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.

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.

Intern - GIS

Key Responsibility

Work with key GIS related parameters.

Description of Role

As a company we undertake site design and development work at individual wind farm sites. This also needs us to look at various GIS data and convert them into usable format.

At Wind Pioneers, GIS database is one the founding pillars to our prospecting studies and we take great pride in building a vivid multi domain, Global GIS data repository. Right now, we are planning to integrate open street map (OSM) into our database. As we are putting efforts in making our database very well organized, we need a candidate to help us in this process.

The main role will be (though not restricted to) to populate our OSM database and learn its structure. This will involve:

  • Downloading and processing of OSM datasets.
  • Validation of OSM datasets.
  • Populating the look up table.
  • Any other project that might require any sort of GIS assistance.

In short, this position will involve predominantly works related to Open Street Mapping and any other GIS assignments.

Candidate Requirements
  • Familiarity with GIS software, particularly QGIS, Google earth.
  • Must have worked with various GIS and Remote sensing file formats.
  • Familiarity with Open Street Map.
  • Basic Knowledge in Microsoft excel.
  • Knowledge of open-source datasets will be a plus.
  • 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.

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.