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Backend Software Engineer (Canada)

Montreal, Quebec

Backend Software Engineer (Canada)

REMOTE

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
SW Engineering
Full time

 

Description

Sense’s mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and more efficient. Our energy data and tools demystify home energy use, empower people to take command of their usage, and enable utilities to build a cleaner and more resilient grid.

To accomplish this mission, we are building an AI and automation platform for home energy infrastructure. Come join our team and ship a great consumer product built on our unique machine learning technology. We have a wide range of interesting technical challenges, a deep stack that spans embedded, native mobile, web, and the cloud, and a team of highly curious, collaborative engineers who enjoy solving hard problems together. If the idea of having a significant positive impact on the product (and climate) sounds exciting to you, let's talk!

As a backend software engineer at Sense, you will help us expand the capabilities of our cloud platform to enable a wide range of new product features, and you will be a key contributor to maintaining and scaling a high-quality production service. You should be

  • Focused on delivering functionality that benefits the customer and provides real business value.
  • Experienced at designing clean, usable REST APIs.
  • Excited about high-volume, realtime data and solving the challenges it poses.
  • Interested in building (or learning how to build) high-availability, performant, and scalable systems.
  • Tenacious when tracking down production issues, digging into metrics and logs as needed to run a problem to the ground.

Requirements

  • 5+ years professional software engineering experience, including 2+ years of backend development
  • Devops experience maintaining a production environment
  • Background in Java, Linux, AWS, Cassandra is a plus
  • Authorized to work in Canada
  • Resident of Quebec or Ontario
  • Fluent in English

 

Why Sense

Sense supports a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We welcome candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech, and we strive to foster an engaging, respectful and supportive community where everyone feels empowered to do their best work. Sense is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

Sense is a growing VC-backed startup with an experienced leadership team and revolutionary machine learning technology.

  • Best Startups in Cambridge - Tech Tribune
  • "One of the world's top 100 AI companies" - VentureBeat
  • Clean Tech Company of the Year - New England Venture Capital Association
  • 50 on Fire - BostInno
  • Top 100 - Red Herring
  • Best Consumer AI Technology - AI Dev World
  • Global Cleantech 100

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation including equity
  • Remote-friendly
    • Remote or local/hybrid in our Cambridge Central Square office
    • Home office setup allowance ($200/year)
  • Great work-life balance
    • Flexible work hours
    • Vacation starting at 3 weeks/year + 1 week paid sick time
  • Generous healthcare benefits for employees and dependents
  • Free Sense energy monitor for your home, discounts for friends and family

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