Project Manager

Join a team where the wide-scale projects you manage positively impact the lives of millions of people.

Toronto, ON

Opus One Solutions

Opus One is a software engineering company that brings real-time energy management to the smart grid. Through its leading edge offering GridOS™, Opus One delivers a new level of visibility and control to electricity distribution through sophisticated engineering analytics designed to solve and optimize complex power flows. Seamlessly integrating with utility data systems, GridOS™ provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS™ further facilitates the implementation and management of microgrids from homes to communities for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer.

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn&rsquo;t what keeps us up at night; it&rsquo;s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, our software platform GridOS&reg; helps us pursue solutions that will change how countries access, optimize and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage to how electric utilities can optimize their operations and allow homeowner feed energy into a power grid fueling the electrical sharing economy.</p> <p>At Opus One Solutions, we believe some of the best talent in the tech industry share our passion for delivering technology that matters and that will make a difference, in our lifetime and beyond. We want to work with people who love the complexities of software; who believe in its power to transform the world to a better place.</p> <p>Good people know that great ideas are everywhere and what matters most is practical execution. Turning vision into reality is the hard part. But, when it&rsquo;s creating technical solutions that support access to renewable energy, it&rsquo;s an engineering feat worth contributing to.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Opus One Solutions is looking for a Project Manager to oversee mid-sized &nbsp;infrastructure projects combining power systems and traditional software development. Our Project Manager will be responsible for stakeholder identification and satisfaction, project definition, cross-project interdependencies, cross-project related risk management and ongoing monitoring and control.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Who are you?</strong></p> <p>You are a Project Manager with proven experience managing mid-sized million dollar technical projects that span a range of interconnected industries. You can align the strategy and goals of internal and external stakeholders through a deep understanding of their requirements, needs and objectives. Responsible for delivery, you identify and manage cross-dependencies, key milestones, critical paths, cross-program risks/issues and program level tasks/activities and deaccessions. You have an understanding of how to overcome the roadblocks and challenges faced when working in a highly regulated environment such as the utility industry.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><strong>Challenges.&nbsp;</strong>The electrical power grid is a lifeline to millions of people. Quite literally, this is a system that cannot go down when it comes to hospitals, traffic controls and more. Your challenge is to keep the wheels turning and the project moving forward despite obstacles and setbacks; keeping the team focused and the stakeholder expectations satisfied.</p> <p><strong>Personal and professional satisfaction.</strong>&nbsp;You want to do meaningful work where the project you manage directly contributes to technology solutions that matter. These are wide-scale projects where the results positively impact the lives of millions of people.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Experience.</strong>&nbsp;Minimum of 3 years of IT project experience, including managing several mid-sized cross-functional projects.</li> <li><strong>Knowledge</strong>. Proficiency in Agile, Waterfall or hybrid project management methodologies.</li> <li><strong>Credentials.&nbsp;</strong>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree or a minimum of 3 years of related work experience in Engineering or other IT-related disciplines. On track for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.</li> <li><strong>Critical thinking.&nbsp;</strong>Ability to quickly troubleshoot issues and problems, determining the root cause and identifying a resolution.</li> <li><strong>Resilience.&nbsp;</strong>Ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic environment.</li> <li><strong>Teamwork.&nbsp;</strong>Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment with matrix project teams.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Opus One Solutions?</strong></p> <p>Opus One is growing! After spending our first four years under the radar focused on research and pilot projects we&rsquo;re ready to shine as one of Canada&rsquo;s top 10 game-changers named by CIX Cleantech, Fast Company&rsquo;s 2017 World Changing Idea in Energy and one of top 100 2018 Global Cleantech companies! We are deploying exciting microgrid projects in North America and have partnerships with leading energy players such as Tesla and Advanced Microgrid Solutions.</p> <p>Our leadership has assembled carefully selected teams with some of the best strategic visionaries - and executors - in technology and the clean energy space. We are all driven by one common goal: to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and the world.</p> <p>At Opus One Solutions we understand that not everyone develops their talent and hones their skills in a traditional way. Different paths and experiences are part of the diversity we know we need to succeed. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking, take a chance and express your interest here.</p> <p>Opus One Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>