Senior Solar Developer

CleanChoice Energy
Washington, Washington DC
Dec 01, 2023
Dec 03, 2023
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Title: Senior Solar Developer

Position type: Full Time

Location: 100% Remote


CleanChoice Energy, a national renewable energy company that empowers people and businesses to cut emissions and live cleaner, healthier lives, is seeking a Senior Solar Developer to join the Solar Generation Team. This is a unique opportunity to join a mission driven organization transforming the U.S. electricity market by switching homes and businesses to 100% clean, pollution-free energy.

Job Description

The Senior Solar Developer will be responsible for leading the development of solar and energy storage projects within a region or market segment. This will include the advancement of an existing project pipeline along with efforts to build the pipeline by identifying and securing additional project opportunities. The Senior Solar Developer will report to the Managing Director, Renewable Energy. Additionally, the position will interface and coordinate with cross functional teams such as Origination, Finance, Construction, and Legal. The position will include day-to-day project responsibilities along with management of Development Managers and Analysts, ensuring annual projections for the region/market are met.

  • Successfully navigate greenfield and acquisition projects through the full development lifecycle, achieving NTP and working closely with the finance, construction, and operations teams to transition into operating assets.
  • Identification and confirmation of greenfield project opportunities, conducting site visits to assess project viability.
  • Coordination with contractors & vendors to ensure pricing and deliverables are consistent across markets meeting financier/investor requirements.
  • Lead interconnection and incentive application processes.
  • Lead stakeholder outreach campaigns.
  • Participate in and monitor market conditions, providing input to policy, permitting and interconnection topics necessary to maintain or enhance project viability.
  • Manage project schedules and budgets including cash flows, clearly communicating project spend profiles to executive management to ensure development milestones are met.
  • Clearly communicate to executive management project funding requests, risk exposure/mitigation, and expected returns.
  • Provide legal team with support for the review and negotiation of documents.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team leads to ensure development efforts align with business plans and corporate goals.

Qualifications and Skills
  • 10+ years of extensive and verifiable successes in the solar and or energy storage markets.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field (i.e. technical, business, science).
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • The individual will be a self-starter able to multitask, work both independently and in collaborative environments.
  • Ability to mentor and manage staff.
  • Proficient computer skills and software such as Microsoft Office suite including Excel, MS Project Word, and PowerPoint. Salesforce experience a plus.

  • This is a remote position with 25-50% travel required which can include project sites, industry events, and CleanChoice events.


This position offers compensation commensurate with experience and skills, an incentive plan, and a robust benefits package.

How to Apply

CleanChoice Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our staff's diverse, multidisciplinary background drives our success, and we are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via .

About CleanChoice Energy

Our mission is to transform the U.S. electricity market by switching homes and businesses to 100% clean, pollution-free energy. We are working toward a world free of catastrophic climate change with pure, clean air and abundant renewable energy by providing renewable energy to everyone everywhere.

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