Director of Rate Design

Lead GridX's vision for solutions supporting Rate Design practitioners and advancing Clean Energy Transition. Collaborate with internal/external stakeholders. Join GridX as Director of Rate Design - Remote US.

United States  UTC-08:00 — UTC-06:00   Remote   Full Time   101-250   24 days ago

GridX, Inc. is seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Rate Design who is enthralled by the idea of leading GridX’s vision for solutions that support Rate Design practitioners and advance the practice of Rate Design to enable GridX’s mission to accelerate the Clean Energy Transition. This position reports to the Chief Customer Officer, has a dotted line relationship with GridX’s Product organization, and is responsible for the rate design practice. Related activities include regular interactions with our clients, prospects, and potential partners to both learn more about their needs as well as evangelize for GridX’s Enterprise Rate Platform generally, and our Design and Analyze products, specifically. In this role, you will:

  • Define functional requirements for GridX Design and Analyze products based on your experience as a rate design practitioner and by incorporating feedback and requirements from clients and prospects.
  • Work closely and collaborate with GridX Product and Design organizations to translate Design and Analyze functional requirements into technical requirements and user-friendly designs/UX.
  • Meet with utility clients and prospects to learn more about their needs, challenges, and opportunities; persuade such clients and prospects to consider the GridX Enterprise Rate Platform and our applications, including Design and Analyze, as a means to meet their challenges.
  • Support the Senior Director of Regulatory & Policy Business Development by providing insights on key regulatory, policy and legislative activities being tracked.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Regulatory & Policy Business Development engage, educate, and persuade stakeholders in the regulatory and legislative process.
  • Provide thought leadership both within the company, including helping the sales & marketing better understand the utility rate design processes and related problems to be resolved and senior leadership, and externally via trade shows, conferences, webinars, blog posts and marketing campaigns.
  • Leverage your experience as a utility employee to aid the Marketing team in developing business cases, initially for the Design and Analyze products, but ultimately for the rest of the GridX suite of products.
  • Occasionally travel to trade shows, conferences, client & prospect offices, headquarters, and elsewhere, up to 20% of the time.

More about you

  • Bring with you a wealth of knowledge and experience in utility rate design as well as regulatory, policy and legislative environments.
  • Have a strong interest in combating climate change, decarbonization, electrification and/or the growth of distributed and renewable energy resources as a means to replace fossil-fuel based resources.
  • Enjoy collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders, including an interest in how to solve today’s problems as well as looming challenges.
  • Comfortable with extensive stretches of time where your work is self-directed.
  • Understand, appreciate, and can help develop process and structure while also not showing any diminution of skills during periods of rapidly adjusting priorities.
  • Can thrill others in your family and network about the intricacies of cost-of-service studies, the nuances of cost causality, the relative merits of a three-part tariff, and optimal on-peak to off-peak pricing ratios.
  • Get excited at the idea of contributing to the success of others on the team.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years’ experience working in a role or organization focused strictly on utility ratemaking.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate the details of rate design and your utility ratemaking domain knowledge through written and oral presentations.


  • Flexible PTO
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Match
  • Stock Options
  • Parental Leave
  • Be part of creating our clean energy future

Our Values

Our values are closely-held beliefs designed to drive the right actions and the right decisions that are authentic to GridX. We expect results delivered in a way consistent with GridX values. In exchange, we reward high performance. We:

  • eXplore the possible - Everyone is empowered to innovate, fail and iterate in delivering our clean energy future. Consistent progress is our default.
  • eXecute on big goals - We are owners, taking responsibility for achieving results. We think long-term, sweat the details, and use resources wisely.
  • eXcel together - Collaboration and camaraderie are at our core. We cheer for and challenge each other to be our best. We win together.
  • eXemplify success - We do the right thing and act with integrity, even when no one is looking. We prove that it’s possible to do well by doing good.

About GridX

GridX is the catalyst of our clean energy future. Utilities and energy technology providers rely on our analytics solutions to tell people exactly what they can expect to pay when making clean energy decisions, like changing to a time-of-use rate plan, buying an electric vehicle, installing solar and more. The result is less strain on the electric grid, happier customers, and increased consumer investment in sustainable technologies. Working at GridX puts you at the center of realizing our clean energy future.

At GridX, we value the diversity of our employees and partners. We believe that our company thrives when we support and celebrate our differences.

No recruiters or phone calls, please. GridX does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes and profiles will be considered GridX property, and GridX will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 29, 2024


5 years

UTC-08:00 — UTC-06:00

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