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Software Engineer (Factory Engineering) - Silevo
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Solarcity Corporation | Fremont, CA
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Job Description


Silevo, a wholly owned subsidiary of SolarCity, is a solar cell innovator and photovoltaic (PV) solar module manufacturer that has evolved the use of silicon for solar to offer cost-effective high performance solar modules. The company was founded on the principal that an evolutionary silicon solar cell technology can enable rapid acceleration of grid parity and widespread solar adoption.

Silevo brings together a strong team of innovators, disciplined semiconductor and solar factory operations talent, business executives, inventors and scientists with proven track records ramping products and revenues from the ground floor into billion dollar product lines and enterprises.

Job Description
The Software Engineer will contribute to the Factory Engineering team in the area of Windows level programming, UI development, embedded software programming and Algorithm development.


- Develop embedded systems solutions for automation problems
- Windows level programming, UI development, embedded software programming
- Algorithm development
- Develop and maintain technical documentation related to embedded software
- Interface with highly technical staff of different levels (process engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, electrical engineers)
- Work as a contributing team member of the Factory Engineering team and effectively communicate ideas and results
- Drive other projects as needed by management or as business needs change


- BS or MS Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics
- Some work experience, inclusive of internships, using one of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Ladder Logic, Python scripts or related
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
- Excellent customer service skills required
- Ability to communicate project details and progress to management
- Self-Starter and able to work under minimal supervision with mentoring
- Able to think outside the box
- Regular, reliable and predictable attendance required
- Must be able to successfully pass a pre employment criminal background check
- Able to work with highly technical staff of different levels (process engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, electrical engineers)

Benefits for Full-Time Positions

- Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized
- Paid training with the nation's leader in solar power
- Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance
- Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
- 401(k) savings plan
- Employee referral program
- Eligibility to receive equity in the company
- Career path opportunities for top performers

Silevo is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


About Solarcity Corporation

SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. SolarCity currently serves 18 states. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter