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Job Vacancies


Meteorologist and Data Analyst

Job location

Charleston, SC.

Application Deadline

Please send a resume by 15th February 2024

Please request a link to send your C.V. to via the contacts page.


Hybrid working

Generous healthcare and dental contributions

401k benefits with Company matching scheme

Generous vacation (25 days)

Family leave

Opportunity to travel

Who we are    

Speedwell is at the forefront of the rapidly expanding weather/climate risk management industry. Over the past 25 years we have developed a reputation as industry experts providing data, software, and associated services.

Recent real-world developments including the increased reliance on renewable power generation, a changing political landscape, and the increased frequency of extreme weather (associated with climate change) have increased demand for index-based risk management solutions. Managing these risks will require a combined effort from industry, governments, and NGOs. We are well positioned to support this effort by providing a link between the meteorology/climate and the financial sectors.

Why we need you

We are looking for an individual who is self-motivated, forward thinking, and excited to be part of an emerging industry.  Our team is small, but passionate, knowledgeable, and eager to make a difference. At Speedwell employees are given the opportunity to thrive and take on new challenges in accordance with their skills and interests. The ideal candidate will bring new skills and knowledge to the team while looking to build upon what has been accomplished.

This position represents a tremendous opportunity for someone looking to work with industry experts on cutting edge projects. The candidate will work as part of the Speedwell Climate Data Team and the Speedwell Settlement Services team. As part of a small team, daily efforts will involve a wide range of activities; operational data processing, responding to client requests, project specific data analysis, product deliveries, and research and development.  

Job Role

The candidate will assist with team activities. Specific responsibilities will depend upon the individual’s skill set, corporate needs, and the candidate’s passion.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Operational data quality control
  • Data certification for financial contract settlement
  • Client support
  • Product / data preparation and delivery
  • Research and development

Required Skills/Experience

  • Degree in meteorology (or related science) and/or industry experience
  • Experience working with meteorological / environmental observations
  • Background in statistics
  • The individual is expected to have good communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to work in a small team using your own initiative

Desirable Skills/Experience –

  • Masters degree in Meteorology
  • Experience with ArcGIS for data visualization
  • Experience using programming/scripting languages or software to handle common file types used in meteorological data sets (grib, NetCDF, csv, etc.)
  • Foreign language skills (specifically Spanish)
  • Experience working with and installing meteorological instrumentation
  • Ability to focus on detail and see the work through to the end
  • Experience with the insurance / finance industry or weather risk management
  • Working knowledge of 1 or more programming/scripting languages: Python, FORTRAN, MATLAB,R.

Speedwell is an equal opportunity employer. The candidate will find a friendly but demanding atmosphere where they will be able to grow in their role.


Speedwell Climate and its group companies employ individuals with a wide range of skill sets including data scientists, meteorologist, software developers, web developers and AI experts. If you are interested in working with us please send your C.V.

Please request a link to send your C.V. to via the contacts page.

The Speedwell Group includes the following companies:

Speedwell Climate Limited (

Founded in 1999, Speedwell Climate provides quality climate data, forecasts, software, and consultancy. From offices in the UK and the USA we serve clients world-wide in sectors including environmental-risk management, energy, insurance, and agriculture. Our data products include SuperPack® which provides unlimited access to our thousands of high-quality world-wide data sets. Speedwell Climate provides the Speedwell Climate System, an enterprise software system for pricing and managing a portfolio of environmental risk contracts.

Speedwell Settlement Services Limited (

Speedwell Settlement Services is the leading provider of meteorological Settlement Data for index-based climate contracts worldwide with a focus on transparency, accuracy, and reliability. Speedwell has provided Settlement Data for both over-the-counter transactions as well as exchange listed contracts. In addition to data services Speedwell Settlement engages in weather station installation / management designed to support climate risk transfer.

weatherXchange Limited (

weatherXchange® believes that easy access to index-based climate risk protection is critical for businesses which need to address earnings volatility or uncertainty arising from volatility in variables relating to weather, climate and renewables. These businesses include renewable power generators, energy companies in general, companies involved in agriculture, construction companies, and those in the retail and tourism sectors.

As an independent platform, weatherXchange makes accessing climate risk protection easier than ever before by streamlining the process of designing a hedging contract and viewing historic payouts