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Senior Backend Engineer (Golang)



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Runwise is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join one of the largest and fastest-growing energy tech companies in the US. Runwise has offices in New York and Boston but is a remote-first product/engineering company, and has been since its creation.

Runwise (www.runwise.com) is a fast-paced, customer-focused climate-tech startup that controls and runs the key energy systems (heating, water, etc…) in 4500+ buildings throughout the US. Runwise’s unique hardware and software service significantly reduces energy usage, substantially lowering costs and carbon output. As of today, Runwise’s technology takes the equivalent of 50,000 cars worth of carbon emissions off the road each year.

As a Senior Backend End Engineer at Runwise you will be responsible for helping design, test, and implement the core software that both embed on our controls in 4500+ buildings and the serverless cloud infrastructure that process & analyze billions of data points coming in from these buildings. you will have the opportunity to help a variety of property companies from large well known owners (like Related, Blackstone, Douglas Elliman, Lefrak) to individual co-ops and condos effectively run their heating, cooling, electric, and water systems more efficiently while making tenants more comfortable.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Being a core contributor to our core Golang app and infrastructure. Our primary serverless Go architecture powers our web, mobile web, and native mobile iOS and Android apps, as well as our APIs which interface with and process significant volumes of data from our building computers and sensor networks
  • Being a contributor to our embedded Python application powering our computers and sensor networks in buildings
  • Writing code that efficiently and intelligently processes billions of data points per year

Who you are:

  • You have 3+ years of hands on experience writing in Golang
  • You have 5+ years of hands on experience as an engineer
  • You are passionate about building new products
  • You have extensive experience with AWS services like Dynamodb, SQS, lambda, EC2, Cloudformation
  • You have some experience with Python
  • Experience building embedded software architecture
  • You have experience in mentoring and coaching junior engineers
  • You are passionate about working with systems at scale

Target Salary: $200,000 - $230,000 (based on experience)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company and create a career path beyond this initial role. You will be surrounded by talented people where you will learn about real estate and software/managed services sales at a very fast growing tech company, whilst having a tangible impact on reducing carbon emissions across the country.