Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Who we are

We are a fast-growing Oslo-based cleantech startup, where founders have combined 15 years of operational experience within renewable developments and what is required to develop and design projects fast.

We are on the mission to democratize renewable development and enable more players to generate what is required for renewable projects instantly.


The role

We have several pilot customers that we obtained based on the prototype and they are waiting for a more mature technical product. As a result, we are looking for a strong technical co-founder (CTO) who can lead our software development team and help us to launch the product in Q1 2023.

We are looking for CTO, who will have overall responsibility for building the required technical architecture, and defining and executing the technical scope. CTO is expected to fully own the choice of technology, and databases and have full control over the execution of the product based on the prototype and vision defined by the CEO and CPO.


Key responsibilities

  • Oversee the company's data, security, maintenance, and network of a company and may implement the company's technical strategy 

  • Develop a technical roadmap & strategy that aligns with the company’s vision and strategy 

  • Lead the technical development of product from early-stage prototype to a well-functioning cloud application that generates high-quality project output for customers 

  • Manage the development and release of new product features and updates 

  • Build development team as well as relevant IT operations, architecture and systems to ensure successful collaboration among the team 

  • Designing the infrastructure and architecture of the platform to scale both with performance and quality as customer needs evolve

  • Support the team in all phases of the software development lifecycle: analysis, design, implementation, testing and support, as well as lead our architecture design and future planning.

  • Hiring and shaping the local and remote team as the company continues to grow 

  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

  • Lead other required workstreams as required (Fundraising, Business Development etc.) 


Qualifications 

  • Strong and relevant technical expertise combined with strong people skills

  • Proficient programming skills (Javascript, Python, React. WebGL and others)  

  • Experience working with large databases 

  • Have managed and led medium and large teams

  • Knowledge of wider web tools and architectures

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences


Bonus points

  • Previous experience within SaaS 

  • Experience with GIS tools (Mapbox, Google Earth Engine, Leaflet etc.)

  • Machine learning, satellite imagery analysis 


Person-profile

  • Self-driven, energetic and ambitious

  • Creative and visionary

  • Great problem-solving abilities - being considerate of potential bottlenecks and solutions

  • Collaborate and delegate tasks to maximise the teams skill sets

  • Growth mindset

  • Enjoy both long-term planning and short-term tactical work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit - strong ownership and self-driven

For more information or questions please contact us at info@windyfi.com

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.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Working at
Windyfi

Windyfi is developing a cloud-based application to help renewable developers easily plan, design and analyze their projects starting with onshore wind. Windyfi empowers energy producers (utilities, small developers) with a data-driven tool to easily develop their projects using geospatial data, a user-friendly interface and manufacturer's data. We want to make infrastructure development & design as seamless as in city-building games and empower millions of non-technical users to generate the output that matters instantly.

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