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Manager, Software Engineering

Company: Uplight
Location: Boulder
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

The Position:
Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. We're working with over 90 of the world's leading electric and gas utilities to provide a personalized end-to-end customer energy experience that helps meet and accelerate carbon reduction goals. We are a certified B Corp, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.We are seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and for the planet.We will consider this role for continued remote work with some work/travel to our offices in Denver, Boulder, Boston, Chicago or Vancouver.
What you get to do:We are searching for a disciplined Software Engineering Manager who is passionate about changing the way millions of people save energy. You'll work within the Engineering Squad to build and improve our engineering teams to deliver flexible and creative solutions to our utility partners and end users. You'll be a part of mentoring, coaching, and sponsoring a talented and passionate set of developers who work to deliver a compelling experience to users across our platforms. And you'll work with a great team of peers with excellent benefits.
You should:

  • Be excited to work with talented, committed people in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be passionate about energy consumption and making a difference in the world.
  • Love managing teams -- some of your proudest moments involve 1:1s and championing the growth of others.
  • Be capable of prioritizing your work to adhere to a deliverable schedule and ensure successful delivery that exceeds expectations.
  • Be ready, able, and willing to jump onto a call with a partner or customer to help solve problems.
  • Have strong empathy and employ resilient management techniques.
  • Not be afraid to dig into hard problems, and enjoy giving feedback and reflections to your direct reports.
    What you bring to Uplight:
    • You are an experienced Engineering Manager - you ideally have 3-7 years of professional experience.
    • An ability to mentor, coach, and sponsor your direct reports; an ability to shift between these management modes.
    • Prioritizes psychological safety; your team achieves a healthy level of engagement.
    • A commitment to curiosity over a commitment to being right.
    • The ability to balance achieving business goals with sustainable development practices.
    • You are able to weigh several and often conflicting constraints and make rapid decisions in a fast-moving and quickly-growing company.
    • An ability to develop relationships across the organization in support of efficient delivery of work.
    • The ability to manage up, down, and across a set of smart, passionate professionals.
    • You possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • You are highly organized. With many people doing many things in a fast-moving company, strong organizational skills-both for yourself and for the team-will be required.
    • Committed to high quality and high value results, negotiates what's best for Uplight.
      Bonus Points:
      • Experience with growing teams and managing through change.
      • Familiarity with resilient management techniques and conscious leadership.
      • Solid experience with a growth stage software company.
      • Excellent presence and public speaking skills.
      • Experience using Objectives and Key Results to drive focus on the most important work.
      • A desire to teach and facilitate continued learning amongst your management peer group.
        What Makes Working at Uplight Amazing:
        In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
        • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
        • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
        • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
        • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and---.we love to laugh!
          We also provide:
          • 401k Match
          • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
          • Monthly wellness stipend
          • Peer to peer recognition program
          • Management by objectives bonus plan
          • Innovative flexible time off
          • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)
            Salary Range: $150,000 to $180,000
            In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity.
            Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws

Keywords: Uplight, Boulder , Manager, Software Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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