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Software Engineer


1 year ago

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About us 👋

Hello! We are Samara and we’re here to accelerate the home energy transition toward a more efficient, smarter, and more sustainable model. We offer a comprehensive quality solar energy service (solar panels, batteries, EV chargers) and continuously develop technology to simplify the adoption of self-consumption by consumers.

Hello! We are Samara, the solar installation startup that goes beyond self-consumption. We are here to accelerate the energy transition of households towards a more efficient, smarter and more sustainable model.

We are a high-growth startup that, above all, prioritizes people and the planet. We have the support of investors such as Seaya Ventures and Pelion Green Future and our team is constantly growing.

As you can see, we have a lot of work ahead of us, are you in?

Job brief 🎯

We are looking for a Software Engineer to produce scalable software solutions. You’ll be the first Software Engineer of a cross-functional team that’s responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

As a Software Developer, you should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility.

If you’re also familiar with Agile methodologies and Cloud Architecture, we’d like to meet you.

What are you going to do? 🌱

  • Work with development teams and product managers to conceptualize software solutions

  • Design client-side and server-side architecture

  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design

  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications

  • Write effective APIs

  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency

  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software

  • Create security and data protection settings

  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design

  • Write technical documentation

Location 🗺️

  • Madrid area is a must: Despite we embrace hybrid work, candites not located in Madrid area are not considered at the moment

Language 🇪🇸 🇬🇧

  • Fluency in both Spanish and English is a must

What do you need? ☀️

  • Experience: we highly value previous proven experience as a Software Engineer, a Full Stack Developer or similar role in startups from very early stage to consolidation at scale. It must include experience developing web and mobile applications.

  • Familiarity with common stacks: Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript). Knowledge of Python as back-end language and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js).

  • Familiarity with other full stack resources: databases (e.g. MySQL, BigQuery), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design.

  • Familiarity with GCP Cloud Arquitecture: you bring a thorough understanding of cloud architecture and Google Cloud. You know how to design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.

  • Love of learning: you nurture your curiosity and learn with enthusiasm. You know how to learn independently and with others.

  • Accountability: you enjoy making an opportunity your own and pursue it to completion.

  • Strong communication, documentation, and teamwork skills: you are an organized person, with a high ability to collaborate and pay attention to detail.

  • Problem solving: you are able to tackle challenges you have not seen before and independently research how to solve them.

  • You adapt easily: you feel like a fish in water working in a fast-paced environment and you manage uncertainty well.

  • Education: Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or other relevant field is a plus.

What we offer 🌞

  • Competitive salary

  • Equity stake in Samara (through Phantom Shares)

  • All the tools and material you need

  • Office in the center of Madrid (Coworking in Aticco Madrid-María de Molina, 39)

  • Activities and events with the whole team

  • 25 vacation days per year

  • Join a fast growing startup with big aspirations

Join an inclusive and diverse team 🌍

We are a group of people passionate about technology and its potential to create a better energy system. We chose this industry because we are driven by working on issues that have a defining impact on the way we live and we know we can have a positive impact. We want you to know that you have a place at Samara, wherever you come from and whoever you are. Having a diverse team that reflects our customers and helps us put ourselves in their shoes will help us get more and more people to switch to self-consumption. We know that sometimes people don't apply for a job because they haven't yet developed all the skills listed in the job requirements. But every job - and every person who works at Samara - is much more than what we can describe in an offer. So if you're interested in working with us and think you might fit in, we invite you to apply.

Our values 🌄

Here is a concentrated version of our values, so you can better understand what we value at Samara and what guides us in our decision making:

  • People, climate, numbers: we are here to change the world, making it better for people and contributing to the fight against the climate crisis. We prioritize the decisions we make in this order.

  • People, not titles: we care about people and ideas, not titles. We strongly believe in building the best team and that everyone has an exciting mission to work on.

  • Think big: we want to build a team of highly motivated people who act like owners who care about the company as if it were their own, because it is! The whole team has a share of Samara's capital.

  • We trust each other: entrepreneurship requires trust and trust requires communication. We are transparent, we share good news and bad news, and everyone is treated as an adult.

  • Fun and positive: we work hard but we like to work with a smile on our faces and have fun doing what we do. We are positive when faced with adversity and think coldly about how to solve problems.


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