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.
As a software engineer on the computation team at Aurora, you will help us develop a new generation of optimization engines for our solar design platform so we can generate and evaluate bigger systems faster and with more accuracy.
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:

    • Program in Python and C++
    • Improve our current engines and develop new analysis and optimization engines
    • Integrate and connect these engines to our existing service and build the interfaces of our web applications
    • Write automated tests and debug customer problems

What we value:

    • Academic background in linear algebra, computational geometry, statistics, control theory, optimization, numerical algorithms, data structures, and algorithms
    • Solid comprehension of C++ or Python. Other languages such as Javascript, Julia, C# and Go are a plus
    • Practical experience with analog simulation, place & route engines, or various optimization methods
    • Contributions to large software projects as a member of a broader team
    • Familiarity with Git or other version control systems, and with build and test tools
    • Passion for renewable energy and sustainability
    • Ability to perform and thrive in a fast-paced environment
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!