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SunPower Senior Manager, Software Development in Boston, Massachusetts

Do you want to change the world? We do, too. SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team of more than 3,660 full-time employees in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us. Summary of Role: 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 the utility. The mission of the Post-Commissioning team is to empower SunPower’s customers, both internal and external, by building software that supports all aspects of the post-installation experience. This is an opportunity to work with world-class developers and shape the architecture and technology of the post-installation platform at every level. The ideal candidate is interested in leading teams that build software that impacts both our customers and the planet. Reporting to the Senior Director of Engineering, the Senior Manager, Software Development is a managerial role with considerable autonomy and scope. This leader will guide an engineering team with end-to-end ownership of one or more of the technical capabilities that SunPower needs to offer a world-class monitoring platform. The Post-Commissioning team serves four main customer types: residential customers, dealers, technical support staff, and investors. Providing customers with a superior post-installation mobile app experience using automation, data science, IoT, time-series workflows, and scalable infrastructure is central to the Post-Commissioning team’s mission. This role requires actively hiring and developing technical talent, defining priorities for the team, advocating for budget, and leading development teams from concept through delivery and subsequent operation. Excellent listening, writing skills and solid technical competency are essential. The role requires delivery and operation of a complex set of products at a very high-quality bar in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate has experience through multiple complete consumer product or service development cycles, possesses superior analytical abilities and product judgment. Key to success in this position is an equal passion for delivering new features as well as operating the existing applications at the highest level of quality, ensuring that our customers have a world-class experience. The ideal candidate will be an independent and curious thinker who can make convincing, information-based arguments and will never stop learning about their customers' subject matter and areas of complexity. Key deliverables in the first year: + Foster an engineering culture of curiosity, empathy, quality, and innovation. + Engage with key stakeholders in Hardware/Firmware, Quality, Operations, and Customer Care to understand existing processes, growth strategy, and areas of opportunity. + Ensure the products we build are straightforward to use and have customer-centric user interfaces. + Establish and maintain a high bar for quality and operational excellence. Lead by example to create a culture of high attention to detail and learning from mistakes. + Make high judgment decisions on how to accomplish and prioritize features, functions, and new capabilities in a fast-growing business. Basic qualifications: + Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. + 5+ years of experience as a people manager or tech lead. A passion for people management and mentorship. The ability to set an example that others will follow and lead from the front. + Proven ability to actively hire and develop technical talent. + Deep knowledge of programming and build processes, including experience with deploying consumer-grade mobile apps. + Proven project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules. + Demonstrated experience in building, delivering and operating products and services in a consumer-centric space. Excellent customer intuition. + Strong verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills. + Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Preferred Qualifications: + Experience/interest in renewable energy + Successfully delivered products and services that scaled over time. + Experience with real-time/streaming data processing and event-based systems, concepts, and architectural considerations, including those that utilize AWS technologies. + Thorough knowledge of current software design and development methodologies, processes, best industry practices, and techniques. 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 Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. 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/All Genders/Protected Veterans/Disabled (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) 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.

Diversity at SunPower: Equal Opportunity Employer

SunPower Corporation 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. SunPower'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.

SunPower 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.

Accommodation for Applicants

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.

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