About the role:
Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series B 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.
As a member of the Infrastructure team at Aurora, you will own the architectural foundation of how our software systems connect to humans and services alike, creating observable systems that are designed to scale for high-performant, global use.
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:

    • Drive creation and adoption of a unified observability framework based around Datadog, enabling our engineers to diagnose and address emergent events in our multi-component architecture spread across Heroku, AWS, and a number of critical 3rd-party systems
    • Work with the Infrastructure team to develop and deliver the frameworks and training that will empower Aurora Engineering to roll out resilient, observable services from day one
    • Serve a key role in the advancement of Aurora’s certification goals by directing discussion on key, cross-functional programs such as Aurora Incident Response
    • Define, build, and deploy key infrastructure and architecture patterns that will provide shared insight into Aurora systems enabling both high uptime and rapid incident response
    • Educate and evangelize best practices through a combination of written documentation, internal presentations, and proactive assistance
    • Assist fellow Infrastructure members in ongoing iterative improvements across all technology stacks that affect the security and reliability of technology throughout the organization.

What we value:

    • Significant experience in shipping quality code in a variety of languages and development environments
    • A proven track record of initiative management such as incident response and engineering training
    • Experience in the design and rollout of software systems, owning both technical deployment and human-oriented documentation
    • A love of pragmatic craftsmanship
Thank you for your interest in Aurora Solar. Currently, our interview process is taking longer than usual as we navigate the new normal of COVID-19. We appreciate your patience and look forward to connecting with you soon.
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!