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If you are interested in an open position, please send your one page resume to info@odyssey.energy

Manager, Customer Delivery
  

Location: Flexible.

Must be in convenient time zone for working with West and East Africa.

More than a billion people in the world do not have access to electricity. Odyssey Energy Solutions is a Boulder, Colorado-based purpose-driven software company tackling this global challenge with a big goal: to rapidly expand access to energy around the world by streamlining and reducing the costs of developing and financing solar microgrids and other clean distributed energy systems.  Since its establishment in 2017, Odyssey has become an integral part of the energy access finance ecosystem.  Odyssey’s big data investment and asset management platform is catalyzing the deployment of hundreds of millions of dollars into the mini-grid and solar home system sectors across Africa. Odyssey is well-funded, has significant market traction, a renowned product, and a highly collaborative, motivated team that has fun working hard together. Odyssey was recently awarded the international Keeling Curve Prize for our work reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Role

This is an exciting, external-facing role at the company. Part of Odyssey’s core business is to work with donors, development finance institutions, and governments to manage distributed energy financing programs via the Odyssey software platform. As Customer Success Manager, you would be responsible for leading these client engagements, to ensure the successful roll out and management of programs across multiple countries. You will be responsible for ensuring that we are communicating well with our clients, exceeding expectations, and providing top-notch support to our clients and the users of our platform.

About you 

You have significant experience working in a customer-facing project management role in product delivery. You are extremely articulate, communicative, and action-oriented. You are an excellent project manager; no action item or task gets missed, and you ensure that you are always meeting deadlines and keeping projects on track. You don’t shy away from rolling up your sleeves and getting any task done, no matter how diverse the activities are. You are comfortable leading client meetings, making sure clients are heard, and all needs are identified and addressed. You are comfortable with software and feel confident in learning to use the Odyssey platform and demonstrating its features to a wide variety of audiences.  You have experience working with cross-functional teams addressing problems and creating solutions.  You are always striving to exceed customers’ expectations and come with the hustle and determination to ensure projects are implemented smoothly and expertly.

Requirements

We are looking for candidates who have:

      • Fully bilingual in French and English and excellent written and verbal communicator
      • Bachelor’s degree (minimum); Master’s degree preferred in business, economics, or computer science
      • 5+ years in senior-level project management, consulting and/or implementation roles
      • Proficiency in project management tools such as Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
      • The ability to gather customer requirements and requests and translate them into actionable items for the product development team
      • Proficiency with data analytics, particularly Excel and graphical tools such as Power BIPreferred qualifications (not required)
        • Experience delivering SaaS or enterprise software solutions
        • Experience working in an agile software development environment
        • Experience in the energy sector
Agile Sprint Manager/QA Engineer
 Location: Flexible

Interested candidates should send a one-page resume to info@odysseyenergysolutions.com

More than a billion people in the world do not have access to electricity. Odyssey Energy Solutions is a Boulder, Colorado-based purpose-driven software company tackling this global challenge with a big goal: to rapidly expand access to energy around the world by streamlining and reducing the costs of developing and financing solar microgrids and other clean distributed energy systems.  Since its establishment in 2017, Odyssey has become an integral part of the energy access finance ecosystem.  Odyssey’s big data investment and asset management platform is catalyzing the deployment of hundreds of millions of dollars into the mini-grid and solar home system sectors across Africa. Odyssey is well-funded, has significant market traction, a renowned product, and a highly collaborative, motivated team that has fun working hard together. Odyssey was recently awarded the international Keeling Curve Prize for our work reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Role

We are seeking an experienced Agile product owner to manage quality assurance and software development processes. The ideal candidate is an exceptionally organized, methodical professional with the experience necessary to take our products to the next level with respect to accuracy, security, and safety. You will be charged with developing a complete software release quality assurance program that not only safeguards the quality of our products, but also fosters a “quality culture,” in which all employees become actively engaged in guaranteeing quality in both production and the finished product. You have experience in the role of Agile scrum master and would bring this expertise to help design and execute efficient best practices for Agile software development, and are comfortable leading a team of software engineers in following Agile sprint management practices. Must have significant experience using Jira.

Responsibilities

Sprint Management

  • Champion and execute Agile sprint processes across the engineering team, including implementing Jira processes to enforce Agile methodologies
  • Carefully plan, coordinate and manage sprints and releases per company release guidelines
  • Communicate all key sprint release plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Champion and implement continuous improvements to sprint, release and quality assurance processes to improve platform stability and team productivity
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the current sprint backlog, existing bugs backlog, and production support issues
  • Maintain a release tracker and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Ensure all product requirements are documented and prioritized in Jira according to business priorities

    Quality Assurance Engineering
  • Plan, execute, and oversee inspection and testing of incoming and outgoing product to confirm quality conformance to specifications and quality deliverables
  • Assist operations and local quality function in tracking, documenting, and reporting quality levels as well as CSR, environmental and health and safety goals/KPIs
  • Analyze and investigate product complaints or reported quality issues to ensure closure in accordance with company guidelines and external regulatory requirements
  • Develop or update company complaint and inspection procedures to ensure capture and investigation, as well as proper documentation of complaints

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of advanced experience managing JIRA
  • 2+ years experience in Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Superb computer competence, including database management
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms like GCP, AWS, Azure, etc
  • Knowledge of quality assurance terminology, methods, and tools
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of testing best practices, version control practices and defect management practices