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Senior Solution Owner

Energy Web Foundation

Energy Web Foundation

Nederland, CO, USA · Switzerland · Australia · Colorado, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

At Energy Web (EW) we believe that public, open digital infrastructure is as integral as physical infrastructure for the secure, reliable operation of a highly decarbonized and distributed energy system.

If you passionate about achieving a decarbonized, democratized, decentralized energy future and want to play a critical role in building an open-source technology to make it possible, then apply today.


Job Description

Position

Senior solution owner

Department

Solution and delivery

Rate of occupation

Full time

Reports to

Director of global delivery

Location

Remote (work from home); Australia or a concurrent timezone

General role description

Solution owners at Energy Web act as product owners in the Agile Scrum framework and are accountable for the successful delivery of software solutions for Energy Web customers, which include electric utilities, transmission and distribution system operators, and other companies in the energy sector. This role will lead the further development of EW Data Exchange, which helps electricity market participants share information and coordinate operations to maximize the value of distributed energy resources.

Specific responsibilities

Project management

Work with customers and other external stakeholders to identify and document requirements.

Organize, prioritize, and maintain project backlogs, including writing stories and acceptance criteria.

Organize backlog refinement, sprint planning, and sprint review meetings.

Ensure projects are delivered within time and budget constraints.

Communications

Act as primary point of contact for customers and other external stakeholders during the design and build stages to keep all parties informed and aligned.

Communicate with CTO, architects, designers, and developer team regarding requirements and other customer/stakeholder input.

Presentations and meetings

Prepare status reports, deliver presentations, and conduct demonstrations to keep customer/stakeholder project teams informed and engaged throughout the project lifecycle.

Other skills and attributes

Excellent in written and oral communications; must be comfortable and effective with mid-level and senior staff of enterprises and other highly-professional organizations.

Able to organize and structure work for teams while also being flexible and willing to change course when needed.

Experience with Agile software development, especially in or for enterprise environments.

English language skills at professional level; other languages are helpful but not required.

For more information, visit energyweb.org.

Energy Web is a global organization dedicated to building a greener, more-inclusive, and democratized energy system. As an organization, the breadth and depth of our experience across multiple sectors and countries makes us unique. As individuals, we similarly strive for diversity in our roles and we all benefit from having a deep understanding of the broader context in which our work takes place. Accordingly, diversity of thought, experience, ideas, and culture is crucial to our success. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply, particularly women and people of color. To attract and retain the talent we need, we foster a strong culture of mutual respect, collaboration, and open communication. All employment decisions are made based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Energy Web does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.