Principal Software Engineer
United States · Remote
Mid-level +2 · Full time
Posted a year ago
About the role:
Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series D company on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. Aurora makes the software that is enabling society to transition to a world powered by solar power. It’s our goal to have every solar installation in the world pass through our software, which has already been used to design millions of solar projects. Named one of “The Best Remote-First Companies To Work for in 2022” by and awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, Aurora is disrupting the energy industry and changing the course of history. 
As a member of our Developer Productivity and Engineering Operations team, you will build, design, and deploy services and tools that are used by every single developer for builds, testing, and cloud deployment. This also includes tools to observe and manage the public cloud infrastructure and application services. You will work side by side with engineering teams, working with them to support daily operations and our long-term roadmap. This team is chartered to understand software development pain points and provide solutions for those, set guidelines for code organization and development, and ensure that our development and production environments in general are kept performant and stable as we continue to add more features and functionalities to our product portfolio. As a key member of this team you will have the opportunity to define and mold the future of development infrastructure at Aurora.
We are a passionate and diverse team that aspires to be the best place for the best people and we’re looking for talented individuals to accelerate our exponential growth as we continue to scale. If you are looking for a stimulating and fulfilling role, come join us!

What you’ll do:

    • Design and develop innovative automated solutions that enable developers to stay productive as they continue to add product features and functionality
    • Interpret, analyze usage of, and drive improvements to our development and production environments
    • Build tools that measure operational performance of our environments
    • Enable automation for quick and efficient configuration of development environments
    • Work with developers, QA, and engineering leadership to keep the code and overall development process efficient and secure

What we value:

    • A desire to understand development pain points, and build innovative solutions that help teams deliver and deploy the solutions they build
    • Proven track record of developing and contributing to software development infrastructure
    • Knowledge of container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes/ECS), experience with public cloud (AWS), and familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
    • Well-versed with build tools and frameworks
    • Good comprehension of networking and security concepts
    • Solid development experience in both frontend and backend development
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!
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 Solar
Aurora Solar is a SaaS company that develops tools to help solar professionals design and sell solar remotely.
Size:  51-100 employees
Funding Level:  Mid-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  $73.5 M
Year Founded:  2013
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