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Head of Demand Response

Posted on 6/21/2024

Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Houston, TX, USA

Data Science
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
  • 5+ years owning and leading high impact business initiatives
  • Good understanding of Texas energy market rules and a network in the local market
  • Experience working directly with energy markets or ancillary services is a plus
  • High ownership and ability to drive work independently
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to pursue highest-value opportunities
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work across business functions concurrently
  • Flexibility to work across international timezones
  • Passion for shaping the energy transition in the USA
  • Ability to quickly analyze data and make data-driven decisions
  • Launch attractive flexible energy offerings for the Texas market
  • Develop and optimize the Intelligent Octopus program in Texas
  • Lead Intelligent Octopus or Demand Response aggregation expansion plans in FERC markets
  • Set product requirements, localize, and implement in the country
  • Monetize aggregated loads in relevant markets and drive market evolution
  • Engage stakeholders to widen market access
  • Identify and secure new opportunities for flexibility across the energy system
  • Cultivate strategic partnerships to grow Flexibility programs
  • Drive thought leadership around the energy transition
  • Design and deliver Octopus Energy’s participation in the ERCOT ‘ADER Pilot’
  • Work with third-party device manufacturers on technical requirements for participation in the ADER pilot
  • Collaborate with the Intelligent Octopus Product Manager for product improvements
  • Refine residential connected device optimization and control strategies
  • Analyze the performance of connected customer devices to inform future strategies
  • Develop strategy for Intelligent Octopus expansion into other retail territories within the USA

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

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, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth