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VP of Engineering and Product - 1856130

USA

Title: VP of Product & Engineering

Full-Time Location: Remote

Perks: Strong Base and Bonus, Amazing PTO


With the surging demand for renewable energy, our client is poised for significant scale. As such, they are seeking a detail-oriented, driven, energetic, efficient, reliable, and highly organized VP of Product & Engineering to support our growing product, design, data, and software engineering needs. 


As the VP of Product & Engineering, you are a compassionate leader who will cultivate a deep sense of community in ourselves and product experience, coach and develop the team, and who is passionate about clean energy access for low and middle-income communities. You’re customer-focused and have an established background in developing and shipping products that customers love. You will help create empowered product teams that are outcome-focused while ensuring we have the kinds of systems, processes, and frameworks to execute consistently at scale. You're able to deliver valuable gains with our product while having the entrepreneurial mindset to expand our offerings into new areas to scale our business and further our vision. 


Our digital platform is a CRM solution for the community solar industry that:


  • Enables households to easily enroll in a local community solar garden 
  • Allows project owners to monitor and track relevant project metrics
  • Helps those project owners to facilitate more rapid deployment of community solar projects 
  • Manages the end-to-end customer experience for the life of the 20-year renewable energy project on behalf of developers and financiers, from customer enrollment to billing/crediting to ongoing customer engagement 


Responsibilities:


  • Lead the team and cross-Solstice conversations about our product, driving a principled decision-making process and vision for how Solstice can bring simplicity and delight to the user experience.
  • Evangelize an inspiring product vision and strategy to stakeholders of all sizes, from executive and board level meetings to customer meetings, company all-hands, and external events.
  • Cultivate opportunities and strategize ways for our products to reach new markets and customers.
  • Inspire a spirit of consideration and improvement, especially in areas where more inclusive approaches may yield better outcomes—seeking a culture of empowered product and engineering teams.
  • Drive invention and discover new ways in which we can be the community leader in clean energy solutions while supporting our business goals.
  • Manage, coach, and grow a team of product managers and engineers with a commitment to inspiring integrity, equity, curiosity, hard work, and gratitude in our team and workplace. This will include managing budgets and timeframes, integrating new analytics, tools, and data across all teams, and ensuring the team’s resources are aligned with the company’s short and long-term needs.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:


  • Previous experience running and upskilling a product and engineering team at a tech-focused startup
  • Experience working and collaborating closely with engineers and ability to evaluate and inform on technical strategy, architecture design decisions, and build vs buy conversations.
  • A strong customer focus and solid judgment
  • Experience evangelizing an inspiring product vision and strategy to stakeholders of all types, from executive and board level meetings to customer meetings, company all-hands, and external events.
  • A clear focus on the impact of your work and a consistent history of delivering measurable results for both users and the business
  • A deep understanding of the software development life cycle in a team setting and a track record of shipping on time
  • Passion for clean energy, sustainability, and social equity
  • Demonstrated abilities as a problem solver, equally excited about the opportunity to solve small problems and big problems as long as they serve a larger mission 
  • Enthusiastic, positive, and team-oriented; always willing to lend a hand to a team member
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced, growing startup environment
  • Driven, gritty, and resilient; demonstrated ability to persevere through unanticipated challenges


Ability to:

  • Rapidly understand core business processes and associated technical solutions
  • Build support for your and your team’s ideas by default, but drive hard decisions when needed
  • Comfortably and skillfully communicate product and technical ideas to and gain traction with audiences of all sizes, from executive meetings to customer meetings, company all-hands, and external events
  • Create written communication that is clear, concise, and effective and can individualize for different audiences when needed
  • Develop and launch new product offerings to increase Solstice’s impact
  • Encourage an agile risk-taking approach toward learning and development
  • Define a clear product vision and have results to show for leading the organization toward that vision


As VP of Product & Engineering, you will gain:


  • A deep understanding of the solar and renewable energy space, particularly the rapidly growing community solar industry
  • Hands-on startup experience in cleantech
  • Knowledge from and personal interaction with leadership
  • The opportunity to work on two crucial issues that positively impact the world: climate change mitigation and social justice





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1602 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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