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Energy Storage Analyst

Req ID:  84394

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 Phillipines. 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:

Summary of Role: 
We are seeking an Energy Storage Analyst to support the development and implementation of SunPower’s energy storage offering and solutions for commercial customers and front-of-meter applications. As a member of SunPower’s energy storage team, the Energy Storage Analyst is responsible for performing technical and economic analysis to identify the optimal energy storage solutions to support the development and execution of SunPower’s energy storage pipeline. Based on market opportunities identified by the Sales and Energy Storage teams, you will help identify storage products that meet pipeline needs, develop and maintain models to accurately forecast the performance of value of energy storage systems, and provide key technical and financial information to the sales, development and construction teams to support execution of the company’s energy storage pipeline.


We are looking for a hardworking team player with a proven ability to achieve results in a dynamic environment. The candidate should be self-motivated and self-directed and be able to manage relationships across a large organization effectively. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain performance models for energy storage systems covering behind-the-meter applications for commercial customers and front-of-meter applications for grid-scale storage projects.
  • Perform project-specific analysis to support project finance due diligence
  • Develop business cases for new storage applications
  • Provide analysis to support the evolution of SunPower’s energy storage solution to meet customer, market and regulatory needs
  • Support diligence on energy storage hardware and software vendors
  • Maintain and provide to appropriate team members key technical and financial information about storage components used for SunPower projects
  • Conduct trainings and provide informal guidance to other SunPower departments on energy storage topics relevant to their work.
  • Maintain tools for energy storage analytics including rate sheets, rate modeling software, and models.
  • Interface with storage software team on new revenue streams and incentives
  • Perform diligence for financiers of projects and financier independent engineers including custom modeling to support SunPower’s operating assumptions.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Substantial exposure to the energy industry, either via academics or a professional role
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing time demands
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • Effective at creating, summarizing and presenting information logically for executive decision making
  • Knowledge of finance and business concepts

Preferred Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of professional experience with energy storage technologies and applications for commercial customers and grid-tied storage systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, analytics, economics or engineering from a top institution
  • Basic knowledge of energy storage systems 

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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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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