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Climate DaaS start-up looking for CTO & Co-Founder

Salary Unpaid
Equity To be negotiated

Data is the new gold and ‘Climate Data’ even more so. Multi-trillion Euro industries such as real estate, insurance etc. lose billions of Euros annually due to disruptive extreme-weather events such as forest-fires, flooding, storms etc. With ongoing climate change, these events will become more frequent and more intense. This has created a need where businesses are looking for ready to use climate data and adaptation solutions to avoid future losses and that is where we come in! 

Our start-up uses big-data to make businesses resilient to physical climate risks. We are disrupting the current practices of climate risk assessments by directly connecting risk recognition to mitigation and supply solutions through APIs; replacing the traditional and expensive one-on-one consultancy.  

We have now concluded a comprehensive market research, concept validation and networking by attending trade fairs, all the whilst building traction and onboarding use-case clients. We are now entering the next stage of growth where we need a CTO to join us as a Co-Founder and help us build and launch our product and meet clients’ ever-growing demands and expectations.  

What you will receive: 

In addition to the financial growth opportunity, you will be part of a fun and cross-disciplinary work environment; a diverse and openminded team who appreciates uniqueness and talent. You will have remote working flexibility but you will be available to meet with the team at least once per month. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally as you will have a say in our company’s executive decisions.  

Who you are: 

You are a backend-engineer with several years of work experience, ideally with big-data and Earth observation data.  

You believe in the vision of the company and are ambitious. You are the CTO & Co-Founder who is hard working, committed and honest. You are not afraid to burn the mid-night oil with us in working towards our common goal. You are going to get close to us because you are part of a small team. You are an excellent communicator, not shy in speaking your mind and are a team player. You want to make the world a better place and are interested in solving issues around climate change. 

You could be experienced - perhaps you have been on start-up journeys before & are ready for your next adventure or you could be new to the start-up environment but are full of fresh perspective and enthusiasm for the business world.  

An interest in the financial growth of the company and its revenue model is key. You don’t have to turn into an accountant but you need to put your perspective into the business since you will have a stake in it.  

You are mainly responsible for: 

  • Product development 

  • Deployment of innovation strategy 

  • Managing the technology related projects 

  • Creating enterprise DaaS solutions 

  • Troubleshooting 

To accomplish these goals, you have experience with: 

  • Consume and create APIs with high security standards using the AWS cloud or similar systems 

  • Create simple output dashboards, e.g., with no-code tools on AWS or similar systems 

  • Develop smart and light tests, GitHub documentation 

  • Integrate business logic 

  • Familiarity with Earth Observation Data and Big-Data 

  • Write well documented and high-quality code quickly 

  • Experience with python-coding, batch-jobs, Unix/Linux environment 

  • Improve code for efficiency (e.g., python, fortran95) 

Have we caught your attention? 

Then don't wait and send us your CV and a cover letter - where you express your thoughts about our start-up and this position, in addition to telling us why you would be the best fit to be our CTO & Co-Founder.  

For more information or questions please contact us at c.chaudhary@gb-env.eu

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.

Pension plan
Pension plan

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

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

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Working at
Green & Blue Environmental ApS

GBE is a startup within the green-tech space. Our mission is to democratize climate science to benefit the planet and humankind to become more climate resilient. To achieve this, GBE is working in the public sector as a consultancy firm and in the private sector as a software provider to enable private sector stakeholders to adapt to climate change.

Read more about Green & Blue Environmental ApS

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