Senior Staff Engineer – Python Developer (India)

Location: India
Reports to: Software Development Manager

About FTC Solar Inc

FTC Solar is a fast growing, global provider of solar tracker systems, technology, software, and engineering services. We are as passionate about renewable energy as we are about our culture and values. We want to attract likeminded individuals who live and breathe Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Excellence. We’re humble enough to know that we don’t know everything, so we love bold ideas that disrupt the status quo. Basically, we don’t want you to just fall in line!

FTC Solar is committed to creating a culture of inclusion and diversity. For us, this is not just a set of words or metrics. It drives our culture, creativity, and future success. We support our employees and foster an environment where new ideas and perspectives are celebrated and encouraged. When our employees thrive, FTC Solar thrives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


FTC Solar is on a mission to build a software defined IoT infrastructure that builds, manages, scales and self-heals. There are many challenges that engage us every day to evolve our cloud platform and you will play an integral role. You will be responsible for developing backend, frontend and desktop applications for Single Axis Tracker.


  • Develop Python backend process/application capable of supporting defined system requirements.
  • Produce firmware engineering design documents from product requirements specifications, and effectively communicate those designs to colleagues and managers.
  • Investigate modes of failure concerning legacy software.
  • Provide technical support to Customers and work directly with them, and internal teams to identify customer requirements, establish design expectations, and agreed upon design, performance, and goals for projects.
  • Develop and maintain project timelines to ensure all key deliverables are met.
  • Coordinate activities to accomplish prototype and pilot production runs to mature the design to meet customer needs for finished products.
  • Coordinate project activities to ensure smooth release of products into manufacturing meeting customer requirements and established timelines.
  • Maintain leading-edge technical proficiency and stay abreast of new trends and scientific developments in fields affecting the firmware and systems sciences.
  • Maintain laboratory notebooks to document the creation and development of new inventions. Prepare invention disclosures, and work with corporate attorneys in researching, writing, and filing patent applications. Take any necessary steps to protect intellectual property.


  • More than 6 years of experience in Python Application Development.
  • Proficient in Python, Flask, GitHub and Jira.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and NoSQL DBs.
  • Experience in building an IoT Gateway solutions.
  • Knowledge of frontend (web) technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery is a good to have.
  • Knowledge of RESTful and JSON APIs.
  • Clear understanding of software design constructs and their implementations.
  • Strong knowledge of Data Structures, Algorithms, OO Design, Thread Synchronization.
  • Ability to lead project teams and deliver results against milestones and deliverables.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information to groups.
  • Demonstrated understanding of most new product development processes and workflow.
  • Define project scope, deliverables and team requirements and execute program plans with minimal supervision.
  • Self-motivated to discover, learn, suggest new tools, languages, frameworks, and libraries.
  • Person who is adaptable, has good communication skill.
  • Be able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced agile team environment.
  • Designer should have a problem-solving aptitude with a user centric mindset with attention to details.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Ability to gain a working knowledge across FTC Solar product lines.
  • Demonstrated experience in participating on multi-disciplinary product development teams.


FTC Solar offers competitive wages, growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Unlimited vacation
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
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