Upstream Tech

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Strategy & Finance

  • Operations & Finance
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote


Upstream Tech is a climate tech software company enabling better decision-making around natural resource management. We have two software products, Lens and HydroForecast, and hundreds of customers. We’re looking for a talented, driven Strategy & Finance colleague to help guide our growth.  To learn more about working with us, visit

In this role, you will serve as an internal consultant to our team, supporting business scenario planning, go to market research, and enterprise sales strategy. The right candidate is driven by our mission, is highly organized and an excellent communicator, has interest/experience in energy and environmental issues,  and demonstrates excellent independent work ethic and a desire to work closely with a driven, remote team.


As a member of our Operations team, this individual will play a key role in shaping our strategy across the team as we scale. This person will report to our Chief Operating Officer and will work closely with the CEO and commercial leads for each product. This is a fully remote position.


  • Serves as a partner and resource for company leadership evaluating strategic pathways 

  • Leads business scenario planning efforts 

  • Runs analysis & reporting to inform quarterly business reviews and decision-making 

  • Support go-to-market research for both of our products, conducting relevant analyses

  • Support commercial teams through market, opportunity, and competitor analysis

  • Guide pricing strategy for our products and services

  • Support company financial modeling and forecasting

  • Support preparation of board and investor analyses & materials

  • Conduct other business analyses and decision making processes as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree; MBA or Master’s preferred

  • 7+ years work experience, ideally with experience in corporate strategy, banking, private equity, or consulting

  • Familiarity with energy and environmental issues and enthusiasm for our environmental mission

  • Experience in a finance, revenue / sales operations,  or strategy function in a scaling organization

  • Experience  in Excel/Google sheets – building and maintaining financial models and conducting quantitative analyses

  • Experience with and comfort working with technology applications

  • Flexibility and comfort in ambiguity - rolling up your sleeves wherever it’s needed in a dynamic role and organization. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail

  • US work authorization required; preference for candidates located in the United States

You’d be a good fit if

  • You want to work at a growing, impact-focused company. We measure our success with a triple bottom line and put our principles before profits.

  • You're pragmatic and want to get things done without sacrificing quality.

  • You're humble, empathetic, and understand that giving and receiving honest direct feedback helps everyone to grow.

  • You’re a great communicator, and can stay organized and manage your own time.

We encourage you to apply if you don’t meet every qualification. If you’re passionate about water, climate and renewable energy we’d love to chat!

We are proud to offer great benefits like 4 weeks of paid vacation and trans-inclusive health insurance plans (along with dental, vision and life insurance). We want our team to live full lives outside of work.

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer equity to new employees and other incentive compensation for overall team performance. 


Remote. We conduct business using technologies like Slack and video conferencing. We get together for an annual in-person trip to work, bond, and celebrate our successes.


Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, market location, business needs, other compensation components, and/or market demands. This range may be modified in the future. The starting base salary range for this role is  $110-$160K.

How to Apply

If interested, please provide your resume detailing your experience at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Upstream Tech is committed to building, supporting, and growing a diverse team. We have a standardized interview process designed to reduce individual bias, and have structured pay scales to prevent inequity. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 5 hours with Denver, CO, USA
  • Must be a resident of United States