Environmental Defense Fund is hiring a
Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth — for everyone.
We’re Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 850 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen people’s ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.
Our culture, values and commitment to diversity make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Won’t you join us?
We kindly ask that individuals interested in this role submit their applications and any optional writing/work samples by a deadline of November 11, 2022.
MethaneSAT, LLC, an affiliate of Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is launching a new, high performance, purpose-built satellite—MethaneSAT—to map and measure oil and gas methane emissions worldwide, with the potential to assess emissions from the full range of man-made sources. The satellite will enable us to gather methane emissions data on a global scale and with data from other sources, locate and quantify these emissions. Data from MethaneSAT will help EDF reduce methane emissions by 45% by 2025 and holds the potential to help reduce the temperature of our planet by as much 0.5 degrees C by the end of the century. This could be the most impactful environmental project yet conceived.
The position can be performed either 100% remotely from home within the U.S. or on a hybrid arrangement out of any U.S.-based EDF office. The initial schedule for this position is Monday-Friday on a standard 7-hour per day schedule, with an expectation for schedule variability (with potential weekand coverage rotations) as this team continues to expand.
The Data Processing Operator will work with our scientists and engineers to execute the day-to-day science data processing operations for the MethaneSAT and MethaneAIR missions. MethaneSAT, LLC is responsible for providing the cloud architecture and services, production software, and for executing the data processing operations, as well as managing the end data products for the various user communities.
Working across several organizations, both internal and external, you will strive to understand the overall processing landscape and then prioritize and execute the production operations to ensure MethaneSAT is delivering timely and meaningful data products. The Data Processing operator will own and drive the ongoing science data processing operations and deliverables, incorporating stakeholder needs, addressing problems, and overseeing performance.
This position will report to the Production Operations Manager for MethaneSAT, LLC, and will work closely with other MethaneSAT, LLC staff, key contractors, partners, and EDF staff. The position will require a non-standard, flexible schedule, which at times will require weekend shifts and off hours
The Data Processing Operator will be responsible for the following:
To accomplish these, the Data Processing Operator will provide the daily oversight for data processing operations to include:
We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.
The pay range for this role is shown below.
Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.