Product Manager I

Product Management Boulder, Colorado Denver, Colorado Boston, Massachusetts Chicago, Illinois


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. Working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect–improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, 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 Product Manager I to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.

What you will contribute:

As our Product Manager I, you will be a member of the Product Management team and have an immediate impact on Uplight’s development efforts, market position, and revenue.

  • Full integration with 1-2 development pods, including planning and executing against a defined product strategy
  • Product voice and pod advocacy to cross-functional team 
  • Involvement in all stages of product development from exploration to delivery – collaborating with highly skilled data scientists, engineers, designers, and others along the way.

What you get to do:

  • Drives the sprint iterations
  • Owns team backlog: Works internal and external stakeholders to triage and prioritize the backlog 
  • Contributes to the product vision and roadmap
  • Ensures stories meet the acceptance criteria
  • Helps decompose JIRA Epics into stories and prioritizes the team backlog
  • Works closely with a cross-functional team (including Product Design, Consumer Operations, Information Systems, Accounting, Reporting and Implementation) to ensure product goals and deadlines and deliverables are met.
  • Collaborates with other team members to ensure that cohesive solutions are built across Uplight’s platform.
  • Performs agile ceremonies including sprint retros, refinement and planning.
  • Maintains responsibility for collecting, filtering and disseminating requirements through the various touch points for specific product(s). 
  • Solid understanding of product capabilities, gaps, and short-term roadmap.
  • Works collaboratively and is constructive when communicating and interacting with co-workers. A contributor who seeks solutions.
  • Communicating and demonstrating the business outcomes associated with a product epic

Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.

What you bring to Uplight:

  • Experience shipping great products for a leading consumer, SaaS, or enterprise software company
  • Ability to write and express complex ideas clearly and succinctly
  • Excellent analytical, teamwork, organization, and communication skills
  • Ability to drive initiatives and ideas
  • Experience with Agile and/or Scrum development
  • Proficiency with JIRA 
  • A strong work ethic
  • Ability to be decisive and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Engaging and personable
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Entrepreneurial, business-focused mindset

Bonus Points:

  • An online slidedeck showcasing a product/feature of which you are particularly proud and the process used to launch it
  • SaaS experience
  • Utility or Energy industry experience 
  • E-commerce experience
  • Experience working with Salesforce Commerce Cloud or Storefront Reference Architecture
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

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 policy
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)


Salary Range: $80,000 to $90,000 

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 among our team. 

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.