Software Engineering Intern

Sighten, San Francisco


Sighten is a San Francisco start-up driving greater adoption of renewable energy by connecting investors to clean energy projects through an integrated, cloud-based software platform. The platform's solar system design, pricing, asset management and analytics features are gaining traction in the rapidly expanding residential solar market - driving Sighten's growth and creating a pipeline of challenging and exciting coding projects. The Sighten software stack includes core solar production and asset pricing algorithms written in C++ and Python, a full Django web platform with an integrated REST Web Service API, and a robust client application built on the AngularJS JavaScript framework.

Software Engineer interns will tackle mission-critical coding projects essential to the growth of the company, and well aligned with their own strengths, interests, and professional/educational goals.


  • A positive, "can-do" attitude 
  • Team player who loves to code and collaborate
  • Interested in working at a start-up and quickly taking on responsibility
  • Experience with Python or JavaScript
  • Excited about renewable energy growth


  • Relational database experience
  • Web development experience with MVC framework (preferably Django)
  • Front-end development experience (JavaScript/HTML/CSS)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Ember, etc.)
- Potential for full-time employment offer at end of internship
- An incredible learning experience!
- Company events: Sporting events, outdoor excursions, etc.
- Central downtown San Francisco location
- Company food and happy hours
- Casual and friendly work environment

About Sighten

Built by solar experts for solar companies The Sighten story began when Conlan O’Leary and Graham Hommel met while working together at Spruce Finance. In 2013, they founded Sighten to provide an independent software platform to foster growth in the residential solar market.

From the outset, Sighten’s mission has always been to empower the diverse businesses leading the solar revolution. We provide solutions for solar installers, channel managers, and financiers.


Want to learn more about Sighten? Visit Sighten's website.