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Applications Engineer - CAD

Location Remote Category Product Development and Production Job ID R23834
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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Sunrun is looking for a process focused, detail oriented, and efficient Applications Engineer to join our team.  This critical person will drive continuous process improvement and drive software enhancements in a highly collaborative and cross functional role. The Applications Engineer will be responsible for tackling internal tools management and development improvement projects, appropriating resources and meeting project deadlines to scope. Responsibilities may also include training and documentation related to tools development and release. KPIs revolve around successful completion and on time delivery. High level organizational, interpersonal and technical skills will be demanded for this position.

The work environment is fast-paced, fluid, and exciting on a fun, communicative team reliant on collaboration.


  • Ensure tracking, response and expectations related to the handling of specific Design Engineering support requests, requests for enhancements, and systems related questions

  • Support project management of software implementations and improvements

  • Participate in process documentation from gathering feedback, researching and confirming information to produce final business process documents. Keep documentation resources current

  • Edit the technical writing of co-workers, managers or other associates

  • Identify and escalate concerns within key areas of project performance and report on lessons learned

  • Manage inbound requests from our internal customers, and other stakeholders

  • Combine various, and sometimes competing, interests into an efficient and optimized strategy & platform

  • Handle information requests and prepare regular & ad-hoc presentations 


  • 2+ years of application development experience using Lisp, Macros, and VBA

  • 2+ years of experience with CAD Drafting (AutoCAD & DraftSight)

  • Project management experience

  • Process engineering and improvement experience

  • Documentation creation and management

  • Team mentality

  • Experience with AWS (entry-level)

  • Javascript, Typescript, C#, Python, and Google Apps Script are all nice to have, but not required

 Physical Demands

  • Ability to perform normal office duties

  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

  • Ability to interact and participate in meetings


Kristina Sedjo (

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:

$65,640.49 to $87,520.65

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Accommodation for Disabilities

If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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