Staff Technical Product Management (Tech)
Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Sunrun is in the driver’s seat to lead the energy revolution as America’s leading residential solar and renewable energy provider. The company’s leadership team embraces a fast-paced, entrepreneurial mindset to seize this unique opportunity in history and position Sunrun as an aspirational, beloved technology consumer brand for a faster, cleaner, safer, easier, more efficient home of the future.
The Sunrun Technical Product Management team plays a critical role in our company’s success by collectively owning and evolving our industry-leading technology products. This role sits within the Data Platform & Analytics domain to deliver next generation Data capabilities across the enterprise to enable data driven decision making, regulatory and finance compliance, fleet management, and Supply Chain and Operations business areas. We are working to evolve our Data platforms and Analytics domain utilizing Big Data to ultimately result in excellent customer and partner experience by improving the timely delivery of high quality business data that enables data driven intelligent business decisions.
If you are a cross-functional collaborator that wants to help build a world-class Data as an Asset Analytics solution that supports our Customers, Vendor Partners, Finance, Supply Chain, Fleet Management, Legal and regulatory compliance efforts to address climate change and drive the electrification of millions of homes, this is the right role for you.
As the Staff Technical Product Manager for our Data Platform & Analytics domain, you will have the opportunity to lead the definition and delivery of best-in-class Data Analytics solutions. Your scope will be broad and deep, spanning from working with Business domain leaders, cross functional Product Managers across CRM, ERP, Data Platform and Data engineering teams to define and prioritize efforts to evolve our core Data Platform and Analytics capabilities.
You will leverage Data insights, Customer needs, and an understanding of our cross-channel go-to-market and product set (including solar, storage and grid services, and underlying software stack) to create intuitive, data driven business outcomes. You will solve real customer problems by defining product features and enhancements that directly impact our KPIs, work cross-functionally to gain alignment and excitement through stakeholder input, and continuously evolve the product through an agile product management approach.
Due to the highly interdisciplinary nature of this role, and the cross-functional impact of the changes you will drive, you will need to be a respected leader who can effectively communicate, collaborate and coalition-build. The Staff Technical Product Manager role is among the most challenging and rewarding at Sunrun. We are looking for a highly talented and driven individual who is excited to take on this challenge.
The energy revolution is well underway. And our planet needs it now more than ever. Join us in the journey as we lead a crucial movement toward a planet run by the sun.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Owns the Data Platform & Analytics problem space, business and product requirements, prioritization and definition of work for the development teams, and results delivery for core areas within the Data domain. Has a mission to redefine what it means to enable Data as an Asset, improving value for Sunrun, our customers, and our partners.
Formulates new, innovative ideas to enhance our Data platform, Data Visualization and Data Insights capabilities. Builds buy-in from senior stakeholders and executives, and aligns cross-functional teams around scope, requirements, and the product roadmap.
Serves as the champion of Sunrun’s Data Governance and Data Quality improvement efforts and drive enterprise wide Data lineage and ownership model
Partner with cross functional teams in CRM, Oracle ERP and Customer Experience domains to ensure high quality data governance and processes to continuously improve the data insights capabilities
Program Manage key initiatives within the Data Platform & Analytics domain to ensure delivery meets key business objectives
Possesses enough commercial and technical depth to effectively guide effort vs. impact tradeoffs in collaboration with senior engineering leaders, senior business leaders and external counterparties.
Understands how our platform and processes interact with and unlock value across Sunrun’s business, including how they intersect with our cross-channel go-to-market, operational fulfillment, and our product portfolio and tech stack. Seamlessly integrates platform and process improvements with the rest of our business.
Evangelizes product, platform, strategy and roadmap with various functional groups across Sunrun and drives excitement across the organization
REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, AND OTHER SKILLS)
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or Science (or equivalent). Computer science degree not required, but highly valued.
Experience: Minimum of 10+ years of Technology experience with 5+ years of Product & Program management experience driving Data Insights, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Governance, Data Quality products and experiences. Working knowledge of Tableau, Metadata and Data Modeling is preferred. Past experience in managing interdependencies with CRM and/or Oracle Cloud ERP is a plus. Understanding Snowflake cloud capabilities and/or BigQuery is a plus. No solar experience needed.
Leadership: Inspires trust and confidence with executives, our cross-functional peers and our team. Builds a winning team, from culture and people, to processes and project execution. Projects influence across the company to empower and enable the team to deliver the right results in the right way.
Customer Obsession: Makes product decisions starting with the end-user in mind. Has a high degree of empathy and drive to understand customers and users; uses Data insights to guide product priorities and solution definition.
Ownership and Accountability: Takes full accountability for and drives results for portfolio cross-functionally and works across the organization top-to-bottom to get projects prioritized and efforts mobilized to ensure the necessary outcomes. Drives a mindset of accountability and ownership within their broader team, incl. establishing and holding stakeholders to an operating cadence.
Strategic Execution:Sees and evangelizes the big picture, but is disciplined in rationalizing our ambitious goals with realities of prioritization and day-to-day execution. Executes seamlessly across teams, company and outside the company, including driving top to bottom alignment on project and company-level priorities (when needed). Drives resolution of escalated blockers for the team.
Problem Solving: Quickly and effectively synthesizes and solves complex, interdependent problems, understanding the end-to-end business implications of decisions. Leverages insight to drive clarity throughout the org and bring along others (incl. senior execs and large groups of stakeholders) along in the process. Can articulate decisions, highlight risks and operate with a strong, balanced view of decisions.
Communication & Listening: Compelling and effective storyteller. Proactive communicator to ensure transparency, visibility, and alignment. Attentive listener who seeks to understand others and actively seeks to incorporate new information.
Product & business judgment: Contextualizes business decisions across company, industry and all stakeholders. Holds a balanced perspective with an appreciation for risks, rewards and execution. Effectively navigates ambiguity in decision making.
Technical Judgment: Expert who can independently handle scoping for the most complicated technical projects, and own and drive the right technical vs. business tradeoffs at the highest levels of the org.
Adaptability: adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions; anticipates and copes effectively with the complexity of change
Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is:
$172,644 to $207,152
Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.
Recruiter:Meghana Chokshi (email@example.com)
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Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) is the number one residential solar provider in the country. At Sunrun, we believe America’s energy future starts at home. As the energy provider of choice, we integrate solar, home battery storage, and electrification into a smart solution for individuals to power their homes, cars, and communities. Join us in our mission to create a planet run by the sun!
Perks & Benefits
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- 401k Plan
- Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Vacations/Holidays
- Paid Baby Bonding Leave
- Employee Discounts
- Anniversary Equity Award (based on qualifications)
- PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs
A Commitment to Candidate Experience
At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.
Accommodation for Disabilities
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