Staff Software Architect

Staff Software Architect

Position Description

This position is a hybrid role that sits in our San Francisco, CA office

A leading residential clean energy solutions provider, EverBright provides a platform that designs, proposes and finances solar and storage projects nationwide. EverBright brings together finance and technology, to provide customers with an all-in-one solution for powering their carbon-neutral homes. Our mission is to be the driving force in the decarbonization of our planet by delivering accurate solar designs, affordable and flexible financing options, and the best service possible.

Job Overview

In this critical role as Staff 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.

Job Duties

  • Codes in multiple languages in support of software products and the development of software products
  • Leads software system architecture projects
  • Communicates with varying levels within and outside the organization regarding software engineering
  • Leads project-level sized teams including assigning work, answering technical project questions, helping other software engineers overcome challenges and mentoring less experienced software engineers
  • Participates on technical leadership team responsible for selecting and approving software technology used by the company at-large
  • Provides input on software and technology decisions that could affect the entire organization and will likely be active in software engineering industry outside of work
  • Acts as a project kick-starter using knowledge gained through research or prototyping
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 12+ years


  • Competitive Salary
  • 401k match
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance
  • Access to multiple offices around the US (Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, & Juno Beach, FL)
  • EAP and mental health assistance
  • Discount plans through the NextEra Employee portal
  • 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.

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