Software Engineer, Frontend CAD

  • Aurora Solar
  • Remote From U.S., Canada
  • Jul 29, 2021
Engineering: Software

Job Description

About the role:

Aurora Solar is a fast-growing Series C 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 Places To Work in 2021” 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 software engineer on the CAD team at Aurora, you will help us develop the next generation of CAD engine and User Experience for our solar design platform allowing our users to design larger systems with higher quality and speed.

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:

  • Build innovative interactive and intuitive web editing functions empowering the users of our CAD solar solution
  • Implement end-to-end automated tests for those functions
  • Improve the frontend software architecture we create to construct and visualize 3D geometry
  • Write high quality, well-tested code
  • Implement, guide, and influence Aurora Solar’s front-end engineering practices

What we value:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field/years of experience
  • Proficiency with React, JavaScript and Typescript
  • Familiarity developing user interfaces for cloud-based solutions
  • Familiarity with 3D graphics on the Web (WebGL, three.js, browser-based 3D rendering)
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment systems
  • Team player, prioritizing team outcomes over ego, ready to invest in staying curious and ahead with technologies

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.

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Buildings & Cities, Energy, Supporting Catalysts

Drawdown solutions

Distributed Solar Photovoltaics, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

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