Software Engineer

KohlerSomerville, MA

9 months ago


Job Title

Project Engineer - Software

Job Location


Job Overview

The Project Engineer - Software will be part of the Core Software Team. Our team is instrumental in creating products that help companies understand, design, and run clean energy microgrids. You will be involved in developing software for our control and monitoring solutions as well as software tools to enable our projects teams to deploy and support our products. You will develop code for running both on our edge product as well as in our cloud.


Not specified.


  • Participate in the design, development, testing, documentation, and deployment of software running on a Linux based edge device and in the cloud.
  • Investigate and solve field issues in concert with our project teams.
  • Collaborate as part of a scrum team during sprint planning and daily standups and share your accomplishments during sprint reviews.
  • Provide constructive and honest feedback to the team.
  • Build unit tests and automation test suites to ensure our products deliver the highest quality.
  • Work with fellow engineers and architects to design our features and solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in CS (Computer Science), CE (Computer Engineering), or other scientific degree with suitable software engineering content granted in current academic year.
  • Proficiency in modern programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of software design and code utilizing Object Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD) techniques.
  • Experience with Linux systems.
  • Interest in learning about control and optimization systems used in DER projects.
  • Interest in learning about DER equipment and applications – including solar arrays, batteries, generators, fuel cells, among others.
  • Interest in learning about resilience and economic use cases in DER projects.

Preferred Experience & Skills

  • Software related internship/work in professional environment.
  • Exposure (academic or practical) to embedded systems.
  • Both Front and Back End development exposure.
  • Exposure to developing for cloud environments.

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Somerville, MA | $5,444/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,161

  • Miscellaneous$1,114

  • Food$490

  • Utilities$356

  • Transportation$323


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