PVS Product Engineer

SunPower   •  

Richmond, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 179 days ago

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Family Description:

Designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software/firmware programs for enhancements and new products. Develops software/firmware tools including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases and Internet-related tools. Determines hardware compatibility and/or influences hardware design. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.

Family Description:

  • Demonstrates broad-based technical experience. Extensive experienceworking with Linux is required.
  • Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and innovative ways.
  • Generally regarded as an expert in the specific field of the assignment.
  • Proficient in modeling the business influences of process/ equipment qualification and development (e.g. manufacturing cost, product value, NPV).
  • Technical leader within an assignment or project area.
  • Uses expertise to identify opportunities for operational, technology and talent improvement and the application of external industry st practices.


  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation of secondary factors.
  • Exercises excellent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.
  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership guiding others in problem isolation and resolution.
  • Elevates serious technical roadblocks, along with recommended technical solutions, to management for consideration.

    Teamwork, Collaboration and Influence:

  • Anticipates and avoids misunderstanding by adapting communication to the audience.
  • Finds common ground and solves problems among a diversity of views.
  • Actively provides feedback to enhance work group performance.
  • Collaborates and has influence across the company.
  • Leads and/or conducts complex studies or projects, acting as a resource to others and mentor to less experienced employees.
  • Capable of representing SunPower in technical discussion with customers, customer representatives and/ or AHJ.


  • Independently develops methods and procedures for application on new assignments.
  • Leads projects performed by cross-functional teams.
  • Provides periodicreports and updates, assessing project and team performance.

    Creative Thinking and Innovation:

  • Brings creative thinking and ideas to improve product, infrastructure, and team efficiency.
  • Demonstrates leadership inapplying SunPower values.

    Impact and Results Focus:

  • Delivers results that positively impact productivity, team efficiency, and quality of product/technical work.
  • Provides consistently high-quality technical work on multiple projects, which have a positivefinancialimpact on business goals and on customer satisfaction.

    Minimum Education and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering and 5+ years of related experience or M.S. Degree and 3+ years or Ph.D. 2+ years
  • OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience