Automation engineer

Salary €3,500 - €5,000
Equity To be negotiated

Kapacity.io is a venture backed early-stage energy optimisation company building the future of smart energy grids. Our software controls electricity consumption in buildings based on energy prices, renewable energy availability and power grid congestion. An integral part of our work is our capability to integrate into Building Automation Systems.

We're hiring an Automation Engineer to join as an integral part of our growing tech team. We’re searching for a person with a curious mindset and with skills in designing, developing and operating Building Automation Systems and software. But above all else, we’re looking for a person with a builder mindset and a deep passion for creating amazing products.

You are a problem-solver and a team-player with some essential skills, as set out below. 


Essential skills and experience:

  • Strong experience with design, implementation or installation of complex building automation projects and systems (Trend, Siemens, Schneider, Niagara, Fidelix, Johnson etc.)

  • Working independently and taking initiative to solve difficult & complex problems

  • Ambition to build great products.


Expectations & responsibilities:

We expect you to have at least a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field or similar level of education through work experience. You will also be expected to contribute to product development and in wider scope to the future of the company. Your main responsibilities will be related to improving our technical customer onboarding process and developing our capabilities with third party automation systems.


In addition, experience in one or more of the following areas would be considered beneficial:

  • Knowledge of applying control and automation theory in practice

  • Software development experience in at least one Object-oriented language (Python, C++, Golang etc.)


On top of competitive compensation, including employee stock options, we offer you the chance to grow professionally and have the freedom to work the way you like. Your specific title, responsibilities and tasks will be negotiated based on your experience and own preferences.

The office language is English. We are happy to support you if you are interested in learning Finnish or any other new language. As we are recruiting for early employees, we do require that you are able to frequently work with the team at our Helsinki office. Remote work is possible on a regular basis, but we strongly believe that being present at the office helps build the company culture.

The company was founded to increase the use of renewable energy with less costs. Join our growing and ambitious team of diverse personalities and have a front-row seat in the upcoming energy transformation!

For more information or questions please contact us at rami@kapacity.io or phone number +358 45 783 40447

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Paid holiday
Paid holiday

Metropolitists, beach boys and mountaineers we salute you and pay you to go and explore the world.

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Working at
Kapacity.io

Kapacity.io is an early stage energy optimisation company backed by Y Combinator. Kapacity provides a service to reduce energy costs and emissions in buildings. Based in Helsinki, the company was founded by Jaakko, Rami and Sonja in 2020 to help our society use more renewable energy with lower costs. The product shifts electricity consumption based on electricity prices and renewable energy production. As a result, our customers pay less for their electricity and use more renewable energy. The real estate sector is responsible for 30% of global energy related CO2-emissions. Our goal is to push that to zero. We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to achieve this goal together with us.

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