Manager, Software Engineering at Form Energy, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage. Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $360M to date.

Role Description
Form Energy’s approach to energy storage business development is uniquely data-driven—everything from product pricing to utility customer segmentation to asset sizing to regulatory filings are backed by industry-leading analytics and optimization. The Formware team is responsible for the suite of software products that makes these algorithmic capabilities standardized, scalable, interpretable, and trusted, all while keeping things flexible to support creative decision-making. As the engineering manager of this team, you’ll guide and grow a team of software engineers to execute on this challenge. This is a unique opportunity to leverage and expand your software, energy, and management experience to make a direct impact on climate change as part of a fast-growing team.

What You'll Do:

  • Guide the technical development of a portfolio of software tools for power grid analytics, including CLIs, Python libraries, web tools, and data pipelines
  • Hire and develop a diverse, distributed, high-performing, highly engaged software engineering team
  • Represent your team in cross-functional collaborations with Analytics, Commercial, Optimization Algos, Policy, and Product teams to align roadmaps and take accountability for team priorities
  • Fill in technical gaps between ICs while the team is small, and shift the balance toward people management as the team grows

What You'll Bring:

  • Minimum 7+ years of professional software/data experience, including 1+ years with hiring manager and people manager responsibilities
  • Experience leading the development of data-intensive software systems in Python and React. Our stack also includes Typescript, AWS, Snowflake, Dagster, CPLEX—preference for candidates who are familiar with these (or similar)
  • Ability to jump into conversations about PPAs, CCAs, IRPs, LMPs, LCOEs, and ELCCs with minimal ramp-up time
  • Management style that embodies Form Energy’s values of Humanity, Excellence, and Creativity by emphasizing innovative problem solving, rapid cycles of learning, high standards for quality of work products and throughput, growth, and inclusion
  • Track record of owning critical infrastructure, leading to hard-won wisdom about the needs of production software systems
  • A pragmatic approach to problem-solving that blends good judgement, clear communication, dependable follow-through, creative use of resources, and joy in the process

Form Energy, where possible, embraces a digital work environment and supports onsite, hybrid, and remote types of work with office locations in Somerville, MA (Greater Boston), Berkeley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area), and Eighty Four, PA (Greater Pittsburgh). #LI-DNI

Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page. 

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

More Information on Form Energy, Inc.
Form Energy, Inc. operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Somerville, MA. Form Energy, Inc. was founded in 2017. It has 178 total employees. To see all 83 open jobs at Form Energy, Inc., click here.
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