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Boston Web Performance Group Message Board › Director of Web Development & Software Developer Openings in Clean Tech

Director of Web Development & Software Developer Openings in Clean Tech Company in Kendall Square

Jeremy D.
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Boston, MA
Post #: 6
Are you a Django or Python all-star? Like a fast-paced work environment? Enjoy making a huge difference in the world & doing it with a seasoned team?

Do you occasionally like (or think you'd like) having all-out nerf gun battles in the office?

U.S. Green Data has an immediate opening for a Director of Web Development. See the job posting here: (job description is also pasted below) and send all resumes to And if you’re in your early Django years, we may also have something quite exciting as well; just email us your resume and we’ll reach out either way.

Director of Web Development / VP-Senior Engineer

About U.S. Green Data:

U.S. Green Data (USGD) simplifies complex energy information into easy to use products that catalyze investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency. We make energy technology easy, effective, and profitable. Our innovative and creative applications collate and present energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, incentives, and data in a clear and simple format. Using these tools, our clients can best utilize available resources to save money, drive technological development, and foster a significant and powerful impact on the environment. Our team, located in Cambridge, MA, consists of former senior-level experts from the U.S. Department of Energy and entrepreneurs in private enterprise and has an immediate opening for a world-class Python/Django programmer. For more information, visit

Director of Web Development / VP-Senior Engineer Responsibilities:

As a Director at USGD, you will be responsible for the company's code and be our primary hacker. You will lead and manage our back-end development efforts, and you will take charge of our onboard and outsourced technical teams. Your opinion will matter not just in our software development, but also in every aspect of USGD, from strategic planning and company development, to the office playlist and our Costco shopping trips. Additional duties will include working with Fortune 500 companies and startups, managing conversations with executives and engineers, and providing your expertise as our technical lead. You will be part of a seasoned team that has built many successful businesses, and you will have a decisive hand in building USGD, and managing our small, dedicated team of programmers. *Software Engineer positions are also available.

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

• Be completely fluent in Python and/or Django
• Be proficient with JQuery, Javascript, Ajax, MySQL, HTML, CSS
• Knowledgeable in Apache, Linux, and cross-browser development
• Write clean code (with source control, test driven development, dev/stage/prod release cycle, and continuous deployment)
• Get excited by the idea of scaling web apps to millions of users

Personal & Interpersonal Qualifications:

• Hold his/herself to the highest standards and take accountability in our enterprise
• Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and enjoy being shot by Nerf guns (and shooting back)
• Not mind getting his/her hands dirty, and be comfortable working alone or in a team
• Have the skill and tenacity to execute in difficult circumstances and under pressure
• Have a thirst to learn new skills and technologies, and can pick things up easily
• Be fun to be around, exited by a small, fast-moving team and enjoy talking about new ideas
• Be comfortable wearing many hats and pitching in or asking for others to pitch in

Start Date: Spring 2012 or any time after

Compensation: Up to $120,000 and/or equity package negotiable, based on experience/performance

How to Apply: Resume submission is rolling. Send your resume (cover letter is optional) or any questions to as soon as possible.
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