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Digital Product Program Manager - mySunPower

Req ID:  101521

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
Solar penetration is less than 1%, but just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.

SunPower is seeking a strong engineering leader to execute on building our next-generation sales and operations platform for our customers. This individual will focus on the applications that deliver SunPower’s value proposition to millions of homeowners across the country. 


This role will work closely with the software development and product teams to deliver high quality, scalable products delivered across our entire residential and commercial businesses. You will work closely with the product teams to deliver a quality product with the most efficient use of resources and technologies. Core responsibilities include working with stakeholders to assemble project teams, identify resources as needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion. This person must have experience working across multiple technologies focused on consumer-oriented web and mobile products.  


The TPM must be comfortable with discussing complex technical approaches, data structures, and rest APIs. They must be detail driven and have excellent problem-solving abilities allowing them to take product requirements to create detailed user stories that can be executed by software development teams. He or she must be adept at writing user stories, executing with engineers, and managing an agile backlog.  


ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following:  

  • Execution on the construction of SunPower's next generation sales software, through which SunPower’s systems, and energy services are sold. Own the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects 

  • Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide compelling capabilities for SunPower’s sales channels that help them succeed in their business goals 

  • Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development 

  • Manage project planning, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings 

  • Instill best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work based on committed schedules 

  • Owner program execution – prioritization, planning of projects and features, and managing Stakeholder communication for commitments 



Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience 


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 2+ years of software development experience; 4+ years of experience in building and leading strong engineering teams 

  • Demonstrated ability to work in an Agile environment  

  • Ability to work with, and coordinate, cross-functional teams 

  • Software development background including design patterns, data structurers, test driven development 

  • Software development experience Python, Rub on Rails, Apex 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 


Preferred Requirements: 

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline 

  • Strong business and technical vision 

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment 

  •  Experience in the solar industry 



  • Candidate must be legally entitled to work and reside in the United States 

  • Position located in Richmond, CA or remote 


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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

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: 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.




SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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