Software Engineer, Frontend at Inspire

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ABOUT US

Inspire is a clean energy technology company on a mission to transform the way consumers access clean energy and to accelerate the world’s transition to a net-zero carbon future.

We provide our customers with access to renewable energy from wind, solar, and hydro powered sources without service interruptions or costly installations at a flat, predictable monthly rate. For every year that a customer spends with Inspire Clean Energy, they have a greater impact on climate change than 10 years of strict recycling.

Our rapidly growing team of mission-driven, climate enthusiasts is passionate, innovative and committed to a better future for the planet.

POSITION SUMMARY

Inspire’s Technology organization is seeking a Software Engineer to join our growing team. You will be responsible for working on our core systems, integrating with third party APIs, and supporting some of our most important internal tools.   You will join a team building technology and contribute alongside them, working in a collaborative and supportive environment

THE SOFTWARE ENGINEER HAS 3 MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a contributor within a product-design-engineering “squad”.  Write code daily, ship code multiple times per week.
  • Own your features, from inception to completion.  Participate in grooming sessions, QA process, and post-deploy monitoring.
  • Write and maintain comprehensive documentation of solutions including flowcharts and code comments.

SOME YEAR 1 DELIVERABLES

  • Website Funnel Improvements
    • Improve our signup process for potential members to make it easier than ever to join Inspire
  • Vendor API Integrations
    • Integrate with RESTful APIs for our third party vendors.  Implement new integrations, and improve our existing integrations.  Document publicly-facing Inspire APIs

SUCCESS METRICS

  • Ability to get up to speed quickly: Be actively contributing code within the first sprint, within a month you’ll start to own your first feature.
  • Learning about an application in our stack, sharpening your tech skills along the way
  • Eliminating bugs in your code and others code through a combination of automated and manual testing.

EXPERIENCE

  • Must Have
    • An education that provides a strong foundation in software engineering with a focus on web technologies
      • Some examples of topics you’d feel comfortable speaking about: How and when to use modern frameworks, API conventions, working understanding of HTTP,  optimal database structure.
    • Experience building web apps, APIs, databases, and other business focused systems
    • Passionate about technology and interested in solving tough problems
    • Understanding of best practices for building and retrieving data from consumer APIs 
    • Experience with the following technical skills:
      • Back End: Ruby, Python, NodeJS, or Java
      • Database: Postgres
      • Development lifecycle experience: Git and Github
      • DevOps: Experience deploying to Heroku, AWS, or similar cloud environment
  • Nice to Have
    • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
    • Experience with the following Technical Skills:
      • Front End: ReactJS, SCSS/Bootstrap
      • Automated Testing: RSpec/Mocha/Jest
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

An Insider's view of Inspire

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It.

Inspire

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What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Inspire provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Inspire sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Full-time Inspire employees receive unlimited PTO.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Inspire offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Inspire hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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