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Procurement Specialist - Software & Network Engineering l or II



IT, Operations
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

The Procurement Specialist - Software & Network Engineering I or II will be responsible for being a liaison, facilitator, and collaborative partner to several mission critical departments and must be capable of managing complex customer strategies and awards, tracking and expediting orders for major projects including close tracking and status reporting of materials, products and services as they progress starting from intake of a requisition through Purchase Order issuance through manufacturing stages then from shipping, delivery, to receipt and/or inventory management of purchased assets. This role will also be procuring materials and services, primarily in support of Cloud Network Engineering and Corporate Departments related to on-going operational maintenance and mission critical domestic and international deployment for Crusoe’s Cloud and AI infrastructure. This role will solicit requests for quotes and proposals, analyze quotations received, and recommend supplier awards, under the direction of the Cloud Strategic Sourcing Manager (SSM) or their delegate. Additional duties and functions include but are not limited to managing and tracking: Compliance, Vendor Management, Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Importing, Exporting, Warehousing, Procurement, Inventory Control, and Purchase Order management, and conducting Quarterly Business Reviews. The position will be responsible for managing or assisting with numerous administrative duties, contract routing and executions, and supporting the coordination of field activities, when and as requested by the SSM or their delegate.

A Day In The Life:

  • Tracking numerous mission critical orders and ensuring delivery dates will be met, and reporting to all team members of any data slippages, risks, or issues related to delivery and receipt of orders (partial or whole)

  • Managing suppliers and collaborating with internal stakeholders to develop solutions when there are quality and service issues or potential for late deliveries

  • Managing and processing requisitions into Purchase Orders while updating sourcing management on status of orders

  • Tracking and ensuring contract and supplier compliance to terms and conditions, insurance, etc.

  • Responsible for locating, qualifying or promoting possible new sources of supply, when and as requested

  • Responsible for coordinating activities with internal and external stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely supplier performance

  • Supplier Catalog development and management within Crusoe’s Coupa (ERP) system

  • Responsible for assisting with inventory and asset management,

  • Mentoring, supporting, or acting as a back-up for other team members as needed

  • Performs other duties as assigned

You Will Thrive in this Role if:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Procurement and Acquisitions Management or the equivalent in education and experience combined or, in the absence of such education, may require several years of work experience with an organization prior to entering the Purchasing and Procurement level

  • 2-5 years experience as an expeditor, project procurement coordinator, procurement specialist or buyer, with experience in Cloud, IT, Software, Network Engineering, and Corporate SaaS/EULA experience also a positive.

  • Ability to travel 10 - 25%

  • Any industry certifications are desirable, but not required

  • Any experience in a similar role and particularly with a cloud or technology background will be advantageous

  • This position will require driving, and employees will need a valid driver's license and good driving record

  • Embody the company values


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $75,000 - $95,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.