Jobs

Looking to work in a young, vibrant, friendly team trying to change the world for the better? Well you’re in luck – we’re hiring for the below position. Even if the position below don’t sound like you, we would still like to hear from you. We are happy to tailor roles for exceptional and enthusiastic candidates, and are always open to listen to a persuasive pitch!

Roles we have previously hired for

► Climate Researcher
► Software Engineer
► Communications Strategist

Current Job Openings

Below position is based in Indiranagar, Bangalore and we offer terms that are competitive, flexible and strongly-incentivised.

Wind Resource Engineer

Key Responsibility

Producing high quality engineering analyses, including wind data analysis, wind resource assessments, site designs, energy production reports and a range of intermediary analyses. 

Description of Role

Our vision as a company is to be world-leading at finding and designing new wind farm sites. We are building a set of tools, approaches and engineering processes that combine to form a capability to undertake the technical management of wind farm development at a significantly improved level of sophistication over existing standard industry approaches. 

To achieve its aim, Wind Pioneers is driven by its consultancy work, both in terms of providing the revenues for our continued existence, but also to provide a rich source of learning opportunities to help test and develop our approaches. 

Growing a cohort of satisfied Clients is key to the company achieving its long-term aim, and the Wind Resource Engineer will be responsible for maintaining a high level of quality across deliverables. 

Detailed Responsibilities
  • The role will involve undertaking a range of technical analysis work using industry-standard tools and Wind Pioneers' proprietary tools. 
  • Wind data management and various other sub tasks associated with is. 
  • Producing high quality engineering analyses, including wind data analysis, wind resource assessments, site designs, energy production reports and a range of intermediary analyses 
  • Managing flow of client deliverables 
  • Client liaison and point of contact 
  • Managing deliverables from third-party technical suppliers 
  • Research and development tasks 
Candidate Requirements
  • Top-level Bachelor's / Master’s degree 
  • 0-2 years of experience in a similar role 
  • Highly competent user of Microsoft Office tools, in particular Excel 
  • Fluent in English including high-quality written English 
  • Strong technical skills with ability and willingness to undertake a range of non-technical tasks where required 
  • International experience preferable 
  • Independent worker and natural initiative-taker 
  • Desire to work in a small, exciting, high-growth, international start-up environment 
  • Can-do, flexible and pro-active attitude to work 
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for wind energy 
Wind Pioneers’ Offering
  • Be part of a focused team with a clear vision, dedicated to making an outsized impact in the way that wind farm projects are found and evaluated 
  • Have the opportunity to be involved in development of Wind Pioneers’ tools  
  • Enjoy a friendly, relaxed office environment and team culture 
  • Benefit from flexible working conditions 
  • Receive a market-based salary along with addition of a six-monthly bonus from Wind Pioneers’ revenue share scheme

Head of Wind & Site

Key Responsibility

Client satisfaction across all Wind & Site projects managed by the company. Overseeing, managing, and delivering technical projects on time and to a high quality.

Description of Role

Our vision as a company is to be world leading at finding and designing new wind farm sites. We are building a set of tools, approaches and engineering processes that will, in time, combine to form a capability to undertake the technical management of wind farm development at a significantly improved level of sophistication over existing standard industry approaches.

To achieve its aim, Wind Pioneers is driven by its consultancy work, both in terms of providing the revenues for our continued existence, but also to provide a rich source of learning opportunities to help test and develop our approaches.

Growing a cohort of satisfied clients is key to the company achieving its long-term aim, and the Head of Wind & Site for Wind Pioneers will be responsible for entirely owing the Wind & Site consultancy aspects of the company. It will include (though not limited to) - end to end client satisfaction and happiness, business developments across regions and building marketing collaterals for successful expansion of the company.

Detailed Responsibilities

The role will broadly involve:

  • Client handling from an inquiry stage to final project delivery. Running business meetings with clients across regions and understanding the scope of work and striking a deal.
  • Be the first line of client contact for new projects and new clients.
  • Keep existing clients happy by making sure projects are in line with their expectations.
  • Identifying new clients and growing the business across the world.
  • Work closely on client feedback to improve overall delivery of projects.
  • Provide valuable guidance to the team for better management of clients and projects.
  • Close collaboration with Head of Engineering for job resourcing across various projects.
  • Closely collaborate with Technical Lead for project management and commercial support.
  • Advancing and building on existing approaches.
  • Researching on new business development techniques and advancements in the industry.
  • Building marketing collaterals for business expansion.

In time the role has the potential to grow into the following areas:

  • Ownership for company’s commercial success with every project.
  • Entire ownership with Business Development – we want to aim to work in every country in the world!
  • Responsibility for Consultancy revenues.
Candidate Requirements
  • A passion for wind resource, and for the role renewable energy can play in mitigating climate change.
  • 7+ years of experience in the field and in a similar role. Also capable of independent work, and taking initiative in self-directing work projects.
  • Highly organised.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Great in a client-facing role and technically sound.
  • Able to build rapport with team.
  • Takes great pride in quality of their work.
  • Always looking to improve processes, approaches
  • Potential to grow with the company.
Wind Pioneers’ Offering
  • Responsibility in owning of Wind Pioneers’ consultancy activities.
  • Supportive environment to gain in-depth technical experience the Wind Pioneers way.
  • Part of a focused team with a clear vision, dedicated to making an outsized impact in the way that wind farm projects are found and evaluated.
  • A friendly, relaxed office environment and team culture.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Market-based salary along with addition of Wind Pioneers’ revenue share scheme.

Backend Developer

Key Responsibility

As a Backend Developer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our software team by contributing to the development, testing, and ongoing maintenance and enhancement of our flagship tools for wind farm design.

Description of Role

Our vision as a company is to be world-leading at finding and designing new wind farm sites. We are building a set of tools, approaches and engineering processes that combine to form a capability to undertake the technical management of wind farm development at a significantly improved level of sophistication over existing standard industry approaches. 

To achieve its aim, Wind Pioneers is constantly striving to build new tools that are one of its kind and a game changer in the industry. We are seeking a passionate Backend Developer to join our team, someone who can uphold the robustness of our tools while actively participating in their maintenance and improvement. 

Detailed Responsibilities
  • Collaborate closely with our Product Owner and Frontend Developer, to provide the server-side logic (new APIs and endpoints) supporting new features and bug fixes.  
  • Utilize logging and debugging tools proficiently to identify and rectify errors. 
  • Maintain OWASP best practices for application security. 
  • Implement and maintain data validation and migration techniques to support new features and evolving requirements. 
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of backend systems. 
  • Work closely with and learn from our Product Architect and Senior Engineer – ultimately (in 2-3 years) growing toward owning the backend area. 
Candidate Requirements

We're seeking someone with a strong foundation in backend development, a passion for open-source (you will have the opportunity to contribute publicly to upstream open-source projects), and a laser like focus on data integrity and structure. 

You are a person with: 

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science or related field. 
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Proficiency in the Python programming language. In particular, experience with the Django server framework is highly desirable. 
  • Experience using at least one of the following technologies: GraphQL, Event-Based architectures and/or real-time systems (GRPC/Websockets/Server Sent Events). 
  • Desire to progress toward a full-stack role (hence some familiarity with frontend frameworks like next.js is desirable). 
  • Knowledge of relational database systems (especially PostgreSQL). 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Keen attention to detail. 
  • Proactive attitude with a strong ability to work independently. 
  • Desire to thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, international startup environment. 

Please showcase your experience through the projects you've worked on and the problems you've solved. We are particularly interested in hearing about the neat ways you’ve solved problems with data fetching or real-time updates.  

Stack 

We've curated our backend stack to empower us to support one of the most sophisticated set of automations and data analyses in the wind industry, enabling engineers to design wind farms with just a click. 

While you don't need to be an expert in all of the below technologies, having a good grasp of at least a few would be beneficial: 

    • Development of relay compatible GraphQL APIs
    • Use of Django – particularly the ORM, admin and migrations system
    • GitHub and the git flow for releases
    • Google Cloud Platform, in particular Cloud Run (or other serverless deployment systems form providers like AWS or Azure)
Wind Pioneers’ Offering
  • Join a focused team with a clear vision, dedicated to reshaping the wind farm industry. 
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth. 
  • Engage in the development of Wind Pioneers’ pioneering tools. 
  • Enjoy a friendly and relaxed office environment with a supportive team culture. 
  • Benefit from flexible working conditions. 
  • Competitive salary with the potential for a six-monthly bonus through Wind Pioneers’ revenue share scheme. 

For non-listed roles, please email all expressions of interest along with a CV and cover letter to laxmy.nair@wind-pioneers.com.