Sr Software Engineer - Energy Optimization (Remote)

Date: Sep 26, 2023

Location(s): San Francisco, CA, US, 94561

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

Senior Software Engineer – Energy Optimization

  • Full-time
  • Remote / California / Florida



EverBright is a clean energy company on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of residences and businesses across the United States.  We are a leading provider of financing for residential solar, storage, and energy efficiency products, fueling our rapid growth through innovative software solutions.  We understand that the energy systems of tomorrow will be clean, distributed, and powered by advanced technology. 


We are seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software. We work as a team: each of us taking their turn to lead, follow, teach, or learn as the occasion arises.


In addition to technical expertise, you should have strong leadership and communication skills to effectively lead and mentor junior data engineers on the team. You should be comfortable working in an agile development environment and have experience with agile methodologies. 



  • You are an exemplary teammate: always ready to help a colleague, express complex concepts clearly, listen to complicated explanations patiently, do unavoidable chores cheerfully, and leverage your attention effectively. 
  • You have experience with Python and libraries like Pandas and NumPy 
  • Understand technical requirements, guide implementation of solutions, and ensure successful solution adoption. 
  • You have solid hands-on previous graphics experience and maintaining large scale applications and platforms, using some of the latest technologies on AWS (Amazon Web Services). 
  • Own architectural design work, including writing technical specs for front-end projects. 



  • Collaborate with other Everbright teams and customers to develop and deliver industry-leading technology solutions to complex challenges 
  • Gain insights from real-world PV systems to optimized energy estimates, savings, and production. 
  • Develop novel algorithms and software infrastructure to improve accuracy, efficiency, and drive growth in the clean energy industry 
  • Write technical specifications given product requirements and estimate scope of work for technical implementation 
  • Write unit and integration tests for new and existing features 




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • 5+ years of development experience 
  • Demonstrated strong expertise in Python including Pandas and NumPy
  • Experience in the solar or energy industry is a plus 
  • Passionate about renewable energy 
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to mentor 




Working at EverBright is challenging and rewarding.  We hire excellent people and empower them to do excellent work.  We are passionate about our mission and care deeply about building products that people love.  At EverBright you can expect to grow professionally, make a positive impact, work hard, have fun, be respected, feel part of a community, and be proud of your work and career.  EverBright also provides generous perks and benefits, including: 


• Competitive compensation 

• 401k match and pension

• Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance 

• Access to multiple offices around the US 

• EAP and mental health assistance 

• Health and wellbeing services 

• Education assistance program 

• Adoption assistance 

• Work from home tech setup 


Job Overview

This position writes and tests software to aid in development and support of products.  Individuals in this role work with Technical Leads on software system architecture and service design and typically leads a module in the system.  This position participates in required product development process ceremonies.  Employees in this role are responsible for writing and refining technical requirements and technical design documentation.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Conducts system testing and codes unit tests and support features
  • Documents technical requirement and other technical documentation
  • Works with product team to refine product requirements
  • Collaborates on high level software design projects and software system architecture and creates effective component level architectures
  • Leads software module construction from architecture and design to implementation and may lead a small team of engineers in building the module
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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