Product Manager - Energy Trading

Boulder, CO
about 1 month ago
Full time role


Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Our software solutions ...

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Product Manager - Energy Trading, Boulder, CO 


Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

We are looking for a Product Manager to join our team. This position will be a key member of Ascend’s Battery team, serving in a cross-functional role to shape the future of our products that create a more effective and efficient energy transition. The position will support Ascend’s existing software product line that delivers financial insight to clean energy developers, investors, and operators. As a leader at Ascend, you will foster an environment of innovation and customer-focus while facilitating the product development process. This role will be focused on the core activities of SaaS product management, such as maintaining the strategic product roadmap, scoping features, prioritizing backlog, and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver more value to our customers.  


Ascend Analytics is an innovative “climate tech” software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies, for short and long-term investment and resource planning decisions. For more information, visit 


Job Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to maintain the product roadmap and backlog for one of Ascend’s Battery products (BatterySimm, SmartBidder, Market Intelligence)  
  • Define requirements and design solutions for new features with analysts and UI designers  
  • Integrate with the engineering team to support product development and feature delivery  
  • Conduct backlog grooming and prioritization with existing product management team  
  • Take ownership of complex projects and be able to perform independent communications and research 

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field. 
  • Expertise in product management – 2+ years  
    Familiarity with wholesale power markets, renewables development and trading 4+ years of professional experience in a relevant field (either product or energy) 
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail  
  • Experience managing complex projects and delivering results to customers  
  • Ability to distill complex ideas and translate them into terms relevant to disparate stakeholders, including engineers, designers, subject matter experts, and lay people  
  • Strong teamwork skills and work ethic  
  • Clear and succinct communication practices – verbal and written 

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Advanced optimization or forecast modeling capability, demonstrated either professionally or academically  
  • Experience with agile product development and associated tools 


Compensation: $120,000 - $160,000                   

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average. 

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.  

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 

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