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Software Engineering Team Lead

Company: AutoGrid Systems, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

About AutoGridThe world's leading energy companies turn to AutoGrid to integrate all distributed energy resources, turn on new revenue streams and drive deeper engagement with their customers. Our suite of Energy Internet applications allows utilities, electricity retailers, renewable energy project developers and energy service providers to deliver clean, affordable and reliable energy in a distributed energy world.How do we do this? By pioneering the science of flexibility management. This innovative approach enables energy providers to mine the Energy Internet's rich data lode to extract flexible capacity from distributed energy resources. In turn, flexible capacity can be used to balance energy supply and demand in real time, increase the productivity and value of energy assets, and deliver new energy services to customers.Established at Stanford University in 2011, we have assembled a team of world-class software architects, electrical and computer engineers, data scientists and energy experts who apply cutting-edge analytics and in-depth energy data science to solve the world's most critical energy problems.Job DescriptionWe are looking for an experienced engineering leader to help manage and lead our Flex API team, focusing on building out our core API platform and transitioning our applications into a distributed, event-driven microservices architecture.Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage a software engineering team in a hybrid work environment, while staying technical and hands-on as required
  • Guide the Flex API team's engineers and product managers in triaging issues, developing and maintaining the team roadmap, managing the team's scrum processes, and help with technical and architectural decision making
  • Groom and train the junior engineers of the team, helping them grow in their skills and in their career
  • Work proactively and independently across the global teams to address project requirements and articulate any issues well in advance to address project delivery risks.
  • Communicate effectively with Product Management, Customer Success and other stakeholders across the business
  • Gather and analyze requirements and convert functional requirements into concrete technical tasks and be able to provide reasonable effort estimates.
  • As required, be able to take on development tasks independently, develop code and work with the rest of the team to deliver such enhancements effectively
  • Code reviews, test case reviews and ensure code developed meets the requirements and quality standards.Qualifications and Skills
    • 3+ years mentoring and managing engineers
    • 7+ years building API services and platforms
    • 5+ years with web frameworks like Ruby on Rails, Django, gin, echo, or similar (golang-based or RoR frameworks preferred)
    • Strong background in Data Structures and Algorithms, and experience building scalable applications in Cloud environments
    • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Experience with REST and gRPC frameworks
    • Knowledge of Caching and Messaging technologies like Redis, RabbitMQ, Kafka.
    • Experience with Linux development and runtime environments
    • Experience designing microservices with containerization tools like Docker and Kubernetes
    • Strong Communication skills
    • Experience with Agile / SCRUM methodology for product development
    • Ability to work in a small highly dynamic team using agile development methodologies (e.g. test-driven-development, continuous-integration, sprints)
    • Able to cope with and thrive in fast paced, dynamic work environment with evolving project requirements
    • Education: At least a BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent degree (Electrical/Electronics/Engineering/etc.)Nice to Haves
      • Experience with the Energy Domain.Benefits and Perks
        • Working with a smart, collaborative, and fun group of people solving big important problems
        • An exciting atmosphere, and an outstanding work/life balance
        • Beautiful, spacious, modern office in Redwood Shores
        • Flexible hours
        • Competitive salary and equity
        • Competitive health care, dental, and vision coverage
        • Excellent 401(k) and flexible spending plans
        • Three weeks of paid time off annually, in addition to 10 paid public holidays
        • Life, short term and long-term disability, supplemental, and AD&D insurance
        • Commuter transit, parking, biking, vanpool and park & ride benefitsAutoGrid is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring, employment or promotion decisions based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

Keywords: AutoGrid Systems, Inc., Redwood City , Software Engineering Team Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Redwood City, California

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