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GIS Manager

Location: Remote

Department: Development

Company Summary:

MN8 Energy is one of the largest independent solar energy and energy storage owner-operators in the U.S.  Serving enterprise customers with clean energy and complementary solutions, such as battery storage and EV Charging, we are enabling an electrified, decarbonized world.  Originally founded inside of Goldman Sachs in 2017, MN8 has grown our fleet to nearly 3-gigawatts of solar, including 850 projects across 28 states, and over 270 megawatts of battery storage projects, with each project tailored to achieve the bold decarbonization targets and goals of our more than 200 blue-chip customers.  MN8 is headquartered in New York City with offices in Delray and Boca Raton, Florida and Madrid, Spain.


About the position:

MN8 Energy is seeking a GIS Manager to oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of geospatial data and systems within our energy sector operations. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the GIS Manager will play a pivotal role in utilizing spatial data to enhance decision-making processes, optimize infrastructure planning, and support operational efficiency across various projects.


As the GIS Manager, you will:

  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of GIS strategies and workflows to support energy sector operations, including renewable energy projects, transmission, and distribution networks.
  • Manage a team of GIS professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and technical expertise to ensure the successful execution of GIS projects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including engineers, analysts, and field personnel to integrate GIS solutions into business processes and workflows.
  • Oversee the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of geospatial data including satellite imagery, LiDAR, GPS data, and other relevant sources.
  • Develop and maintain geodatabases, spatial data models, and metadata standards to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and accessibility.
  • Implement spatial analysis techniques to support site selection, resource assessment, environmental impact assessment, and risk analysis for energy projects.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in GIS, and evaluate their potential applications within the energy sector.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and company policies related to geospatial data management and privacy.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certification in GIS (e.g., Esri Technical Certification) is advantageous.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in GIS-focused role
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-starting, driven, highly motivated individual
  • Demonstrated technical competence and project experience in mapping and analysis applicable to siting of renewable energy projects such as solar, wind and BESS and related environmental data.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining technical practices and standards
  • Manage internal GIS needs, organize data, and work with teams to develop strategy for renewable development and interconnection items.
  • Ability to identify industry trends and apply to company approach.

How we set you up for success:  

At MN8, we cultivate a culture of equity, through transparency and accessibility, where everyone thrives. We know our most valuable resource is our people. That’s why we offer the following benefits. By investing in you, we know we are investing in the clean energy of tomorrow.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance beginning the 1st of the month following your date of hire 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid holidays and floating holidays 
  • 401(k) with competitive employer match 
  • Hybrid work schedule including a “work from anywhere” allocation  
  • Parental leave 


MN8 Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital or familial status.

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