Technical Engineering Manager (Python)

Lead software engineering team in Boulder, CO. Top 20% salary range $160,000 - $220,000. Join Ascend Analytics for climate tech innovation.

Ascend Analytics
Ascend Analytics
Boulder, United States  UTC-07:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   USD 160k–220k   2 months ago

Position Overview

We are looking for a hands-on Software Engineering Manager with a serious commitment to climate technologies. As a Team Lead at Ascend Analytics, you will be leading a collaborative team advancing software solutions and analytics to support the clean-tech power revolution. Your strong software engineering skills will support mission critical decision analytics.

Job Responsibilities

  • Mentorship: As an Engineering Manager, you'll have the opportunity to mentor and guide junior engineers, sharing your expertise and contributing to their professional growth.
  • Technical Leadership: You will be the driving force behind the design and development of our back-end software applications, with a primary focus on Python. Your architectural insights will be pivotal in shaping mission-critical decision analytics for the global renewable energy and battery storage industry.
  • Project Leadership: Manage projects, provide code reviews, and contribute to advanced system design discussions. Your experience will be instrumental in shaping the direction of our software solutions.
  • Craft clean, scalable, and production-ready Python code that underpins our clean-tech software solutions.
  • Drive performance, stability, and scalability through code refactoring.
  • Architect systems for collecting, storing, and processing large-scale data.
  • Collaborate with other product teams and groups, bridging the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of excellence by conducting code reviews and performance assessments.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of technical management experience and/or 3-5+ years of Technical Lead experience
  • 8+ years of experience as a back-end software engineer.
  • BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Data/Information Science, or related fields.
  • Strong skills/proficiency in Python and at least one other programming language i.e. Java, C#, Ruby, Rust, Julia.
  • Familiarity with data processing libraries (e.g., Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn).
  • Flexibility to support complex technical issues and critical customer outages for our customers during their times of need.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Full-stack application design and RESTful web services development.
  • Exposure to cloud computing platforms (e.g., Azure, AWS) and containerization (e.g., Docker).
  • Knowledge of data science, statistics, and machine learning.


We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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About the role

May 08, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


USD 160k–220k

Ascend Analytics

Boulder, United States

8+ years


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