Senior Product Manager
Scada & Ppc
Updated on 12/4/2023

501-1,000 employees

Global provider of solar energy solutions and storage
Company Overview
Qcells North America, a globally recognized energy solutions provider, offers a comprehensive range of services including solar cell and module production, energy storage, and energy retail. With a strong presence across multiple continents, Qcells stands out for its commitment to quality service and long-term partnerships in various markets, including utility, commercial, governmental, and residential. The company's diverse geographical headquarters in Seoul, Thalheim, and San Francisco, each focusing on different aspects of the business, underscores its industry leadership and competitive advantage.
Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Master's Degree or higher in Power System, Electrical, Electronics, or Computer Engineering
  • 10+ yrs. experience as a design engineer, applications engineer, and technical sales of PPC/SCADA
  • 5 + yrs. experience interacting with SCADA engineers, Utilities, ISO's, IPPs in the US market
  • 3+yrs. product/ project management experience with PPC/SCADA products or deployment
  • Field experience deploying Solar/ storage/ wind PPC & SCADA systems in the US market
  • Strong understanding of network communication architectures, protocols, NERC standards
  • Understanding of Power plant modeling tools and model creation in PSSE, PSCAD, or similar tool
  • Familiarity with project lifecycle and contract structures for solar, storage, or renewable projects
  • Product management experience and feature definition experience preferred
  • Able to convert complex technical requirements into an actionable plan
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in pressure situations
  • Demonstrated experience bringing successful Utility-scale products to the market in Solar, Wind, and/or Energy Storage
  • Passionate about solving customers' problems and focused on product value to the customer
  • Focused on the 'why' and 'what' of the products and comfortable letting the Engineering team figure out how to deliver features
  • Self-starter and self-motivated leader working with a cross-functional team
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  • High EQ, IQ, and XQ
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  • Understands the value of hypotheses, experimentation, and learning
  • Leadership by example
  • Strong work & teamwork ethic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Define detailed features and functions for Utility scale PPC & SCADA solution including Plant control and DAS systems, Field network switches, communication modes & protocols
  • Act as the subject matter expert for industry best practices, regulations, compliance, and standards around PPC/ SCADA- NERC CIP, NIST, NERC Mod, applicable IEC and IEEE standards
  • Support the controls team in defining system architecture, partner & component selection
  • Work closely with internal controls& software engineering to make “Build vs Buy” decisions
  • Define the test and certification requirements for PPC and SCADA solutions
  • Accelerate time to market by incorporating MVP (Min. Viable Product) approach
  • Work closely with business teams to develop a MVP & subsequently for new product features
  • Lead product lifecycle from inception to launch and manage subsequent market delivery
  • Own long-term product roadmap, prioritization, and definition of product features
  • This position has a primary focus on ERCOT, CAISO, and ISO NE markets and will eventually require an understanding of additional US ISOs / RTOs
  • All other duties as assigned by Senior Management