Building Intelligence Engineer – New York

at Parity Inc.
Location New York
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified



Buildings in our beautiful cities, where we live and work are producing 40% of the CO2 going into our atmosphere contributing to global warming. We need to HEAT, VENT, AIR CONDITION our buildings 24/7. Most of the energy consumed in a building is for our comfort and 50% of it is wasted!!! This is because buildings have little to no technology to control this.

Parity Inc. is a software service to eliminate energy waste from buildings!! Using AI, Parity Inc. is able to predict the amount of energy needed ahead of time to operate a building to meet its residents HVAC needs and adapt the building's systems and machinery. We save our customers and building operators:

  • Time through our mobile platform that provides early alerting services when things go down
  • Reduced environmental Impact with our carbon reduction tracking, and
  • Money $$ with monthly and annual energy savings reports delivered to their email.


We are looking for a Building Intelligence Engineer to join our team and help us to ensure that all client buildings are adapted to work successfully with the Parity platform.

Leveraging your background in Engineering and knowledge of HVAC/Automation Systems, you will partner with our Sales & Operations teams to ensure that all buildings in our portfolio are quoted, set-up and optimized throughout their time with us. This is a high-impact role, working closely with leaders from Sales and Operations. We are looking for someone hungry, eager to learn, and passionate about the energy and Cleantech space!


  • You will lead the ongoing refinement of Parity's building controls system for tracking, presenting and managing building processes
  • You will own the final commissioning of sites and sign-off to ensure they meet all program requirements
  • You will support our Sales team with quoting and estimations, work with our Development team to build internal tools, and work with Operations to provide support to our customers during and after installation
  • You will have the opportunity to help optimize and improve current processes, as well as play a major role in building out our Building Intelligence team


  • You have an academic background in Engineering, with a passion for HVAC, automation or mechanical/electrical engineering
  • You are eager to grow, learn and tackle new opportunities in a fast-growing startup environment
  • You are a quick learner, and only need to be shown something once before doing it yourself, and then going back to improve the process
  • You constantly seek efficiency and optimization of processes and procedures; you look for gaps and work to fill them.


Join our organization in a key role during a period of tremendous growth and directly contribute to its future success. Contribute to a world-changing product that is working to make the world a better place through reduced CO2 emissions in multi-residential buildings. Have the autonomy to learn and grow in a fast-moving, hyper-growth start-up environment. So far we have saved almost 14 million lbs. of CO2 emissions… yes, that's a lot!!


  • Benefits: Parity offers a comprehensive health benefit package - health is wealth!
  • Wellness programs: This year we launched a partnership with FitnessBound. Every week we offer a virtual HIIT or Yoga.
    • In addition to a competitive vacation package we also offer an additional 10 days of PTO: sick/personal days
  • Flexible work environment: Although we love to see everyone in person and plan to phase back to the office when it's safe to do so, we'll continue to offer flexible work arrangements for employee's whenever possible.
  • Purpose and Impact: We hire top talent that cares about the social impact and vision, to help make urban living sustainable. It really makes a difference to work alongside a group of individuals who are all dedicated and passionate about creating positive change.
  • Training and development: Each employee has a $1000 training allowance that can be used however they like, as long as it supports their role or growth within the company.
  • Employee Options: Every single employee in the company has the opportunity to participate in our equity incentive plan.

Equal Opportunity Employment:Parity is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We are happy to consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, or other accommodations, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Parity welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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