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Operations Staff

Boston, MA

Want to join a company that is changing the way cities work?

OptiRTC, Inc., (Opti), a technology startup focused on monitoring and control of stormwater infrastructure, is seeking a full-time engineer to work on the Operations Team. The position is open to start as soon as possible in Boston, MA.

We are a team working to implement the next generation of internet-connected, real-time environmental management specifically focused on stormwater. Using patented methods, we combine data describing the actual state of the environment with weather forecasts to actively manage stormwater infrastructure: increasing its effectiveness and helping keep our natural water bodies clean. Our company has recently received a major funding round, is gaining strong market traction, and is growing.

The Ops Team is responsible for delivering projects and services by managing the design, installation, deployment, and ongoing support of projects for our customers. This involves civil,  hydraulic, hydrologic, electrical, control, and mechanical design; planning and executing fieldwork; commissioning and provisioning systems; and supporting existing systems. The Ops Team touches every aspect of delivering a vertically integrated stormwater management solution: from civil engineering to software development.


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to,

  • Direct client communications
  • Regular, systematic assessment of the status of all deployed sites
  • Issue categorization and task tracking
  • Remote troubleshooting and support of electronic and mechanical systems in deployed projects
  • Collaborative work with the Ops Team and the Software Development Team

This position will report to Opti’s Deployment Team Lead and will be instrumental in ensuring excellent customer service and long-term resiliency of Opti products.

You will be working with a group of passionate and talented software and environmental engineers and scientists who are committed to Opti’s vision of more efficient cities and safer and cleaner water.


Preferred candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, earth sciences, or a related discipline and have 0 to 2 years of experience in a related field. A background in computer science and customer service is beneficial.

Specific Requirements
  • Exceptional dedication to achieving outcomes
  • The ability to make great decisions while supporting co-workers in problem solving
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a dedicated and diverse team
  • Experience working in the remote sensing field
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Additional Beneficial Skills
  • Experience reviewing and understanding civil, electrical, and mechanical plans and specifications
  • Experience creating electrical wiring diagrams and/or building electronics
  • Experience in networking and telecommunications
  • Software or hardware programming
  • Data analytics

Current Benefits Summary

Opti offers competitive compensation and an employee-centered benefits package relative to most start-ups, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunity based on individual and company performance against goals
  • Stock options (awarded to full time employees)
  • 3 weeks of vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO/HMO health coverage
  • Delta Dental coverage
  • 401(K) - voluntary contributions

Please fill out the form below to submit your application. For more information, please contact Director of Project Development, Jamie Lefkowitz,

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