Technical Program Manager, ESS

Peak Energy

Peak Energy

IT, Operations
Burlingame, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About the Company:

Peak Energy is the first American venture to advance globally proven Sodium-Ion battery systems as the storage standard for the new era of renewable energy on a resilient grid.

Sodium-Ion is cheap, readily available and safe, making it the leading contender in a rapidly evolving market.

Our leadership team is powered by decades of expertise in scaling gigawatt-level innovation at world-class companies such as Tesla, Northvolt, SunPower, Fluence, and Enovix. We are backed by strategic investment and product partners such as TDK Ventures and Eclipse Ventures.

We are a team of engineers, operators, entrepreneurs, and partners driven by a shared ambition to set the new performance standard for renewable energy and grid resilience.

About the Job:

Peak Energy is looking for a Technical Program Manager to join our Energy Storage Systems (ESS) team and play a crucial role in driving the development and deployment of our sodium ion based large-scale energy storage systems. This role will lead cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, reliable, and efficient energy storage solutions that meet the needs of our customers and contribute to the advancement of renewable energy storage.


  • Lead the end-to-end execution of energy storage system projects, from concept to delivery, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budget, and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with many cross-functional stakeholders including engineering, product management, supply chain, and operations teams to define project scope, objectives, and requirements, and develop comprehensive project plans.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and partners, to drive alignment, achieve project goals, and ensure stakeholder satisfaction
  • Identify and mitigate risks, issues, and dependencies that may impact project delivery, and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and provide regular updates to stakeholders on project status, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize project processes, increase efficiency, and enhance overall project execution capabilities.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to battery energy storage systems, and integrate relevant insights into project planning and execution.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related technical field.
  • 8+ years of experience in program or project management, preferably in the battery or energy storage industry.
  • Strong technical background in battery energy storage systems, including familiarity with battery chemistries, energy management systems, and grid integration technologies.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and drive results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Passion for renewable energy, sustainability, and driving positive environmental impact through technology innovation.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP or other relevant certifications in project management are a plus.
  • Experience in Agile or Scrum methodologies.

At Peak Energy Technologies Inc., we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We welcome people who represent diversity in their backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Peak Energy Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.