Senior Backend Developer

Pani Energy

Pani Energy

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Job Description

About Pani 

Pani Energy is made up of a young team of highly motivated individuals who share a mutual passion for the environment. We have created a web-based platform which enables the operators of water treatment facilities to operate their plants more efficiently saving energy, consumables, and the environment. We are excited to tackle challenging problems for the betterment of society. Our workplace environment fosters and encourages both ingenuity and collaboration.

Pani is part of the 2023 Global Cleantech 100 list of companies committed to taking action on the climate crisis for our contribution to accelerating the water sector's transition to net zero, and we are looking for driven, enthusiastic people who share this vision.

Position Description

As the Senior Backend Developer, you’ll operate at the intersection between great engineering, leadership and coaching, maintaining an outcome-focused mindset, and lean delivery.  You have a keen eye for requirements and architecture.  You will be responsible as the point of contact on the development team for analyzing software requirements, implementing design plans, reviewing code, and setting attainable goals for a multitude of projects happening in parallel.  You’re a team player who will work closely with our cross functional Implementation, Engineering, Data Science, and Product teams to help build a best-in-class, globally adopted product.  You have an affinity for clean code, performant systems, and leadership. You’ll work with a modern technology stack including but not limited to technologies such as AWS, Docker, Terraform, time-series databases, Python, GraphQL, React.

About You 

You have a passion for development and enjoy the challenge of working on innovative projects with an equally talented group of co-workers who will both challenge and support you. You believe in lifelong learning and welcome the opportunity to constantly iterate and improve upon your skills. Fundamentally you want to use your talents and energy to better the world for others and contribute to the responsible management of global water and energy, and CO2 reduction.

What you bring to the team

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience managing, instrumenting, and scaling multi-tier web-services infrastructure in a public cloud environment 
  • Familiarity with modern software architecture and operations 
  • Deep knowledge of at least one high-level programming language - We currently have Python and Elixir running in production. We understand that great engineers learn quickly, and we also value unique perspectives and solutions brought by people with varying technical backgrounds. 
  • Experience managing customer-facing systems in a high uptime 24/7 environment 
  • Experience working with async and event-driven architectures 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • A lifelong learner who fosters diversity of thought


  • Support all aspects of our technical stack ranging from architecture design to API and framework systems engineering
  • Design and deliver scalable, distributed, cloud-based systems in a highly available manner 
  • Influence architectural decisions with a focus on security, scalability, reliability, and high-performance
  • Set up and maintain monitoring, metrics & reporting systems for fine-grained observability and actionable alerting
  • Ensure on-time and high-quality project delivery

Nice to Have 

  • Experience in the water industry, ideally in water/wastewater treatment
  • Experience working for a SaaS startup

Does this role sound like the next step in your career?

Then we want to hear from you!  If you don’t meet all of our requirements exactly, then we invite you to use your cover letter to tell us about your unique experience - we understand that talent comes from many places and that skills are transferable.

Our commitment to an extraordinary work environment

At Pani, our values drive how we work with each other, and we believe that being yourself at your place of work is just as important as the work you do. We strive to foster an inclusive and diverse community for all employees from all walks of life. So, no matter your gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, ethnicity, race, age, or geographical location, we are a community that welcomes you.

Our Pani Recruitment Team personally reviews each application.

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: [REMOTE]
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 28 Aug 2023
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