About Innowatts

Innowatts is a global energy technology company that is transforming the way energy is bought, sold, managed and consumed. We are a leading provider of AMI-enabled predictive analytics and AI-based solutions for utilities, energy retailers, emerging retailers, and smart energy communities. To date, the Innowatts eUtility™ technology platform has enabled over 21 million energy consumers and their energy providers with access to lower energy costs and a more reliable and personalized energy experience.

Innowatts is backed by leading investors including Energy Impact Partners, Shell Ventures, Energy Ventures, Iberdrola, Veronorte and Energy and Environment Investment (Japan).

About the Position

We are seeking an experienced solution architect with 5+ years of experience in High Level Design and implementation experience in an Agile Scrum environment, is passionate about technology products and applies the latest data analytics techniques to build a scalable energy analytics platform.  This position will work closely with data science team to help support all facets of the data supply chain involving consumption analytics and mentor several data engineers.

Key Skills & Responsibilities

  • Data Processing. Deep knowledge around the selection and defining of appropriate data model strategies within traditional SQL as well as NoSQL technologies like MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Couchbase. Experience in Large Scale, Fault Tolerance Systems with components of scalability, and high data throughput with tools like Kafka, Storm, Flink, and Spark, and NoSQL platforms such as MongoDB
  • Programming. Knowledge in Javascript, web/REST services APIs, integrations of various forms
  • Data Analysis. Knowledge of core Hadoop/Spark components (HDFS, MapReduce, Hive), and substantial awareness of other components in the Big Data stack
  • Data infrastructure/Data warehousing. Experience with PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, Private, Public, hybrid cloud and Subject Matter Expertise in Big Data: Hadoop, Spark, PySpark, AWS (EMR, Redshift, S3, etc.)
  • Server admin. Linux, Apache
  • Front end development. Frameworks (e.g. angular, backbone, Ruby on Rails, Docker etc.), data visualization (e.g. d3.js), jQuery, bootstrap, general CSS wizardry, etc.
  • Business experience. Setting priorities, managing expectations, gathering customer feedback

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or relevant technical discipline
  • At least 10 years of solution design experience in a distributed computing environment
  • Expertise of core Hadoop/Spark/Python
  • Strong exposure to structured data and unstructured
  • Created solutions for both batch and real-time data
  • Exposure to multiple databases such as NoSQL, GraphDB, TSDB
  • Ability to see big picture but also get into granular details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences
  • Strong program / project management skills
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities, and ability to maintain detail-orientation
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is flexible and goal oriented

Benefits & Additional Perks

  • Fast paced, collaborative and fun environment
  • Work with data and latest technology to transform industry
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • 401k
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 5 minutes from downtown with easy connectivity to all major freeways and free parking
  • Ping Pong table & snacks in the break room
  • Team breakfast every Friday