Development Analyst, Site Origination

Denver, Colorado


Amp is a global energy transition platform. We develop, own and operate clean energy assets throughout our core markets around the world, alongside our highly innovative IoT-based digital energy division, Amp X. The company is headquartered in Toronto with global operations throughout Japan, Australia, India, Spain, Czech Republic, UK and North America. Founded in 2009, Amp is a high-growth disruptor at scale, backed by major investments from Apollo Group, a number of pension funds, two of the Walton family offices, and most recently the Carlyle Group, who invested US$375mm into the company in late 2020. We are on our way to creating a Global Energy Transition Supermajor, and believe the key to our continued rapid success is our people and a singular mission.


Our Development team is looking for a Development Analyst, Site Origination to join our growing company. Reporting to the Senior Associate, Development in our Denver Office, this role will work with a team of high performing subject matter experts and development managers to site new projects in targeted locations. In this role you will work with the Site Origination team to locate viable land parcels and to make contact with the landowners to negotiate site control to use as a basis for development of solar & energy storage projects.


  • Bachelor's degree with a preference in Energy Land Management, Real Estate Development, or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in energy or real estate acquisition projects, or as a lease analyst, is a plus.
  • Occasional extended work hours required with ability and willingness to respond to landowner inquiries outside of usual business hours
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Confidence, pride, and care in sourcing and closing deals
  • Motivation to work independently
  • Enjoy working on the phone extensively with counterparties
  • Proven decision-making abilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office (particularly Excel, Word, Project, Power Point), Google Docs, and Adobe. Experience using GIS software an asset.


  • Review and revise parcel lists based on development constraints
  • Assess high-level regulatory requirements for proposed sites
  • Map deeds, parcels, & buildable areas compliant with selection criteria
  • Maintain mapping database of all reviewed sites
  • Conduct mailing campaigns for targeted parcels
  • Conduct landowner outreach via phone calls, emails, mailers, and occasional in person visits
  • Research landowner contact information to find those that are unresponsive/unlocatable
  • Work with the landowners to negotiate a mutually beneficial form of land control (Option, Lease, Purchase)
  • Serve as Amp’s point of contact with landowners and promote a professional image through your communication.
  • Conduct landowner interviews for parcel suitability and fatal flaws
  • Ability to clearly and concisely explain the solar development process to landowners
  • Pull vesting docs and review County records to confirm ownership. Assess title O&E reports for critical issues
  • Draft and review outbound contracts
  • Coordinate with counterparty Legal representation and internal General Counsel for any changes to base forms
  • Review signed documents and coordinate an intake process to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Manage recording of Memorandums and Notices of site control
  • Collaborate with internal team and outside consultants to answer any questions needed to secure land positions.


  • Minimum 4 years of direct experience in solar, energy storage, &/or grid development or project management.
  • Significant experience in real estate &/or energy infrastructure development.
  • Graduate degree in business, finance, engineering, energy, law, or other related dicipline.
  • A high level of social, emotional, spatial, & linguistic intelligence.
  • Legal eligibility to live in the US & travel throughout the US & Canada. 
  • Valid US Driver's license.
  • Ability to perform site walks on treed, rocky, & sloped terrain in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Proven experience & leadership in project management, budgeting, & finance.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various stages from land control to NTP. 
  • Strong negotiating & deal-making skills.
  • Soft skills: integrity, initiative, energy, attitude, execution, passion, teamwork, hyper-organized and entrepreneurial.


  • Salary range: $55,000-75,000 USD per annum
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Employee Stock Option Plan
Please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Amp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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