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Contract Position for Class of 2017 Graduate - Writer & Researcher

Contract Position for Class of 2017 Graduate - Writer & Researcher

EnergySage is the only independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options in the country. Our fast-growing online marketplace matches thousands of homeowners per month with a rapidly growing list of 300+ pre-screened solar installers. The marketplace has been live since February ‘13 and has already processed tens of millions of dollars in transaction volume. Industry experts have reviewed that our “marketplace's functionality and usability is light years ahead of other similar sites”.

EnergySage is seeking a current college senior with familiarity in energy and/or sustainability to help develop new articles for the EnergySage website. This is a contract/freelance position with the potential to transition into a full-time position in summer 2017. Applicants can work remotely or locally at our Boston office, and will be paid per article completion.

Location: Remotely or locally (Boston, MA)
Duration: Part-time during school year
Compensation: Contractor to be paid per article completed
How to Apply: Please send your resume and two writing samples (500-1500 words each) to Sara at sara@energysage.com. On your application, please indicate whether you are interested in being considered for a full-time position in the summer of 2017.

Responsibilities

EnergySage content is educational and informative, and designed to provide meaningful and impartial information to energy-conscious homeowners. This contract position will play an integral role in developing content for a new area of the EnergySage website. This writer/researcher will be responsible for authoring 3-4 explanatory articles on solar energy policies. This includes the following responsibilities:

  • Research solar energy policies at the state/local level
  • Develop helpful, consumer-friendly articles that explain the specifics of utility policies related to solar
  • Identify helpful, impartial academic and government resources that support all articles

Qualifications

  • Experience researching and developing educational content
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • A self-starter with a strong drive to achieve
  • Experience writing for web and/or a consumer audience (preferred)
  • Familiarity with renewable energy, government policy, and sustainability (preferred)

About EnergySage, Inc.

EnergySage is the "Kayak.com of Solar", the industry's first and only online marketplace for turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The EnergySage Marketplace transforms the complex Solar Photovoltaic (PV) shopping process into a simple online comparison-shopping experience that enables consumers to compare quotes from multiple pre-screened installers in an apples-to-apples format across all financing options. The unique, innovative platform provides unprecedented levels of choice, transparency, and information at no cost to consumers.

EnergySage’s benefits extend to providers such as manufacturers, installers, financiers and other professionals involved in the solar PV sales process as well, through increased consumer awareness, knowledge and demand for their services. By creating efficiencies in the buying and selling processes, EnergySage slashes the time and effort required by consumers and installers, significantly reducing customer acquisition costs, boosting consumer confidence, and ultimately accelerating mass-market solar adoption. EnergySage has been awarded two prestigious SunShot Awards by the U.S. Department of Energy. www.energysage.com

EnergySage is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

Summer Intern - Web Developer

Summer Intern - Web Developer

EnergySage is the only independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options in the country. Our fast-growing online marketplace matches thousands of homeowners per month with a rapidly growing list of 300+ pre-screened solar installers. The marketplace has been live since February ‘13 and has already processed tens of millions of dollars in transaction volume. Industry experts have reviewed that our “marketplace's functionality and usability is light years ahead of other similar sites”.

The software development team is looking for a bright, enthusiastic, and eager-to-learn intern to help us continue to build the industry-leading online marketplace for solar. You will work in a startup environment where you will expand your skills and get hands-on experience contributing to an active multi-sided web platform.

Location: Boston, MA
Duration: Part-time during school year (10-15 hours/week min.)
Compensation: $10-$20/hour based on qualifications and experience
How to Apply: Please send your resume to: careers@energysage.com

Responsibilities

  • Developing and refining executable logic in Python and JavaScript.
  • Developing and refining web pages with HTML & CSS.
  • Participating in code reviews, testing, and bug squashing initiatives.
  • Fielding ad hoc data reporting queries, and implementing tools to facilitate future data reporting.
  • Working with the Head of Product and the developer team to tackle new challenges as they arise.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Undergraduate junior or senior or master's candidate working towards computer science degree or related field
  • Dependable team player with excellent communication skills
  • Curious, quick learner, self-starter
  • Comfortable with a start-up environment; ability to wear multiple hats, switch gears quickly and pitch in where needed
  • Experience with at least some of the tools we use:
    • Django or other modern MVC web framework
    • jQuery, JavaScript MVC frameworks, AJAX
    • Elegant, maintainable cross-device HTML and CSS
    • Unit testing, QA, debugging skills
    • SQL databases (MySQL, Postgres)
    • Git or other modern VCS tools
    • REST APIs (consumer & provider; e.g., how much solar power can your roof produce?)
    • AWS/EC2
    • Ansible

About EnergySage, Inc.

EnergySage is the "Kayak.com of Solar", the industry's first and only online marketplace for turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The EnergySage Marketplace transforms the complex Solar Photovoltaic (PV) shopping process into a simple online comparison-shopping experience that enables consumers to compare quotes from multiple pre-screened installers in an apples-to-apples format across all financing options. The unique, innovative platform provides unprecedented levels of choice, transparency, and information at no cost to consumers.

EnergySage’s benefits extend to providers such as manufacturers, installers, financiers and other professionals involved in the solar PV sales process as well, through increased consumer awareness, knowledge and demand for their services. By creating efficiencies in the buying and selling processes, EnergySage slashes the time and effort required by consumers and installers, significantly reducing customer acquisition costs, boosting consumer confidence, and ultimately accelerating mass-market solar adoption. EnergySage has been awarded two prestigious SunShot Awards by the U.S. Department of Energy. www.energysage.com

EnergySage is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

Summer Intern - Design

Summer Intern - Design

EnergySage is the only independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options in the country. Our fast-growing online marketplace matches thousands of homeowners per month with a rapidly growing list of 300+ pre-screened solar installers. The marketplace has been live since February ‘13 and has already processed tens of millions of dollars in transaction volume. Industry experts have reviewed that our “marketplace's functionality and usability is light years ahead of other similar sites”.

The team is looking for a highly motivated intern to support our work. Interns will participate in digital and brand strategy, and will be deeply involved in interaction and screen-based visual design. You will work in a startup environment where you will sharpen your skills in all aspect of design.

Location: Boston, MA
Duration: Part-time during school year
Compensation: $10-$20/hour based on qualifications and experience
How to Apply: Please send your resume and portfolio (PDF or website link) to: rusha@energysage.com

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Identifying or creating graphics to accompany blog and other social media posts that will appropriately convey content visually
  • Creation of simple infographics (based on facts / research provided by EnergySage) that are consistent with the brand
  • Providing design / production support to the director of design for various interactive design and print projects
  • Extending the brand to create marketing collateral pieces
  • Join in and enhance our culture of deep empathy, curiosity, and passion for making

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate senior working towards graphic design degree or related field
  • In-depth knowledge of typography, layout practices and proficiency in visual design tools
  • Ability to work on a broad spectrum of projects while adapting to the needs of the company
  • Ability to take direction and work independently

About EnergySage, Inc.

EnergySage is the "Kayak.com of Solar", the industry's first and only online marketplace for turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The EnergySage Marketplace transforms the complex Solar Photovoltaic (PV) shopping process into a simple online comparison-shopping experience that enables consumers to compare quotes from multiple pre-screened installers in an apples-to-apples format across all financing options. The unique, innovative platform provides unprecedented levels of choice, transparency, and information at no cost to consumers.

EnergySage’s benefits extend to providers such as manufacturers, installers, financiers and other professionals involved in the solar PV sales process as well, through increased consumer awareness, knowledge and demand for their services. By creating efficiencies in the buying and selling processes, EnergySage slashes the time and effort required by consumers and installers, significantly reducing customer acquisition costs, boosting consumer confidence, and ultimately accelerating mass-market solar adoption. EnergySage has been awarded two prestigious SunShot Awards by the U.S. Department of Energy. www.energysage.com

EnergySage is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.