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MCJ Collective
MCJ Collective

Manager of Origination



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About the Role:

As the Manager of Origination, you will play a pivotal role in aligning the future of computing to the future of the climate. Based in San Francisco, you will be leading power marketing initiatives, originating power purchase agreements (PPAs), and developing strategic plans for project growth. You will work on projects across the globe, focusing on solar, storage, wind, hydro, nuclear, and geothermal energy. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, manage client relationships, negotiate contracts, and oversee regulatory compliance.

A Day In The Life:

• Define and deploy strategic frameworks for new project development globally.

• Build your own pipeline of projects and lead new partner outreach.

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with company goals and market needs.

• Identify and develop new markets for project deployment.

• Analyze regulatory and policy developments impacting the industry.

• Recommend proactive adjustments to business strategies based on market analysis.

• Develop and implement comprehensive power sourcing strategies to reduce overall LCOE.

• Conduct market research to identify and capitalize on market opportunities.

• Build and maintain strong relationships with potential and existing clients, including renewable developers, brokers, and IPPs.

• Lead the negotiation and structuring of power purchase agreements and real estate agreements needed to build co-located datacenters.

• Lead interconnection submittal and approval for datacenter load.

• Lead property tax abatement negotiations.

• Work closely with legal and financial teams to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial objectives.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

• Curious, eager, tenacious, and a quick learner. Willing to work hard at a face past, dynamic startup where the industry changes quickly and goals evolve real time.

• 5+ years of work experience in the renewable energy industry.

• Proven experience in power marketing and PPA origination in the energy sector.

• Strong understanding of the U.S. energy market and regulatory environment.

• Excellent negotiation, strategic thinking, and leadership skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

• Willing to be in office with the rest of the team.

• Relevant degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, or a related field.


• Industry competitive pay

• Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

• Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

• Employer contributions to HSA accounts

• Paid Parental Leave

• Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

• Teladoc

• 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

• Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

• Cell phone reimbursement

• Tuition reimbursement

• Subscription to the Calm app

• MetLife Legal

• Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $180,000 - $190,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.