or as a technical sales resource for a software product

  • Strong proficiency in Python

  • Extensive experience with data structures and API schemas, including an understanding of API design philosophies and patterns including common communication protocols (SOAP, REST) and data formats (JSON, XML).

  • Understanding of security requirements of integration work

  • Tenacity to navigate ambiguity and gather clear requirements from third-parties

  • Ability to flexibly work on multiple workstreams in parallel based on sometimes tight and shifting client timelines  

  • Familiarity with project management to stay organized and manage, track, and communicate progress internally and externally 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with SCADA systems

  • Familiarity with Azure environments and Microsoft DevOps

  • Background in energy and/or electricity markets 


Compensation: $105,000 - $135,000           

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 Design, API, Senior, Sales and Engineer jobs that are similar:

$60,000 — $105,000/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


Boulder, Colorado, United States