| May 23, 2024

Software Engineering Manager in Battery Storage – Impact Jobs | USA

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Website Plus Power

Company Overview 

Plus Power is an energy storage market leader, with a market-leading 10+ GW portfolio across more than 25 US states and Canadian provinces that will transform North American electric grids into cleaner and more versatile critical infrastructure.

Standalone energy storage is rapidly transforming the North American energy markets, because it is cheaper than new natural gas plants, faster to build than fossil peakers or transmission, and able to perform diverse energy services. Plus Power partners with electricity system operators, utilities, and investors to originate, develop, finance, own and operate standalone energy storage projects that provide critical services to the wholesale electric market. Plus Power’s team applies an intentional mindset to energy storage development by using a data-driven approach to development and operations.

At Plus Power, we are focused on solving hard climate problems, profitably.  We are growing fast, and value candidates who, like us, share a focus on setting high expectations, owning and learning from mistakes in the spirit of radical transparency, and are committed to internal partnering as a key element of our ideas meritocracy. Our team praises Plus Power’s culture and excels through our game-changing mission and supportive ecosystem.

About the Role 

Plus Power recruits outstanding energy industry professionals who are driven to develop, build and operate assets safely and reliably to decarbonize the power markets while growing their careers. Our team looks for data-driven and fact-based mindsets, engaging and collaborative behaviors, and personal growth-focused professionals.

In order for the global energy system to make the transition from a carbon-based grid, to a renewable energy grid, large scale energy storage must be introduced into the electricity system to balance intra-hour supply and demand. Energy storage is the enabler of high penetration variable renewable generation like solar and wind.

Plus Power is looking for a driven Software Engineering Manager to lead our team developing Plus Power’s real time energy trading platform. The ideal candidate would work under the Head of Analytics in collaboration with the leads of the Machine Learning, Optimization and Product Management teams to scale the product to handle our growing fleet of energy storage assets.

The candidate would be responsible for day-to-day management, setting high software engineering standards, removing blockers for the team and ensuring that team members deliver high quality features often and on time. As this product has a large machine learning component, the ideal candidate would need to have working knowledge of development, deployment and monitoring of ML models.

Responsibilities 

  • Create and drive software vision, strategies and roadmap to develop and operate Plus Power’s wholesale market bidding, siting, data ingestion and other software products
  • Manage both long term software engineering strategy and near-term tactical milestones to ensure software hits commercial milestones
  • Build and continually convey software development strategy across stakeholders so different software applications across Plus Power are built in a consistent manner
  • Hire, build, empower, and grow high performing technical teams
  • Participate in technology leadership-level strategy, design and architectural meetings with peers

Qualifications  

  • 10+ years in a combination of software development roles building both internal and externally facing software applications
  • 3+ years managing software development teams with a preference for getting hands on. Strong experience with backend development with a focus on python required.
  • Solid track record in creating and delivering successful enterprise software products with high impact on the business
  • Passionate about building and fostering a culture of high-quality software tools, both for internal teams and stakeholders across the organization
  • Experience with developing and deploying ML and AI solutions as a part of a larger software product
  • Experienced in handling reliability, scalability and availability challenges of software products
  • Experienced in cybersecurity of distributed software systems hosted on public clouds.
  • Experience working AWS products, especially serverless technologies, a plus
  • Experienced with secure agile development processes required
  • Experienced in building and scaling software teams
  • Experience with front-end development (node.js, react, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience with US power markets is a strong plus
  • An independent thinker who can work in collaboration with other experts, inclusive and engaging in their leadership

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