Director of Engineering, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) (Remote)

Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) in carbon markets are the collection of processes and tools used for characterizing project performance in terms of societal and environment benefits, such as biodiversity or carbon storage. They form the foundation by which carbon markets operate. Our approach is to use the latest remote sensing technology and machine learning techniques to provide carbon estimates

Our MRV team is looking for an experience engineering leader to guide the growth and development of our MRV products. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of setting and delivering on goals for cutting-edge machine learning and data products.

We’re looking for a someone that finds joy in getting great results from a strong, satisfied team. Managers who push forward initiatives by asking great questions, cultivating and developing a team, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win. We look for people who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, place the highest emphasis on building, and building quickly. We expect you to build healthy teams, train them, and deliver outstanding results.

WHO WE ARE

Pachama is a mission-driven company looking to restore nature to help address climate change. Pachama brings the latest technology in remote sensing and AI to the world of forest carbon in order to enable forest conservation and restoration to scale. Pachama’s core technology harnesses satellite imaging with artificial intelligence to measure carbon captured in forests. Through the Pachama marketplace, responsible companies and individuals can connect with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide.

You will help us with:
- Building trusting relationships with your direct reports to be able to help them grow.
- Nurturing the culture of performance to set the bar for speed and quality.
- Strategic planning for budget and headcount.
- Defining goals and metrics for research areas and run effective operational reviews with leadership.
- Ownership over MRV metrics for communicating progress against goals.
- Keeping the team running by resolving emergent blockers.
- Improving the way the team and organization makes decisions and gets things done.
- Motivating the team to focus on the biggest problems first and communicating why they’re important.
- Recruiting great engineering managers and engineers and ensuring they have a great candidate experience.
- Coaching and develop engineering leaders on the team to help them advance in their careers.
- Establishing the processes by which work gets done on the MRV teams

You should:
- Have experience managing and growing a technical research and development team of at least 15 people.
- Have been at least a senior software engineer on a high-performing team.
- Be able to communicate effectively and give honest feedback with empathy.
- Have worked in a cross-functional organization and able to effectively work with Product, Science, and other organizational leaders.

Description

Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) in carbon markets are the collection of processes and tools used for characterizing project performance in terms of societal and environment benefits, such as biodiversity or carbon storage. They form the foundation by which carbon markets operate. Our approach is to use the latest remote sensing technology and machine learning techniques to provide carbon estimates

Our MRV team is looking for an experience engineering leader to guide the growth and development of our MRV products. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of setting and delivering on goals for cutting-edge machine learning and data products.

We’re looking for a someone that finds joy in getting great results from a strong, satisfied team. Managers who push forward initiatives by asking great questions, cultivating and developing a team, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win. We look for people who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, place the highest emphasis on building, and building quickly. We expect you to build healthy teams, train them, and deliver outstanding results.

WHO WE ARE

Pachama is a mission-driven company looking to restore nature to help address climate change. Pachama brings the latest technology in remote sensing and AI to the world of forest carbon in order to enable forest conservation and restoration to scale. Pachama’s core technology harnesses satellite imaging with artificial intelligence to measure carbon captured in forests. Through the Pachama marketplace, responsible companies and individuals can connect with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide.

You will help us with:
- Building trusting relationships with your direct reports to be able to help them grow.
- Nurturing the culture of performance to set the bar for speed and quality.
- Strategic planning for budget and headcount.
- Defining goals and metrics for research areas and run effective operational reviews with leadership.
- Ownership over MRV metrics for communicating progress against goals.
- Keeping the team running by resolving emergent blockers.
- Improving the way the team and organization makes decisions and gets things done.
- Motivating the team to focus on the biggest problems first and communicating why they’re important.
- Recruiting great engineering managers and engineers and ensuring they have a great candidate experience.
- Coaching and develop engineering leaders on the team to help them advance in their careers.
- Establishing the processes by which work gets done on the MRV teams

You should:
- Have experience managing and growing a technical research and development team of at least 15 people.
- Have been at least a senior software engineer on a high-performing team.
- Be able to communicate effectively and give honest feedback with empathy.
- Have worked in a cross-functional organization and able to effectively work with Product, Science, and other organizational leaders.

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