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SunPower Corporation Manager, Cloud Solutions Development in Austin, Texas

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:

Required Skills

  • Experience with AWS services (in particular, DynamoDb, SQS, SNS, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, EC2, CloudFormation, API Gateway, Cloudwatch, IoT, IAM, KMS).

  • Experience with no-sql databases such as DynamoDb or Cassandra.

  • Fluent in two or more of the following development languages: Java, node.js, Python.

  • Experience building intuitive, high performance APIs.

  • Ability to contribute to technical conversations, decisions, strategies, and perform code reviews in a complex environment.

  • Experienced in quality practices, techniques, and tools at all layers of the stack.

  • Ability to effectively lead a team of cloud solutions developers and DevOps engineers to deliver high-availability infrastructure with a focus on continuous improvement to meet evolving business, application, and compliance requirements.

  • Experienced in delivering cloud infrastructure and software solutions in an Agile environment, using sprints and Kanban methodologies.

  • People management: Experience leading the professional development of a team by understanding the team’s individual skill levels, working styles, motivations, and professional goals; and serving as a coach, mentor, and #1 fan—both technically and professionally.

  • Technical management: Experience leading the technical development of a team by cultivating effective process to protect their time from disruptions, leading scope discussions to evaluate risks and minimize post-deployment work, and facilitating high quality work estimates to improve planning.


  • Experience with Spring Boot applications.

  • Experience with streaming big data processing.

  • Experience with high availability, high-scale, performance systems.

Critical responsibilities will be:

  1. Collaborating closely with Product Management to ensure feature delivery is properly scoped, estimated, and architected in alignment with the product roadmap.

  2. Consulting with cross-functional SMEs and developers to deliver according to business requirements.

  3. Performing code reviews to ensure the architectural integrity is reinforced in every deployment.

  4. Leading and/or participating in architecture, development, or DevOps discussions to clarify what we should do versus what we could do.

  5. Designing and developing to reduce the risk of architecture change / designing evolutionary architectures.

  6. Participating in capacity planning of cloud infrastructure.

  7. Collaboration with Product Management, subject matter experts, and developers to gain a holistic understanding of the technical vision and the business drivers, and exercising that understanding to analyze and communicate tradeoffs between usability and performance.

  8. Advocating for what’s best for the team, the product, and the company (ultimately, the stakeholders).

  9. Celebrating key wins / being the team’s biggest cheerleader!


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

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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.

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