About nZero:

nZero is on a mission to help companies, cities, and communities achieve their climate goals by operationalizing energy, financial, and GhG emissions data. We empower our customers to see and act on their data in real-time, to achieve their climate goals and cost savings through innovative solutions like Carbon Tools™ & Energy Tracker™.

nZero’s growing team has deep expertise in energy policy, Human Centered Design, FinTech, and data science. We are a passionate, semi-distributed team (sometimes we work in-person, sometimes we work over Zoom) collaborating in an agile process—pairing developers, designers, & product owners to build products that meet our customers’ core needs.

Job Description:

nZero is looking for a platform/infrastructure engineer to help architect and build our backend cloud infrastructure. nZero’s platform enables our customers to see real-time carbon footprint information for their entire organization, and does so by automating the ingestion of energy and emissions operational information. We transitioning towards a distributed data infrastructure to store and process our large volumes of data, and handle our numerous telemetry streams for our customers. You’ll play a key role in supporting a major evolution of our SAAS product—moving from our current MVP into tracking, forecasting, and reporting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals for a range of customers across industries and cities. You will work closely with both our web application team to support our existing product in addition to our data science team to enable complex and performance analysis of customer data to help directly lower carbon footprints.


    • 5+ years experience architecting, building and operating large distributed data infrastructure
    • 5+ years experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, Java, Go, C++
    • Experience building on and utilizing distributed data storage solutions at scale
    • Experience running and managing cloud infrastructure on a major cloud provider (r.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Organized, clear communicator

About You:

Systems thinker: You are able to look at the “big picture” of system functions and requirements and make value decisions with everything in mind. You like understanding and solving large, complex problems.

Passionate: You care about the quality of the things you produce and the problems you solve. At nZero, we are a passionate team who care deeply about the climate challenges we are tackling.

Inclusive: You understand that accepting and integrating a diverse set of views creates growth and opportunity.