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Software Development Engineer, Financial Products

Req ID:  98901

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and 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 completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 2,000 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. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

 

 

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. 

  • 3-5+ years professional experience in software development. 

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems. 

  • Experience mentoring and growing other Software Engineers. 

  • 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, Javascript, C#, Java, Ruby, or C++. 

  • Has shipped multiple customer facing, internet scale applications. 

  • 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 React and Node.js. 

  • 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. 

 

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.


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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: jobs@sunpower.com. 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.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

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


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