Backend Software Developer

About the Job

WattzOn is an Energy Technology company with deep capabilities in machine learning and behavioral economics and proven results in driving consumers to engage and act on energy-savings opportunities. We are building on that track record with innovative new products for utility data capture.

You will leverage your technical background to write and maintain python programs that extract data from various websites. You are analytically minded, self-starting and detail oriented. You will be part of an agile team where code inspection is the norm.

Our team is highly skilled and mature. We are a young company and have built a low-drama culture. Collectively our team holds ore than 25 patents, 3 Ph.D.s and has decades of software experience. If you are interested in working in a highly collaborative, transparent environment with very smart and educated people, please apply. We favor folks who are senior with proven problem-solving skills.


Analyze and resolve problems in existing code that extracts information from websites.
Create new code to extract information from websites.

This position is full time or part time.

Working from home is acceptable, although you will need to be in the office one designated day per week.

Minimum qualifications

• BS degree in Computer Science or related engineering field or equivalent practical experience.

• 3 – 5 years professional software experience

• Experience in web technologies (e.g. Unix/Linux).

• Experience with Python.

• Able to work independently

• Git

Helpful Qualifications

• Php

• CSS, JavaScript and HTML

Working at WattzOn

WattzOn’s team is a group of competent, committed individuals who enjoy getting the job done. In this small company environment, everyone’s work is highly visible and performance is transparent. We are a numerate, detail-oriented culture, and have a number of MIT & Harvard graduates on our leadership team. This is a great place to deep-dive into an innovative and growing energy market.

To apply for this position:

Please send a cover letter and a resume to Principals only. No phone calls and no recruiters. Please put BACKEND ENGINEER JOB in the subject line of the email.