Software Engineer Summer Intern

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

In 2012, while still in graduate school, Sam and Chris installed a commercial solar system for a school in East Africa. The project was a resounding success, allowing the school to save on its electricity bills as well as have a reliable and carbon-free source of energy.
 
However, Sam and Chris experienced firsthand the inefficiency of the solar sales, design, and commissioning process. Although the system itself took only a few weeks to install, research, financial calculations, and system design took several months.
 
Talking to other solar installers, they found that soft-costs were impeding the growth of the industry. Based on these experiences, they founded Aurora with the goal of enabling any solar professional to design and sell an optimal solar project in minutes.
 
To date, Aurora has been used to design over 1,000,000 solar installations. And we're just getting started!

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for intellectually curious, full stack engineers who are comfortable with taking control of complex projects and working with other experienced members of the Aurora team. We are a fast-growing startup and every intern works on key features that help us build the operating system of the solar industry. If you are interested in solving challenging problems that truly matter, we would love to hear from you!
 
Responsibilities
 

  • You will build new features and functionality for our web based platform
  • You will build integrations with other software platforms and players in the solar industry
  • You will collaborate with engineering team to help scale Aurora's infrastructure by 10x

 
Requirements
 

  • Computer science background
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and/or Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with Python and C is a plus
  • Familiarity with WebGL or other 3D graphics libraries
  • Knowledge of, or interest in, cloud computing infrastructure
  • Passionate about renewable energy and sustainability

 
Benefits
 

  • Compelling compensation from a well funded startup
  • Opportunity to work closely with top class engineers
  • Artisan tea, coffee and delicious snacks freely available 24/7
  • Interesting technical problems, and solutions that have a meaningful impact on society

HOW TO APPLY

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