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Product Developer Job

Job Grade: Q
Hierarchy:  Yes - We may hire at a higher level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining



Be a part of a team that makes significant contributions to helping Xcel Energy customers use cleaner energy in a smarter way and helps them reduce their carbon footprint. Develop and launch new energy efficiency, clean energy technologies (e.g., renewables, storage), and demand management customer programs by leading cross-functional teams and external partners to leverage our historic program expertise, leading-edge distributed intelligence capabilities, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure. In addition to developing new programs, you will play an important role in improving business processes, conducting strategic planning, and strengthening working relationship with key business partners.



  • Develop and launch new products, as well as support the development of large/complex new programs, employing design thinking principles to ensure the customer is the focus of the design approach.
  • Monitor and document results to ensure that product development activities achieve platform strategies, adhere to process, maintain schedule, manage risk and budget, while identifying opportunities for both process and program improvement.
  • Effectively and efficiently transition products to Product Management or Commercialization teams.
  • Prepare and garner agreement on compelling business plans for new product ideas through the continuously improved product development process, including financial, market, competition, risks, regulatory and other factors.
  • Participate in the identification of new customer energy efficiency, clean energy, and demand management programs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations within and external to Xcel Energy. Engage in robust communication and integration of efforts across teams.




  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, or related discipline or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
  • Five years experience in product development, program management, engineering, or regulatory administration
  • Proven project management experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills required



  • Graduate degree
  • Experience with investor-owned utility customer energy programs





Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer & Utility Innovation || 51780:Product Dvlpmnt-Res Small Bus || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $123,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Requisition Number: 50105

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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