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
 


Senior Embedded Engineer

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.

This position is responsible for leading the team responsible for the development, manufacturing, deployment, and operations of the LO3 IoT platform. You will be a key contributor for the design and development of the IOT platform, which will include python and C/C++ application development, development and maintenance of a Yocto based embedded Linux operating system. The LO3 IoT device integrates with partner devices around the globe. You will take point on specifying and developing project custom device integrations with partner technology to enable integration with the LO3 platform stack.
 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Design and layout circuit boards and schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM creation
  • Develop firmware and low-level software on Linux (Yocto) platform.
  • Work with vendors and purchasing to select electrical components.
  • Perform initial board bring-up and testing.
  • Organize and oversee manufacturing and test of devices.
  • Responsible for thoroughly testing their software, coordinating others on software verification tests, and testing peer software when necessary.
  • Responsible for development and completion of all software documentation, working collaboratively with the hardware engineering team. Ensures documentation is complete, accurate, and properly maintained, recording new ideas in the form of flow charts, state diagrams, etc. to convey concepts.
  • Support customers and installers by creating design, installation, and maintenance documentation. Train new installers in proper methods of installation.
  • Support the troubleshooting of hardware installed in the field either remotely or in-person as needed.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related field and at least five years of relevant, professional engineering experience of increasing complexity or a comparable combination of coursework and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Python, C\C++, bash development.
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • Strong electronic fundamentals.
  • Ability to define solution options, provide estimates on effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Experience developing applications for Single Board computers, ARM based SBC BSP and Linux development. Yocto experience preferred.
  • Experience with: interfaces and device drivers development, Linux, RTOS, debugging with JTAG.
  • Experienced in agile software development and continuous delivery.
  • 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.

 


DevOps Engineer

Location: Portland
Position type: 6 month contract
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 the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer who can realize our strategy for continuous integration, automated infrastructure, deployment, and monitoring. Work to migrate our existing infrastructure to that vision and support our project and product engineering teams in a wide range of varying deployments. Monitor our production systems for reliability and security issues, report and follow up on any issue detected.
 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Install, configure, maintain and automate Linux and serverless environments in different geographies via various configuration management and/or orchestration tools.
  • Enhance the continuous integration and deployment systems to support regular software releases.
  • Manage, monitor, and assist in troubleshooting production systems.
  • Evaluate, select, and deploy of new technologies and tools.
  • Work with project management and product engineering to determine the parameters and priorities for system deployments.
  • Work with product engineering to optimize overall system performance.
  • Perform system audits, document findings, and publish recommendations.
  • Follow best security practices for system administration, management, and deployment.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS in science engineering or other technical discipline; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years related experience of Linux system admin experience.
  • Experience with CI/CD processes and methods.
  • Experience in automating large scale Linux environments utilizing one or more of the following: Ruby, Perl, Bash, or Python.
  • Experience with configuration management tools: Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools: CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Expert-level understanding of virtualization and container (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes) technology.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS strongly preferred).
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • 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

  • Experience with serverless architectures.
  • Experience with GraphQL.
  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.
  • Experience working with time-series datasets.
  • Familiarity with Blockchain and Smart Contract concepts.

 


Product Owner

Location: Portland
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 the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

You will be Product Owner of our technical platform deliverables. You will own translating technical requirements into technical stories. You will work with the engineering team to ensure that requirements are understood and features are delivered on time with high quality. You will have a strong technical background and have familiarity with REST APIs, MicroServices, and System Architecture. You will have Scrum Master experience and be a black belt in jira process and organization.
 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Prioritize and sequence the product backlog according to business value and strategic importance
  • Drive the progress of epics and features into user stories in visual and narrative formats.
  • Use analytic skills to communicate and drive decisions based on available data.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the development team and other stakeholders.
  • Clearly identify and describe product backlog items in order to build a shared understanding of the problem and solution with the product development team
  • Make decisions regarding the priority of product backlog items in order to deliver maximum outcome with minimum output.
  • Determine whether a product backlog item was satisfactorily delivered
  • Ensure transparency into the upcoming work of the product development team.
  • Work with leadership to identify critical gaps and drive solutions.
  • Facilitate and lead collaborative cross functional meetings to support strategy and product roadmap.
  • Stay abreast of the developments in the transactional energy industry.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS in computer science, engineering, or other technical discipline.
  • 5+ years engineering and/or project management experience.
  • Experienced in agile software development and continuous delivery.
  • 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.
  • Experience work with IoT devices and supporting services.

BONUS POINTS

  • Familiarity with blockchain technology, Ethereum(Solidity) or other, hands on or at least on a conceptual level.
  • Experience working with and running agile software process.
  • Previous experience working in the energy or utility sectors.

 


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

 


Exergy Distributed Systems Architect

Location: Portland
Position type: Full-time

DESCRIPTION
LO3 Energy combines expertise in renewables with cutting-edge proprietary technology, creating solutions that will revolutionize the way we produce, consume, and think about energy. We’re partnering with retailers, energy wholesalers, distribution and transmission system operators, and communities all over the world to develop customized innovations for an energy secure future. We build tools and develop projects to support and accelerate the distribution of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

LO3 Energy is building the EXERGY platform with the support of large energy sector incumbent players. We believe that the fundamental building block for grid modernization and innovation in the power industry is access to the data about the fundamental operation of the grid. EXERGY is a token-based system for capitalizing and permissioning access to grid-edge energy data. With EXERGY, we are creating a secure and permissioned data platform to enable new paradigms for grid control and allow for the development of new energy grid applications. Potential applications include local energy marketplaces, personalized offers and the installation of devices for transacting energy utilizing the existing power grid infrastructure.
. More details at https://exergy.energy

As the EXERGY Distributed System Architect you will be designing and implementing the foundational data warehousing components of the new EXERGY platform. This platform will operate the decentralized network providing encrypted distribution and storage. As a founding member of the EXERGY team you will be defining the core architecture and protocol of EXERGY. You are a quintessential systems thinker able to identify the essential operational capabilities for the system and define simple, secure, and robust protocols for the components to interact with. You will have working knowledge of modern cryptography and security that you will use to ensure the system is resilient to attack and byzantine behavior.
 

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WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • MS degree in an engineering or computer discipline.
  • 8+ years software engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated Expertise with system programming with languages such as C/C++, Go, JavaScript.
  • Working competency of cryptography and system security best practices.
  • Experience designing and implementing network protocols for decentralized self organizing systems.
  • Adversarial thinker who can anticipate potential bugs, exploits, and security threats.
  • Fluency with modern Linux systems for development and deployment.
  • Fluency with development and deployment using container(terraform, docker, kubernetes) technology.
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • Ability to work well with a distributed team.
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills.
  • History of working in startups or other fast-paced environment.

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.
  • Experience with blockchain and/or understanding of blockchain internals.

 


Exergy Smart Contract Engineer

Location: Portland
Position type: Full-time

DESCRIPTION

LO3 Energy combines expertise in renewables with cutting-edge proprietary technology, creating solutions that will revolutionize the way we produce, consume, and think about energy. We’re partnering with retailers, energy wholesalers, distribution and transmission system operators, and communities all over the world to develop customized innovations for an energy secure future. We build tools and develop projects to support and accelerate the distribution of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

LO3 Energy is building the EXERGY platform with the support of large energy sector incumbent players. We believe that the fundamental building block for grid modernization and innovation in the power industry is access to the data about the fundamental operation of the grid. EXERGY is a token-based system for capitalizing and permissioning access to grid-edge energy data. With EXERGY, we are creating a secure and permissioned data platform to enable new paradigms for grid control and allow for the development of new energy grid applications. Potential applications include local energy marketplaces, personalized offers and the installation of devices for transacting energy utilizing the existing power grid infrastructure.
More details at https://exergy.energy

As a Smart Contract Engineer on EXERGY you will be designing and implementing smart contracts to manage the XRG token and a data marketplace that will allow the XRG token to be used for permissioned access to data stored in the EXERGY Platform. As an inaugural member of the EXERGY team you will be defining the core architecture and protocol of EXERGY. You will be working with the rest of the EXERGY team to define the interaction between the marketplace smart contact and the other components of the EXERGY system. You will be a methodical results driven engineer that will follow industry best practices for testing and validating the correctness of your smart contracts.
 

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WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS degree in an engineering or computer discipline or relevant certification.
  • 5+ years software engineering experience.
  • 1+ years of smart contract engineering.
  • Experience with Smart Contract Programming(Solidity and others), experience with multiple blockchains prefered.
  • Experience with environments in which blockchain solutions can be implemented, including development, testing, and production environments.
  • Experience with DApp development and blockchain integrating into user facing and back office systems.
  • Experience with Blockchain Wallets and integration of wallets with existing applications.
  • Fluency in Blockchain underlying technical principles, mechanisms and related algorithms.
  • Working competency with common cryptography and security standards.
  • Adversarial thinker who can anticipate potential bugs, exploits, and security threats.
  • Fluency with modern Linux systems for development and deployment.
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • Ability to work well with a distributed team.
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills.
  • History of working in startups or other fast-paced environment.
  • BONUS POINTS

  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.
  • C/C++ programming experience.

 


Exergy Data Systems Architect

Location: Portland
Position type: Full-time

DESCRIPTION

LO3 Energy combines expertise in renewables with cutting-edge proprietary technology, creating solutions that will revolutionize the way we produce, consume, and think about energy. We’re partnering with retailers, energy wholesalers, distribution and transmission system operators, and communities all over the world to develop customized innovations for an energy secure future. We build tools and develop projects to support and accelerate the distribution of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

LO3 Energy is building the EXERGY platform with the support of large energy sector incumbent players. We believe that the fundamental building block for grid modernization and innovation in the power industry is access to the data about the fundamental operation of the grid. EXERGY is a token-based system for capitalizing and permissioning access to grid-edge energy data. With EXERGY, we are creating a secure and permissioned data platform to enable new paradigms for grid control and allow for the development of new energy grid applications. Potential applications include local energy marketplaces, personalized offers and the installation of devices for transacting energy utilizing the existing power grid infrastructure.
More details at https://exergy.energy

As the EXERGY Distributed System Architect you will be designing and implementing the foundational data warehousing components of the new EXERGY platform. You will be defining the core architecture for a scalable data store that will be deployed globally. You will need to architect a robust system capable of integrating with a federated collection of data-lakes and ingesting data from a heterogeneous collection of IoT devices. This data warehouse will need to be able to ingest, transform, and normalize data from multiple different sources and standards to present a single unified view of the available data.
 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop and deliver short and long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision.
  • Develop and implement a scalable, extensible and reliable distributed data architecture for our technology platform. Work to realize optimal integrations between data warehouses and real-time message buses and web services.
  • Document the data architecture and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture.
  • Enforce and implement Data architecture principles, standards, metrics and policies.
  • Provide technical leadership in the areas of database design and implementation, services, master data management, data modeling, data quality, data governance, data access & data integration.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS or MS degree in Information Systems, engineering, or computer discipline or relevant certification
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Experience designing Data Systems for large stores of time-series data(InfluxDB).
  • Experience designing data persistence and caching concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (e.g.: MongoDB, Postgres)
  • Experienced with Data Management, Data Security, Data Quality, Data Governance and design of distributed data systems designed for compliance with global data laws (GDPR).
  • Experience with scalable infrastructure deployment and management (terraform, docker, kubernetes).
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. Agile software development, test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, etc…).
  • Familiarity with git and the git rebase workflow.
  • Proficient in Unix/Linux operating systems.
  • 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 blockchain technology, at least on a conceptual level.
  • Understanding of cryptography, including asymmetric encryption (pub/priv key), symmetric encryption, and hash functions.
  • Previous experience working in the energy or utility sectors.
  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.

 


Exergy Product Manager

Location: Portland
Position type: Full-time

DESCRIPTION

LO3 Energy combines expertise in renewables with cutting-edge proprietary technology, creating solutions that will revolutionize the way we produce, consume, and think about energy. We’re partnering with retailers, energy wholesalers, distribution and transmission system operators, and communities all over the world to develop customized innovations for an energy secure future. We build tools and develop projects to support and accelerate the distribution of the distributed energy, utilities and computation sharing economy of the future.

LO3 Energy is building the EXERGY platform with the support of large energy sector incumbent players. We believe that the fundamental building block for grid modernization and innovation in the power industry is access to the data about the fundamental operation of the grid. EXERGY is a token-based system for capitalizing and permissioning access to grid-edge energy data. With EXERGY, we are creating a secure and permissioned data platform to enable new paradigms for grid control and allow for the development of new energy grid applications. Potential applications include local energy marketplaces, personalized offers and the installation of devices for transacting energy utilizing the existing power grid infrastructure.
More details at https://exergy.energy

EXERGY is a a small team dedicated to the development of the EXERGY platform. As such we all wear many hats. As Product Manager for EXERGY you will be leading the definition of EXERGY platform roadmap and working with the development team to deliver on the roadmap. This will include working with the Business Development team to understand the business requirements of the platform, Writing the Epics and User stories that meet those requirements, and tracking progress and delivery of those stories.

 

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Work closely with the technical team leadership, product owners, BD, project managers and marketing to deliver impactful products.
  • Facilitate and lead collaborative cross functional meetings to support strategy and product roadmap.
  • Collect and synthesize input from internal stakeholders, customers and the general market to inform business and product direction.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the business team, development team and other stakeholders.
  • Actively support the BD team by providing content for proposals, budgets, presentations as well as join for in-person interviews or client meetings.
  • Communicate complex solutions to non-technical audiences.
  • Develop and present business cases to company leadership that would support new investments.
  • Prioritize and sequence the product features according to business value and strategic importance.
  • Drive the progress of epics and features into user stories.
  • Communicate the upcoming work clearly to the development team.
  • Determine whether a user stories item have been satisfactorily delivered.
  • Use analytical skills to communicate and drive decisions based on available data.
  • Clearly identify and describe product features in order to build a shared understanding of the problem and solution with the development team.
  • Make decisions regarding the priority of product features in order to deliver maximum outcome with minimum output.
  • Stay abreast of the developments in the energy industry including related technological innovation, policy and other market trends, Monitor the relevant competitive environments.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • BS in computer science, engineering, or other technical discipline.
  • 5+ years engineering and/or project management experience.
  • Experienced in energy sector.
  • Experienced in agile software development and continuous delivery.
  • 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.
  • Experience in the power, energy efficiency or renewables industries.

BONUS POINTS

  • Familiarity with blockchain technology, at least on a conceptual level.
  • Experienced in software development and continuous delivery.
  • Understanding/interest in Privacy, Data Sovereignty.
  • Experience in modeling, resource planning and utility value stack analysis