Sr. Software Engineer (frontend heavy)

Santa Monica, CA
E3 - Energy Efficient Equity
POSITION: Sr. Software Engineer
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA or Irvine, CA (+ partial remote)
CONTACT: Kristen Starick, Recruiting Partner, m. 323.521.4942, e. 
Energy Efficient Equity (E3) is a specialty finance company that provides financing for sustainable upgrades of residential and commercial properties.
E3 helps property owners get financed with no money out of pocket through an investment vehicle known as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE). Property owners enter into a voluntary assessment to receive 100% project financing which is repaid as part of their property taxes for up to 30 years. E3 seeks to assist property owners in attaining the modern upgrades they need as well as create a more sustainable future for all.
·       E3 secured a $150MM asset-backed credit facility from Natixis, (Sept. 2018) a leader in the residential PACE ‘green bond’ space focused on supporting environmentally and socially responsible financing
·       E3 has grown over 20X in the last 12 months, has over $120MM of assets and is on pace to triple that number in the next 24 months
·       Elliott Management, a leading NYC-based hedge fund, has just led a growth Equity Round and is now the controlling shareholder

E3 is looking for a proven Sr. Software Engineer to join our growing team. This would be an opportunity to get in at the ground floor and help define the engineering culture and technologies we use.
In this role, you will have the chance to contribute across our entire technology stack to design, develop, and deploy product as well as collaborate with the product team to better understand our users, improve their experience, and optimize the funnel to increase conversion.


    • Rewrite our client-facing applications with the latest Javascript frameworks that you'll help pick
    • Migrate our Python 2 stack to Python 3 and our legacy applications into containers (or maybe Serverless if you can convince us!) *Motivated individuals with competing backends to Python welcome, assuming a commitment to learn it
    • Build the loan origination system that property owners use to apply for loans, underwriters use to process loans, and funding managers use to disburse funds
    • Write scrapers that fetch and pull loan, income, property, and regulatory data from third party financial services
    • Create tools to issue bonds containing our financed assessments
    • Align with CTO to establish strong engineering culture that values objective decision-making and established methodologies such as Scrum


    • EDUCATION: BA/BS In Computer Science preferred - equivalent experience also accepted
    • EXPERIENCE: 5+ years experience building high-performing web applications
    • Expert in modern front-end engineering (JavaScript, Angular, or React)
    • Experience migrating to a new JavaScript framework a huge bonus
    • Deep understanding or willingness to learn Python/Django and APIs, especially Django REST framework
    • Working knowledge of SQL & relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL)
    • Working with product managers to remove friction and optimize the user experience
    • You believe in automation, testing, and instrumentation and have demonstrated it throughout your career
    • Comfortable mentoring and leading others through design and implementation of product-focused features
    • Experience and opinions on Agile development methodologies (particularly Scrum)
    • Experience in Finance or Real Estate industries a nice to have


    • Competitive Compensation: Based on experience and performance
    • Long Term Incentives: 401k matching program
    • Ownership: The right candidate will have the opportunity to join a small engineering team
    • Healthcare Benefits: Full suite of benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
    • Vacation: Unlimited PTO
    • Remote Flexibility: Flexible hours and remote options
    • Purpose: Join a successful and growing mission-oriented company