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GM Energy- Software Product Manager

Company: General Motors
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis
About GM Energy:
Are you passionate about being a part of a start-up that will transform General Motors? Are you interested in entering the fastest growing industry, Energy & Power?
GM's energy team was launched in 2021 and is rapidly growing. GM Energy products and solutions include energy infrastructure assets (such as energy storage and integrated charging systems) vehicle to grid capabilities and software platforms needed to operate and aggregate these assets on the grid.
GM Energy recently launched two product lines using the power of Ultium Technology - Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial to provide integrated energy solutions for residential and commercial customers respectively. This team envisions a world with no grid outages, fully renewable energy, and decentralized energy resources. GM's resources, reach, and all-EV future can deliver that future. This disruption is backed by the bold GM vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion .
About the Role:
Product management for a range of V2X-related software and energy solutions associated with bidirectional charging, V2H, V2L, V2G and other advanced V2X functions; the GM energy Software Product Manager will work closely with the vehicle software, IT , and EVSE development teams to ensure hardware and onboard systems roadmap alignment, but be directly responsible for developing and delivering commercial-grade V2X-solutions and the cloud functions that support them. The goal of GM Enerygy within General Motors is to provide substantial growth in adjacent revenues through services and digital product experiences related to above.
Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for high bandwidth, high EQ interlocution between engineering, development and marketing/sales.

  • Generate great energy product ideas; enable others to do even better.

  • Develops feature roadmaps based on key market trends, competitive landscape, and customer insights on how to build new value for our customers.

  • Maintain knowledge of product/application landscape, trends, and features; act as a center of excellence for V2X with other stakeholders.

  • Manage internal and external market analysis efforts.

  • Support the development of system, component, and sub-component specifications for the various V2X solutions including functional, performance, safety, and compliance requirements .

  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for customers and development activities.

  • Responsible for collaborating on the strategic vision and global product roadmap relative to GM's suite of customer-facing mobile applications.

  • Document product strategy & new feature scope/requirements.

  • Work with regional teams to collect feedback/product improvement suggestions, supervise market sentiment/industry trends, and review reporting to identify areas of opportunity relative to overall roadmap for inclusion in product portfolio discussions.

  • Collaborate with User Experience to develop all flows and designs.

  • Ensure mobile applications adhere to GM Policies and Procedures by working closely with cross-functional teams including global security, legal, privacy, etc.

  • Help prioritize product backlogs by representing needs/timing to ensure we're delivering the most valuable features to market in required timeframes.

  • Work with cross-functional team members to ensure feature readiness for PI planning events, and articulate the feature/capability business value & OKRs (objectives & key results) for the team.

  • Participate in testing & validation of products; participate in demos/reviews related to product features as vital, and build plan to implement improvements.

  • Help coordinate efforts to launch products in-market, working with marketing and go-to-market teams, and supporting/prepping marketing content as needed.


    • Success owning product management responsibilities for products in the renewable energy, EV, or V2X markets.

    • Background in developing and deploying software solutions enabling interactions between EVs, the electrical grid, renewable energy systems, and/or DERs .

    • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills required to effectively motivate, and facilitate others in group situations.

    • Demonstrated high level of strategic agility and desire to work in a complex and evolving environment and an innovation mindset.

    • Experience detailing product requirements or leading products in the digital domain.

    • Experience collaborating across multiple teams and functional areas.

      Additional Job Description

      • 7+ years of experience in digital project/product management or proven experience.

      • Positive relationship building skills.

      • Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills.

      • Strong proficiency in digital media/platforms.

      • Self-starting personality with the ability to think strategically, problem solve and develop creative solutions.

      • Action-oriented.

      • Occasional travel, including some weekends.

      • Ability to occasionally work irregular hours.


        • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Computer Engineering/Science, or Equivalent Experience

        • Prefer MBA


          • The expected base compensation for this role is: (100,530 - 160,587 USD Annual). Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

          • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.


            • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

              About GM
              Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
              Why Join Us
              We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
              Benefits Overview
              The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
              --- Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
              --- Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
              --- Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
              --- Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
              --- Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
              --- Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
              Diversity Information
              General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
              We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
              Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
              GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, "protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.---
              We are leading the change to make our world better, safer and more equitable for all through our actions and how we behave. Learn more about:
              Our Company (https://search-careers.gm.com/en/working-at-gm/)
              Our Culture
              How we hire--------------------- (https://search-careers.gm.com/en/how-we-hire/)
              Our diverse team of employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for adventure-seekers and imaginative thought leaders to help us transform mobility.
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              The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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