Sunrun, Inc

  • Senior Software Engineer-Backend

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-CO-Denver
    Requisition ID
    2018-7355
    Category
    Software Engineering & Product Management
  • Overview

    Who We Are

     

    Sunrun is on a mission to make solar energy affordable for more people. We help people upgrade their home to solar energy without the big upfront costs. Sunrun is the leading dedicated residential solar company in the country and has a mission to bring clean, solar power service to the masses.

     

    About Sunrun Software Engineering

     

    We're hiring world-class software engineering talent to help our infrastructure keep up 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 Senior Back-End Software Engineer, you’ll help lead technical direction for all customer facing application at Sunrun and will also lead the way in transforming large portions of our stack to Serverless.



    Responsibilities

    • Help establish the standards for the team in areas of technical excellence.
    • Work collaboratively with Product Management and our UX designers to develop applications that can be easily tested and perform well under a variety of network conditions.
    • Champion adherence to best-practice development methodologies.
    • Design and code appropriate, scalable, and secure algorithms, data structures, and software components.
    • Lead design and code reviews.
    • Facilitate automated testing so all teams can innovate at a rapid pace.
    • Mentor and build skills across the team through effective standards setting, code reviews, and pairing.
    • Tune production applications to maximize efficiency.

    Qualifications

    Technical Skills Needed

     

     

    • 4+ years experience designing and coding enterprise level applications
    • Strong experience developing complex enterprise applications with Java, or JavaScript with Node.js.
    • Spring Boot / Spring Cloud / Spring 5 experience
    • Maven/Gradle build experience
    • Experience with REST API architecture and development especially using Swagger or Apigee.
    • Strong knowledge of Git including version control, branching, merging/rebasing, and pull requests.
    • Solid understanding of MVC architecture and frameworks.
    • Strong focus on automation including Continuous Integration / Deployment especially using Groovy or Jenkins pipelines.
    • Familiarity with distributed systems and federated authentication systems.
    • Good security practices and experience writing code that manages customer data.
    • Impeccable communication and team skills with shared ownership of code and other deliverables.

     

    Bonus Technical Skills

     

    • Algorithmic development, data structures and scientific computing
    • Knowledge of Computational Geometry and Linear Algebra.
    • Familiarity with Docker, Serverless architectures like AWS Lambda, and/or DynamoDB, ECS, EC2, S3, SQS, Kinesis, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, Athena, Aurora, RDS, SageMaker.



    Education

     

    • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or Math is preferred.

     

     

    Disclaimer

     

    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.

    DISCLAIMER

     

    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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