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Technical Program Manager

Req ID:  111701

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 looking for a self-motivated Technical Program Manager (TPM) with strong interpersonal skills and experience leading large-scale initiatives across multiple organizations. The successful candidate will deliver, influence and manage technical projects and workstreams within our products and engineering group, as well as drive new innovation by working with customers to develop solutions for SunPower’s evolving needs.

As a Technical Program Manager (TPM), you will be responsible for driving and delivering multiple complex projects simultaneously that touch multiple organizations within SunPower. In this role, you will provide project leadership, anticipate bottlenecks, mitigate project risks, quantify tradeoffs, and balance business needs against technical constraints. You will provide technical leadership that gets software applications built and integrated within the SunPower ecosystem. You will work closely with stakeholders across various design, software and business teams to identify and drive innovative solutions that achieve business goals and align with long-term product roadmaps.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong PM/TPM background, with demonstrated experience leading and delivering cross-organizational technical program management projects. This candidate will have a deep technical background in building platforms leveraged by many end customers.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication for communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders, up to the VP level
  • Comfortable presenting in large groups and handling high-pressure communication
  • Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle from conception to delivery
  • Knowledge of service-oriented architecture, object-oriented development, build processes, change control management and release models
  • Ability to dive deep into system design and architectural trade-offs with engineering teams
  • Experience with managing large cross-functional projects
  • Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Able to collect, analyze and present data sets support project goals and initiatives
  • Experience running complex projects with cross-organization stakeholders and contributors to define milestones and timelines

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful track record of coordinating between multiple project stakeholders, technical program managers, and software development teams.
  • Experience in creating and managing complex, cross-team project plans; prior success in driving execution of large-scale project plans with multiple teams in support of business goals
  • Experience delivering software on AWS or another large cloud provider.
  • Experience with big data/machine learning technologies, concepts and architectural considerations.
  • Experience in fintech / digital lending businesses, particularly to small businesses or consumers.

 

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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