Senior Software Engineering Manager at Ascend Analytics (Boulder, CO)

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineering Manager to join our team in Boulder, CO. If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner and more cost-effective energy supply and work with an industry-leading software company with dedicated and talented people who are passionate about our future, this could be a great fit.

Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team that implements automated pipelines for novel analytic operations. Your technical skills will support mission critical decision analytics for renewable and traditional power providers around the globe. Additional responsibilities will include development of testing frameworks, data management, and integration of analytics and visualization. We're looking for talented individuals with a serious interest in software who can thrive in a dynamic marketplace and respond to rapidly changing priorities and requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage development team in the implementation of web applications and data analysis pipelines
  • Assist in project management and setting of priorities and deadlines to meet business needs
  • Perform design and code reviews for development team
  • Guide team on proper unit and regression testing and coding standards, mentoring of junior developers
  • Active participation in the entire software life cycle
  • Modernize and restructure legacy software
  • Optimize performance of algorithms
  • Integrate data flow with business-facing analytics and visualization
  • Coordinate with business leads to elicit feature and performance requirements and translate into written technical designs

Required Skills & Knowledge

  • 1+ years of experience leading a software development team
  • Experience with Python; Numpy, Pandas, Sklearn stack preferred
  • Experience with data engineering: data schemas, blob storage, relational databases, ETL pipelines
  • Experience with cloud computing (Azure preferred)

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Data analytics, e.g., machine learning, statistics, regression analysis
  • Knowledge of C/C++, R, SAS, MATLAB, Julia, Scala, Spark
  • Relational databases; PL/SQL, Oracle, SQL Server
  • Familiarity with batch computing paradigms
  • Familiarity with parallel computing
  • API design in a tech stack that includes Flask
  • UI Development design with React
  • Understanding of test design

Education & Experience

  • BS required in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Operations Research, Math, or related field; MS preferred


Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average. We offer flexible work hours with a relaxed environment and opportunities for advancement. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, dental, vision, and a 401k plan. Ascend values their employees' overall well-being and we contribute a monthly stipend to any gym membership our employees choose. We're looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to software development and energy systems analysis. Ascend Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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