We're Hiring!

Ampion is well positioned in a dynamic industry segment, and as a consequence we are growing and hiring. Currently, we’re looking for help in most areas of our business, and we’re especially interested in talking to technically-oriented and enthusiastic people committed to the exponential growth of renewable energy.

Experience in retail energy back-office operations, renewable energy software or hardware, or renewable energy operations is critical in these positions. If you are interested in joining the Ampion team, please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@ampion.net.

Ampion is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. We value the unique perspective of every individual in contributing to our success, and strive to create a diverse and welcoming team, so we encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Job Openings

Sales Manager

Responsible for overseeing sales activities within Ampion. Thorough, detail-oriented individual who understands and enforces sales quotas. A successful Sales Manager oversees sales support staff and representatives, as well as measuring sales metrics and advising the company about sales performance.

Main Responsibilities

  • checker-bullet Perform Sales forecast based on direction from Vice President of Sales
  • checker-bullet Direct scheduling of software demonstrations based on client requests via email/phone
  • checker-bullet Develop and follow up on business leads
  • checker-bullet Cold call, direct email, and perform other lead generation activities as needed to support sales representatives
  • checker-bullet Manage team of sales staff under direction of Vice President of Sales
  • checker-bullet Assign sales territories, set sales goals, and establish training programs for Ampion’s sales representatives
  • checker-bullet Advise the sales representatives on ways to improve their sales performance
  • checker-bullet Develop scripts for software demonstrations and other sales activities
  • checker-bullet Maintain and modify Master Services Agreement documentation pursuant to prospect and sales needs
  • checker-bullet Analyze sales statistics to determine sales potential, and to monitor customers' preferences
  • checker-bullet Ensure client satisfaction at all times
  • checker-bullet Travel to different locations to conduct sales meetings as directed by Vice President of Sales
  • checker-bullet Arrange for travel where necessary
  • checker-bullet Attend and contribute meaningfully to sales meetings
  • checker-bullet Create and maintain reports
  • checker-bullet Generate statistics for company to determine if sales goals have been met
  • checker-bullet Hire, train, and lead sales representatives

Key Qualifications

  • checker-bullet Detail-oriented, thorough, motivated individual
  • checker-bullet BS in Economics, Business Management, or other
  • checker-bullet IT, budget and report writing skills
  • checker-bullet Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • checker-bullet Ability to motivate and lead a team
  • checker-bullet Excellent communication and 'people skills'
  • checker-bullet Planning and organizational skills
  • checker-bullet Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • checker-bullet Ability to anticipate needs before they are communicated

Software Product Manager

We are looking for an experienced Software Product Manager who is passionate about building products. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build, and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

In this role, you will champion activities related to the definition, development, and lifecycle of the company’s main product.

The Software Product Manager must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time researching the market to better understand the problems and finding innovative solutions.

Main Responsibilities

  • checker-bullet Drive the entire vision and delivery of innovative new products to keep the business relevant and competitive
  • checker-bullet Clearly communicate vision and goals of existing and new products
  • checker-bullet Collaborate with customers, team members, and outside influencers to ensure a solid and well-rounded understanding of products and developing needs
  • checker-bullet Scope and prioritize product activities based on business and customer impact
  • checker-bullet Establish requirements and specifications for existing and new products
  • checker-bullet Lead and participate in planning meetings and provide advice and guidance on direction of products
  • checker-bullet Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • checker-bullet Manage cross-functional teams in business, product, design, and engineering
  • checker-bullet Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders
  • checker-bullet Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements
  • checker-bullet Maintain in-depth knowledge of products, solutions, and company offerings
  • checker-bullet Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • checker-bullet Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • checker-bullet Drive product launches
  • checker-bullet Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
  • checker-bullet Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

Key Qualifications

  • checker-bullet 3+ years of proven product management experience working with cloud-based software
  • checker-bullet MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field preferred
  • checker-bullet Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • checker-bullet Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • checker-bullet Experience with Jira or other project tracking software strongly preferred
  • checker-bullet Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • checker-bullet Experience working directly with software and hardware developers to design and iterate on products
  • checker-bullet Ability to be creative, strategic, analytical, and think outside the box to solve problems
  • checker-bullet Strong project management and time management skills
  • checker-bullet Interpersonal skills with keen ability to explain complex concepts across the organization and to large audiences
  • checker-bullet Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
  • checker-bullet Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • checker-bullet Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Senior Software Engineer

At Ampion (formerly Acadia Micro) you can expect to learn about a novel and growing segment of the energy industry, and will collaborate daily with founders and a tight-knit technical team. We strive to create an inclusive, adaptable environment where developers can exercise their own initiative and learn from each other. Our development process is iterative, agile, and focused on delivering useful features that work within the highly regulated and always-changing energy industry. At the moment, our stack includes Rails, AngularJS, React/Redux, ElasticSearch, and PostgreSQL. But the system is quickly accelerating past the MVP stage and we are designing changes that will deliver long-term viability and awesomeness in data warehousing, visualization, security and scalability. Experience from outside of our current stack would absolutely be valued.

Main Responsibilities

  • checker-bullet Developing features to meet requirements of regulations, operating protocols, field data loggers, and technical standards
  • checker-bullet Working with our cloud-based hosting and our continuous-deployment infrastructure
  • checker-bullet Solving problems, implementing solutions, working within a team, meeting commitments, and proactively supporting the success of our clients
  • checker-bullet Function as a peer leader to promote engineering best practices and support company goals

Key Qualifications

  • checker-bullet 7-10 years development and delivery experience with ruby, Rails 4.x backed by relational databases, and web dev in general
  • checker-bullet Demonstrated experience with JavaScript (especially using modern JS frameworks/component systems such as React, Angular, or Polymer), as well as jQuery
  • checker-bullet Solid understanding of web front-end development (JS, CSS, HTML) and appreciation for good-looking, easy to use UI. Experience with Bootstrap as a CSS framework
  • checker-bullet Experience working on a fast-paced development team and supporting dynamic operating requirements with an agile, lean, Continuous Delivery approach
  • checker-bullet Great understanding of OO and FP principles including strong design patterns knowledge, and appreciation for modular, decoupled, idempotent, and well-tested code
  • checker-bullet Comfortable with Git version control: committing, branching, merging and rebasing
  • checker-bullet Experience working for an energy company, renewable or otherwise, and an understanding of net metering
  • checker-bullet Design and operation of AWS-based infrastructure using Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet or similar
  • checker-bullet Experience interacting with Modbus protocol devices, microcontrollers, or systems programming
  • checker-bullet Interest in or experience with other languages/platforms and appreciation of their various strengths
  • checker-bullet Experience with document-store (noSQL) and time-series databases, system monitoring, or data-warehousing solutions (eg ELK, Cassandra, Hadoop, InfluxDB, AWS Kinesis, Graphite, OSISoft PI)
  • checker-bullet JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Angular.JS, React.JS, Ruby on Rails, AWS/EC2/ELB/S3/DynamoDB, RDBMS, Docker, ElasticSearch, GO, NodeJS

Customer Care Representative

Reporting to the Customer Care Manager, the Customer Care Representative will provide front line customer service to distributed generation customers across the nation.

Main Responsibilities

  • checker-bullet Answer inbound customer inquiries to meet service level agreements
  • checker-bullet Articulate complex concepts in a simple and straightforward manner
  • checker-bullet Demonstrate ownership of and advocacy for customer issues
  • checker-bullet Maintain knowledge of various distributed generation programs
  • checker-bullet Accurately document customer issues and resolutions
  • checker-bullet Set follow up tasks as necessary
  • checker-bullet Escalate customer issues to team analyst and manager as necessary
  • checker-bullet Operate effectively in a fast-paced and fluid business environment
  • checker-bullet Identify and communicate opportunities for improving processes
  • checker-bullet Utilize multiple software programs to resolve customer issues

Key Qualifications

  • checker-bullet Between two and five years of experience
  • checker-bullet Bachelor's degree

Ampion provides competitive benefits package to all full-time employees

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

401(k)

FSA Benefits

Commuter Benefits