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Pachama

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11-50
Remote

Company Description

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. This technology enables remote carbon measurement and monitoring of forests. Today, the technology is used to provide a new standard of assurance in carbon markets. Through the Pachama marketplace, we connect responsible companies and individuals with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide.

Through early partnerships, Pachama is using technology to create new restoration projects. Pachama is building scalable tools to enable more forest projects around the world to participate in carbon markets, promoting more restoration and protection of forests and a healthier planetary future.

Pachama was founded by Diego Saez-Gil and Tomas Aftalion, two technology entrepreneurs originally from Argentina. The company is backed by mission-aligned VCs including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Lowercarbon Capital, Saltwater, and Y Combinator.

Jobs (15)

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

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
May 11, 2022
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 be responsible for: 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 Qualifications Have experience managing and growing a technical research and development team of at least 15 people. Have been a senior 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.

Controller (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, California)
May 6, 2022
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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, LowerCarbon, Saltwater Ventures, and Y Combinator. The role Pachama is looking for a Controller as our 1st in-house accounting team member, reporting to the Head of Finance. In this role, you will be a key leader on the finance team responsible for building out a world-class accounting function. You will provide strategic insights to help define Pachama’s business model, set up scalable processes and systems, and oversee all day-to-day accounting operations (Revenue, AP, AR, payroll, tax, treasury, etc). The ideal candidate has a demonstrated interest in climate tech, and a track record of success in unstructured, startup environments. Location This role is remote within the United States. However, being within 3 hours of Pacific time is preferred for this role given cross-functional communication responsibilities. Responsibility: Provide technical accounting guidance, notably revenue recognition, for new business models and initiatives Oversee month-end, quarter-end, and annual close processes to enable accurate financial reporting for internal and external reporting purposes Lead the general ledger activities, including the review of journal entries and account reconciliations Prepare ad-hoc internal reports and financial analysis to support decision making Own treasury, Bill.com, credit/debit card management, payroll, and disbursements Manage business filings, federal and state taxes, and other compliance matters Develop a strategy for systems implementation roadmap, including transition to an ERP Lead audit processes in the future and communication with auditors Build out the future accounting team including hiring and mentoring We are looking for: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance CPA with 10+ years of accounting experience across Big 4 and industry; startup or tech industry experience is preferred Strong technical accounting skills Excellent communications skills (oral and written) and ability to convey complex accounting matters to various stakeholders, including senior executives Superb business sense and comfortable making decisions in ambiguous situations Experience with design and implementation of accounting policies, systems, and audits Ability to effectively recruit, mentor, and motivate a growing team Absolute passion for our mission and a belief that we can make an impact to solve climate change

Senior Back End Engineer, Marketplace (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, California)
May 5, 2022
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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. The role: The Marketplace team is looking for a back-end engineer to join our ranks in the fight against climate change. Imagine an enterprise customer coming to Pachama to identify high-quality projects to select for offsetting some of their carbon footprint. Your team’s job is to educate, curate, connect, and transact using the latest technology and remote-sensing products at our disposal. We’re looking for a back-end engineer who enjoys noodling through tough problems in a startup environment and you are energized by a good challenge that helps you grow and learn. You take pride in the excellence of your work and are an effective communicator to non-technical stakeholders. Improving systems excites you, and you’ve had experience advising your team on new technical initiatives that improve the output of your team. Like us, you love writing clean, efficient and well-tested API services. You will be: Working within the team to rapidly deliver high-quality features for our customers Writing high-coverage tests for complex pieces of code Ensuring our APIs remain highly performant and easy to use Ensuring our ecosystem of micro-services communicate impeccably Continually looking for ways we can improve our technology and processes Helping guide the technical direction of the marketplace team Owning, driving and communicating large back-end epics and initiatives We expect you to be/have: Highly proficient in python, postgres, REST, GraphQL, test-driven development and event-driven micro-services Very comfortable with tools of the trade - Git, CI/CD, Docker, GCP/AWS/Azure, Datadog Six or more years experience in the industry

Engineering Manager, Marketplace (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, California)
May 4, 2022
Our Marketplace team is looking for an Engineering Manager to help guide the delivery of our supply and demand experiences. Imagine an enterprise customer coming to Pachama to identify high-quality projects to select for offsetting some of their carbon footprint. Your team’s job is to educate, curate, connect, and transact using the latest technology and remote-sensing products at our disposal. We’re looking for an Engineering Manager 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. 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. 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. Product reviews and ownership of the outcomes of the Marketplace team. Establishing the processes by which work gets done on the Marketplace Product teams. Strategic planning for budget and headcount. Running a healthy on-call rotation, setting up appropriate alerts, and resolving issues. 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. Running hiring loops for open positions on the team. You will: Have experience managing a small engineering team and growing it. Have been at least a senior software engineer on a high-performing team. Able to communicate effectively and give honest feedback with empathy.

Account Executive (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, California)
May 4, 2022
Pachama is looking for an Account Executive to help Fortune 1000 companies achieve their ESG and decarbonization goals. You will be focused on landing new clients by developing relationships with corporate sustainability leaders, mapping out their decision-making processes, and matching Pachama solutions to their ESG strategies. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of success in enterprise sales, strong interest in climate tech, and experience in unstructured, startup environments.  Who we arePachama's mission is 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, companies and individuals can connect with carbon credits from projects that are protecting and restoring forests worldwide. Responsibility: Gain command of the Pachama message, and become an expert on the company’s forest carbon projects, monitoring capabilities, and project origination. Manage complex sales cycles and demonstrate the value of the Pachama’s product suite, including education on carbon markets and policy. Develop and nurture relationships with Fortune 1000 sustainability leaders and their ESG consultancy partners Manage stakeholder relationships by creating organization and decision-making maps Collaborate with Sales Development and Marketing to move prospects through the sales funnel Exceed quarterly sales targets by closing new accounts, and partner with Client Success Managers to upsell existing ones Aggregate and distill client feedback for cross-functional stakeholders in Marketing, Operations, and Product Management You will have: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Experience selling to VP and C-level executives 5+ years of quota-carrying enterprise sales experience and ability to demonstrate successful prospecting, identifying, and closing new business, managing a pipeline, and exceeding annual sales targets Track record of success selling into Fortune 1000 companies Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Prior sustainability sales experience preferred

Forest Analyst

Full time role
San Francisco, CA
May 3, 2022
Pachama is looking for a Forest Resource Analyst to join our team to help assess and develop forest carbon projects. The Forest Resource Analyst would partner with our Science Operations team to use data and technology to derive insight about forests worldwide. They would run processes to support evaluation and monitoring of existing carbon projects as well as support our origination team in determining qualification of new carbon projects. You would be excited about this role if you are ready to roll-up your sleeves in a fast-paced team. You have experience with forestry measurements and comfort with remote sensing data. And most importantly, you have an appetite to learn more about the space quickly. This role is remote with a preference for being within 3 hours of Pacific time. Under normal conditions, this role requires some travel as well as travel for periodic team offsites. Please note, there is no regular field work associated with this role. About Pachama: 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. Responsibilities Execute monitoring processes including analyzing data, deriving insights, and communicating details Execute parcel evaluation workflows using remote tools to support our origination team Support evaluation of third-party forest carbon projects using Pachama technology Support data collection processes and organize information Provide ad hoc support for the science operations team Experiences we’re looking for: Knowledge of forestry and forest mensuration Experience with QGIS, ArcGIS, and other spatial analysis  tools Experience with database and data management Exposure to and ideally some experience with Python (coding not required) Willingness to learn new topics and tackle projects big and small

Software Engineer, Machine Learning - Platform (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Apr 23, 2022
Pachama is looking for a senior software engineer to be responsible for laying critical infrastructure for our mission to map and monitor the planet's forests. You will be working with a diverse group of scientists, machine learning experts, and software engineers who are collectively responsible for developing remote sensing techniques to ensure that forest carbon credits are real, additional, long-lasting, and responsible for a global net reduction in atmospheric CO2. In this role, you will design and implement common services and libraries that enable scientists and ML experts to take models from experimentation to production. You will accelerate and deliver results from research that underpins the core technology of the company, creating the heartbeat by which our business operates. We're looking for engineers who find joy in the craft of building and who want to make an impact; who push initiatives forward by asking great questions, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win; and who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, and have a bias for action. 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. You will: Design and construct robust pipelines for ML feature creation Create lovable tooling that enables scientists and ML experts to take models from experimentation to production Design infrastructure to accelerate research and experimentation Develop plans for cross-team initiatives related to infrastructure and deliver on them We are looking for strengths with: Building scalable and fault-tolerant distributed systems that process large amounts of data Creating services and libraries in Python Algorithms and data structures, domain-driven design, and software engineering fundamentals Cloud-native solutions Handling batch and event data for geospatial data and machine learning systems Working with ML models in production systems Interdisciplinary collaboration and deep user empathy Geospatial data sources and storage (raster, vector, and point cloud) We expect you to: Approach problems with curiosity and humility Own solutions end-to-end Take part in strategic thinking Leave code better than when you found it Communicate well and document better Have fun!!

Software Engineer, Machine Learning - Biomass (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Apr 23, 2022
Pachama is looking for a senior software engineer to work closely with researchers on estimating aboveground biomass from remote sensing data. We are looking for a software engineer who will support new research with unprecedented levels of reliability, performance, and scale. You will be working with a diverse group of scientists, machine learning experts, and software engineers who are collectively responsible for developing remote sensing techniques to ensure that forest carbon credits are real, additional, long-lasting, and responsible for a global net reduction in atmospheric CO2. In this role, you will design and implement services and libraries to assist scientists and ML engineers in taking biomass models from experimentation to production. Help us create model validation pipelines, distribution drift detection, and model throughput optimizations among other things. As a software expert, you will be responsible for embedding coding best practices within the chaos of machine learning research. The research results you accelerate and deliver underpin the core technology of the company, creating the heartbeat by which our business operates. We're looking for engineers who find joy in the craft of building and who want to make an impact; who push initiatives forward by asking great questions, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win; and who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, and have a bias for action. 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. You will: Design and construct model validation pipelines and distribution drift detection for robust biomass modeling Collaborate with scientists and machine learning experts to build more reliable and production-ready software Develop and maintain clean, testable code in the context of machine learning Contribute to improving common tools and services across all research teams Design and build tools for data quality inspection and visualization We are looking for strength with: Building scalable and fault-tolerant distributed systems that process large amounts of data Creating services and libraries in Python Defining durable, extensible API contracts Machine learning operations such as dataset creating for training and inference, model throughput, and versioning Geospatial data sources and storage Using Dask, XArray, Zarr, and/or PostGIS We expect you to: Approach problems with curiosity and humility Own solutions end-to-end Take part in strategic thinking Leave code better than you found it Communicate well and document better Work well asynchronously Have fun!!

Data Engineer, Machine Learning (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Apr 23, 2022
Pachama is looking for a senior data engineer to be responsible for laying critical infrastructure for our mission to map and monitor the planet's forests. You will be working with a diverse group of scientists, machine learning experts, and software engineers who are collectively responsible for developing remote sensing techniques to ensure that forest carbon credits are real, additional, long-lasting, and responsible for a global net reduction in atmospheric CO2. In this role, you will design and implement the workflows responsible for ingesting large amounts of raster and vector geospatial data for efficient access and processing. You will work alongside an interdisciplinary team to ensure data is analysis-ready and easy to interact with. The systems you build and the research you enable will underpin the core technology of the company, creating the heartbeat by which our business operates. We're looking for engineers who find joy in the craft of building and who want to make an impact; who push initiatives forward by asking great questions, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win; and who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, and have a bias for action. 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. You will: Design and construct robust pipelines for the ingest of geospatial data Create a geospatial data warehouse and platform for scientists and machine learning engineers Build new data sources for geospatial information such as satellite imagery, LiDAR, radar, and field plots Implement cutting edge pre-processing algorithms for sensor data to produce quality features for ML Develop tools and infrastructure to increase iteration time and improve developer experience Design infrastructure to accelerate research and experimentation Develop plans for cross-team initiatives related to infrastructure and deliver on them We are looking for strengths with: Building scalable and fault-tolerant distributed systems that process large amounts of data Handling batch and event data for geospatial data and machine learning systems Cloud-native solutions Algorithms and data structures, domain-driven design, and software engineering fundamentals Geospatial data sources and storage Interdisciplinary collaboration and deep user empathy Working with ML models in production systems We expect you to: Approach problems with curiosity and humility Own solutions end-to-end Take part in strategic thinking Leave code better than when you found it Communicate well and document better Have fun!!

Product Manager, Supply (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (Sao Paulo)
Apr 21, 2022
We're looking to bring on a product manager to develop and deliver a roadmap for our supply partners. As Pachama’s supply product manager, you will play a critical role in increasing the amount of forest carbon projects brought online and have a direct impact on the amount of nature we can restore to solve climate change. You will work closely with the product and engineering teams, as well as with business and operations staff, designers, project partners, and a range of other stakeholders, to deliver high-quality and scalable products that service the project developers that use our marketplace. You'll be responsible for aggregating the requirements across this diverse group, developing a shared vision for the team, implementing a clear roadmap, and ultimately ensuring delivery against those goals. If you'd like to learn more about what it's like to work at Pachama, please check out our careers page. Location The role is remote however you will be supporting clients and team members who are based within the Americas, so must be comfortable with those working hours. You will: Be the authority on the supply roadmap. Empower internal teams by providing access to data and tools to enable them to handle the primary functions related to supply on our marketplace: project onboarding, content management, and purchasing credits. Support our supply partners and encourage a tighter relationship with Pachama to increase the volume of credits available on the platform. Streamline and automate information input from supply partners to optimize project onboarding efficiency and scalability. Work closely with marketing, business, senior product, and engineering team members to ensure the roadmap aligns cross-functionally. Communicate with project developers, landowners, implementation partners, and other stakeholders to share the existing roadmap and identify new problems that we should focus on, updating the roadmap along the way Participate in the development of architectural designs in partnership with engineers. Develop detailed product requirement documents to communicate hypotheses, scope out new concepts, and describe primary use cases of upcoming changes, for distribution to the team. Define OKRs with the team and track progress against them regularly. Ensure that product changes are built to spec, and ultimately that the roadmap is executed upon, whilst keeping leadership updated on progress. Update stakeholders when new features are available through release notes, marketing collateral, and direct communication. Build awesome products! You should have: A strong alignment to Pachama's values. Conversational Portuguese and/or Spanish. 3+ years of product management experience with a focus on carbon markets, LATAM fintech, or marketplace businesses. An entrepreneurial spirit, which translates into being a self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and ambiguous environment. A proven track record of shipping complex products. A deeply analytical thought process, driven by data and first principles. Near-mastery of Jira and Notion (or similar) A team focus and low ego. Crisp communication skills. A strong ability to prioritize across multiple dimensions. A results-oriented mindset - you do whatever it takes to execute on complex projects.

Product Manager, Machine Learning - Platform (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Apr 21, 2022
The Protocol group is looking to bring on a product manager to develop and deliver on a roadmap for our Protocol Platform team.  The Protocol group is a diverse combination of product managers, scientists, machine learning experts, and software engineers who are collectively responsible for developing remote sensing techniques to ensure that forest carbon credits are real, additional, long-lasting, and responsible for a global net reduction in atmospheric CO2. As PM for the Protocol Platform team you will work closely with product, engineering, science, and modeling teams, as well as with business, operations, and a range of other stakeholders, to deliver high-quality scalable machine learning infrastructure and tooling for our modeling teams. You'll be responsible for aggregating the requirements across this diverse group, developing a shared vision for the Protocol Platform team, implementing a clear roadmap, and ultimately ensuring delivery against those goals. If you'd like to learn more about what it's like to work at Pachama, please check out our careers page. You will: Be the owner on the protocol platform roadmap Work closely with modeling, science, senior product, modeling, and engineering team members to ensure the roadmap aligns cross-functionally Communicate with other protocol teams, the protocol group, and other stakeholders to share the existing roadmap & identify new problems that we should focus on, updating the roadmap along the way Help accelerate and deliver into production research that underpins the core technology of the company, creating the heartbeat by which our business operates. Participate in the development of architectural designs in partnership with engineers Develop detailed product requirement documents to communicate hypotheses, scope out new concepts, and describe primary use cases of upcoming changes, for distribution to the team Define OKRs with the team and track progress against them regularly Ensure that product and infrastructure changes are built to spec, and ultimately that the roadmap is executed upon, whilst keeping leadership updated on progress Update stakeholders when new models or features are available through release notes, documentation and direct communication. Facilitate and coordinate the adoption by other teams of the infrastructure and tooling developed by the team. Build an awesome machine learning infrastructure and tooling! You should have: Strong alignment to Pachama's values 3+ years of product management experience with a focus on machine learning tooling and infrastructure Experience working with and scoping requirements from diverse products teams. Experience working with remote sensing data and infrastructure teams would be a plus An entrepreneurial spirit, which translates into being a self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and ambiguous environment A proven track record of shipping complex products A deeply analytical thought process, driven by data and first principles Near-mastery of Jira and Notion (or similar) A team focus and low ego Crisp communication skills A strong ability to prioritize across multiple dimensions A results-oriented mindset - you do whatever it takes to execute on complex projects

Product Manager, Machine Learning - Biomass (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Apr 21, 2022
The Protocol group is looking to bring on a product manager to develop and deliver a roadmap for our Biomass team.  The Protocol group is a diverse combination of product managers, scientists, machine learning experts, and software engineers who are collectively responsible for developing remote sensing techniques to ensure that forest carbon credits are real, additional, long-lasting, and responsible for a global net reduction in atmospheric CO2. As PM for the Biomass team you will work closely with the product, science, modeling, and engineering teams, as well as with business, operations, policy staff, and a range of other stakeholders, to deliver high-quality models of forest carbon that service the verification, monitoring, and issuance of carbon credits. You'll be responsible for aggregating the requirements across this diverse group, developing a shared vision for the Biomass team, implementing a clear roadmap, and ultimately ensuring delivery against those goals. If you'd like to learn more about what it's like to work at Pachama, please check out our careers page. You will: Be the authority on the biomass roadmap Work closely with engineers and scientists in the team to help shape the research roadmap and facilitate the path from basic research into science-based products Work with modeling, science, senior product, policy, and engineering team members to ensure the roadmap aligns cross-functionally Communicate with other protocol teams, the protocol group and other stakeholders to share the existing roadmap & identify new problems that we should focus on, updating the roadmap along the way Participate in the development of architectural designs in partnership with engineers Develop detailed product requirement documents to communicate hypotheses, scope out new concepts, and describe primary use cases of upcoming changes, for distribution to the team Define OKRs with the team and track progress against them regularly Ensure that product and model changes are built to spec, and ultimately that the roadmap is executed upon, whilst keeping leadership updated on progress Update stakeholders when new models or features are available through release notes, documentation, marketing collateral, and direct communication Build awesome biomass models and products! You should have : Strong alignment to Pachama's values 3+ years of product management experience with a focus on building machine learning / RnD based products Experience working with engineers and scientists through the research stages of product development. A proven track record of driving complex products from basic research to production Experience working with remote sensing based models would be a plus Experience leading RnD teams on a commercial setting would be a plus An entrepreneurial spirit, which translates into being a self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and ambiguous environment A proven track record of shipping complex products A deeply analytical thought process, driven by data and first principles Near-mastery of Jira and Notion (or similar) A team focus and low ego Crisp communication skills A strong ability to prioritize across multiple dimensions A results-oriented mindset - you do whatever it takes to execute on complex projects

Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, California)
Apr 20, 2022
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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. Recent press: Pachama is #1 most innovative AI company Jeff Bezos' Last Shareholder Update Pachama to monitor and manage Mercado Libre forest projects The role. Our Marketplace team is looking for a senior software engineer to help build out the next generation of our platform to provide impactful tools and services for individuals and businesses wanting to restore nature to fight climate change. Our Marketplace team is responsible for communicating project impact, showcasing customer impact, connecting customers with projects, and growing demand. You'll be working alongside a team of sustainability experts, forest scientists, machine learning experts, designers, and customers to understand stakeholder needs and deliver high-quality, delightful products. The public APIs you’ll be creating will touch a wide range of audiences in the carbon credit and forest carbon project space from the environmentally responsible corporations and individuals to the forest projects themselves. We're looking for full-stack engineers who find joy in the craft of building and want to make an impact. Engineers who push forward initiatives by asking great questions, cutting through ambiguity, and organizing to win. Engineers who are relentlessly detail-oriented, methodical in their approach to understanding trade-offs, place the highest emphasis on building, and building quickly. You will: Build public APIs to integrate with leading platforms Create project pages infused with data-driven storytelling Solve complex problems without known answers Provide a platform to share forest project profiles Allow for the future like-minded individuals to subscribe Integrate machine learning output into our marketplace Our ideal candidate will have many of the following: Designing and implementing from first-principles Executing in ambiguous environments Using best practices for building React apps, Typescript, and Python systems. Knowledge of algorithms and data structures, domain-driven design, and event-driven systems. Delivering high-quality software designs and implementations (e.g. API, data models, performance, look and feel). Bonus points if you: Feel a drive to learn fast, ship high-quality software, and own solutions end-to-end Enjoy taking part in strategic thinking and take apart problems Are persistent, curious, humble, and like to have fun! Our stack: Python (e.g FastAPI, Tensorflow) React Postgres / PostGIS Kubernetes

Marketplace Operations Manager (Remote)

Full time role
Remote (San Francisco, CA)
Mar 26, 2022
Pachama is looking for a Marketplace Operations Manager to help organize, execute, and refine our internal operations. You will lead the processes for ongoing carbon credit exchanges, including assessing inbound purchases, ensuring accurate inventory levels, and executing credit retirements. Additionally, this role will help to streamline processes to onboard new projects to the platform and ensure clear and accurate information capture. In this role, you will work very cross-functionally across accounting, sales, supply, and product teams. You will become the go-to person to understand the day to day operations and metrics of our business.  A mixture of excellent business instincts, organizational excellence, and a critical attention to details are important. This role is remote within the United States. About Pachama: 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. Key responsibilities: Own the end to end process of executing customer transactions on the Pachama platform Manage Pachama’s accounts within existing carbon registries including carbon credit inventories Maintain accurate pricing and inventory information Develop metrics to forecast carbon pricing and availability Act as a line of first support for our growing sales and customer service team Support accounting with monthly and quarterly close process Develop processes to seamlessly onboard new projects onto Pachama’s platform Work with teams across company including engineering, product, and sales Our ideal candidate will have many of the following: 2+ years experience working experience in payments, settlements, sales operations and/or a finance operations role Experience with Salesforce and ERP systems Profieciency in Excel, SQL and other data tools A background in creating data insights and metrics that aid process improvement Demonstrated ability to track and follow-up on detailed action items A drive towards organization and process Ability to design and scale processes independently Crisp communication Passion for our mission to restore nature and solve climate change

Chief of Staff

Full time role
San Francisco, California
Mar 15, 2022
We’re hiring Chief of Staff you will work closely with our Co-founder & CEO, and be responsible for a wide and varied number of tasks and projects that will enable our leader to drive the business forward effectively and quickly. This role will operate as a key component in our CEO effectiveness by contributing on: strategy formulation and implementation, business analytics and insights, key stakeholder management among other special projects and enable our CEO to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Our ideal candidate will have experience as the Chief of Staff to the CEO of a high growth company as well as strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation and strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Location. Pachama is an entirely remote team. For this role, being within Pacific time is preferred for this role given cross-functional communication responsibilities. Under normal conditions, this role requires travel. 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. We are backed by mission-aligned investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Amazon Climate Fund, Chris Sacca, Saltwater Ventures, and Paul Graham. Responsibilities Facilitate and manage the process of identifying, prioritizing, chartering, communicating, and managing key projects pertaining to our CEO. Establish and maintain the management of team agenda and meetings. Track key strategic actions, drive them to closure; manage the process of tracking and communicating performance against objectives. Serve as the key interface to the CEO’s office for external groups (i.e. customers and partners) as well as internal team members. Support our founder in his day to day activities (presentations to customers, executives and other external audiences, preparation for critical meetings and business reviews). Experiences and skills we're looking for Experience as the Chief of Staff to the CEO of a high growth company. Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize large amounts of information from multiple sources to draw conclusions. Excellent communications skills with ability to simplify and explain complex problems to stakeholders of all levels across multiple functions, with a willingness to challenge when necessary. Superior organizational skills and project/time management abilities, with ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities at the same time. Leadership skills with ability to inspire others to achieve a common objective. Keen business acumen - govern the strategic planning, understand our strategy, assess how well we are executing it, offer recommendations for improvement. Entrepreneurial and creative mindset with ability to formulate solutions to problems and Strong process orientation and mindset. The highest level of integrity and an unwavering sense of what is best for the business. Ability to navigate Pachama and build great work relationships across the teams. Ability to keep with a fast pace and high energy culture, and not stress easily. Emotional intelligence, flexible work style, and excellent diplomatic skills across all levels of the organization. Ability to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism.

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