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Portland General Electric Senior Product Developer - Customer Products and Innovation in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Job Summary

The Senior Product developer will be responsible for developing the products and programs in support of PGEs Transportation Electrification, Customer Energy Management, and/or Clean Empowerment strategies. These may include new flexible load options, charging and infrastructure services, and turnkey offerings that make it seamless for customers to engage electricity to meet their individual needs and goals.

These integrated energy solutions are critical to our customers as PGE seeks to deliver the clean energy future.

Key Responsibilities

Energy Industry Research and Analysis Participates in energy industry seminars and meetings to stay abreast of market developments and opportunities for PGE; leverages best practices/insights, industry trends and emerging technology that will best advance PGE’s research efforts and position the company as a market leader.

Product Testing and Assessment Leads testing of integrated energy system technologies and economic analysis (value proposition) for strategic technology initiatives.

Product Development Planning and Implementation Develops near- and long-term product roadmaps for assigned product lines; formulates innovative and cost-effective concepts and strategies and initiates product development for assigned products; leads the development of business plans, business models and strategic marketing plans for assigned products and services; prepares governance materials, including measurement and evaluation plans; facilitates development of regulatory strategy for assigned products and services; designs and implements customer service processes and procedures internally and with vendors to ensure a high-quality customer experience.

Resources and Internal Relations Collaborates with and integrates operating departments and resources (internal and external) needed in delivering pilots and programs; provides guidance to less experienced colleagues; leads team to achieve on time, on budget and provide effective program/product introductions.

Product Promotion Ensures effective and impactful promotion and collateral development for market introductions; prepares communications for executives and external audiences, including mass communications needed for programs and pilots.

Program Budget and Project Status Manages program budgets; reviews and reports program revenue and expenses; prepares project status reports and presentations on product functionality for management; tracks, evaluates and reports on program performance.

Vendor Management Manages relationships with and performance of vendors.

External Relations Represents PGE interests on external committees related to assigned products; prepares communications for external audiences; shares experiences in program design with industry peers; conducts customer research and program evaluation to identify customer needs, awareness and satisfaction to expand customers’ program participation.


Education Requires a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, marketing, communications or other related field or equivalent experience.

Experience Typically eight or more years in product development, project management or related field.

License Valid Driver's License.

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

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The posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below:

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.