Our Story
We're raising the bar for solar PV system design
 
 
Our Mission
We developed HelioScope to simplify the process of designing, engineering, and selling solar arrays. By combining streamlined layout tools with bankable energy simulations, HelioScope helps solar installers improve their design speeds by 5x-10x.
At Folsom Labs, we are building a company where the best idea wins, and the product always comes first. We believe that affordable, clean solar energy is the most important opportunity of our generation, and that the best way we can enable that is through easy-to-use software tools.
 
Our Team
The Folsom Labs team combines decades of solar industry experience with deep software and modeling expertise. The people on the Folsom Labs business team have been responsible for bringing some of the solar industry's most innovative products to market, from series A through IPO. The engineering team integrates power simulation engineering, advanced algorithms, graphics, and computer vision.
 
Careers
 
We are growing our team! We are located in the heart of San Francisco, providing competitive salary, full benefits, and flexible schedules. At a small, agile, yet profitable, startup, you will have the chance to make an immediate impact today, while shaping our product and culture for tomorrow. We are helping to make solar power a reality worldwide and building a clean energy future. Are you as passionate as we are about creating a better tomorrow?
To apply please e-mail careers@folsomlabs.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
 
Open Positions
Graphics Engineer
We are looking for a skilled graphics engineer to develop our next generation 3D design and simulation engine. You will work on our client side WebGL-based design and rendering engine as well as our parallelized C++ simulation backend. As an early engineering hire you will have the opportunity to grow professionally along multiple dimensions. Engineers will make key technical decisions, participate in product design, and play crucial roles in hiring and internship mentoring.
Requirements
  • Knowledge of common graphics APIs
  • Familiarity with linear algebra and calculus
  • Experience with geometry and graph algorithms
  • Knowledge of light transport modelling
  • Familiarity with 3D design tools
Full Stack Developer
We are looking for a developer skilled in all aspects of full stack engineering. You will have substantial opportunities to build entire product features from start to finish, as well as build the infrastructure and devops systems that power our software. As an early engineering hire you will have the opportunity to grow professionally along multiple dimensions. Engineers will make key technical decisions, participate in product design, and play crucial roles in hiring and internship mentoring.
Requirements
  • Knowledge of Javascript and Python
  • Comfort working in or learning a variety of web frameworks
  • Experience with cloud computing infrastructure
  • Familiarity with JS build systems
  • Excellent communication skills and good product design intuition
Sales and Support Representative
We are looking for a solar industry professional who is passionate about customers and user experiences. You will support our users in design and sales tasks, as well as represent our product at trade shows, conferences, and in media publications. As an early sales hire you will have ample opportunity to shape the product as well, as you will work closely with our engineering team to create future product features.
Requirements
  • 2+ years of solar industry experience
  • Superb interpersonal and public speaking ability
  • Excellent product foresight and technical communication skills
  • Highly articulate writing
  • Spanish language fluency a big plus