Aurora – Senior Software Developer

 

Aurora Solar Technologies is a Vancouver-based company in the renewable energy field.

Aurora Solar Technologies Inc., a Vancouver-based company in the renewable energy field, develops and markets inline measurement, visualization and production process analysis systems for the photovoltaic manufacturing industry. Our unique products, built into the production lines of solar product manufacturers worldwide, allow these manufacturers to address their needs for continuously increasing predictability, reliability and quality of their manufacturing processes.

 

We are a collaborative, innovative and creative team of highly-motivated, experienced, diversified people who thrive to make a difference in the photovoltaic industry. We’ll provide you with many opportunities for learning, and support while taking your skills and confidence to the next level. As a member of the technology team, you’ll work closely with your co-workers to design and implement our precision measurement and process control products.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and maintain and update GUIs, ensuring a consistent and high quality in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain and advance service interfaces, ensuring a consistent architecture.
  • Understand requirements and develop design specifications for the systems / modules / code, highlight conflicting or inconsistent requirements.
  • Design and implementation of modules / code and test code to a high level of quality in a timely manner.
  • Data and systems design to support systems / module requirements.
  • Maintain and advance database architecture as required.
  • Document systems / modules / code as required by specific projects.
  • Interpret problem reports and diagnose / repair issues in existing code in a timely fashion.
  • Expand technical knowledge, including computer languages as necessary to perform duties.
  • Adhere to current and future practices of the software team and company.
  • Other related tasks as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Have strong math, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have minimum 8 years of experience
  • Worked in all stages of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Have solid experience with Linux, Go and MySql
  • Experience with performance tuning, Linux, algorithms, and MySql
  • Have experience with writing unit tests in Go
  • Have solid experience with Web technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5, CSS3, HTTP, Web Sockets
  • Have solid knowledge of service style interfaces
  • Worked with source control systems, and bug tracking tools
  • Worked in Agile development environment, defined stories and estimated tasks
  • Take pride in working on projects to successful completion
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills

 

For further information or to apply for this position, please contact us at info@aurorasolartech.com.

Aurora – Intermediate Accountant

 

This role is an opportunity for an energetic, well-rounded individual who is a self-starter to be in a hands-on role in a small publicly traded company with responsibility for the complete financial function within the company. The opportunity for the successful candidate is to put into practice their knowledge of the fundamentals of the financial operations of the business and further developing the internal process management practices. This position will begin as a remote role but will, over time, develop back into an ‘in-office’ position located at the North Vancouver location.

The intermediate accountant will initially be responsible for:

  • Full-cycle accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bookkeeping, and reconciliations;
  • Preparation and submission of all statutory reporting requirements mandated by regulatory bodies;
  • Assist in the development of an internal management accounting system including cost-centre budgeting, tracking and reporting;
  • Assist in the analysis of financial business operations, performance, and prepare regular reports on the same;
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day execution of procedures related to both internal and customer-facing financial matters.

Over time this role may to include:

  • Assisting in growing the finance department as appropriate;
  • Involvement in and some oversight of the administrative functions;
  • Assisting in the compilation and consolidation of the group financial statements

Requirements

  • Ability and desire to both ‘do’ and ‘analyze’
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience with general bookkeeping, with ideally 5+ years with practical experience with full cycle accounting
  • Ideally 3+ years with senior level accounts payable experience, including foreign currency transactions
  • Familiarity and experience with IFRS accounting standards (preferred but not required)
  • Demonstrated experience delivering on time, accurate financial information to internal management
  • Accreditation or diploma in accounting
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in product-oriented businesses with international operations, including inventory and supplier management (inventory management experience a must)
  • 2+ years minimum HR and payroll experience

 

Experience with the following technologies and systems would be a great asset (but not required):

  • Sage 50 – Cloudbased
  • Zoho One
  • Ceridian – Powerpoint
  • Nexonia (or another cloud-based) expense and time tracking system
  • Public company audit experience

 

Cultural Fit Criteria

Aurora is a small business with employees located in two offices, North Vancouver and Shanghai, China. We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Self-starter – gets the job done
  • Calm under pressure, with the ability to multi-task
  • Works well independently but enjoys the comradery of a small office
  • Knows when to ask for guidance
  • Attention to detail but also able to see the bigger picture and tell the story of how the numbers contribute to that
  • Motivated

For further information or to apply for this position, please contact us at info@aurorasolartech.com.