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

► Wind Resource Engineer
► Geographical Information Systems Specialist
► 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.

Head Of Consulting

Key Responsibility

Client satisfaction across all 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 Consultancy for Wind Pioneers will be responsible for entirely owing the 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.

Software Engineer

Key Responsibility

You will be responsible for supporting our team in all aspects of software development, testing and regular maintenance and upgrading the existing tools.

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 looking for an enthusiastic junior software developer to join us and help maintain our tools and make sure they are robust in nature.

Detailed Responsibilities
  • Assisting with all aspects of software design and coding across various tools and functions.
  • Writing and maintaining code.
  • Working on bug fixes.
  • Troubleshooting software/tool issues.
  • Preparing manuals and documentation of in-house software.
  • Working with teammates to develop, test, and maintain business applications.
  • Monitoring and tracking the technical performance of internal systems.
  • Responding to development requests from the team.
  • Researching and understanding new technical developments in the market.
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor's / Master’s degree
  • 1-2yrs work experience
  • Must have knowledge of basic coding languages including exposure to application development using python and exposure to C++. Knowledge of Microsoft VBA will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of basic software testing and unit test theory a must.
  • Knowledge of GIS (basics) would be a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great deal of attention to detail.
  • Can-do, flexible and pro-active attitude to work.
  • Independent worker and natural initiative-taker.
  • Desire to work in a small, exciting, high-growth, international start-up environment.
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.
  • We build people up to be the best in the world.
  • 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.

Climate Researcher

Key Responsibility

You will be responsible for supporting our team in building and maintaining climate models to help analyse windfarm development.

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.

Building better and successful windfarms is the main aim of our company and as a Climate Researcher you will be helping us understand the effects of climate across regions. Together we would look to build and maintain models that help us understand and predict climate impact across borders.

Detailed Responsibilities
  • Working with NetCDF files and reanalysis datasets (ERA5/MERRA2 etc.).
  • Conceptualizing and building tools to analyse climatic impacts on wind resource
  • Statistical modeling using time-series data and subsequent deployment in Python/R.
  • Collecting, visualizing and analysing climate risk and natural hazard datasets.
  • Preparing manuals and documentation of climate tools.
  • Consulting with clients on how their sites are/will be impacted by climate mechanisms.
  • Preparing presentations and explanatory content.
  • Conducting literature reviews and writing research papers/whitepapers relevant for WP and the industry.
Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor's / Master’s degree in a relevant technical field or relevant past experience in climate modelling.
  • 1-2yrs work experience.
  • Must have knowledge of basic coding languages, ideally including exposure to application development in Python and R.
  • Knowledge of working on Ubuntu will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of GIS/VBA/GDAL/Ferret will be a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great deal of attention to detail.
  • Can-do, flexible and pro-active attitude to work.
  • Independent worker and natural initiative-taker.
  • Desire to work in a small, exciting, high-growth, international start-up environment.
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.
  • We build people up to be the best in the world.
  • 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.

Intern - Software

Key Responsibility

Validation of our software tools.

Description of Role

As a company we undertake site design and development work at individual wind farm sites. This involves building internal and client-facing software tools.

At Wind Pioneers, validating our tools is the base of our non-commercial and development activities and we take great pride in building validated software that impacts the industry at large. As we are putting efforts into validating and checking our tools, we need a candidate to help us in this process.

The main role will be (though not restricted to) to help and oversee our external tool-building partners through the validation process. This will involve:

  • Using Excel-based tools to generate valid outputs.
  • Verifying web-based tools.
  • Constant communication with our partner company.
  • Any other project that might require any sort of software validation assistance.

In short, this position will involve predominantly work related to software and tool-building.

Candidate Requirements
  • Familiarity with MS Excel.
  • VBA knowledge will be a plus.
  • Familiarity with operating web-based tools.
  • Highly organised & detail orientated.
  • Confident communicator.
  • Ability to work remotely and in-person with the team.
Wind Pioneers’ Offering
  • Part of a focused team with a clear vision.
  • A friendly, relaxed office environment and team culture.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Market-based stipend.

Please e-mail all expressions of interest along with CV and cover letter to laxmy.nair@wind-pioneers.com.