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Sr. Product Manager, Software Controls, Industrial Energy Products

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. Product Manager, Software Controls, Industrial Energy ProductsTesla, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, develops high-performance electric vehicles and energy storage technologies. Tesla's mission is to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. Our suite of energy products for grid-connected and off-grid applications performs a variety of high value functions for utilities, businesses, and residential customers. The energy products team is rapidly growing and is adding highly qualified members to the product, engineering, finance, and sales teams.You will be responsible to define and own the software controls offering for industrial energy products.
You will be a key member of the Industrial Product Management team focusing on B2B energy products. The team is responsible for industrial energy products (Powerpack, Megapack, others) that serve three core customer segments: Commercial & Industrial, Microgrids and Utility-scale. You will be a key technical member of a cross-functional team that focuses on defining our software controls product offerings across global markets, while supporting the ongoing development of technical content for global sales, finance, and engineering teams to support the rapid growth of the energy products organization.As a member of the Product Management team, you will be required to wear many hats and adapt to a fast-paced work environment. This is a multi-faceted role where strong knowledge of engineering topics - electrical/power systems engineering, software development - is a must, and software product management experience is highly desired. Besides a rock-solid work ethic and a strong team-oriented personality, members of our team display creativity, passion, and a desire to break new ground in a constantly shifting technology landscape. What to Expect Tesla, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, develops high-performance electric vehicles and energy storage technologies. Tesla's mission is to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. Our suite of energy products for grid-connected and off-grid applications performs a variety of high value functions for utilities, businesses, and residential customers. The energy products team is rapidly growing and is adding highly qualified members to the product, engineering, finance, and sales teams.You will be responsible to define and own the software controls offering for industrial energy products.
You will be a key member of the Industrial Product Management team focusing on B2B energy products. The team is responsible for industrial energy products (Powerpack, Megapack, others) that serve three core customer segments: Commercial & Industrial, Microgrids and Utility-scale. You will be a key technical member of a cross-functional team that focuses on defining our software controls product offerings across global markets, while supporting the ongoing development of technical content for global sales, finance, and engineering teams to support the rapid growth of the energy products organization.As a member of the Product Management team, you will be required to wear many hats and adapt to a fast-paced work environment. This is a multi-faceted role where strong knowledge of engineering topics - electrical/power systems engineering, software development - is a must, and software product management experience is highly desired. Besides a rock-solid work ethic and a strong team-oriented personality, members of our team display creativity, passion, and a desire to break new ground in a constantly shifting technology landscape. What You'll Do

  • Leverage market research, competitive intelligence and product discovery to define shared product vision and strategy for software controls solutions
  • Create business cases and product requirements to inform controls feature priority and roadmap
  • Define and commercialize controls offerings into sellable products to ensure successful product launches, working closely with cross-functional teams across engineering and commercial organizations
  • Develop and drive implementation of technical content (technical documentation, application notes, marketing collateral) to provide internal and external parties with all information pertinent to our controls offering
  • Act as primary stakeholder for education of controls features for internal teams and customers
  • Support global sales teams by managing controls compliance workstreams required to open new markets
  • Define and track metrics for measuring success of controls features deployed at customer projects What You'll Bring
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical, or Power Systems Engineering, or equivalent
    • 5+ year(s) of experience in software product management or similar; experience with controls solutions for energy storage, hybrid power plants or microgrids is highly desired
    • Experience with Utilities, IPPs, and large-scale energy developers and their needs for operating assets on the grid
    • Deep understanding and working experience in software development processes, tools, and best practices
    • An overall rock-solid blend of engineering and commercial expertise. Strong analytical skills with the ability to make data-driven decisions -
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with customers, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams. Ability to execute many projects and tasks in parallel, across many teams, in a short timeframe, with demonstrated ability to pivot rapidly
    • Deep passion for changing the way we use energy on the electric grid. A bias for action to propose changes as needed based on industry knowledge, voice of customer, techno-economic analysis, and business or mission value. - 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
        $92,000 - $300,000/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
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