LO3 Energy is a fast-growing company with deep roots in energy, finance and technology. We’re excited about the future of energy production and consumption, and passionate about developing ways to give people and utilities opportunities to shape that future.

LO3 Energy is building a platform to enable decentralized business models and innovative technologies related to energy, cleantech and utility systems. The LO3 team has deep expertise in design, architecture, development, prototyping and testing of cutting-edge distributed energy, computing and peer-to-peer distributed consensus networks. The company builds tools and develops projects to support and accelerate the proliferation of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

Please submit cover letter and resume to join@lo3energy.com.

 


Front End Developer

Location: Portland, Oregon
Position type: Full-time
DESCRIPTION

LO3 Energy is building a platform to enable decentralized business models and innovative technologies related to energy, cleantech and utility systems. The LO3 team has deep expertise in design, architecture, development, prototyping and testing of cutting edge distributed energy, computing and peer-to-peer distributed consensus networks. The company builds tools and develops projects to support and accelerate proliferation of distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

We are looking for a front end developer that can create customer-facing single page web applications and mobile apps for iOS and Android. The front-end developer will be expected to implement front-end logic, interface with the back-end REST API, and implement the visual interface to specification.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop single page web applications and native mobile applications to project specification using development best practices for performance, security, and robustness. 
  • Customize user interfaces to design specifications for engaging user experience, responsive design and mobile styling. 
  • Interface with our platform’s back-end REST APIs.
  • Implement projects with unit and functional tests.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS degree in computer science, engineering discipline, or relevant certification
  • 5+ years software engineering experience 
  • 3+ years experience with React JS. 
  • 1+ years experience with React Native or another mobile framework.
  • Demonstrated expertise with modern web development practices using Node.js, Webpack, etc.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Javascript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Proficient with Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, etc…)
  • Experience with database infrastructure and access in a Distributed Cloud or containerized environments preferred
  • Ability to work well with a distributed team
  • Excellent written; presentation writing and verbal communication skills
  • History of working in startups or other fast-paced environment.

BONUS POINTS

  • Backend development experience with Node.js, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience with creating data visualizations
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.

 


Systems Engineer

Location: Portland
Position type: FTE or Contract

LO3 Energy is building a platform to enable decentralized business models and innovative technologies related to energy, cleantech and utility systems. The LO3 team has deep expertise in design, architecture, development, prototyping and testing of cutting edge distributed energy, computing and peer-to-peer distributed consensus networks. The company builds tools and develops projects to support and accelerate proliferation of distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to contribute to organizational information technology and cyber security goals through the implementation of systems and controls. The Systems Engineer will be expected to create and maintain IT asset management systems, directory services, security hardening (server and desktop), and other efforts related to implementation of IT and security policy.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Stand up IT asset management solution
  • Inventory hardware and software assets
  • Implement directory services for device management and SSO
  • Perform hardening and implement patch management solutions for servers and workstations
  • Coordinate with business and engineering groups in multiple locations on roll-out of cyber security plan

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS degree in computer science, engineering discipline, or relevant certification
  • 3+ years of information technology experience 
  • Expertise with asset management solutions
  • Expertise with Active Directory
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms, particularly AWS
  • Experience with Windows, MacOS, and Ubuntu Linux operating systems
  • Experience with device management solutions, including patch management
  • Knowledge of authentication solutions such as: OAUTH, SAML, 2FA, PKI, Google Auth
  • Knowledge of enterprise networking and WiFi
  • Knowledge of VPN, especially OpenVPN
  • Ability to work well with a distributed team
  • Excellent written; presentation writing and verbal communication skills
  • History of working in startups or other fast-paced environment.

BONUS POINTS

  • Familiarity with cloud development patterns, particularly on AWS
  • Familiarity with Docker container technology
  • Familiarity with Agile development environments
  • Experience with NIST CSF, ISO 27001, GDPR
  • Experience with secure virtual machine creation using Packer and InSpec

Exergy Foundation Program Manager

Location: Portland
Position type: Full-time
DESCRIPTION

Exergy is a digital, blockchain-based platform that aims to simplify the permissioning and sharing of energy data. It is already being supported by industry partners and is seeking additional funding to begin programmatic work alongside product development of features that could be built around this permissioning system. 

We’re looking for a Program Manager to help us manage the formation and launch of a not for profit 501(c)3 Foundation. You’ll work with the business and technical development teams to reach specified timelines and develop solutions for stakeholders. You will be responsible for reporting status and risks to upper management, working with stakeholders to ensure new processes are vetted and documented, and mitigating and managing risk with project partners.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Manage and coordinate with an internal project team including software developers, marketing managers and other project support roles to deliver against specified contract timelines.
  • Work with stakeholders and Project Managers to develop and deploy new templates and project management protocols.
  • Effectively manage time with agility with the ability to make quick yet effective decisions.
  • Identify risk within delivering against project timelines and provide solutions to mitigate these risks.
  • Report to internal stakeholders on the progress of your project(s) and provide suggestions for efficiencies.
  • Create and lead quality assurance processes to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project deliverables.
  • Evaluate and assess project results and provide suggestions for future project deliverables.
  • Manage project budgets against company requirements.
  • Support upper management on creating future project budgets.
  • Work to define future project scopes including goals and deliverable timelines.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s degree, MS preferred 
  • 8+ years of hands-on program/project management.
  • Previous experience required working in the energy or utility sectors.
  • Demonstrated expertise with working with software/technical development teams.
  • Hands-on experience aggregating and integrating data from multiple sources.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving, capable of stepping in to perform work directly.
  • Strong pragmatic leader capable of motivating and energizing the very best project teams.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong writing and publishing skills to include white papers and technical documentation. Strong verbal presentation skills to showcase the work the team is doing and outline the strategies to move the software engineering organization forward.
  • History of working in startups, nonprofits or other fast-paced environments.

BONUS POINTS

  • Familiarity with blockchain technology hands on or at least on a conceptual level.
  • Previous involvement working with not for profit.
  • NGO experience

UX Designer

Location: Portland, Oregon
Position type: Full-time
Required:  Online Portfolio, Cover letter and Resume
DESCRIPTION

LO3 Energy is building a platform to enable decentralized business models and innovative technologies related to energy, cleantech and utility systems. The LO3 team has deep expertise in design, architecture, development, prototyping and testing of cutting-edge distributed energy, computing and peer-to-peer distributed consensus networks. The company builds tools and develops projects to support and accelerate the proliferation of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

We are looking for a UX Designer to help shape our web and mobile product offerings in order to provide a consistent user experience. This position is instrumental in creating user experiences that will persuade and influence behavior.  You are the customer advocate for LO3 Energy and will promote user centric design across the organizationas well as provide the cornerstone for all future app design.  The role is critical in providing a bridge between the product and technical teams in order to deliver value to the user, while never letting go of how it all connects to create a seamless, consistent brand.
 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • The designer will own the user experience vision, strategy and implementation for mobile and web products.
  • Fluent in best practices and practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies and usability principles.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and feeding the design process into that framework.
  • Able to create detailed specifications, user flows, wireframes, mockups/prototypes, and style guides.
  • Ability to create simple design from complex workflows.
  • Create user experiences that will persuade and influence behavior.  Create iterative design with a plan for a larger vision, while also understanding where to make tradeoffs.
  • Implement design principles and new design standards across the organization to ensure digital and print corporate brand standards.
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams (stakeholders, product owners, developers, etc.) including the ability to broker differences and conflict in a fast-paced, changing startup environment.
  • Lead collaboration between front-end development and product design teams.
  • Test design concepts for acceptance and usability with key internal/external stakeholders.
  • Establish regular cadence for customer touchpoints, including in-person observations, product-focused phone interviews, surveys, etc.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, such as computer science, anthropology, industrial design,graphic design, psychology, etc.
  • 5 years experience designing mobile iOS and Android, along with desktop applications.
  • Expertise with common design paradigms and models for both web and mobile – Android and iOS.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision and Sketch.
  • Startup experience, sense of humor and a positive, flexible attitude
  • A demonstrated ability to develop big ideas, and execute flawlessly against them in a highly collaborative and tight knit environment.
  • Knowledge of B-B-C products
  • Passionate about renewable energy