Technical Project Manager

Technical Delivery United States


Uplight is creating a new category of energy. We build software that manages energy resources in homes and businesses—including things like smart thermostats, electric vehicles, solar panels, storage batteries, heat pumps, and even people’s behavior—to generate, shift, or save energy to balance the grid, making it more efficient and reliable. This creates clean energy capacity that can be used by the power grid instead of burning more fossil fuels. Our solutions accelerate the transition to clean energy and save money for energy customers.

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to drive our company forward, and help us lead the clean energy revolution!

This role will report to the Senior Director of Delivery, and will work primarily on North American Client accounts.

How you will make an impact: 
  • Join our Delivery team, which is a fast paced, results-oriented, hands-on group focusing on delivering end-to-end business and technical solutions to Uplight’s clients and partners.
  • The TPM is a project leader and truly cross-functional.  
  • You will be working closely with our client and partners to help ensure that each project scope is successfully delivered, in a timely manner - ensuring customers are able to actualize the full value of their solution.   
  • Work closely with Sales, Engineering, Product, Account Management, and Support to deliver and advocate for our customers. 
  • Proficient in managing the project scope, tracking progress, identifying and managing risks, maintaining an accurate schedule, and effectively communicating with clients. and be able to escalate both internally and externally.  
  • This role requires someone who is extremely well organized and able to understand technical concepts then distill them into easy to digestible format for customers.  
  • Technical Project Managers must develop a good understanding of Uplight products and solutions in order to effectively delivery value for clients.
What you bring to Uplight: 
  • 5 years of Project / Program Management with leadership experience including 3 or more years leading complex SaaS projects.
  • Exceptional project management skills; experience delivering projects for electric utilities, Energy As a Service providers.
  • Proven track record of leading and implementing large scale projects with detailed reporting requirements.
  • Strong electricity industry knowledge is expected; knowledge of demand response, stationary battery storage, electric vehicles and / or virtual power plants is a plus.
  • Understanding of various IOT/asset communication protocols such as APIs, KAFKA message bus, and SCADA.
  • Outstanding communication skills appropriate for C-suite audiences; ability to track and report on key project metrics, relationship to business objectives, and other success criteria in a clear and compelling manner. 
  • Experience driving cross-functional product and engineering teams and collaborating with external partners.
  • BS/MS/PhD in engineering/science or equivalent work experience.
Bonus points:
  • Additional experience in the sustainability and the energy/renewabales sector.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, marginalized genders and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Uplight we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Why Join Uplight in Leading the Fight Against Climate Change?
At Uplight, we're not just offering a job – we're offering a chance to be part of the solution to one of the world's biggest challenges. As a certified B Corporation, we're deeply committed to both social and environmental responsibility. Here's why you should join our team of passionate Uplighters:
  • Make a Meaningful Impact: Your work directly impacts our mission of decarbonization and building a more sustainable future.
  • Grow Your Career: We offer ample advancement opportunities, robust learning and development programs, and a supportive team environment that fosters collaboration and innovation.
  • Thrive:  We offer comprehensive benefits, including flexible time off, generous parental leave, a wellness stipend, and work flexibility to help you thrive both personally and professionally.
  • Belong to an Inclusive Community: We celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive workplace where everyone feels respected, empowered, and heard. Our Employee Resource Groups offer opportunities to connect with colleagues who share your interests and backgrounds.
  • Be Part of a Growing Movement: Join a team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about creating a more sustainable future. We offer a collaborative environment where your ideas are valued and your contributions recognized. Together, we can build a brighter tomorrow.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefits package and other perks, visit 
Salary Range: $110,000 to $150,000 USD  + Bonus
Application Deadline: 8/15/24 
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 among our team. 
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status (including neurodivergence), genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, neurotypicality, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.