Position: Intern

Contact Information: jobs@livedatautilities.com


LiveData Utilities is looking for a talented individual to join our team as an intern for the spring/summer 2020 session to contribute to ongoing projects focused on next-generation development of our product RTI Server.  Potential areas for project focus include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Work on machine learning-based approaches to building syntax mappings between different parts of a grid network
  • Integrating RTI Server with InfluxDB 2.0 time-series database
  • Contributing to a containerized deployment architecture for RTI Server, as well designing for automated scaling and fail-over
  • Application performance profiling, and work on improving server load time and memory usage  
  • Researching and implementing a new package installer framework

The internship is an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to LiveData Utilities, and to gain experience with new and emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks that will be attractive to future employers.

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • An aptitude for finding solutions to technical challenges, and an ability to learn new tools and frameworks quickly
  • The ability to work well independently
  • An interest in software development and design
  • The ability to write code 
  • The ability to read other peoples’ code

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Experience programming in C/C++ and Python
  • Experience with git
  • Real-time or near real-time programming experience

Bonus haves:

  • An understanding of networking and networking protocols
  • Some knowledge of containerization and its uses
  • Exposure to one or more messaging protocols 
  • Experience with Wireshark

About the Company:

LiveData Utilities is a new organization within an established entrepreneurial company working hard to make the grid smarter.

The explosion of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) and the disparate energy management systems required to manage a fleet of DERs is forcing a revolution in how enlightened organizations are architecting the complex system of systems which make up the Smart Grid today. LiveData Utilities RTI Server Platform is the industry-leading, real-time OT solution to manage this forever increasing complexity.

We are located in Cambridge overlooking the Charles River, seconds to the Mass Pike, on the bike path, and a 15-minute walk from the Red Line in Central Square.