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Website Joulea

About Us

Joulea is a startup building a software platform that reduces energy consumption in commercial buildings, which account for 40% of total energy consumption in the United States. We use aerospace engineering lifecycle principles to uncover energy inefficiencies in commercial buildings in order to reduce overall emissions. Our solutions increase overall asset performance and values while reducing operating costs for commercial building portfolio owners and operators. We are an ATDC portfolio company backed by wemarathon with offices at ATDC in Midtown Atlanta.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Product leader who will own the vision, design, and creation of the Joulea software platform. You will play a key role in bringing the Joulea product to life and shaping the trajectory of the product platform. You will be part of a cross-functional team that’s responsible for the full product development lifecycle, from conception to deployment, and be a strong partner to Joulea’s Founder. We seek someone who loves getting at the heart of the customer problem, by fusing data-driven decision making with creative inspiration. You must have experience in taking a product from concept all the way through to delivery, utilizing design thinking and agile principles. We are looking for someone willing to initially wear multiple hats (i.e. customer discovery, design mockups, user story and requirements definition, product delivery, go-to-market strategy, etc.) and grow into a team leader as the team expands. If you’re passionate about building transformational products, this is an excellent opportunity to work with a company dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint within the United States, and eventually, the world!

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research and customer discovery to inform product vision and feature prioritization
  • Define, design, and prioritize required capabilities, features, functions, user stories, release cycles, and long-term product roadmaps
  • Work with development team to incorporate requirements into Agile development cycles/sprints to ensure capabilities are developed and prioritized in accordance to the defined stories
  • Gather and prioritize customer requirements and feedback to drive innovation and increase product adoption and customer retention
  • Develop initial UX design concepts, wireframes, and mockups as guidance for software development team
  • Manage the prioritization process for bug fixes and performance issues (severity, etc.) to ensure continuous improvement
  • Contribute to go-to-market strategy and activities including value proposition definition, input into marketing materials and participation in business development activities
  • Evangelize the Joulea platform to drive awareness and adoption

Requirements

  • Proven experience leading the build of SaaS solutions from idea to delivery
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the built environment, energy efficiency and related emerging technologies preferred
  • Self-starter that is comfortable working in ambiguous environments
  • Creative and innovative mindset, with a willingness to try new things
  • Customer-focused with experience using design-thinking principles
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Excellent project management skills, commitment to meeting deadlines and interest in establishing processes and policies to improve team efficiency
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Solid attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Bias towards data-driven decision making and critical thinking

Preferred Experience

  • BS/BA degree in technology or related field; advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of product management or product ownership experience, preferably with experience managing teams
  • Experience with design thinking, customer discovery frameworks, iterative and agile development techniques
  • Experience building and launching new greenfield products
  • Proficient at design, wire-framing and/or mock-up creation software solutions such as InVision, Balsamiq, Adobe, etc.
  • Experience in using JIRA or other agile development tools to write user stories, requirements, and acceptance criteria
  • Experience with public speaking and customer engagements is a plus

To apply for this job email your details to careers@joulea.com