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Want to be part of a team that is changing the world for the better and leading an exciting industry? Want to work with the very best talent in the industry, learn, and be challenged every day? Want to do well by doing good? Want to join a progressive culture focused on delivering uncommon value to customers? Interested in unlimited paid time off? Want to bring your dog to work?

Want to live in Jackson Hole and code in your bathrobe? We’re a virtual company, operating entirely in the cloud, allowing everyone to live and work where they love to live and work.

These are some of the many ways that we live our values and perhaps a set of reasons why joining Voltus might make sense for you. On top of that, we don’t require you to sign some silly non-compete . . . those things are for beginners! Join us and you’ll want to stay because it’s awesome.

Check-in regularly to see our openings (full-time and part-time roles, internships). We’re hiring quickly so you can expect lots of changes!

Voltus is an equal opportunity employer. Every aspect of employment, from hiring to transition, is based on the alignment of merit and mission. We seek bright, gritty, and good and the value that comes from a deep diversity of backgrounds and experiences. We work hard every day to create an environment in which our teammates can do their best work knowing that everyone is celebrated and supported for their individuality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

MARKETING AND SALES

Sales Director

US – Boston, New York, Mid-Atlantic, Chicago, St. Louis, Texas, California
International – Ontario, Alberta, UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Middle East

The Role

The Sales Director is a sales hunting machine, with a focus on building and nurturing successful new relationships with large commercial, institutional, and industrial customers. Our product is proven and tested and we are moving from startup stage to significant (and rapid) growth stage. We’re looking for an evangelical, process-oriented salesperson who believes in our mission. If you love to sell, if your track record of success gives you confidence in your ability to close profitable deals with large commercial and industrial customers, and if you want your work to make a difference in the energy industry, we’d love you to join our world-class team.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver against a quota
  • Prospect, present proposals, negotiate, and close business
  • Report on all sales activities through Voltus’s CRM systems
  • Continually make us a better company

Please e-mail your interest to Kristina at kgraham@voltus.co.

Sales Associate

US – Boston, New York, Mid-Atlantic, Chicago, St. Louis, Texas, California
International – Ontario, Alberta, UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Middle East

The Role

The Sales Associate is the rocket fuel that makes the Sales Director even more productive by cold calling on prospective customers, evangelizing Voltus’s simple value proposition, and setting meetings that the Sales Director closes on. If you love to sell, or if you’ve always thought it would be a great career track, there is no better place to learn how to be a world-class salesperson than in the Voltus Sales Associate Development Program. Bring your passion for connecting with people and your love for energy solutions together at Voltus.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Cold call prospective customers
  • Evangelize the Voltus value proposition
  • Set meetings for Sales Directors
  • Be ready to step up as the company grows and outside sales roles open up

Please e-mail your interest to gnichols@voltus.co. Candidate must be willing to work from or relocate to Pittsburgh, PA.

ENGINEERING

Full Stack Engineer

The Role

Voltus is looking for a Full Stack Engineer to build applications and services that leverage our growing stash of energy data. You’re very comfortable writing a React app and implementing the API that serves it. You’re also happy writing the backend service that feeds the API. You can implement beautiful customer-facing product and ugly-functional internal tools and have the judgment to know which to build when. You are bright, gritty, and good, and you want to work with others like you.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Develop the application and API layers for customer-facing and internal tools to process and understand our ever-growing pile of electricity demand data and market intelligence
  • Help build the outermost layer of the Voltus network, interfacing to a wide variety of electric industry partners
  • Build reusable frontend components and thoughtful APIs
  • Implement and follow engineering best practices, including unit tests and continuous integration
  • Work independently and thoughtfully allocate time among projects
Technologies you’re an expert in:

React, Javascript, ES2015+, SCSS/LESS, Webpack, Flask/Django

Some technologies we use:
  • Python, Javascript, Go, Rust
  • Postgres, Redis, S3, Kafka, InfluxDB
  • AWS, Docker, Nomad, Terraform
  • React, Flask, Scrapy

Please e-mail your interest to engineering+jobs@voltus.co.

Backend Engineer

The Role

Voltus is looking for an experienced backend engineer to help us transform a diverse network of distributed energy resources into reliable powerplants. The thought of building out integrations with different components of the North American electric grid is exciting. You know how to write a beautiful API—and you know how to shim an ugly one. Anyone can integrate to a webhook, but it takes a pro to ingest data over SCADA. Like all of your Voltus teammates, you are bright, gritty, and good.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Develop the application and API layers for customer-facing and internal tools to process our ever-growing pile of electricity demand data and market intelligence
  • Build creative shims to legacy systems—everyone loves a clean API, but not everyone can scrape an ActiveX application from 1997
  • Process, clean, validate, and present data from sensor to customer dashboard in real-time (no sweat!)
  • How can we make a few dozen generators, spread over a few hundred square miles and connected by cell modem, behave like a single powerplant with a ten-minute start time? Help solve this and other crazy highly reliable infrastructure problems.
Technologies we use:
  • Python, Javascript, Go, Lua
  • Postgres, Redis, S3, Kafka, InfluxDB
  • AWS, Docker
  • React, Flask, Scrapy
  • Pandas, NumPy

Please e-mail your interest to engineering+jobs@voltus.co

Data Scientist

The Role

At Voltus we move at an electric pace and data is at the heart of our product.  As a data scientist, you will acquire energy industry domain knowledge about demand response programs and energy market operations.  You will leverage your deep understanding of optimization, simulation, modeling, and statistics to solve problems including time series forecasting, anomaly detection, and event prediction.  Your models will have a direct impact on customer satisfaction and Voltus’ bottom line.  We are looking for a self-motivated, intelligent, and driven team-player.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Solid understanding of time series analysis, linear algebra, algorithms, machine learning, optimization, numerical methods
  • Excellent Python code
  • Experience with data science tools including numpy, pandas, scipy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, jupyter notebooks
  • Experience with at least one mainstream deep learning frameworks, including TensorFlow, PyTorch
  • Effective communication of model results and limitations to technical and non-technical audiences through written, spoken, and visual mediums
Tech Stack:
  • Python, Go
  • AWS, Docker
  • Kafka, InfluxDb, Postgres, Redis, S3

 

If you are bright, gritty and good, please e-mail your interest to engineering+jobs@voltus.co with the job title in the subject line.

Front End Engineer

The Role

You will build UIs and client-side web applications to help our team of energy market experts manage complex distributed resources in wholesale energy markets. At the same time, you will build apps to make our customers’ lives easier while they get paid for using less energy.

You have experience with modern web development frameworks (especially React) and are comfortable working on the API layer when you need to. You have the product chops to create beautiful customer-facing tools or functional internal tools, and have the judgment to know which to build when. You know how to write next-generation frontend code that can still support legacy browsers. You are bright, gritty, and good, and you want to work with others like you.

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What you will do
  • Contribute to our ever growing frontend ecosystem by building shared tooling and developing process and best practices
  • Create reusable frontend components for our budding design system
  • Work on the application and API layers for customer-facing and internal tools to process and understand our ever-growing pile of electricity demand data and market intelligence
  • Implement and follow engineering best practices, including testing and continuous integration
What is important to us
  • Self initiated and curious, someone who is always looking for ways to improve our applications and infrastructure.
  • Can work independently and thoughtfully allocate time among projects
  • Communicates well with others, especially important in a remote team
  • Interested in building positive and welcoming engineering culture 
  • Cares about the environmental impact of reduced energy use
  • Interested in learning more about the energy industry
  • Familiarity with React/Redux, HTML/CSS, ES2015+
  • Familiarity with some testing frameworks
  • Experience working in agile, team environment
What is not important to us
  • Having a CS or engineering degree
  • Having lots of github contributions
Some technologies we use in our stack
  • Python, Javascript, Go, Rust
  • Postgres, Redis, S3, Kafka, InfluxDB
  • AWS, Docker, Nomad, Terraform
  • React, Flask, Scrapy

If you are bright, gritty and good, please e-mail your interest to engineering+jobs@voltus.co with the job title in the subject line

ENERGY MARKETS

Energy Markets Analyst

The Role

The Energy Markets Analyst role is the lifeblood of Voltus. You will make the Energy Markets teamwork more efficiently, gather deeper understanding of data, and provide key insights to drive decision making that will shape the future of demand-side energy management. This multifaceted position plays an integral role in helping our customers profit from their involvement in energy markets. If you are bright, gritty, good, and intellectually curious, and if your brain marries creativity and technical diligence, you’re a great fit!

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Key Responsibilities
  • Understand the role of demand-side resources in energy markets
  • Assist in the registration and enrollment process of demand response assets to various utility and grid operator programs
  • Develop and implement tools, processes, and procedures to support flawless execution of our day-to-day responsibilities
  • Support other demand response market activities, including auction and asset optimization analyses
  • Play a lead role in helping us continue to develop products

Please email your interest to jorgen@voltus.co.

Energy Markets Intern

The Role

Voltus is hiring a whip-smart, entrepreneurial, proud energy nerd with an unparalleled desire to learn about energy markets and demand side management. The energy markets team is responsible for helping our customers profit from their involvement in energy markets. If you are bright, gritty, good, and intellectually curious, and if your brain marries creativity and engineering diligence, you’re a great fit.

We will work with you to help grow your knowledge base of the energy industry, while improving on your process improvement, operational, and analytical skillset.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Understand the role of demand-side resources in energy markets
  • Support internal demand response market operations and activities, including customer registration, customer load analysis, and portfolio optimization strategies
  • Develop an industry benchmarking system and set of tooling to inform our customer conversations across the entire demand response lifecycle
  • Actively contribute to summer demand response dispatches and follow-up activities
Desired Requirements
  • Strong desire to become an expert in the role of demand-side resources in energy markets
  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in either Python (preferred) or R
  • Familiarity with Salesforce

OPERATIONS

Dispatch Operations Lead (Part-Time, Weekend, Remote)

The Role

The Dispatch Operations Lead’s primary responsibility will be to successfully prepare for and execute all activities associated with managing demand response dispatches.  Demand response dispatches are business and time critical. The Dispatch Operations Lead will become an expert in executing dispatches across multiple grid operator and utility programs. 

This role will have one shift every Sunday from 1:00pm ET to midnight ET and then a rotating 8 hour shift from Midnight to 8:00am ET either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday morning.

The core objectives of the role are as follows:  

  • Maintain a state of readiness to receive dispatches from grid operators and utilities.
  • Maximize customer participation in DR through a dispatch management process that makes customer participation simple and successful.
  • Lead seamless internal communication during dispatches, leveraging other internal team members in support of the shared goal for flawless dispatches.
  • Capture lessons learned following a dispatch. Track and follow through on any customer inquiries or issues.

The role will have the consistent Sunday shift (11 hours); rotating morning shift (6-8 hours) and 2-6 hours of work throughout the week to ensure team collaboration and meeting opportunities.  The commitment will be 20 – 25 hours per week.

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Secondary Responsibilities

When there are no dispatches, prepare customers to be successful in future dispatches, which includes:

  • Manage the collection of settlement data for customers
  • Ensure our customer contact information is up to date
  • Ad hoc analysis projects
  • Monitor usage and take necessary actions to ensure Voltus daily compliance

Qualities

  • Bright, Gritty, and Good
  • Operations-minded; you adhere to “zero defect work”
  • You sweat the small stuff
  • You show up ahead of time, every time
  • You don’t wait for someone to tell you what to do
  • You are ambitious, resourceful, fun (!), dedicated, mission-driven and you appreciate opportunities to deliver value and accept additional responsibility

Our mission is to be the world’s leading demand response company. If you’d like to play a leading role in helping us achieve this mission, please email your resume to jhowery@voltus.co.