Careers

We are always looking for top-notch engineering talent and experienced project development professionals to join the team.

If you’re interested in building a sustainable climate future with us, send your resume to careers@280.earth

Current Openings

IT Support Engineer

280 Earth is currently seeking an IT Support Engineer.  This role will begin as a part-time consultant (Tues/Wed/Thur). 

280 Earth was formed in 2022 to scale up and commercialize innovative direct air capture technology developed at X, The Moonshot Factory (Google X). 280 Earth’s proprietary process is unique in its cost-effective continuous flow process to capture CO2 directly from the atmosphere, low energy use, ability to utilize waste heat from a wide variety of industrial processes, and positive generation of clean water captured from the air. The company is located in Mountain View, California and The Dalles, Oregon with projects under development nationwide.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze departmental needs and identify vulnerabilities to maintain high level of security while compromising efficiency at a minimum
  • Ensure network components work together seamlessly to meet business needs
  • Analyze processes, technologies, and vendors continually to find areas for improvement
  • Prepare cost–benefit analyses when upgrades are necessary, and monitor vendors to ensure that they’re offering the best-possible service and value for business needs
  • Train and assist employees to use software and hardware; troubleshoot issues and provide technical support when needed
  • Develop and execute disaster planning and maintain data backups

Required skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience in IT management
  • Expertise in implementing, configuring, and testing IT solutions
  • Google workspace administration, including specifically:
    • SSO / SAML / SCIM configuration
    • Device and hardware configuration
  • Strong creative and analytical thinking

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • General experience in network security
  • Network architecture, including
    • Routing
    • NAT
  • DNS architecture
  • pfSense
    • BIND9 DNS management
    • DHCP management
  • Firewall management
  • VPN and software defined perimeters (specifically Tailscale)
  • Google cloud security
  • Certificate management

Notes

  • Minimum three days out of the week in Mt. View office (Tues/Wed/Thurs)
  • Will require occasional travel to our plant in The Dalles, OR., along with other potential sites
  • Long term potential role

280 Earth is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  280 Earth will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Please send resumes to careers@280.earth.