Posted on 
Sep 14

Lead Platform Engineer

ABOUT US 💡

Sust Global is transforming complex climate science into credible climate data. Using deep learning techniques to transform climate models, satellite, and geospatial data, we've created a one-stop-shop for physical climate risk & emissions insights, via a cloud-native analytics product. We are reinventing how the world assesses and adapts to the changing climate. We work with some of the largest financial institutions, enterprise corporations, and investors on the planet, helping them more accurately assess how climate affects their business, and to discover new sustainable opportunities.

WHO WE NEED 📖
What you’ll bring to the team:
- Expertise designing, operating, and maintaining scalable production services and distributed systems
- Strong proficiency with Golang, Python, Terraform, Kubernetes and Airflow
- Working knowledge of GCP, specifically PubSub, Cloud Run and BigQuery
- Experience designing and developing API-driven applications
- Familiarity with any of these is a plus: SQL/query optimization, Django, and geospatial data
- You’ll be partnering with the CTO on recruiting and people ops to hire and manage technical staff
- A strong passion for fostering a collaborative culture that embodies empathy and communication
- Ability to mentor and develop a diverse team of engineers helping them identify opportunities to learn and grow
- Experience leading engineering work products in remote and distributed environments
- You’ll bring your expertise leading engineering efforts to serve climate data at scale across a broad range of customers

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING ✍️
The impact you’ll have:
- Drive technical decision making to influence the core architecture and implementation across our data ingestion, processing and serving pipeline
- Engage directly with early adopters who are API first customers to enable climate data insights across the market segments we serve
- Foster strong relationships with the developer community through open source projects, tools, documentation, etc
- You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and delivery of critical new features on our API and dashboard products serving our growing base of customers
- Act as a thought partner and lead on platform engineering, understand the challenges, and make opinionated recommendations to efficiently scale our infrastructure and tools
- Address complex data engineering requirements, such as data quality, integrity, provenance, access controls, auditing, and governance
- Leverage your experience to manage projects cross functionally in partnership with multiple stakeholders (customer success, growth, product management, and climate science)
- Lead, mentor, and grow an incredible team of engineers who have high expectations around craft, ownership and impact to develop new product capabilities
- Identify areas of improvement and streamline our releases and continuous integration processes
- Improve our testing capabilities through various frameworks, tooling, and processes

BENEFITS 🎁
- Work on a category defining product with a mission driven team to help the world adapt to our changing climate
- Competitive salary and early-stage/impactful equity option grants
- Company Sponsored 401k Plan
- Generous PTO and Holidays (33 days per year)
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Plans
- Paid Parental Leave
- Stipends for vacations, wellbeing and personal development

OUR CULTURE 👫

As a company, we are a pro-diversity, highly inclusive organization, committed to bringing together people of all backgrounds. We know that a richly diverse team will help us to achieve our mission sooner.

We believe in empowered accountability - we expect our team to take responsibility, and in return we ensure that you have all of the tools and support required to get the job done. We are drivers not passengers in the creation of the climate economy.

Sust Global focuses on assessing and adapting to climate risks at the asset level, anywhere on earth. We have offices in London and San Francisco, and encourage remote and hybrid working.

You can view our website at www.sustglobal.com and find us on Twitter and LinkedIn. You can contact us directly at careers@sustglobal.com

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ABOUT US 💡

Sust Global is transforming complex climate science into credible climate data. Using deep learning techniques to transform climate models, satellite, and geospatial data, we've created a one-stop-shop for physical climate risk & emissions insights, via a cloud-native analytics product. We are reinventing how the world assesses and adapts to the changing climate. We work with some of the largest financial institutions, enterprise corporations, and investors on the planet, helping them more accurately assess how climate affects their business, and to discover new sustainable opportunities.

WHO WE NEED 📖
What you’ll bring to the team:
- Expertise designing, operating, and maintaining scalable production services and distributed systems
- Strong proficiency with Golang, Python, Terraform, Kubernetes and Airflow
- Working knowledge of GCP, specifically PubSub, Cloud Run and BigQuery
- Experience designing and developing API-driven applications
- Familiarity with any of these is a plus: SQL/query optimization, Django, and geospatial data
- You’ll be partnering with the CTO on recruiting and people ops to hire and manage technical staff
- A strong passion for fostering a collaborative culture that embodies empathy and communication
- Ability to mentor and develop a diverse team of engineers helping them identify opportunities to learn and grow
- Experience leading engineering work products in remote and distributed environments
- You’ll bring your expertise leading engineering efforts to serve climate data at scale across a broad range of customers

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING ✍️
The impact you’ll have:
- Drive technical decision making to influence the core architecture and implementation across our data ingestion, processing and serving pipeline
- Engage directly with early adopters who are API first customers to enable climate data insights across the market segments we serve
- Foster strong relationships with the developer community through open source projects, tools, documentation, etc
- You will be responsible for the design, implementation, and delivery of critical new features on our API and dashboard products serving our growing base of customers
- Act as a thought partner and lead on platform engineering, understand the challenges, and make opinionated recommendations to efficiently scale our infrastructure and tools
- Address complex data engineering requirements, such as data quality, integrity, provenance, access controls, auditing, and governance
- Leverage your experience to manage projects cross functionally in partnership with multiple stakeholders (customer success, growth, product management, and climate science)
- Lead, mentor, and grow an incredible team of engineers who have high expectations around craft, ownership and impact to develop new product capabilities
- Identify areas of improvement and streamline our releases and continuous integration processes
- Improve our testing capabilities through various frameworks, tooling, and processes

BENEFITS 🎁
- Work on a category defining product with a mission driven team to help the world adapt to our changing climate
- Competitive salary and early-stage/impactful equity option grants
- Company Sponsored 401k Plan
- Generous PTO and Holidays (33 days per year)
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Plans
- Paid Parental Leave
- Stipends for vacations, wellbeing and personal development

OUR CULTURE 👫

As a company, we are a pro-diversity, highly inclusive organization, committed to bringing together people of all backgrounds. We know that a richly diverse team will help us to achieve our mission sooner.

We believe in empowered accountability - we expect our team to take responsibility, and in return we ensure that you have all of the tools and support required to get the job done. We are drivers not passengers in the creation of the climate economy.

Sust Global focuses on assessing and adapting to climate risks at the asset level, anywhere on earth. We have offices in London and San Francisco, and encourage remote and hybrid working.

You can view our website at www.sustglobal.com and find us on Twitter and LinkedIn. You can contact us directly at careers@sustglobal.com

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