Software / Web Service Developer for Energy Start-up

  • aWATTar is an energy supplier start-up that brings „energy in sync with nature“. We provide incentives for people (and automated devices) to shift their consumption to times with a high proportion of solar and wind energy in the grid. Our clients can thus both save money and actively support the transition to a renewable future. Our current focus markets are Austria and Germany.

    http://www.awattar.com


    The products and services behind aWATTar require an IT step change in the energy industry. We are now looking for experienced freelance developers to work with us on a per hour basis and 50-100% of the time. The current project horizon stretches to at least September 2014. And of course a dynamic start-up environment like ours always has the potential to quickly create new opportunities.


    The ideal candidate will have most of the following skills. We will however also consider applications with a stronger backend or frontend focus.


    Skills and experience
    - Knows how to build websites with Django and/or Flask
    - Solid Python skills, writes clean/structured & self-documenting code
    - Experience with agile development practices & test-driven development
    - Does not fear Git and/or Mercurial
    - Proficiency in HTML/CSS & Javascript, experience with web design
    - Experience with PostgreSQL and XML parsing libraries a plus


    Profile
    - Creative thinker and independent working style
    - BSc in computer science or related fields preferred
    - Fun to work with & fluent in English
    - Base in Vienna (Austria) an advantage but not required


    If you are convinced that you fit this profile, please contact us at jobs@awattar.com with your CV/resume and your hourly rate.

    The deadline for applications is end of business on Monday 07 April 2014.

    We look forward to hearing from you!