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About Square Roots
Square Roots is the technology leader in urban indoor farming. Our mission is to future-proof agriculture for a world facing climate change.
Founded by serial entrepreneurs, Kimbal Musk and Tobias Peggs, Square Roots partners with food distributors, retailers, consumer goods producers, and foundations. Our farming-as-a-service model combines proprietary technology, indoor growing expertise, and production facilities, to deliver bespoke value to our customers in the short term while contributing to climate change solutions for the long term.
About the Role:
Square Roots is seeking a Director of Engineering who will lead a team of engineers and construction managers to design, prototype, and deploy proprietary indoor farming technology systems. This platform includes the core indoor climate control, growing hardware, chemical systems, and software automation, all of which ultimately enable the success of our production growing and R&D teams.
This person will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and be responsible for developing the organizational processes and technical strategy to bridge the gap between the business and technology implementation. We are looking for an engineering leader who is excited to lead and empower a small team while also doing whatever it takes to ensure successful technical outcomes to our farming-as-a-service customers.
This role is based at our Brooklyn HQ and will require 3+ days a week in-person.
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At Square Roots, we are committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. That’s why all entry-level roles start at Living Wage, not minimum wage, and it’s why we use third party benchmark data to inform salary across all roles and geographies. You can read more about our practices here.
Based on how we have planned for this role, we believe the range is $200,000 to $230,000. However, this range may vary depending on skillset, experience, and geography. Salary is just one part of compensation at Square Roots. We also offer generous health benefits, paid time off, free herbs and greens, and more!
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