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We’re on a mission to restore nature to solve climate change

OUR STORY

Pachama was started by a group of friends who love nature and were deeply concerned about climate change and the future of our planet. They had built innovative technologies in the past and saw the power of new ideas, so they decided to put their expertise at the service of the planet. Driven by stubborn optimism, they started Pachama in 2018 and set out to build a team that would create positive impact for decades to come.

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Pachama team members after climbing Mount Shasta, California

Distributed, yet united

Our team is comprised of talented engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and creatives coming from the best technology companies in the world. Our team is very international, with diverse backgrounds but a shared set of values and common passion for our purpose and mission.

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Heidi Hurst GIS & Software England
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Alejandro Vizio Design California
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Eva Vasilova Software Austria
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Levi Mallot VP of Engineering Missouri

Where Pachamers come from:

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Driven by a strong set of values

PURPOSE

We are driven by our purpose and mission.

INTEGRITY

We are ethical, trustworthy, and congruent.

EXCELLENCE

We craft and operate with deep care for the quality of our work.

TENACITY

We are a force of nature: hungry, relentless, unstoppable.

Do the work of your lifetime

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I’ve dreamed of doing work like this since I first learned about deforestation as a kid. I love getting to use my skills to make an impact every day! MARIE HOEGER SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER
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The work we do at Pachama gives us the opportunity to have a positive and life-saving effect on nature and the future of climate change. HARLEY ALEXANDER DESIGN & SOFTWARE

Benefits and perks

Our people-first approach to work is backed up by a slate of great

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    Competitive salary and equity
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    Flexible PTO and all company holidays
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    Health Insurance
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    Dental & Vision Coverage
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    Home Office Stipend
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    Learning & Development Stipend

“What you’re seeking is seeking you”

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Business & Operations
  • Marketplace Operations Manager (Remote)

    Business & Operations / Full-time

    The Role:
    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. 

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
Engineering
  • Data Engineer, Machine Learning (Remote)

    Engineering / Full-time

    The Role:
    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.

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
  • Director of Engineering, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (Remote)

    Engineering / Full-time

    The Role:
    Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) in carbon markets is the collection of processes and tools used for characterizing project performance in terms of societal and environmental 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 critical forest measurements necessary for accurate and transparent validation.

    Our MRV team is looking for an experienced 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 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.

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
  • Engineering Manager, Marketplace (Remote)

    Engineering / Full-time

    The Role:
    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.

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
  • Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

    Engineering / Full-time

    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.

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
Finance
  • Director of Capital Markets (Remote)

    Finance / Full-time

    The Role
    Pachama is looking for a Director of Capital Markets to drive the creation and execution of our capital strategy to finance high quality forest carbon projects, reporting to the Head of Finance. Pachama is starting to develop the next generation of nature-based restoration and conservation projects using technology, which involves mobilizing billions of dollars from financial institutions and corporations to landowners around the world. You will be digging into various financing structures and raising capital integral to scaling our reforestation and conservation efforts.

    The ideal candidate has a demonstrated interest in climate tech and a track record of structuring innovative financing in complex industries.

    Location
    This role is fully remote. However, being within 3 hours of Pacific time is preferred for this role given cross-functional communication responsibilities.

    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.
Other
  • Carbon Development Partner (Remote)

    Other / Full-time

    The Role:
    We’re hiring for a key role that will bring new, quality carbon partnerships and projects to the Pachama platform, ensuring carbon finance and project development expertise goes to projects providing real climate benefits. This new role will own and grow commercial relationships with partners who have new or existing forest carbon projects. The position will help build new partnerships (Pachama Originals) and secure credits from existing projects.  The Carbon Development Partner will assist in closing critical commercial deals and build relationships with strategic project proponents with an initial focus on North and Latin America. Our ideal candidate will be bilingual (Spanish and English or Portuguese and English) and have existing experience in carbon markets, forest carbon projects, and corporate climate commitments as well as strong business development experience and the drive to create durable partnerships that benefit people, nature, and climate.

    The new role will be a key member of Pachama’s supply team and work globally with project proponents including communities, project developers, and large NGOs.  The position will report to the VP of Origination.

    Location:
    This role is remote.

    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.
  • VP of Science (Remote)

    Other / Full-time

    The Role:
    Pachama is pushing the boundaries of what’s possible at the intersection of remote sensing, AI, nature restoration/conservation, and carbon finance. We are looking for a strong, experienced leader for our science team to help scale our work and team. This role will be an integral part of the leadership team at Pachama and help to guide company strategy.


    Location:
    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.


    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.
Product
  • Product Manager, Machine Learning - Biomass (Remote)

    Product / Full-time

    The Role:
    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.
     
    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.

    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.
  • Product Manager, Machine Learning - Platform (Remote)

    Product / Full-time

    The Role:
    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.

    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.
     
    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.
Sales and Marketing
  • Senior Product Marketing Manager (Remote)

    Sales and Marketing / Full-time

    The Role:
    Pachama is looking for a senior Product Marketing Manager to help tell the incredible stories of our community-based forest carbon projects. You will be focused on building the go to market strategy, foundational messaging, content and tools to engage project implementation partners and share the unique stories of their projects with leading multinationals investing in forests. The ideal candidate has demonstrated interest in climate tech and forest conservation, experience in positioning and content development, and a track record of success in dynamic, startup environments.

    Location:
    Located within 6 hours of EST time zone.

    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.
Science
  • Forest Analyst (Remote)

    Science / Full-time

    The Role:
    Pachama is looking for a Forest 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. 

    Location:
    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.

    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.
  • Forest Biometrician (Remote)

    Science / Full-time

    The Role:
    Pachama is looking for a Forest Biometrician to join our team to help assess and develop forest carbon projects. In this role, you would use your experience in forest management and measurement with Pachama technology to improve carbon markets. You would be responsible for helping to develop yield models in North and South America and advising our growing supply team on carbon projects. You will help to evaluate forest carbon projects at all stages of project lifecycle and support implementation partners in creating appropriate project materials including Project Documents. You would also be the spokesperson for science and sound carbon principles to our stakeholders - both internal and external.

    You would be excited about this role if you love the idea of moving fast with a high degree of independence in a growing start-up. You are a pragmatic, eager-to-change the world individual. You have several years of experience in forest mensuration and have used remote sensing data to derive insight on forest health. You understand how forest carbon projects work and maybe even have been a part of a verification or certification of a project. You love to communicate with others and are excited to speak to findings with a variety of team members.

    Location:
    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.

    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.
The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, most pleasing responsibility. Wendell Berry