Backend Developer for a new Cloud Simulation Platform

Salary Competitive

At EnergyMachines we are developing numerous, a cloud based simulation and analytics workspace, to support our ambitious mission to develop the future integrated energy systems that will transform buildings from climate problems to climate solutions.


We are looking for possible candidates both in Copenhagen, and Aalborg!


About Energy Machines

Energy Machines is a leader in the design, implementation, and operation of integrated energy systems for buildings. Buildings are a growing climate problem, accounting for over 28% of global CO2 emissions. We are working to transform them into climate solutions.

By combining proven best-of-breed technologies with purpose-built digital platforms, EM enables buildings to operate as fully integrated systems that outperform traditional alternatives on operating cost, energy usage, and carbon emissions.

We envision a green future in which buildings accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. By turning every building into a high-performance energy machine, together we can achieve it.


The team

Our team is a mix of front-end and back-end developers, energy engineers, UX researchers and designers who all come together to create tools for ensuring a high degree of sustainability for our customers. We have an open way of working together, and the opinions of everyone in the team are valued. Here you will have a say in what direction the product should be going and how we get there.


What you will be doing

  • Developing the back-end for our simulation platform which is about to go to market

  • Working in a test-driven manner

  • Work with our microservice oriented back-end stack, with services currently solely written in Python, communicating via gRPC/protocol buffers

  • Doing Infrastructure-as-code with terraform, specifically for our usage of Google Cloud

  • Working with orchestration of user-defined code deployed into Kubernetes clusters

  • Working collaboratively with a small and self-organizing team to create the simulation platform of choice – this includes reviewing code

  • Collaborating with other developers (back-end, and front-enders), UX designers, user researchers, and Energy Engineers


We love it if you...

  • Have 2 or more years of proven experience with back-end development on advanced web applications

  • Have experience working with networking protocols such as gRPC/WebSockets

  • Have a high proficiency in Python, and preferably other languages too

  • Are comfortable using version control software, like Git

  • Are experienced with agile engineering practices

  • Can share some of the code you've written, for example from side-projects

  • Can bring your experience to the table when the team is making fundamental decisions about the product

  • Have excellent English verbal and written skills


We offer...

At EnergyMachines you'll be part of a young and international team with lots of enthusiasm. We are based in BLOX at the very heart of Copenhagen. You’ll be welcome to work from our private office, or the co-working space that has a vibrant environment of innovative green startups with a buzz that leaves you inspired. Our fridge is always stocked with soft drinks and the restaurant in BLOX fills our bellies every day serves delicious meals inspired by cuisines from around the world.

Our team is dynamic and modern with a focus on solving complex challenges to help companies become sustainable. We'll give you the ins and outs of heat pumps and why they are the future of sustainable heating and cooling, while you help us develop first-class web applications.

For more information or questions please contact us at jens.nielsen@energymachines.com or phone number

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

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.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
Energy Machines

Come join us in helping reduce our carbon footprint and revolutionize how energy in buildings is managed. 40% of all world-wide energy is used in buildings, EnergyMachines is an integrated energy system that is able to provide heating, cooling, and domestic hot water much more efficiently than conventional systems. Customers include but not limited to Municipal Government buildings, Hospitals, and IKEA stores. In order to revolutionize the way buildings are managed. We are developing a next generation computing platform. This platform will leverage cloud, IoT technologies and modern electronics to upgrade existing industrial systems.   *image source BLOX (Rasmus Hjortshøj)

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