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Posted: 09/11/2017
Company name: AWS Truepower
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Job Title: Wind-Energy Sr Software Engineer
Term: Entry +
Degree: Graduate
Major: Computer Science/Engineering
Industry: Wind-Energy
Location NY
Description AWS Truepower, a UL Company, a leading knowledge-based firm in the renewable energy industry, is currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the company’s Grid Solutions business unit in support of the renewable energy forecasting operations group. The primary responsibilities of this position are to work with customized database-driven web applications used to exchange, display, and interact with continuously updating wind and solar power and meteorological data. This position will have overall responsibility for maintaining and enhancing our existing web applications and developing new ones to meet both client and internal needs. Other aspects of this position include database design and management, and hardware and software platform optimization. The ideal candidate will also be able to serve as a bridge between the operations group and a team of IT specialists to maintain and enhance our website security provisions and improve our ability to sustain a 24x7 data delivery and display environment that spans across multiple data centers. 
We are seeking a detail-oriented self-starter who can provide technical leadership while working independently and with colleagues on several projects simultaneously. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong professional and educational record, be an effective written and oral communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, and follow industry best practices. Work hours follow a traditional Monday-Friday business day, with occasional evening and weekend support required. Qualifications 

Requirements :
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a scientific or technical discipline such as computer science, meteorology, or related field
  • 5+ years on-the-job web programming and database management experience using object-oriented PHP and MySQL in a LAMP environment
  • Experience with the CodeIgniter application development framework
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, and JSON
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and LESS
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Experience working with and implementing MVC frameworks
  • Experience with code revision control systems, such as Git
  • Experience exchanging data using RESTful and/or SOAP-based web services using various methods of authentication, authorization, and encryption
  • Experience with process automation using the crontab
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. (without sponsorship)
Desired (but not required) Skills :
  • Experience with Highcharts
  • Experience with the AngularJS application development framework
  • Experience with other programming languages, such as Python, Java, Fortran, and Perl
  • Knowledge, education, or experience in the renewable energy and/or meteorological industries