Data Engineer @ fast-growing satellite startup

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Want to build amazing tech for the renewable energy sector?

Glint Solar is an Oslo based venture capital-funded startup accelerating the growth of solar energy by satellite data and machine learning. As climate change is getting more dire, an important strategy to mitigate the dire consequences is for the world to increase the amount of solar energy installed. Both land-based solar and increasingly floating solar are growing at a tremendous rate. To further accelerate this development, we’re building a unique technology that identifies and analyzes potential project locations for solar developers around the world.

The team’s background includes data science, software development, energy and management consulting. Our goal is to be the world’s leading solar site data provider and we have already started working with some of the leading energy companies globally despite our young age. We are a Top 50 European data driven startup - are you ready to help us accelerate further?

Want to build amazing tech for the renewable energy sector?

Join us at Glint Solar, an Oslo based venture capital funded startup promoting the growth of solar energy, initially through developing decision support tools based on satellite images and machine learning. Our customers are using the first version of our product, and now we are expanding our team to grow and increase the pace of product development.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone to help us build the data-foundation for our machine learning models and data derived insights. Having access to quality data is of the utmost importance and we view this as an integral role in helping our customers succeed. If you have an interest in machine learning and data-driven insight, and like the nitty-gritty of working with data, hit that apply button!

As an early hire you will have a large impact, with the opportunity to influence our direction regarding the future team, tech stack and the product itself. Our tech stack is under active development, we are experimenting with AWS while we are using GCP for most of our infrastructure and data storage. For data processing and machine learning we are currently using Python, and frameworks such as Dask and Pytorch.


We don’t have any must-have requirements, but we  believe the following will help you to succeed:

  • Strong scripting skills, including Python and SQL

  • Interest and experience in deriving insight from data

  • Able to see the big picture, what actually helps solve the customer needs

  • Enjoy learning from, and teaching your colleagues

What else makes you a good fit

  • Motivated to build technology that will accelerate the adoption of solar energy

  • High degree of curiosity and eager to always learn new things

  • “Roll-up-your-sleeves” mentality and always ready to help other colleagues

  • Motivated by solving complex problems and can break them down into smaller pieces

  • Bringing your A game and good humor to work

What we offer

  • A global team of ambitious and motivated colleagues

  • Chance to join a young, fast-growing startup with an existing global reach

  • Competitive salary with an option scheme to take part in our future success

  • Steep learning curve and freedom to shape your own role

  • Offices at both Aker Brygge and Startup Lab (suit not required for our Aker Brygge office:-) )

  • Lots of laughter

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at
Glint Solar

Glint Solar is accelerating the adoption of solar energy by building the world's leading solar site data company. The first step is building an advanced feasibility tool based on satellite data and machine learning that identifies and analyzes thousands of potential project locations. The world needs to build more renewable energy to combat climate change. We in Glint Solar believe that technology is the solution. We are therefore working effortlessly on building technology for developers of solar energy parks. We are starting with the very exciting floating solar market as this is one of the fastest growing energy sectors in the world. Our HQ is at Aker Brygge in Oslo, but we are a global team with employees in both the US and India who together serve our global customer base. We're backed by leading Norwegian and international VCs and private equity.

Read more about Glint Solar

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