Job Description: Vice President Software Engineering
Nuvve Corp. is a San Diego based company, whose mission is to lower the cost of electrical vehicle (EV) ownership while supporting the integration of renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar. Our Grid Integrated Vehicle platform GIVeTM transforms EVs into grid assets when charging while guaranteeing the expected level of charge when the vehicle owner needs it. The aggregation of thousands of electric vehicles into a virtual power plant using the GIVe platform, allows Nuvve to participate in electricity markets with a power capacity comparable to traditional generators. Based on “Vehicle To Grid” technology or “v2g” the GIVe platform gives benefits to public organizations, businesses and homes by reducing the cost of electric infrastructure and reducing CO2 emissions. Nuvve is looking for a strong VP of Software Engineering to lead our team and contribute significantly to our technology architecture evolution. This position, based out of our HQ in San Diego, requires extraordinary technical acumen and prior engineering management experience with a track record of leading strong engineers and ability to make effective technical decisions while collaborating multi-functionally. In this role, you will partner with our research & development and operations teams to drive the ongoing innovation and evolution of our technology product platform and play a pivotal role in ensuring its success while aligning with the overall organizational strategy.
Responsibilities: • Build and provide leadership to the software engineering team to include design, development and quality assurance. • Managing software aggregation platform and embedded software. • Partner with product management team to understand immediate customer and longer-term strategic needs. Using that understanding, work with the team to develop a product roadmap and a corresponding delivery schedule effectively balancing customer needs against resource utilization. • Provide resource plans, budget tracking, and forecasting. Manage the team to achieve target scope, schedule and cost objectives. Accomplish this while still supporting peer teams with the ultimate goal of quality products and technology advancement. • Formulate standards of performance for the department and lead the team in meeting those standards through the implementation of best practices and tool implementation. Primary goals should be predictability, efficiency, stability, and
visibility. Demonstrate success through the creation and tracking of targets and corresponding metrics. • Stay abreast of new software technology and issues in the industry, including current technologies, platforms, standards and methodologies. • Recruiting, managing and continuously developing through leadership and collaborative team building a world-class team of technology professionals.
Qualifications: • Requires experience with managing and optimizing the use of distributed assets • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field required. • MBA or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field preferred. • Excellent communication skills, strong team player, and the ability to work cross
functionally in a fast-paced, high-productivity startup environment. • General skills: software architecture, design, analysis, optimization, testing/automation/simulations across multiple platforms. • Has demonstrated the ability to work in small teams with extremely agile development process and very dynamic environment. • Experience with IoT (Internet of Things) technology and Amazon Web Services a plus. • Experience in the energy space also a plus.
Nuvve’s HQ is located in the Liberty Station area, close to the airport and booming San Diego areas such as Little Italy. Nuvve provides extremely attractive benefits including 401K.