Sunrun, Inc

  • Staff Dev-Ops Engineer

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Engineering & Technology
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    We're hiring world-class software engineers to scale our infrastructure with daunting growth rates. We are literally working to change the world by revolutionizing the way people use energy.


    Want to work on massively scalable consumer systems? Re-invent how consumers use energy? Have a measurable impact on one of humanity’s biggest challenges? Come to Sunrun. You'll work alongside passionate engineers engaged in the design and development of a product that is changing the world.


    As a Principal Software Engineer - DevOps, you’ll drive technical direction for all customer facing application at Sunrun and will also lead the way in transforming large portions of our stack to hybrid cloud.



    • Own Sunrun’s mission-critical software delivery infrastructure, including Jenkins and custom CD pipelines written in Groovy
    • Support developers in infrastructure-centric technology like Terraform, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, etc.
    • Identify and drive infrastructure and continuous delivery roadmap projects
    • Participate in on-call, Tier 2 production schedule. (We ship 9-to-6 on weekdays and consciously minimize work impact on nights and weekends.)
    • Diagnose and debug large distributed systems and proactively engage engineers to ensure quality products
    • Mentor teammates on delivering production-grade code, infrastructure and improvements


    • 5+ years of delivering mission-critical, production-grade software
    • Strong knowledge of Git including version control, branching, merging/rebasing, and pull requests.
    • Impeccable communication and team skills with shared ownership of code and other deliverables.
    • Deep experience with Google Cloud Platform (Terraform, DataProc, BigQuery) OR with AWS Platform (CloudFormation, ECS, Lambdas). GCP experience preferred.
    • Strong commitment to learning and proven aptitude for implementing new technologies.
    • Production-grade mindset: infrastructure as code, security, maintainability, availability
    • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting distributed production systems
    • Experience in automated delivery systems (Jenkins2 and Groovy pipelines preferred)


    • Experience securing and hardening cloud environments
    • Experience with JavaScript software development
    • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
    • Experience with npm, yarn and/or maven





    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.


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