Overview

About the role:
Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series C company focused on building a clean energy future for all. Aurora makes the software that is enabling society to transition to a world powered by solar power. We want every solar installation in the world to pass through our software, which has already been used to design millions of solar projects. Named one of “The Best Places To Work in 2021” by BuiltInSF.com and awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, Aurora is disrupting the energy industry and changing the course of history. We are experiencing hockey stick growth and are looking for A-players to come join and accelerate the fun.
We are looking for a Director of Engineering who excels in working with other experienced members of the Aurora team and who is excited to build systems and develop their team. This role is remote from the United States or Canada and will report to the VP of Engineering.
We are a diverse team that’s passionate about advancing the growth of solar energy. If you are looking for a stimulating and fulfilling role, come join us!

What you’ll do:

    • As a servant leader, scale a distributed engineering multi-team organization of 20-30 engineers with a combination of engineering managers and ICs reporting to you
    • Assist the VP of Engineering with org-wide structural, people, process, and technical projects
    • Partner closely with PMs and EMs to manage execution on product facing engineering pods
    • Invest in coaching, mentoring, and customized growth plans for each Auroran reporting to you
    • Monitor and improve development processes to drive productivity and happiness
    • Partner cross-functionally with Product, Design, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success to drive customer-centric engineering

What we value:

    • Kind, humble and mature people-centric engineering director who subscribes to the tenets of servant leadership
    • 10+ years of engineering management experience working closely in partnership with PMs
    • History of scaling multi-team engineering organizations in a startup environment with engineering managers as direct reports
    • Methodical and process-oriented
    • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, team-focused environment
    • Passionate about building, retaining, and developing distributed teams
    • Outstanding communication skills and a natural inclination to collaborate
    • Proficient in cross-functional consensus building and influencing
    • A strong technical ability to guide architecture and craftsmanship
For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.
Aurora is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workforce of people who believe in and are passionate about creating a future of solar energy for all. We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. We encourage you to apply even if you believe that you do not meet all of the above criteria!