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If you're a great meteorologist or engineer, or just plain talented, we want to hire you. We'll also consider interns in just about any discipline. Email resumes and portfolios to jobs@windbornesystems.com.

WindBorne Systems is supercharging weather models with a unique proprietary data source: constellations of next-generation smart weather balloons targeting the most critical atmospheric data. Our long-term vision is to eliminate weather uncertainty, and in the process help humanity adapt to climate change, be that predicting hurricanes or speeding the adoption of renewables. The founding team of Stanford engineers was named Forbes 2019 30 under 30 and is backed by top investors including Khosla Ventures.

Field Operations Manager

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We’re looking for our new director of field operations to manage launch site setup and maintenance globally. You’ll be an integral part of the weather forecasting “machine” we are creating, and will represent WindBorne on the global stage.

As the director of field operations, you will:
  • Get your hands dirty and learn how to launch advanced weather balloons (you have to know it to teach it)
  • Own development of protocols and training materials for balloon launch activities
  • Become a subject matter expert on everything launch related
  • Form trusting relationships with our global launch contractors
  • Represent WindBorne on the global stage by traveling to train new launch contractors (5-10% of time traveling)
  • Manage equipment deployment and resupply worldwide
  • Work closely with the CEO, CTO, and production team to accomplish our mission of helping humanity adapt to climate change
  • Preferred: Manage supply chains, inventory, and international shipping
What you’ll bring:
  • An excellent attitude above all. We’re looking for someone who thinks outside of the box and who has the grit, resourcefulness, and resilience to thrive in a constantly changing environment
  • Excitement to learn
  • Ability to quickly form trusting relationships with strangers
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in field operations
  • Passion for the mission of helping people understand weather risk better and equipping them with the tools to adapt to adverse conditions
  • Excellent communication skills

Assembly Technician

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WindBorne Systems is looking to grow its manufacturing and launch team! You will be a part of the group responsible for assembling and launching small weather balloon payloads, with the purpose of gathering atmospheric data over otherwise unobserved areas. If you have a passion for technology and the desire to be a part of an effort to drastically improve weather forecasting and tackle climate change please send your resume, optional portfolio of what you have assembled in the past, and include in the email what makes you excited about this opportunity!

We don’t anticipate having this position start until ~mid-October, and there is the possibility of another couple of months of downtime starting ~mid-January 2022. Please be aware of this before applying.

Must have the following:
  • Excellent hand dexterity
  • Familiarity with hand and power tools
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and process
  • Ability to manage time effectively in order to finish tasks needing completion in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with others in a friendly and professional manner in a highly collaborative environment
  • Comfortable working in a fluid environment where priorities can change quickly