Sofar Ocean Technologies

Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future.

May 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. About The Position You will be a key contributor to front-end and back-end engineering on cloud software systems on our “Fleet” team, which is a highly cross-functional team that designs our sensing systems and the cloud applications that connect them. You’ll work alongside other software engineers and collaborate directly with hardware and firmware engineers to build features in applications (eg demo.sofarocean.com ) and APIs (eg docs.sofarocean.com...
May 06, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. About The Position We are looking for a product-driven software engineer to join our team as we build a new software product for the maritime transport industry. Our Wayfinder product runs on board the largest shipping vessels in the world, providing critical decision making context for sea captains as they navigate the world's oceans. You’ll need a deep understanding of our customers, their workflows, and critical data they need to operate. You will...
May 05, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Role You are a diligent and organized person who is passionate about the ocean, and excited at the prospect of joining a small fast-moving team in this domain. You’re generally comfortable with technology and computer systems–maybe you’re a spreadsheet wizard, are familiar with no-code tools like ReTool, Notion and maybe even have a little coding experience. Most importantly–you’re highly organized, have an excellent ability to focus, and exhibit...
May 04, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Role The Accounting & Finance Director will own the Company’s  financial reporting and analysis functions. This will include interfacing with an external accounting team to close monthly financials, developing and managing FP&A reporting, providing investor updates, handling inventory reconciliation, ensuring timely tax compliance, managing accounts payable receivable, and establishing key processes to help set the company...
May 03, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The role We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our team as we build a new software product to help the maritime shipping industry lower carbon emissions with better weather data. Wayfinder, our dynamic voyage optimization application, runs on board the largest shipping vessels in the world, providing critical decision-making context for sea captains as they navigate the world's oceans. It also supports shoreside teams aiming...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies Pier 27, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. About the Position We are looking for a product-driven Software Engineering Leader to join our team as we scale our software product for the maritime transport industry. Our Wayfinder product runs on board the largest shipping vessels in the world, providing critical decision making context for sea captains as they navigate the world's oceans. Building our software and the team will require you to have a deep understanding of our customers,...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Role Sofar is building the first full-stack ocean intelligence platform to help solve some of the world’s hardest problems, and contribute to a more sustainable future. From an operational perspective that means that we combine advances in technology with ocean and atmospheric science to create data services and SAAS products for our customers. We are growing rapidly on all fronts, which brings increased operational complexities and...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position You will be a key contributor to the embedded electronics hardware design and implementation of all our hardware products – Spotter, Smart Mooring, Bristlemouth and next generation platforms. Your initial focus will be on Sofar's new open hardware connectivity stack - Bristlemouth https://www.bristlemouth.org. You thrive in small and collaborative multidisciplinary teams, and are eager to pitch in to debug and solve gnarly...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position We are looking for a product-driven software engineer to join our team as we scale our groundbreaking Wayfinder weather routing service for the maritime transport industry. In this position you will help design, develop, and maintain services in the Wayfinder Optimization Engine – an optimal ship-routing tool that combines weather data with ship performance models and user-specified constraints to find the most efficient...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. About the Position We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join our team as we scale our ocean data platform and the applications it supports. You’ll grow a deep understanding of the data we collect and the wide variety of use cases it supports – from simple query and retrieve interfaces to powerful infrastructure for next-generation weather modeling pipelines. You will collaborate with a top-notch team of engineers,...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Role With an Oceans First mission at Sofar, we are building better ocean monitoring hardware and software while also advancing the ocean intelligence community. Our ocean intelligence is industry leading with the combination of a global hardware fleet, expert data modeling, and SaaS applications that run onboard some of the largest shipping carriers.  As a Bookkeeper you will work closely with both the finance team and individual...
Apr 27, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position We are looking for an experienced platform engineer who can help us build the next generation of weather forecasting infrastructure. Our weather forecast pipeline combines realtime sensor readings from our worldwide fleet of ocean buoys, publicly available weather data sources, and our own proprietary forecast model into a variety of data products suitable for visualization and scientific analysis. In this role you will help us grow...
Apr 27, 2022
Sofar Ocean Technologies Singapore
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position Devise and execute Sofar’s GTM strategy for the APAC market, focused on the Wayfinder ship routing product Grow and expand Sofar’s business relationships with ship owners, operators, and charterers Win sales and ensure customer success to drive renewals Build network and establish strong credibility as a Subject Matter Expert for Wayfinder in APAC Some projects you’ll be a part of: Work with Marketing to devise demand...
Apr 13, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position You will be a key contributor to the mechanical design and manufacturing of all our hardware products – working from high level system architecture through transition to manufacturing. You will weigh risks, options and outcomes with your teammates, exercising sound design judgement. You thrive in small and collaborative multidisciplinary teams, and are eager to pitch in to debug and solve gnarly issues (even when it's...
Mar 29, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies Remote (San Francisco, CA)
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. About The Position We are looking for a product-driven software engineer to join our team as we build a new software product for the maritime transport industry. Our Wayfinder product runs on board the largest shipping vessels in the world, providing critical decision making context for sea captains as they navigate the world's oceans. Building a great product will require you to have a deep understanding of our customers, their workflows,...
Mar 29, 2022
Full time role
Sofar Ocean Technologies Remote (Pier 27, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, USA)
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Role Sofar designs, builds and deploys ocean sensing hardware at a global scale. With more than 600 units in the water (and still growing rapidly) we have unique observational knowledge of the state of ocean weather, which we use (through data assimilation) to drive the most skillful global wave forecast in the world. We are now ready to take the next step and create a best in class surface wind forecasting system, and are looking for an...
Jan 04, 2022
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. ABOUT THE ROLE: We have an exciting opportunity for a driven content marketing associate to join the marketing team at Sofar. You will own all content initiatives including strategy and execution. This role will be instrumental in elevating Sofar’s thought leadership in the industry and managing our social presence.  You will excel in an “all hands on deck” environment, solve strategic business challenges, and thrive in a startup culture. As a...
Oct 21, 2021
Sofar Ocean Technologies San Francisco, CA
The Company Sofar is on a mission to connect the world’s oceans. We design, build, and deploy the largest privately owned network of marine weather sensors to power the world’s best marine weather forecasts. Our data helps our customers to increase efficiency and reduce emissions, delivering tools to governments and other stakeholders to understand impacts of climate change on extreme weather and ocean health. We live on Planet Ocean, and our goal is to create the ocean intelligence needed to ensure a sustainable future. The Position The ocean may be the harshest environment for which people design and deploy electronic systems at scale. Our sensing systems are groundbreaking in their low cost, small size, and global coverage. To succeed at our mission, it is essential we maintain a focus on constantly improving our designs for the harsh ocean environment, constantly improving our manufacturing processes, and constantly advance our focus on quality. As the Senior...