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Product Manager, Residential Energy

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

What to Expect Tesla's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy. Residential energy products are a critical component of this mission enabling customers to generate, store, and consume sustainable energy to power their lives. Energy at Tesla is a rapidly growing part of the overall business with products like Solar Roof, PV Inverter, Powerwall, Gateway, and Backup Switch providing a seamless clean energy experience for customers. To meet our goals, Tesla is constantly innovating, pioneering new energy products and services - we are seeking someone hardworking and passionate about changing the world we live in, to successfully grow our energy products globally in a variety of different customer applications and markets.As Product Manager, you'll be expected to leverage your deep technical understanding of the products and the global residential energy storage market to gather local market requirements and own the Global Operations team's product growth roadmap, empowering our Product and Engineering teams to deliver the best possible energy storage solutions. This is a cross-functional role that requires coordination between many different groups within and outside of Tesla. You'll be required to wear various hats, collaborating across teams such as product & compliance engineering, sales & business development, policy, field operations, and channel management to ensure successful launch and growth of new products, markets, and product applications.Success in this role requires an excellent technical engineering foundation to understand the hardware/software products we are deploying in the physical world. In parallel, you must have a strong desire and proven ability of being an effective leader who brings creativity and offers strategic product and business solutions, maximizing our impact on the energy transition. What You'll Do

  • Define the overall strategy, scope business requirements, and set priorities for our storage product roadmap including new products, product applications, market entries, data services, and aggregation
  • Define and execute a winning Go-To-Market launch strategy for new energy products and markets
  • Act as the interface between global sales, business development, and product engineering to ensure roadmap items and engineering requests are well scoped and vetted
  • Own technical competitive intelligence workflows that inform the Product and Engineering teams
  • Use analytics to present the team with data-driven recommendations on product development and global marketing strategies
  • Drive action & accountability from cross functional groups to meet business priorities
  • Report to leadership on roadmap and launch status, critical issues, and strategic recommendations What You'll Bring
    • Direct experience in driving a hardware product roadmap and interfacing with technical engineering teams
    • Strong knowledge of global energy storage markets and experience working directly with business development, product marketing teams
    • Deep technical knowledge of solar, energy storage, general electrical concepts, and home construction
    • Effective communication and exceptional interpersonal skills
    • A relentless drive to make things happen, without accepting the status quo
    • Ability to operate independently, bringing solutions and prioritization to complex product growth problems
    • Experience and comfort working with large datasets to drive decision making
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering or technical discipline (MBA a strong plus) Compensation and Benefits Benefits
      Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
      • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
      • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
      • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
      • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
      • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
      • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
      • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
      • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
      • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
      • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
      • Tesla Babies program
      • Commuter benefits
      • Employee discounts and perks program
        Expected Compensation
        $80,000 - $264,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

        Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

        Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice

Keywords: Tesla, Inc., Palo Alto , Product Manager, Residential Energy, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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