Director of Software Engineering Silver Spring Networks
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As Director of Software Engineering at Silver Spring, you will be part of a talented engineering team working on our next generation software as a service (SaaS) and energy analytics applications.
These applications and services are part of our comprehensive approach for building out the last mile of the Smart Grid - using analytics to create apps that personalize and make the network useful for consumer and utilities.
In this role, you will be leading a team in a fast-paced environment that uses Agile development methodologies to successfully deliver software that processes and analyzes energy data from millions of sensors, incorporates a variety of 3rd party data sources, and presents the data in an interactive and personalized user experience.
This role will be based in our Redwood City, CA office and is an ideal position for someone that likes a strong technical leadership role and wants to be part of a rapidly growing technology company that is changing the way we think about energy.
Leadership - Establish a strong software development discipline for ensuring successful, on time and high quality solutions
Technical vision - Provide excellent technical leadership, inspiring the team to build cutting-edge solutions and proactively bringing new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to the table
Process - Lead the Software Engineering team to focus on broader organizational topics like process best practices and professional and skill development
Evaluate technologies - Work closely with our staff to evaluate new key technologies and manage relationships with third-party software vendors.
Performance - Prioritize projects; set achievable, motivating, stretching goals; and manage the team to achieve targets.
Capacity - Manage engineering capacity to meet demand; recruit, hire and retain the very best engineers.
7+ years of commercial software development experience, at least 5 years in a management or leadership role
Proven ability to successfully lead agile software engineering teams
Strong experience working in a complex SaaS environment using a services-oriented architecture to build highly scalable, modular products.
Strong experience working with modern web application technology (NoSQL, Java, Python, Django, etc).
Experience solving significant technology scaling challenges
Market savvy and the proven ability to balance engineering rigor with time to market to deliver impactful, high quality software on schedule
Passion for execution and continuous improvement
Rock solid understanding of best practices and software development methodologies
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent project management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Sufficient technical savvy to ensure elegant designs and technical excellence
BS or MS in Computer Science or a similar engineering discipline
Redwood City, California, United States
||575 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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