Software Development Engineer

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SunPower · Remote (USA)

Clean Energy
Posted 3 weeks ago

Google Cloud Platform
Machine Learning
Do you want to change the world? We do, too. 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team of more than 3,660 full-time employees in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.
As a Software Development Engineer at SunPower, you will build software and services that increase the amount of solar power produced on our planet every single day. Solar energy is one of the fastest-growing industries in the US. Not only is going solar beneficial for the planet; for most Americans it also saves money vs. buying power from utilities.  Studies show that the #1 barrier to solar adoption is concern over how to pay for initial installation. The mission of SunPower Financial is to remove that barrier by making it cheap and easy for customers to go solar. This is a green field opportunity allowing for impact at scale almost immediately. 
We are looking for software engineers to deliver high-quality experiences that delight customers. Our Software Engineers work directly with business and product owners to design new systems and features to make financing and paying for solar simple, fast and easy. Our software engineering teams have a considerable amount of autonomy to solve customer problems in the best way they see fit. 
An ideal candidate will approach their job with empathy, seeking to understand existing systems and practices, and building relationships with teams and team members along the way. They have the ability to deliver a considerable amount of code, and will work closely with their team members to develop software for the long-term. They believe there are generally multiple ways to solve a problem, and that particular approaches are rarely, if ever, “right” or “wrong”.  
    • Basic qualifications: 
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent industry experience. 
    • 2-5 years professional experience in software development. 
    • Solid fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Object Oriented Design, Data Structures and Algorithms. 
    • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Python, C#, Java, Ruby, or C++. 
    • Has experience shipping customer-facing features in a professional environment. 
    • Ability to dive deep and find gaps that need to be addressed; and effectively identify, communicate and recommend the best available solution to implement. 
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. 
    • Preferred qualifications: 
    • Building and Deploying on AWS, Azure or GCP 
    • Experience with Spring, MVC frameworks, REST/RPC API design and development. 
    • Experience with “big data”, e.g. Pandas, PyTorch, AWS. 
    • Experience in mobile platforms and mobile development (iOS/Android). 
    • Practical experience writing large scale web applications including architectural decisions, language choices, frameworks and implementation. 
    • Experience with big data / machine learning technologies, concepts, and architectural considerations, including those that utilize AWS technologies. 
    • Strong verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills. 
    • Professional traits that are not unique to this position but necessary for SunPower leaders: 
    • Exhibits excellent judgment 
    • Hires great people.  Develops great people. 
    • Has relentlessly high standards 
    • Expects and requires innovation of their team 
    • Thinks big and has convictions 
    • Delivers results 
    • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others 
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.
Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: [email protected] Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.
Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review
SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.

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