Building Scientist

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WegoWise is seeking an experienced engineer with demonstrated knowledge in building operations and energy efficiency. This cross-functional position will report to the Chief Strategy Officer and will work closely with the Business Development, Marketing, and Data Science teams; it can be fulfilled as a direct employee or third party consultant role. We are looking for someone who will help develop innovative products in applicable ancillary markets. The right candidate will be forward thinking; combining background knowledge with emerging technology such as sensors, interval data, and IoT. This role will require the ability to collaborate on technical and non-technical solutions to meet internal and external needs. The right candidate will need to be creative, focused, passionate about building science, and motivated to work for a mission driven organization.


WegoWise is a mission-driven for-profit company, striving to reduce energy and water use in buildings. Buildings represent 40% of all US-based energy use. WegoWise provides utility benchmarking and building retrofit measurement & verification services, building performance monitoring, sustainability compliance reporting, and analytics that provide useful, actionable information to make more informed operational and long term real estate investment decisions.


  • Manage current Premium reporting products and delivery systems
    • Manage building energy and water modeling and Measurement & Verification (M&V)
    • Work closely with Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, and Business Development to identify improvements to existing products and processes
    • Support the client-facing teams in delivering enhanced products to clients, including evaluating client portfolios and developing recommendations for Client Managers and Sales to present to clients
    • Collaborate with Engineering and Marketing to improve platform offerings
  • Develop the next generation of WegoWise products
    • Work with Marketing and Customer Success teams, and clients to better understand clients changing needs
    • Be the company’s expert on emerging building technologies
    • Respond to market opportunities by coordinating with internal stakeholders and market partners to develop and deliver new products and services
  • General Responsibilities
    • Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organization and across multiple disciplines
    • Manage multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or related field. Masters preferred
  • 7-10 years experience
  • Proven ability and experience in building systems/operations data collection and modelling in multifamily and/or commercial real estate
  • LEED, CEA or CEM, PE and/or Commissioning certification a plus
  • Strategic planner with sound technical and analytical skills
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Commitment to WegoWise’s vision, mission, and values
  • Be a nice person ;)
  • Location: Boston (HQ)

Competitive salary and great benefits

We treat our employees well.
Health and dental insurance, stock options, generous vacation, commuter benefits, professional development, and more.