Job Detail

Organization: Galehead Development
Title: Geospatial Data Engineer II
Location: Remote

Posted: 2024-05-17
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

POSITION TITLE: Geospatial Data Engineer II reporting to the Lead Engineer, Data Products

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Galehead is the leading upstream technology and services platform for planning, management, and delivery of greenfield development pipeline for the Energy Transition. Galehead is a trusted project development partner to global utilities, Independent Power Producers, and Fortune 500 companies. Since its founding in 2016, Galehead has deployed its proprietary LandCommand® technology and specialized upstream platform to develop more than 15 GW of solar, storage, and wind projects under active development by Galehead and its Downstream Partners including Tyr Energy Development, EDF, Clearway, Rev Renewables, Steelhead, Engie, and Longroad.
In 2022, Macquarie made a strategic investment providing growth capital for Galehead’s platform and its development pipeline.


The Geospatial Engineer will be responsible for leveraging advanced geospatial technologies to analyze, manage, and visualize complex spatial data, enabling data-driven decision-making and supporting a range of projects. This role demands proficiency in open-source geospatial tools, as well as a strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams. Suitable candidates will have a strong interest and aptitude in quantitative problem solving, innovation, and critical thinking

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * equates to primary focus areas of the role, with **** being the highest priority and ** being a secondary focus.

**** Craft spatial analytic software processes to expand and refine renewable energy infrastructure project development capabilities
*** Design, build and operate a suite of automated data processing pipelines
** Advance technical, infrastructure, and performance capabilities
** Provide as needed analytic and data support to the infrastructure project developers
** Work with stakeholders to develop new analytic products and solutions
Incubate technical capabilities in new energy frontiers and strategic analysis including energy storage, hydrogen, load procurement, transmission development
Apply innovation and research methodologies to create novel solutions and products
Bring your best stuff: we need the best from everyone.

Ability to create reproducible data processes and products using open-source spatial analytic tools and methods
Proficient and experienced with open-source geospatial processing tools and methods including python, postgresql / postgis, gdal/ogr, (geo)pandas, etc
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, cerebral and inquisitive.
Communications: Effective and thoughtful written and verbal communications. Work through issues or differing perspectives in a concise and professional manner.
Organization: Maintain focus and extract value from the high volume of opportunities through command of the mission and meticulous organization of information, communications, resources and responsibilities.
Collaboration: Serve as a resource to the entire team and facilitate getting work completed cross-functionally.

Energy industry experience.
Experience in software development practices including, but not limited to Git, Jira, Agile
Interest in cloud computing technologies


Accountability: Set and maintain high standards for yourself and your coworkers.
Problem-Solving: Willingness to consider problems and find/drive a path forward. Identify and recommend solutions.
Our Values:
Bold: Demonstrate a bias for action and stretching conventional boundaries with a commensurate ability to acknowledge, define, and mitigate risk.
Driven: Demonstrate an inherent motivation to succeed, regardless of externalities.
True: Demonstrate transparency at all times, provide and accept constructive feedback.

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