Senior Network Engineer

  • Sunpower
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • May 18, 2020
Full time role Engineering: Software

Job Description

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 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. 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:

Family Description:



Establishes network standards. Analyzes and resolves complex network related problems. Analyzes and tests all elements of the network infrastructure. Designs secure global networks and establishes standards based on business objectives.


Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to address and resolve complex business issues.
As a subject matter expert, contributes to the development of new ideas and methods to improve functional performance.
Plans, designs and implements high availability local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms, Data Centers and Cloud environments.

Identifies network configuration and/or performance irregularities or anomalies, and develop procedures to respond to these irregularities in a timely manner as well as document for After Action Review

Works on complex assignments where effective data analysis requires evaluation of multiple and diverse sources/factors.
Exercises excellent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.
Networks with key contacts within and outside their own area of expertise.

Teamwork, Collaboration, and Influence:

Collaborates and has influence across the company.
When addressing work challenges, finds common ground and resolution among a diversity of views.
Actively provides feedback to enhance workgroup performance.
Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced staff.


Seeks to understand current service delivery challenges, suggesting new and improved methods.
Assures that functional output is developed and delivered to meet customer and business requirements.

Creative Thinking and Innovation:

Brings creative thinking and ideas to improve work processes, end products, and team efficiency.

Impact and Results Focus:

Generates innovative solutions to process, product, or methodological inefficiencies.
Provides consistently high-quality support and technical work on multiple projects.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience
Postgraduate coursework is desirable
OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

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: 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.

Nearest Major Market: Austin
Job Segment: Network, Technology

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