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Staff Software Engineer

Company: Sunrun
Location: Carson City
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


The person in this role will join a small but growing team bringing the capabilities of Sunrun's residential solar+storage product to both homeowners and to utilities. You will work on a completely new platform based on state of the art technologies and will be driving technical and architecture decisions that will affect the platform for years to come.


Establish the standards for the team in areas of technical excellence

Work collaboratively with Product Management to develop applications using Agile

Champion adherence to best practice development methodologies

Write requirements and design specifications for systems, apis and other development artifacts

Design and code appropriate, scalable, and secure algorithms, data structures, and software components.

Ensure creation of automated testing as appropriate for a Continuous Delivery (CD) environment

Mentor and build skills across the team through effective standards setting, code reviews and pairing


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

Minimum of 5 years of experience developing complex enterprise applications with Java

Solid understanding of server side application design patterns

Strong knowledge of designing, implementing and maintaining REST API's

Strong knowledge of relational databases, particularly PostgreSQL

Experience with NoSQL databases, particularly DynamoDB and Redis

Advocate of Dev-Ops culture: responsibility for app in production as well as development

Ability to work by objectives and to self-manage

Excellent communication skills

Good team player

Feeling of shared ownership of code and other deliverables

Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies

Experience designing highly available, distributed systems

Strong knowledge of AWS

Strong knowledge of Git, version control, branching strategies, merging, and rebasing

Solid understanding of MVC architecture and frameworks

Experience with IaC tools

Familiarity with renewable energy and the electricity industry

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is: $169,184 to $217,523.

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


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This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at .

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Keywords: Sunrun, Carson City , Staff Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Carson City, Nevada

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