Summer College Intern - Software Developer (Sighten)

Requisition ID: 56800

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

Sighten is driving the clean energy revolution through its industry-leading solar software platform and financing marketplace. Every day, Sighten supports hundreds of solar companies across the US, ensuring they have the tools to be successful and accelerate consumer adoption of clean energy. Sighten is seeking a candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for building and testing software tools to enable the design, sale, financing, and installation of solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency projects. Individuals in this role assist in software design, typically working within a design framework laid out by technical leads. This position participates in required product development process ceremonies, including writing and refining technical requirements and technical design documentation.

Job Duties
  • Collaborate with other Sighten teams and Sighten customers to develop and deliver industry-leading technology solutions to complex challenges
  • Write web application software using Python, Django, Django Rest Framework, JSONSchema, and AngularJS
  • Develop novel algorithms and software infrastructure to improve accuracy, efficiency, and drive growth in the clean energy industry
  • Write technical specifications given product requirements and estimate scope of work for technical implementation
  • Write unit and integration tests for new and existing features
  • Peer review code and adhere to company coding standards and best practices
  • Perform other job related duties

Required Qualifications
  • Team player who loves to code and collaborate
  • Experience with Python or JavaScript
  • Excitement about renewable energy growth

Preferred Qualifications
  • In progress of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with AngularJS, React or similar front-end framework
  • Experience with Django and Django Rest Framework
  • Previous experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry; previous experience with B2B software
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism

Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor's degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type:Intern
Job Category: Intern
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: San Francisco, California
Other Work Locations: California; Florida
Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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