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Technical Director, SCALE (Supply Chain - Logistics - ERP)

Company: SunPower
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team of more than 3,660 full-time employees in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.Summary of Role:Open to candidates in Seattle, San Jose, Austin, and Richmond, CA.SunPower's mission is to change the way the world is powered. Solar energy is one of the fastest-growing industries in the US. Not only is going solar beneficial for the planet; for most Americans it also saves money vs. buying power from the utility. The mission of the SCALE organization is to empower SunPower's customers, both internal and external, by building software that supports all aspects of the experience through Supply Chain, Logistics, and ERP applications. This is an opportunity to work with world-class developers and shape the architecture and technology of the solutions at every level. The ideal candidate is interested in leading teams that build software that impacts both our customers and the planet.Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, the Technical Director, Software Development is a leadership role with considerable autonomy and scope. This leader will guide several engineering teams in end-to-end ownership of design through maintenance of a world-class suite of solutions. The SCALE team serves the following customer types: residential customers, dealers, supply chain/order management teams, procurement, accounting, and employees. Providing a superior experience to all users using enterprise SaaS applications, micro-services, and custom-built applications on scalable infrastructure is central to the SCALE team's mission.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Foster an engineering culture of curiosity, empathy, quality, and innovation.
  • Engage with key stakeholders in Sales, Dealer Support and Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics, and Accounting to understand existing processes, growth strategy, and areas of opportunity.
  • Ensure the products we build are accurate and meet a high bar for performance
  • Make high judgment decisions on how to accomplish and prioritize features, functions, and new capabilities in a fast-growing business.
  • Concurrently lead several engineering teams through independent or dependent design of solutions to delight our customers
  • Fully consider and design for user experience, scalability, and maintainability
  • Establish and maintain a high bar for quality and operational excellence. Lead by example to create a culture of high attention to detail and learning from mistakes.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • 5+ years of experience as a tech lead and manager of managers of software development engineers. A passion for people management and mentorship. The ability to set an example that others will follow and lead from the front.
    • This role requires actively developing leaders and technical talent, defining priorities for the team, advocating for budget, and leading development teams from concept through delivery and subsequent operation.
    • The role requires delivery and operation of a complex set of products at a very high-quality bar in a fast-paced environment.
    • The candidate should have experience successfully leading through multiple complete consumer product or service development cycles, possesses superior analytical abilities and product judgment.
    • Direct experience leading technical teams in service of applications used for Purchasing, Order Entry/Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Accounting.
    • Key to success in this position is an equal passion for delivering new features as well as operating the existing applications at the highest level of quality, ensuring that our customers have a world-class experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in improving and maintaining operational excellence through robust, customer-focused measurement systems, identification and reduction of issue root causes, self-healing/automation, and user ticket reduction.
    • The ideal candidate will be an independent and curious thinker who can make convincing, information-based arguments and will never stop learning about their customers' subject matter and areas of complexity.
    • Deep knowledge of programming and build processes, including experience with deploying microservice-based platforms and standalone custom applications.
    • Proven project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
    • Demonstrated experience in building, delivering and operating products and services in a consumer-centric space. Excellent customer intuition.
    • Strong verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
      • Experience/interest in renewable energy
      • Successfully delivered products and services that scaled over time.
      • The ideal candidate has demonstrated, deep knowledge and experience in multiple Oracle Fusion Cloud modules, including Procurement/Supply Planning/Supply Chain Execution, ERP, Procurement, Order Management, EPM, Product Management, and GOP
      • Experience with real-time and event-based systems, concepts, and architectural considerations, including those that utilize AWS technologies.
      • Thorough knowledge of current software design and development methodologies, processes, best industry practices, and techniques.Professional traits that are not unique to this position but necessary for SunPower leaders:
        • Exhibits excellent judgment
        • Has relentlessly high standards
        • Expects and requires innovation of their team
        • Thinks big and has convictions
        • Delivers results
        • Has the innate ability to inspire passion in othersDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Pay Range$223,440-$335,160*Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, short and long-term incentives, and a comprehensive and competitive benefits program which includes health insurance coverage, employee wellness, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, paid time off, and so much more.*Please note the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and in the geographical location noted.Don't meet every single requirement?Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Equal Employment OpportunityThe 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.Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower CorporationSunPower 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: 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.NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEESAvailability of Affirmative Action Plan for ReviewSunPower 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 applicantsand employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.

Keywords: SunPower, Bellevue , Technical Director, SCALE (Supply Chain - Logistics - ERP), Executive , Bellevue, Washington

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