Salesforce Lead Developer

at Sunpower
Published December 23, 2021
Location San Jose, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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:

DESCRIPTION: SunPower Corporation is seeking an experienced Senior Salesforce Engineer to enhance and maintain the Salesforce platform for the Sales/Marketing workstream. This role will report to the Sr. Manager of Engineering. 

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

  • Develop solutions on the Salesforce platform to meet end-to-end process requirements to support the expansion of the sales platform 

  • Work with technical managers and business stakeholders in gathering requirements.

  • Helps translate business, and functional requirements into documented technical specifications or User Stories.

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

  • Conduct peer review code evaluation and recommend appropriate feedback 

  • Abide by security and standards best-practices when developing, reviewing, and delivering features 

  • Advise business stakeholders and product management on business process improvement and reengineering opportunities 

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

  • Project leadership through all phases of the project lifecycle, including Analysis, Requirements Definition, Design, Build & Test, Conversion, Deployment 


Minimum requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent field

  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant development experience on Salesforce platform. 

  • At least one year of leadership experience 

  • Knowledge of platform and experience coding with Apex, Lightning, LWC, Apex, Triggers, Flows, SLDS 

  • Proven experience with advanced object-oriented concepts, abstraction/inheritance, as well as experience with REST API interface exposure and consumption. 

  • Experience in using efficient methodologies (e.g., Agile – Extreme programming, test-driven development), continuous deployment, and version control software (e.g., Git/Jenkins/SourceTree/Bitbucket/etc.) 

  • Experience in designing, developing, testing, implementing, deploying, and maintenance of software applications 

Preferred requirements: 

  • Solid understanding of web technologies, such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, XML, JavaScript, JSON, and/or Ajax 

  • Frontend JS Frameworks: Vue/React/Svelte/Angular/Web Components or any similar component-based UI experience 

  • Web services: RESTful web services, GraphQL, SOAP, tools such as Postman/SoapUI is a plus 

  • Scripting: Bash, Python, Javascript 

Ideal Personal Characteristics

  • Self-motivated and well organized with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision 

  • Able to effectively communicate and contribute to innovative ideas or methodologies 

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 

  • Exercises exceptional judgment in selecting implementation methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria 

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/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. 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.