About Rhythm

Rhythm is a renewable energy and technology company empowering you to take control of your budget and your footprint.  We combine energy market expertise with technology, design, and data science to create best-in-class products and services that are simple, delightful, and seamlessly integrated with the rhythm of your life. Our mission is to upend the energy status quo by setting a new standard of service excellence and customer partnership. We are a mission-driven, results-oriented group of engineers, businesspeople, designers and artists who love solving tough problems, all while making a positive impact on our communities.

 

About Principal Engineer (Front-End)

Rhythm is seeking a Principal Engineer who is passionate about building products, leading an agile team, and delivering customer value. This candidate will love learning and foster an environment driving the team toward constant improvement, intellectual curiosity, and problem-solving. This candidate should seek to give and receive constant feedback, and communicate openly and candidly. While expertise in the retail energy industry is a plus, the ideal candidate will be passionate about renewable energy, conservation, or energy efficiency and prepared to immerse themselves in this world.

 

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of professional Software Engineering experience
  • Expertise with ES6, React, CSS, HTML5
  • Expertise in Component Architecture
  • Proficiency with Python Django/Flask or Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with Docker and container technologies
  • Experience leading teams and mentoring junior staff
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Significant experience working in and championing Agile practices (XP, Scrum)
  • Experience creating a fun and high performing culture
  • B2C Product, Typescript, or Distributed Architecture experience, a plus


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead development of customer-facing web application
  • Mentor teammates
  • Foster technical/architectural discussions with the tech team
  • Collaborate closely with Product stakeholders to provide customer-centric solutions
  • Drive and champion XP processes
  • De-risk project execution early and often
  • Drive responsible technical innovation
  • Help with the recruitment of new team members

 

Geography  

  • Rhythm is headquartered in Houston, Texas with second office opening NYC area 2021
  • Preference will be given to candidates in Houston or NY
  • Travel required  <25%

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive base salary and bonus
  • Complete benefits package, including PTO, Medical, 401k, HSA/FSA, etc.
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