Aclima is hiring an

Indoor Environmental Data Scientist

San Francisco, United States

About Aclima

Aclima designs and deploys sensor networks that advance environmental intelligence to improve human health and planetary health. Our networks collect, process, and analyze real-time data flowing from thousands of environmental sensors, both stationary and on vehicles, enabling a level of environmental inquiry that has never been possible before. Working closely with partners, we help translate that data into actionable insights, empowering people to change the way we design and manage our buildings, communities, and cities. It is our mission to use this new body of knowledge to create a more resilient, healthy and thriving world. For more information, please visit

Position Overview:

Aclima is seeking a data scientist with expertise in analysis and modeling in the areas of indoor air quality, building science, or human exposure. The job offers opportunities to analyze data from large-scale, global sensor networks from deployments in commercial buildings, and to guide new data product development efforts. To succeed at this position a candidate must demonstrate strength in strategic thinking, and contribute to the development of collaborations and data products across industry, government and research sectors. We are especially interested in approaches that combine traditional air quality analysis techniques with technologies and tools for extracting insights from “big data” in novel and creative ways.  

Aclima is a fast-paced work environment with a highly interdisciplinary team. During this phase of growth we are seeking individuals who are self-starters and are excited about the opportunity to help us define our next steps across a variety of environmental applications. The responsibilities of the position will be tailored to the experience level of the successful candidate.


  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, or Public Health with 3-5 years of experience in indoor air quality / built environment modeling or data analysis. Candidates who are more experienced and interested in leadership opportunities are also welcome to apply.
  • Strong grasp of air quality fundamentals (transformation and transport processes in indoor environments). Ability to explain empirically observed trends and relationships mechanistically, based on physical principles (i.e. properties of the pollutant and the sensing environment).
  • Fluency in data acquisition and analysis techniques and familiarity with basic scripting languages (e.g., Python, Matlab, R)
  • Experience in signal processing (time series analysis, frequency domain, filtering, etc) and a strong foundation in statistical techniques  (e.g. regression, model assessment, Bayesian parameter estimation, etc).
  • Experience with large-scale data analysis techniques, including data mining and machine learning.
  • Deep familiarity with current academic research.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Aclima provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aclima complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location.

Compensation and Benefits:

Aclima employees work incredibly hard, and we work incredibly hard to thank them. We offer a competitive compensation package, equity potential and excellent benefits. You’ll appreciate our challenging work environment, exceptional colleagues, strong business momentum, and the ability to make a difference. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, 401K, company events and an extraordinary culture.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume detailing why you are the ideal candidate for this role.