Entrepreneur in Residence


Posted on 7/13/2022

The Engine

The Engine

51-200 employees

Invests in tough tech for global impact

Industrial & Manufacturing
Food & Agriculture

Junior, Mid, Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

  • Strong alignment with The Engine's mission to enable Tough Tech entrepreneurs to create world-changing companies
  • Leadership experience in energy, industrials, materials science and/or climate sciences sectors
  • Experience leading the development novel technology and scaling it up through manufacturing and commercial deployment
  • Experience interfacing with investors
  • Ability to operate as a generalist with specific functional domain expertise or have experience in more than one functional domain
  • Execution-driven ability to work in a fast paced environment; high achiever; low ego
  • Collaborative, generous but can succeed as an individual contributor
  • Open and clear communicator; can give and receive feedback
  • Work alongside, coach, and mentor teams within The Engine portfolio, particularly those teams in the climate change and advanced manufacturing verticals
  • Leverage existing personal network across industry to help portfolio companies accelerate and achieve milestones, and support the Engine team in evaluating potential investment opportunities in climate sectors
  • Create opportunities and programming that benefits portfolio companies across the Engine portfolio, and proto-founders in the broader climate-tech research enterprise
  • Work collaboratively and closely across the entirety of the Engine team
  • Embraces and thrives in doing work in a highly collaborative context, in a flat organization with a team of teams-approach

The Engine, built by MIT, invests in Tough Tech, focusing on renewable energy, regenerative medicine, quantum computing, and AI-powered autonomous driving systems to address climate change, human health, and advanced systems and infrastructure, leveraging cutting-edge technologies for a positive global impact.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Cambridge, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



A mission-driven work environment and team, and the opportunity to work with world-class Tough Tech founders

Competitive compensation based on experience

Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

401k matching