PVComplete is fast growing solar software startup based in downtown Oakland.  Our flagship product is a solar extension for AutoCAD.  Our customers are solar companies around the world who use the PVComplete software platform to design solar projects faster and better. At PVComplete we are passionate about solar energy and seek candidates who share our goals to change the way the world’s energy is produced.

Open Positions in Porto, Portugal

Senior Software Engineer, Java

Location: Porto, Portugal

Your Role
Building upon the success of our current products, PVCAD, PVCAD MEGA, PVSketch and PVSketch MEGA, we are increasing our technical team to help realize new, complex features in our software platform. The implementation of these features will include regular communication with mechanical engineers, data scientists, software engineers, and other team members. Consequently, we seek software engineers who are excited about solar energy and related engineering concepts, and are comfortable shipping production ready code.

As Senior Software Engineer, you will implement and take ownership of new features realized in PVSketch. Working closely with the CTO (who is also an active software engineer), you will partake in daily meetings and help communicate timelines and technical challenges to the rest of the team as they pertain to current project scopes. Your primary code contribution will come in the form of backend Java code, with periodic frontend tasks and database creation/maintenance. You should be comfortable creating and consuming REST APIs and asynchronous server communication, and understand Windows desktop software development. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our AWS microservices written in a range of languages and using various cloud technologies/services, including Python and Javascript.

The Team
Our team is made up of  inspired, multidisciplinary industry veterans and researchers.  The problems that we  tackle are complex, and we work together closely to pool our expertise and generate innovation solutions.  If you are looking for an opportunity to both contribute your technical knowledge and learn from your colleagues and be part of the climate solution in the process, this role is for you.

Qualifications

  • Degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience developing and delivering commercial software
  • Expert level skill in Java, with experience in other modern programming languages
  • Knowledge of object oriented programming best practices and the ability to realize them in Java
  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with the full software development life cycle
  • Passionate about renewable energy technology and solutions to climate change
  • Eligible to work in the European Union
  • Knowledge of REST API best practices
  • Experience with professional software engineering tools, best practices, and the full software development life cycle
  • Experience with Git and knowledge of version control principles
  • Strong English language skills

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • New computer

If you are interested in joining us, please send a cover letter and resume to info@pvcomplete.com.

Solar PV Designer with AutoCAD Experience

Location: Porto, Portugal

About the Company
PVComplete is a solar software and engineering company with offices in Porto, Portugal and Oakland, California. PVComplete builds a design and engineering software used by solar companies big and small. The software is paired with solar design and engineering as a paid service to our customers. At PVComplete we are passionate about solar energy and seek candidates who share our goals to change the way the world’s energy is produced.

About the Position
We are seeking a full time PV designer to work with our Porto office. Your role will be to produce photovoltaic project design drawings including site plans, one/three line electrical drawings, elevations, and equipment details utilizing our PVCAD software. Drawings to include all views and dimensions necessary for permitting and installation. Candidate must have a solid understanding of solar PV design for commercial and residential projects, relevant building codes and drafting techniques.

Qualifications

  • Technical Bachelor Degree from four-year College or University
  • Min. of 3 years’ experience designing commercial solar PV projects
  • Expert in using AutoCAD and relevant drafting techniques
  • Comfortable in a customer facing role, good communication skills, sense of humor a plus
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently without supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Passionate about renewable energy technology and solutions to climate change

Compensation

  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in joining us, please send an email introducing yourself and a resume to info@pvcomplete.com along with your answer to the question: “When is a line side tap used instead of a breaker in a tie-in panel?”

Open Positions in Oakland, California

Account Executive: Sales

Location: Oakland, CA

Company
PVComplete is a solar software company based in Berkeley, California with a second office office in Porto, Portugal. We make solar design software to accelerate the change to a renewable energy economy. At PVComplete, we are passionate about solar energy and seek team members who share our goal to change how the world’s energy is produced through innovative software solutions.

Our design and engineering platform is comprised of PVCAD (a solar extension for AutoCAD), PVSketch (a solar design web application). These products work together to automate the conversion between sales and engineering, allowing solar companies to design and plan solar projects faster and more accurately. Our customers are solar companies around the world who use the PVComplete software platform to design solar projects from residential homes to large scale solar farms.

About the role:
This is a transactional, high energy role in which you will bring solar design software to small to medium size customers, building PVComplete’s business and bringing the benefits of design optimization to customers. Typical sales will be $3k to $20k, and typically involve demos, team decision making This position is based in Berkeley, California but could also be remote for the right candidate.

In this role, you will: 

  • Own customer engagements end-to-end, from prospecting and qualification to close
  • Generate pipeline through strategic outbound prospecting, as well as receive inbound leads
  • Experience handling and owning transactional sales process with high volume demands
  • Be part of the PVComplete mission of solving global climate change by increasing solar energy deployment

Minimum requirements for this role:

  • 1-3+ years experience in a full-cycle, closing sales role
  • Proven track record of consistent quota over-achievement
  • Account executive with experience in the commercial space – small to medium deals sizes
  • High interest in renewable energy or climate change solutions
  • Experience with high volume cold calling
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing, high growth tech environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Coachable team player with a growth mindset and high emotional intelligence 
  • SFDC familiarity 

If you are interested in joining us, please send an email and resume to info@pvcomplete.com.

Senior Software Engineer, Java

Location: U.S. / Canada / Portugal

Your Role
Building upon the success of our current products, PVCAD, PVCAD MEGA, PVSketch and PVSketch MEGA, we are increasing our technical team to help realize new, complex features in our software platform. The implementation of these features will include regular communication with mechanical engineers, data scientists, software engineers, and other team members. Consequently, we seek software engineers who are excited about solar energy and related engineering concepts, and are comfortable shipping production ready code.

As Senior Software Engineer, you will implement and take ownership of new features realized in our Java based applications. Working closely with the CTO (who is also an active software engineer), you will partake in daily meetings and help communicate timelines and technical challenges to the rest of the team as they pertain to current project scopes. Your primary code contribution will come in the form of backend Java code, with periodic frontend tasks and database creation/maintenance. You should be comfortable creating and consuming REST APIs and asynchronous server communication, and understand Windows desktop software development. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our AWS microservices written in a range of languages and using various cloud technologies/services, including C#, Python and Javascript.

The Team
Our team is made up of  inspired, multidisciplinary industry veterans and researchers.  The problems that we  tackle are complex, and we work together closely to pool our expertise and generate innovation solutions.  If you are looking for an opportunity to both contribute your technical knowledge and learn from your colleagues and be part of the climate solution in the process, this role is for you.

Qualifications

  • Degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 7+ years professional experience developing and delivering commercial software
  • 3+ years professional experience implementing solar, mechanical, structural, or electrical engineering logic
  • Expert level skill in Java, with experience in other modern programming languages
  • Knowledge of object oriented programming best practices and the ability to realize them in Java
  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Passionate about renewable energy technology and solutions to climate change
  • Knowledge of REST API best practices
  • Experience with professional software engineering tools, best practices, and the full software development life cycle
  • Experience with Git and knowledge of version control principles
  • Strong English language skills

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open Vacation Policy

If you are interested in joining us, please send a cover letter and resume to info@pvcomplete.com.