Staff Product Manager


Aurora Solar Germany GmbH.



Professional Field
Product Management and Product Development
Entry Date
Job site
Remote from Germany
Contract type
Permanent contract
Work type
Full time
Contact Information
Aurora Solar Germany GmbH
Westendstr. 28
60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Job description

About Aurora Solar

Aurora is on a mission to create a future of solar for all. Our award-winning software puts the power of data and technology into the hands of every solar professional to make solar adoption simple and predictable. Our software has designed millions of solar projects so far, empowering solar companies to sell, design, and install residential and commercial solar arrays accurately, seamlessly, and at scale.

We are a collaborative team of sustainable energy enthusiasts who love what we do. We’ve been named one of "The Best Mid-Sized Remote Companies To Work for in 2024" by and have been recognized for the second time as a Certified Green Business (CGB) with the city of San Francisco. We’re in this together to support the world’s transition to solar.

About the Role

This role will focus on the DACH market to ensure product alignment and adaptability to meet market-specific cultural and language requirements. Additionally, the role requires close attention to political and economic influences within the solar industry, analyzing their potential impact on the product, and making appropriate adjustments.

Your Impact

  • Set a compelling long-term vision to drive growth through DACH expansion
  • Understand the culture and local market to influence the product strategy
  • Meet regularly with our executive-level team members across departments to align a strategy, priorities, and execution plan
  • Partner with peers in Product Management, Product Design, Engineering, and GTM to align on strategy, resources, priorities, and roadmaps
  • Build a deep understanding of our entire suite of products, how we serve customer needs today, and what ways we can extend our products to fit new market needs
  • Meet with customers, partners, vendors, and industry leaders to build an understanding of product opportunities in new markets
  • Conduct hands-on research with customers to identify user needs and test solutions
  • Perform industry & competitive landscape research to define the strategic context for expansion into international markets
  • Define the top product priorities for driving international growth, set clear & measurable goals, and track progress toward objectives & key results

What You Bring

  • Ability to set the direction, inspire the team, and make key decisions to drive the company forward
  • 7+ years of product management experience with a track record of achieving results through Product Management leadership at the company level, especially with relevant experience driving product expansion into new markets
  • Ability to define, align, and evangelize a product vision and strategy
  • Collaboration: a reliable and valued member of the team to encourage and enable others to succeed
  • Emotional intelligence: listens, appreciates, and promotes team members’ perspectives, goals, and opportunities
  • Passionate about creating the best product solutions for your users
  • Skilled at dissecting complex systems, workflows, and multiple user personas
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve agile software development teams
  • Rigor in asking hard questions and validating assumptions
  • Focused on business results, not output
  • Data-driven and able to evaluate data from multiple sources across the organization then use available data to inform key decisions
  • Clearly articulates ideas, concerns, and opportunities
  • 15-20% of international travel (Central Europe)
  • Business-level proficiency in German and English

Nice to Haves

  • Technical degree or background
  • MBA or relevant business-wide experience
  • Solar experience

Where Aurorans are: Aurora currently has teams within the US, Canada, Mexico, and Germany with additional locations on the horizon. We’re united in our work to support the world’s transition to solar!

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