Sr. Python Developer

Job title: Sr. Python Developer

Company: SunPower

Job description: 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 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. 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:

Software Engineer – Python

SunPower Corporation is seeking a Senior Python developer to enhance and maintain financial software for the residential workstream.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Responsible for the development of Financial applications to enable a world-class residential software suite.

Partner with the product management team and peers to define an application roadmap to ensure a scalable and effective residential application infrastructure.

Work with product owners to ensure that relevant information systems serve the business needs effectively.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of related experience OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

Preferred requirements:

  • Proficiency in Python
  • Advanced Degree is desirable
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment, deadlines, and new challenges
  • Web development experience using Flask
  • Use Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL
  • Solid understanding of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Work in AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Work in a GNU/Linux environment
  • Proficiency in JSON and SQL
  • Work in an agile-based environment using tools like GitLab, Slack, etc.
  • Passion for applying good design principles while exercising pragmatism to keep deadlines
  • Experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle
  • Experience engineering software in a service-oriented architecture
  • Work closely with other team members on new products or features/improvements of existing products.
  • Drive performance tuning and automation.
  • Support, maintain and document software functionality.

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.

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.


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.

Expected salary:

Location: Austin, TX

Job date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 22:49:56 GMT

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