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Team Lead Python (SW Tools Team)

Job Description

SolarEdge is a S&P 500 company and a global leader in smart energy technology. By leveraging world-class engineering capabilities with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge creates smart energy solutions that power our lives and drive future progress.

 Due to our rapid expansion we are looking for:

Tech-Lead Backend Engineer

In this position you will have a crucial impact on the team's architecture and products. The team will develop a new platform that allows Embedded and Cloud SW Engineers to be more productive in their day-to-day work.

The technological stack will be Python (FastAPI), Kafka, Cassandra, and MySQL. All your microservices will be deployed to Kubernetes using a fully automated CI/CD pipeline.

Since this platform is aimed at Embedded Engineers (working in C) and Cloud SW Engineers (working in Java and C#), you will get a chance to interact with many teams in the organization and have a broad influence on the organization's velocity.

We are looking for an tech-lead backend developer with experience in building web applications at the highest standards. The job requires a deep understating of the technological stack - all the way from an embedded device to a cloud application.


  • Help designing the team's architecture from the ground up, and then build it
  • Work with Embedded and Cloud developers across SolarEdge to understand their pain-points, and design new tools to solve these pain-points
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle, from architecture to coding the solution

Job Requirements

  • 6 years in SW engineering with web-app backend experience - REST APIs or other
  • Some knowledge and experience with Python
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • A person that can drive new initiatives, and can take a project from ideation to production
  • Preferably a Technical Degree


  • Experience with Embedded devices and C programming skills
  • Experience with Java/C# web applications
  • Some knowledge or experience with Python
  • Experience with Public Cloud (AWS)
  • Electrical Engineering knowledge

SolarEdge Offers:

·      Excellent remuneration and benefits package (including equity package)

·      Day to day usage of cutting-edge technologies

·      High-level medical insurance

·      Professional development

·      Great supporting team and environment

·      Being part of a global function and global knowledge-sharing

·      Hybrid model of work or fully remote depending on agreement

If you would like to apply, please send your CV to

with details on these questions:


  1. Have you developed a REST-based web application using Python/Java or some other language?
  2. What are the main technologies you’ve worked with, and for how long with each one?
  3. Describe in a few sentences a major project or feature that you developed. What were the main challenges and how did you overcome them?
  4. Do you have professional experience with Python? If not, are you interested in investing time to become a Python expert?

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.