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Sealed

Sealed

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

The bridge between climate policy, contractors, and homeowners

Sealed is taking action in the residential energy efficiency and electrification space by eliminating the frictions between ambitious climate policy programs and 100 million US homes which need to be upgraded. We build software which helps HVAC, electrical, and plumbing professionals identify and distribute billions of dollars of energy efficiency incentives to homeowners. Sealed brings together a unique blend of technologists, policy wonks, and home services experts to get the boots on the ground as fast and effectively as possible.

We are looking for an outstanding product-focused software engineer who wants to work on pragmatic solutions to real day-to-day challenges faced by contractors in the field. As an Engineer at Sealed, you'll have the chance to ship features within weeks of developing new hypotheses about our users’ biggest challenges. The data we collect will be one of the most comprehensive views of investments in residential energy efficiency and actual measured performance outcomes. As a member of our small team, you'll be instrumental in shaping our engineering culture and practices.

We value a flexible orientation towards software roles, with most members of the team doing at least some full stack work. Our greatest need currently is in backend engineering in our core FastAPI Python application. Interest or experience in Python data ingestion, transformation, and/or serverless processes are additional opportunities for a great fit.

As a Software Engineer, you will…

  • Participate in all aspects of software development activities, including design, coding, code review, testing, bug fixing, and documentation.
  • Collaborate closely with the rest of engineering and product, as well as other stakeholders from our operations, revenue, and policy teams to plan features and build a high quality product that makes contractors successful in doing their important work.
  • Improve the Sealed app’s performance and reliability by building new features or polishing existing parts of the product.
  • Fast prototyping of ideas and concepts and researching the latest industry trends.
  • Work across the entire technical stack to ensure users have the most efficient and delightful experience using Sealed. The features you develop will span all aspects of the user experience, making you an expert on what their needs are.
  • Be a mentor and provide thoughtful feedback to your peers, and build strong personal connections with your teammates!

You may be a good fit if...

  • You are excited to build a new software product in a new industry niche with constant opportunities to learn from user feedback and solve the next challenge
  • You have amazing engineering chops, but are also product- and user-focused
  • You have 2-6 years of experience, with some exposure to early stage and high-growth environments
  • You have great communication and collaboration skills
  • Bonus:
    • Familiarity with Python application development or our specific framework, FastAPI
    • Familiarity with data ingestion, transformation with tools like Dagster and dbt
    • Familiarity with with serverless data processing with Python in CloudFunctions for example
    • Building software for small business customers and internal users

At Sealed, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in this job description – we encourage you to apply anyways! We are a team of curious learners, and most of us are learning some skills for the first time (like our engineers developing in Python for the first time). You might be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

What We Offer

When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you’d like to be paid, the skills and level of experience you bring, what similar jobs pay, and make sure there’s equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with. The budgeted compensation amount for this role is targeted at $100,000 - $130,000.

  • Competitive Salary & Equity
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Flexible remote-first culture, with optional office space in NYC for folks who want to work together IRL
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Pre-Tax FSA Health / Dependent Care Savings Plans

Individuals seeking employment at Sealed are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.