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Salesforce Developer

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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 on a mission to make solar energy affordable for more people. We help people upgrade their home to solar energy without the big upfront costs. Sunrun is the leading dedicated residential solar company in the country and has a mission to bring clean, solar power service to the masses.

The Salesforce applications developer reports to the CRM Development Manager and is part of a team of full-time employees and consulting resources based out of the Sunrun office in San Francisco, CA. Sunrun CRM team is a friendly, successful, and highly motivated team. As a part of the CRM team, you will be responsible for analyzing complex business problems and implementing solutions on the Salesforce platform. You will interact with business analysts, product managers and act as a solution lead to understand the business needs and implement the right solution. You will work within an autonomous Scrum team and be involved in developing and testing applications. The individual must have a strong background in CRM business processes, mature communication, and be highly customer service oriented. Web development and google & AWS cloud application programming experience are a plus.


  • Participate in the design and implementation of scalable solutions.

  • Design, develop, refactor, and enhance Salesforce applications.

  • Collaboratively work with architects, engineers, and vendors to realize the total product vision as a comprehensive world-class solution.

  • Proactively and continuously evaluate and address issues related to performance, stability, scalability, and extensibility of the systems.

  • Take on areas of technical ownership within the overall solution and be the go-to person for technical guidance, design, code reviews, and problem-solving.

  • Document system and application architectures.

  • Work with adjacent teams to integrate new services with other platform web services.

  • Partner with operations staff to develop testing and monitoring strategies and resolve defects and customer-reported issues.

  • Write and maintain automated test scripts, as appropriate.

  • Create and follow processes and procedures to ensure maintainable application development, including source code management, automated build processes and appropriate documentation.


  • BS or MS (or better) in CS or equivalent background.
  • 5+ years of experience with technical implementations of CRM projects, with at least 3 years of experience in Salesforce configuration and apex development work.

  • SFDC toolkit experience (e.g. Visualforce, Apex, S-controls, Triggers, Chatter, etc.)

  • In-depth understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the Salesforce CRM application coupled with a good understanding of business processes (Sales, Marketing, Customer Care and Field Service).

  • Advanced Salesforce user and administrator skills (including using permission sets, roles, profiles, groups, security setup, views, and page layouts).

  • Experience in migrating code from sandboxes to the production environment and addressing issues.

  • Experience with building web services for internal and external applications.

  • Salesforce Admin and Developer certifications are desirable.

  • Self-directed, willing to take initiative, make decisions, and resolve issues.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.

  • The ability to work with remote teams is critical.

  • Energetic team player who works well with others readily adapts to change and enjoys rapid development.

  • Committed to delivering on time according to requirements and business needs.

**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 below.  Similar positions located outside of these locations will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.**

The starting salary for this opportunity ranges from $98,333 - $131,075. 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.


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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

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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About Us

Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) is the number one residential solar provider in the country. At Sunrun, we believe America’s energy future starts at home. As the energy provider of choice, we integrate solar, home battery storage, and electrification into a smart solution for individuals to power their homes, cars, and communities. Join us in our mission to create a planet run by the sun!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Anniversary Equity Award (based on qualifications)
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

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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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