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Reports to: Director of Business Development & Strategy
Location: The Director Building | 808 SW 3rd Ave, Ste 800 | Portland OR
Classification: Full-time, exempt
Job Close Date: Open until filled
At Earth Advantage Institute (EAI), we believe in collaboration, innovation, and transparency. EAI’s social entrepreneurial
culture produces unique, results‐driven solutions that benefit our clients, partners, and society as a whole. We are deeply
committed to developing market mechanisms that catalyze broad behavioral change and the adoption of sustainable
practices. We seek to attract and retain smart, motivated colleagues who are passionate and committed to their work
and to the success of the organization. Together, we are striving to make a positive difference in our community, our
industry, and the world. Visit earthadvantage.org for more information.
As the technology solutions manager you are responsible for the delivery of a range of information technology products
related to Earth Advantage’s mission. Working closely with external IT developer‐partners, you will manage the
development and delivery of these products to both internal and external clients. You will assist in determining the right
mix of product functionality, track product development budgets, and manage client relationships. Your strong technical
proficiency and interpersonal skills allow you to effectively manage projects and timelines in support of product
development activities, organize and schedule work, identify resources to support external developer partners, and
research new functionality opportunities.
Creates development strategy for Earth Advantage products in concert with external developer partners.
Works with external developer partners to manage IT application development and customization projects.
Determines customer functionality needs and sets appropriate development and budgetary expectations.
Develops work plans, schedules, estimates and resource plans.
Plans development activity with external development partners.
Ensures clients receive prompt and effective support and assistance.
Provides input on product data structure and architecture.
Monitors the delivery of product customization.
Writes, designs, or edits web page content, or directs others producing content.
Works with quality assurance team to ensure testing protocols have identified bugs and errors before release.
Develops project plans to meet expected delivery dates.
Contributes meaningfully to EAI’s strategic objectives.
5 + years experience in IT product and customer management.
Technical thinker familiar with managing the development of internet technologies, including databases,
web/mobile apps, SaaS, and APIs.
Ability to troubleshoot technology and provide technical training to others.
Superlative project management skills.
Ability to work independently and build effective interpersonal relationships inside and outside of the
Degree or certificate in information systems, computer systems development, or related discipline.
How to Apply
Please submit the following materials to apply for this position (PDF or Word format):
Cover letter detailing qualifications, suitability for this position, and salary requirements
Three professional references (can be provided upon request, if preferred)
Please note: Incomplete applications will be disregarded.
Submit application materials by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject line should read: “Technology Solutions Manager” – Last name, First name”
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE
About Earth Advantage Institute (EAI)
Earth Advantage Institute is a nonprofit organization that works with the building industry to implement sustainable and
energy efficient building practices. Its mission is to create an immediate, practical, and cost‐effective path to
sustainability and to the reduction of carbon in the built environment. The organization achieves its objectives through an
innovative range of green building and energy efficiency products and services. These include certification of high
performance homes, remodels, sustainable communities, and commercial spaces. Other areas of expertise cover energy
disclosure & performance, building stock assessments, water conservation, and carbon foot printing and reporting. The
Institute’s education department offers basic and advanced courses on building science, green marketing, and green
building valuation. EAI’s performance testing technical services team provides a variety of onsite building assessments,
energy audits, and standards verification.