Developer/Server Manager

Hager Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT), headquartered in Knoxville, TN, is searching for an in-house Software Developer/Server Manager. HEAT is a cutting-edge environmental company using one-of-a-kind NASA spinoff technology to detect and measure on-road vehicle emissions. HEAT has made an impact worldwide with this groundbreaking remote sensing device and is building a software team to meet the demands of a growing client base.

Our preferred candidate should be creative and have an eagerness to work with an exciting technology in a small company atmosphere. They should be very comfortable with software development in a commercial setting and should be able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate must be able to wear many different hats and be able to contribute to a range of projects from initial development from the ground up to application improvement to database or portal maintenance.


A candidate for this position MUST be able to:

  • Script in the Python programming language

  • Automated data analysis and other routine processes with scripts

  • Manage a Microsoft SQL Server database

  • Write advanced SQL queries

  • Be an Amazon Web Service Expert and use AWS resources like EC2 instances and EBS storage

    • An AWS Certification would be a plus, but not required

  • Have IT skills

  • Program and maintain server

  • Manage and analyze data

  • Generate reports

  • Implement security measures in developed applications that comply with government requirements

  • Competently navigate a Linux shell (i.e. ssh)

  • Use Git comfortably

  • Intelligently and helpfully document their code

  • Experience with web servers (i.e. apache or nginx)

A candidate MUST:

  • Be authorized to work in the United States

  • Pass a background check and drug test

  • Live in or be willing to move to Knoxville, Tennessee to work in-house (we are not offering remote work at this time)


Finally, a candidate SHOULD:

  • Have familiarity with python django framework

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field

  • Have 2 or more years working experience

  • Experience with remote servers and moving large amounts of data

  • Be able to pass a skills assessment


Additional languages or skills that would be a bonus:

  • C++

  • Troubleshooting

  • Ability to think outside the box

  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and take ownership of projects

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong communication skills



  • Being able to contribute to and advance with a rapidly growing company

  • Working with a one-of-a-kind advanced technology that is in high demand worldwide

  • Small business atmosphere

  • Rewarding work that helps the environment

  • Ability to work with highly skilled and renowned engineers and scientists

  • Be involved in creative and innovative projects


Job Type: Full-time, Contract

Location: Knoxville, TN 37932

Work Authorization: United States

Hager Environmental &

Atmospheric Technologies (HEAT)

+1 865-288-7890

US Headquarters:

539 Milwaukee Way

Knoxville, TN 37932

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