About The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation helps people and businesses adapt to climate change. We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers around the globe. Protecting the $3 trillion global agriculture industry from the financial impact of adverse weather and climate change has a direct impact on the global food supply and poverty rates.
Our company’s unique technology platform enables the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance using proprietary global weather simulation modeling and local weather monitoring systems. Unlike traditional insurance, The Climate Corporation’s products pay out automatically based solely on measured weather conditions, requiring no claims process and no waiting for payment.
We are very serious about our work, and we are serious about having a great time doing it. If you are the best at what you do, and are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.
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Manager - Weather Applications
Reporting to the Climate Corporation’s General Manager, the Manager will have technical leadership of Climate’s customer-facing Weather Applications. This senior leader will have the unique opportunity to leverage Climate’s powerful platform, data and modeling software to deliver a consumer-friendly “weather dashboard” experience to ultimately rival and surpass that offered by current weather sites and applications.
What you will do:
Lead the engineering of Climate’s consumer-facing weather data visualization product
Recruit, develop and retain an exceptional engineering team
Collaborate with the product and user experience teams to deliver a powerful but consumer-friendly product
Leverage the plethora of data and services built by both other Climate engineering teams and external programmatic sources
Drive the development, launch and iteration of Climate’s weather applications across both the web and mobile
Architect and deliver the weather applications using the latest and most effective open source technologies
Drive an efficient and effective Agile software development process to manage a deep backlog while maintaining schedule flexibility to juggle fluctuating priorities
Participate in product planning discussions to incorporate new features/functionality i.e. internationalization, recommendations, etc.
Ensure excellent uptime of Climate’s weather application products through robust, scalable and fault tolerant software development practices
What you bring to the table:
Exceptional drive and desire to succeed in an ambiguous startup environment
Prior success delivering products offering consumer-friendly visualization and manipulation of complex data sets
Track record of leveraging differing technologies to solve a variety of product challenges
Deep understanding of the user experience essential to delivering a successful consumer product
Adept at consuming large data sets through services oriented architecture in a high transaction environment
Proven ability to work up and down the technology stack (Ruby, Python, etc), including implementation of significant business logic
Ability to architect and, if necessary, code consumer‐facing applications on web and mobile platforms
Excellent network of technical talent
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related engineering field
Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
Genuine passion for working with big data and open source technologies
What We Offer
A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform
Energetic, idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture
Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have massive impacts on the world
Competitive salary, stock options and great benefits
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The Climate Corporation - 21 months ago