Head of SW Development

janom a.s.

Place of work
Brno, Czechia
Contract type
Start date
1.4.2021, resp. dohodou
Wage (gross)
3 500 EUR/monthAttractive package, with commensurate remuneration for the right candidate . 13th and 14th salary

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Wattstor seeks a Head of SW development with a strong background in software product management and in the energy industry to further develop its behind-the-meter (BTM) distributed energy resources (DER) optimization platform for commercial and industrial customers.

The Wattstor BTM optimization platform is centered around the proprietary iMP energy management software and hardware, supplemented by cloud-based software and also contains battery energy storage systems and integration with other DERs (e.g. solar and EV chargers).
Outwardly, the role requires early involvement in marketplace discussions, both to consult on the current and future capabilities of Wattstor, and to understand the ultimate incentives of external parties in that marketplace.
Internally, the Head of SW Development is a key member of the Technical Team and manage development prioritization and programmers of work, including closely cooperating with external technology development resources to deliver the required product capabilities on time and budget. Furthermore, the role is responsible for the definition and implementation of the product strategy and create development roadmaps.
If you are passionate and enthusiastic about clean technology and enjoy working in a dynamic fast-paced environment, apply to join our team today!

The Head of SW development’s main responsibilities are the refinement and leadership of the product function in Wattstor, the definition and ownership of the product roadmap and the continuous development of the software and hardware platform (based on company strategy and market/customer inputs) in close cooperation with the technology and sales teams as well as external software development resources.

- responsible for the SW development of the Cloud base system
- Leadership of internal team of SW programmers and external development resources
- Develop and own SW development processes and best practices in the company with the objective of building a repeatable, scalable and effective workflow for the delivery of product capabilities using the resources available
- Responsible for the product roadmap and associated product management artifacts, feature prioritization and feature specification based on customer/market/competitor/technology inputs
- Support integration efforts by attending partner meetings and present SW solutions details where required.

Industry: Energy Management Systems, Battery Energy Storage, Electric Vehicle charging, Distributed Energy Resources

Expected date of completion of the selection process

15 March 2021 (there are still 18 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Information Technology

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience

8+ years

Personality requirements and skills

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in development of cloud base solution, integration platform and has a track record in defining, developing and rolling-out software cloud-based systems.
This position requires an experienced individual with strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills and will involve international travel.

Skills & Aptitude:
A hands-on Head of SW Development with a track record of developing software products and forging successful business relationships, the role holder will be expected to support the rapid geographic expansion of this business together with existing and new local partners, closely working with the Strategy and Technology teams.

- Experienced software development manager
- Familiarity with agile software development processes
- Background in SaaS solutions and companies
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to confidently present sophisticated / technical concepts to a wide variety of stakeholders
- Strategic thinker, with operational delivery capability
- Experience in SW Architecture
- Strong relationship building skills, coupled with strong listening and communications skills
- Mature, entrepreneurial, self-motivated and driven individual
- Team player, able to work both individually and on team projects
- Lead and inspire teams to success without being their line manager
- Understand complexity in the problem domain, minimize complication in the solution


Brief description of the company

Wattstor is a fast-growing pioneer in the renewable energy sector and is dedicated to clean energy use. We make complicated innovative technology simple, easy to install, enjoyable, clean and aesthetically appealing. Our own intelligent management unit (iMP) has been designed to manage energy and especially renewable energy in several behind-the-meter applications. With years dedicated to research and development, Wattstor´s smart and sustainable solutions have proven their value in practice and can be deployed in the field quickly and at low cost.

Company address

janom a.s.
Žižkova 22B
811 02 Bratislava


ID: 4032557  Datum zveřejnění: 11.2.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 3 500 EUR/month