Principal Software Architect

San Francisco, CA
Engineering – Core /
Full-time /
EverBright is a clean energy company on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of residences and businesses across the United States.  We are a leading provider of financing for residential solar, storage, and energy efficiency products, fueling our rapid growth through innovative software solutions.  We understand that the energy systems of tomorrow will be clean, distributed, and powered by advanced technology. 

About this Role
In this critical role as Principal Software Architect, you'll serve as the right-hand to the CTO and play an instrumental part in shaping the future of our technology stack. You will guide the high-level architectural strategy for our various software products and platforms, ensuring robustness, scalability, and sustainability.

What You'll Do
• Design scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant distributed systems to meet evolving business requirements.
• Develop and oversee architectural roadmaps and technology strategies, ensuring alignment with business objectives.
• Implement observability and monitoring frameworks to provide real-time insights into system performance, health, and reliability.
• Lead the design and deployment of automated CI/CD pipelines, promoting swift and reliable code deployments.
• Mentor engineering teams on software development best practices, design patterns, and coding standards.
• Advocate for software development lifecycle best practices, including robust code reviews, comprehensive testing, and thorough documentation.
• Collaborate closely with the CTO to align architectural initiatives with the company’s strategic goals.
• Serve as the technical point of contact for cross-functional teams and external clients, facilitating architectural decisions and discussions.
• Evaluate and adapt new technologies and innovations to keep the architecture and technology stack up-to-date.

• A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in software development and architecture.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
• Proven expertise in designing, building, and maintaining distributed systems.
• Comprehensive understanding of observability and monitoring tools and best practices.
• Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools and methodologies.
• Exceptional leadership and mentoring skills.
• Outstanding communication abilities, both written and verbal.
Working at EverBright is challenging and rewarding.  We hire excellent people and empower them to do excellent work.  We are passionate about our mission and care deeply about building products that people love.  At EverBright you can expect to grow professionally, make a positive impact, work hard, have fun, be respected, feel part of a community, and be proud of your work and career.  EverBright also provides generous perks and benefits, including: 

• Competitive compensation 
• 401k match and pension
• Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance 
• Access to multiple offices around the US 
• EAP and mental health assistance 
• Health and wellbeing services 
• Education assistance program 
• Adoption assistance 
• Work from home tech setup 

Where permitted by applicable law, EverBright requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment. 

EverBright is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. 
EverBright provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to our recruiting team, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status. 
EverBright will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 
EverBright does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information. 

By clicking "APPLY FOR THIS JOB" and completing the application form, you are expressing interest in this position at EverBright and your application will be reviewed by our recruiting team. You will need to submit a formal job application with our parent company NextEra Energy further along in the interview process.