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Director – Platform Engineering
Updated on 3/21/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Developing cross-cutting product services and frameworks, such as user roles and permissions, product configuration settings, and solar project lifecycle workflows
  • Development and support of our Enterprise APIs
  • Working with Product Leadership to establish scope and definition of new strategic applications
  • Driving engineering-wide initiatives to promote our values and culture, and enabling our pods to achieve higher levels of maturity, accountability, and efficiency
  • Kind, humble, and mature people-centric worker who subscribes to the tenets of servant leadership
  • 10+ years of engineering management experience working closely in partnership with PMs
  • Track record of scaling multi-team engineering organizations in a startup environment with engineering managers as direct reports
  • Methodical and process-oriented
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth, team-focused environment
  • Passionate about building, retaining, and developing distributed teams
  • Outstanding communication skills and a natural inclination to collaborate
  • Proficient in cross-functional consensus building and influencing
  • A strong technical ability to guide architecture and craftsmanship
  • As a servant leader, scale a distributed engineering multi-team organization of 20-30 engineers with a combination of engineering managers and ICs reporting to you
  • Assist the senior members of the engineering team with org-wide structural, people, process, and technical projects
  • Collaborate closely with PMs and EMs to manage execution on product-facing engineering pods
  • Invest in coaching, mentoring, and customized growth plans for each individual reporting to you and supporting career development with engineering managers for indirect reports
  • Monitor and improve development processes to drive productivity and happiness
  • Partner cross-functionally with Product, Design, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success to drive customer-centric engineering
Aurora Solar

201-500 employees

Solar installation & assessment software
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to create a future of solar energy for all. Aurora’s cloud-based software transforms solar design, sales, and delivery. With just an address and electric bill, Aurora empowers you to generate a full, accurate, and customizable design for every customer — and close the deal on the spot.
  • Medical, dental, & vision plans
  • PTO
  • Fully remote
  • Parental leave
  • Wellness benefits
  • WFH stipends
Company Core Values
  • Build what matters
  • Challenge assumptions
  • Outcome over ego
  • Stay curious. Stay ahead.
  • Power our customers
  • We're in this together