Senior Software Engineer - Edge Computing

| Greater NYC Area
We are a team operating across a diverse array of backend systems encompassing the management of the PD machine learning platform through our Analytics Engine, a cloud-based “DMZ” where we deploy our cloud-cloud and sensor-cloud integrations, and lastly our remotely deployed edge-computing devices installed onsite on our clients’ networks for direct integration to their building management systems. We are looking for candidates comfortable working on a python microservice for executing machine learning algorithms one week, and the next troubleshooting an inscrutable network issue preventing data from flowing from a client’s building.


  • Build and maintain robust and scalable integrations to third party clouds and sensors.
  • Participate in the development of our next-generation Analytics Engine for running PD’s machine learning algorithms stably and at scale.
  • Maintain and upgrade code on our edge-computing devices.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues across all of our domains.
  • Work with Engineering management to develop technical specifications for new projects.
  • Research and distill key attributes of potential integrations oftentimes with limited documentation.
  • Work with Customer Success team to address technical requests from new and current clients.
  • Participate in cross-functional discussions and planning with other engineering teams.
  • Work with Product team to problem solve and create solutions to deliver on our company mission.
  • Stay up to date with relevant technologies/trends and apply them to operations and activities.
  • Other duties may be assigned as our company and team continue to grow.

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in JavaScript or Python - both would be great!
  • Experience with Node.js.
  • Data modeling.
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies, AWS preferred.
  • Knowledge of DevOps and SysAdmin tools and practices, especially Docker, CI/CD, bash, and Linux.
  • Understanding of computer networking and tools such as nmap, tcpdump, and wireshark.
  • Tenacity when pursuing bugs or issues with limited access to deployment environments.
  • Focus on efficiency, clean code, and process improvement.
  • Willingness to stick with a challenging project and see it over the line regardless of difficulties.
  • Maintain composure under pressure.
  • Fast, self-directed learner with a strong technical acumen.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Spark and Databricks.
  • Machine Learning certificate or equivalent experience with applying ML technologies in production.

Education & Experience

  • Four (4) year bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science or a related engineering or scientific discipline required, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years production-level development experience, primarily in backend environments.

We take care of you!

  • Great benefits, including medical and dental all starting on your first day. 
  • 401K Plan. 
  • A great place to work!!

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