Driven By Impact: Climate Career Week is Soon!

Your weekly recap + setting your LinkedIn up for succcess

Driven By Impact 🌱

Edition 47: March 14, 2024

Climate Career Week

5 days. 20+ online events. All to help you work in climate. All free.

Ready to start your journey?

Discover how your career can help solve climate change through five days of free virtual workshops, panels, networking events, and more.

See the whole schedule from March 25-29th at

Organized by Climate People,, Climate Draft, Work on Climate, CrowdSolve, and Green Jobs Board.

🌎 WHAT: Navigating Climate Emotions
🗓️ WHEN: 3/18 @ 12 pm EST
👤 WHO: Job Seekers

🌎 WHAT: Breaking into Climate Monthly Webinar
🗓️ WHEN: 3/19 @ 12 pm EST
👤 WHO: Job Seekers

🌎 WHAT: Climate Job Seeker LinkedIn Live Q&A
🗓️ WHEN: 3/21 @ 3 pm EST
👤 WHO: Job Seekers

🌎 WHAT: Climate Transitions Workshop: Transferable Skills
🗓️ WHEN: 3/22 @ 12 pm EST
👤 WHO: Job Seekers

→ Last week, we launched our end-of-year report for 2023. See what we were up to last year!

→ Missed last week’s edition? It was a jam-packed one! Check it out here.

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→ Your LinkedIn is your digital resume! Earlier this week, we hosted a webinar on how to use it to supercharge your job search. Check out the recording!

→ Today, we hosted a webinar on a funding recap of 2023 and some job market projections for 2024. Check it out!

→ Yesterday, we hosted our monthly ‘Climate Career Advancement” session with the MCJ collective to dive into various professionals’ backgrounds and how they landed in climate. Check it out to hear from sales, commercialization, product, and engineering pros!


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A fully remote climate tech startup is seeking a Data Engineer with over 3 years of experience, proficiency in Python and Pandas, and familiarity with the utility industry or electric transmission and distribution data. The successful candidate will build new data pipelines for products, take ownership of greenfield projects, and collaborate closely with product managers, transmission engineers, and full-stack engineers. The role requires the ability to operate in ambiguity, take ownership, and apply best practices, infrastructure, and tooling to build an effective data organization.

➵ Our client is seeking an experienced interconnection/transmission planning engineer to join their mission of accelerating the transition to a reliable, decarbonized grid. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in ISO/RTO/utility interconnection processes, be adept at running power flow studies, and be familiar with public data sources relevant to interconnection. This role involves informing software developers of regional interconnection study processes, collaborating with customers to demonstrate software solutions, and defining product requirements to support the company's roadmap. Expertise in Python scripting and other transmission planning studies is a plus, and a degree in EE/ECE is preferred. If you're passionate about solving critical infrastructure challenges, this role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on tackling the interconnection bottleneck for grid operators and project developers.

➵ Join a thriving, fully remote climate tech startup that is transforming the renewable energy sector with its innovative software platform. As a Backend Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to build backend services for new products and work closely with the CTO. Ideal candidates will have at least 3 years of experience, a product-focused mindset, and a strong track record of continuous learning and product development. Proficiency in Python and GraphQL, as well as familiarity with Heroku and Hasura, is strongly preferred. Experience in the utility industry or related projects would be a significant advantage. This role offers the chance to operate in an exciting, ambiguous environment where you can take ownership and make a real impact on our climate's future.

This job opportunity is with a fully remote and profitable climate tech startup that has developed a software platform to assist renewable energy developers. They are seeking a Full-Stack Engineer who will lead new product work, interact with users, ideate on features, give feedback on designs, and build out those features. This role will involve working directly with the CTO on scoping new features and engineering plans and launching new features and markets in the US. The ideal candidate is a product-minded engineer with 2+ years of experience, proficient in React, TypeScript and Python, and with a history of continuous learning and operating in ambiguity. Experience in the utility industry or projects supporting electric transmission, distribution, and substation design is a plus.

Our client is seeking a Transmission Planning Engineer to join their profitable and fully remote climate tech startup. The role involves collaborating with other engineers and founders to develop products that facilitate the successful implementation of renewable energy projects. Key responsibilities include codifying knowledge, leading the implementation of study methodologies, becoming a subject matter expert in various regions, and contributing to the full product life cycle. The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of experience as a Transmission Planning Engineer, familiarity with generation interconnection-related studies, hands-on experience with relevant tools, and a strong interest in learning software engineering, particularly Python.

That's all for this edition! Thanks for doing your part in mobilizing a workforce transition to work on climate!