Senior Program Manager - Tesla Energy

Tesla Motors Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 months ago

The Role

Tesla is looking for a UI Product Owner to own the definition and delivery of outstanding customer facing user interfaces with a strong focus on mobile UIs. Based on overall product delivery plans you own the definition of UI features, work with the design studio on concepts, iterate these concepts with all stake holders, coordinate and execute user tests where applicable, and drive the development, test and release process. We are looking for somebody with a strong design and UI development background; that's hungry to drive the key user interfaces for Tesla's Powerwall and Powerpack customers. The position is part of the Energy Software development team.


  • Own the UIs from feature concept to customer delight.

  • Define and drive design and implementation of customer user interfaces and dependencies

  • Bridge between Design Studio, Executives, Product Management, Marketing and Software development teams and deliver the most stunning UI possible

  • Champion all UI aspects including application infrastructures, server applications and interfaces, data analytics, performance, delivery

  • Work with and hold all contributors accountable to deliveries and facilitate product delivery

  • Prioritize work tasks along overall product roadmap

  • Ensure design elements are portable between mobile and other user interfaces; delivering a consistent customer experience from purchase to product usage.

  • Review product usability including conducting early user tests

  • Manage releases to operational environment and app market places.

  • Ensure design, usability and quality meet Tesla customers' expectations.


  • Proven experience in delivering high quality & style user interfaces

  • Experience in web and mobile application design

  • Experience with App development for common platforms (iOS, Android)

  • Experience with consumer facing user interfaces

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Experience in Java-Script

  • Design Skills:
    Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Programming Skills:
    JavaScript, CSS

  • MS/BS degree in CS or MA/BA in graphic design or similar

  • 3+ years of mobile UI experience


  • UI design experience, portfolio strongly preferred

  • Working understanding energy systems and products

  • User testing experience

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