Senior Project Engineer, Software

Posted 2 months ago

At Heila Technologies, we are working at breakneck speed to bring low-cost, low-carbon, and locally generated energy to people around the globe. Our industry-leading technology is empowering communities to build self-sustaining microgrids through the power of autonomous, self-coordinating distributed energy resources.



  • Lead the design, development, testing, and deployment of software solutions to address customer needs in Heila’s target markets. These solutions might be a web service, standalone tool, or user-facing web application.
  • Identify and address bottlenecks and bugs on existing applications, while devising long-term solutions to these problems.
  • Facilitate and drive knowledge sharing by owning and maintaining comprehensive documentation.
  • Play a leading role in product scoping and roadmap / architecture discussions.
  • Push company innovation efforts and stay up to date on software industry trends and best practices.
  • Work collaboratively with software engineers, power system engineers, and hardware engineers to define key milestones and manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel.
  • Foster positive and effective business relationships at all levels.


  • 5+ years working in Software Development with a leadership or solutions-driven role.
  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience programming in Java and Python.
  • Strong experience building microservices and distributed and scalable enterprise class applications.
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind scalable applications.
  • Fundamental knowledge of software engineer best practices, agile methodologies, CI/CD pipeline.
  • Interest in learning about control and optimization systems used in DER projects.
  • Interest in learning about DER equipment and applications – including solar arrays, batteries, generators, fuel cells, among others.
  • Interest in learning about resilience and economic use cases in DER projects.

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