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Senior IoT Platform Software Developer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Richmond, US, 94804

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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 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. 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:

Senior IoT Platform Software Developer


SunPower is looking for a skilled senior software developer to help process gigabytes of data so we can produce gigawatts of power!



  • Senior developer for advanced IoT Platform
  • Plan and develop new platform features and components
  • Build and maintain test automation, CI/CD frameworks
  • Configure cloud infrastructure for high availability of critical services
  • Keep databases tuned and running smoothly
  • Monitor logs and proactively fix potential issues



  • 5+ years software development with Java, Ruby, Python, Scala, or other OOP language
  • Knowledge of distributed data systems such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, HBase
  • Knowledge of SQL databases, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with event processing frameworks, such as Akka, Kafka, Kinesis
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player who is passionate about solving challenging problems
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent experience



  • Experience with Scala development
  • Experience developing on AWS, such as with: RDS (MySQL), Kinesis, EC2, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, CloudWatch, SNS, SES, Route53, VPC networking
  • Experience developing and supporting highly available applications
  • Big data processing, especially stream processing
  • REST API frameworks, especially Play
  • Experience with Docker and AWS Elastic Container Service (ECS)
  • Experience with Cassandra database design, tuning, scaling and management
  • Experience using Jenkins for CI/CD
  • Knowledge of solar (Photovoltaic) power generation

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: 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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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