Aurora Solar

Aurora Solar

San Francisco, CA
577 Total Employees
80 Local Employees
Year Founded: 2013

Similar Companies Hiring

Transportation • Software • Robotics • Manufacturing • Information Technology • Big Data • Automotive
Palo Alto, CA
165000 Employees
Software • Cloud • Big Data Analytics • Big Data
San Francisco, CA
165 Employees
Software • Social Impact • Professional Services • Healthtech • Consumer Web
San Francisco, CA
504 Employees

Benefits at Aurora Solar

We strive to be the best place for the best people, and that includes the benefits and perks we offer our employees. As a result, we look to offer a holistic program to support and address physical, emotional, financial, and social needs. We offer 100% coverage of medical, dental, and vision insurance, stock options, 401K benefits, generous parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents, work-from-home stipends for home office setup, internet, and co-working memberships, flexible time off, and wellness programs.

Financial + Retirement


All full-time employees are eligible to participate in our 401(K) plan and participants are automatically enrolled at 4% of their base salary.

401(K) matching

Company equity

All full time employees receive equity grants which vest over a standard 4-year period with a 1-year cliff. Employees with a tenure of 2 years have an extended exercise window of 10 years.

Performance bonus

Every full-time employee receives variable pay in their compensation package that's either tied to individual performance, MBOs, or company performance.

Pay transparency

Office Perks

Commuter benefits

Set aside up to $300/month on a pre-tax basis for commuting and parking-related expenses.

Company-sponsored outings

It’s important for us to get to know the people we work with on a personal level so we host company outings and summits for team members to meet each other on a regular basis.

Company-sponsored happy hours

Our workplace experience team organizes company-wide virtual and in-person happy hours. Individual teams are also encouraged to host their own happy hours at their own discretion.

Pet friendly

Your furry friends are always welcome to make an appearance on Zoom! We even have our own dedicated pet directory and pet slack channel. If you have a pet, we want to know about it!

Free snacks and drinks

For our team members who choose to come to our headquarters, we have a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, and all of the flavored water you can handle.

Home-office stipend for remote employees

Employees are provided with a MacBook Pro along with a $500 stipend to set up their home office to create their peak working environment. An additional $150 is provided each year after.

Child Care + Parental Leave

Company sponsored family events

Family medical leave

Generous parental leave

Aurora Solar provides 14 weeks of parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents. All parental leave is paid at 100% of base salary.

Return-to-work program post parental leave

Professional Development

Continuing education stipend

Customized development tracks

Job training & conferences

Aurora Solar offers employees professional development opportunities to continuously harness new skills and be more involved in the organization.

Mentorship program

Online course subscriptions available

Paid industry certifications

Promote from within

Lunch and learns

Our people are our best asset and we want to learn from their experience and celebrate the diversity on our team. We have a variety of lunch and learns hosted by our employees and outside speakers.

Continuing education available during work hours

Personal development training

Virtual coaching services


Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff

Documented equal pay policy

Highly diverse management team

We have a diverse leadership team and workspace. Our diverse team brings us a great breadth of new perspectives which allows us to continuously facilitate innovation.

Mean gender pay gap below 10%

Diversity employee resource groups

We have a number of Diversity ERGs that are safe spaces for employees to connect and discuss shared experiences and initiatives.

Hiring practices that promote diversity

Diversity is essential to our Talent Team. We practice inclusive interviewing, track diversity metrics, and implement consistent interview processes for all candidates.

Health Insurance + Wellness

Dental insurance

Our dental plan covers 100% of preventative services expenses.

Disability insurance

Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12,000 monthly maximum payout.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

We provide options for Dependent Care FSA, Healthcare FSA, and Limited Purpose FSA. Employees can contribute up to $3050 annually to their FSA.

Health insurance

We cover 100% of the plan cost for employees and 90% for spouses/dependents across medical, dental, and vision.

Life insurance

We offer life insurance with a payout of 1x an employee’s annual salary up to $250000 and employees also have the option of purchasing additional life insurance.

Vision insurance

The vision benefits plan covers 100% of the plan costs and includes routine eye exams.

Wellness programs

Our wellness program includes benefits such as a healthcare concierge service, healthy lifestyles programs, and Wellness Wednesdays where we bring wellness education and activities to employees.

Mental health benefits

We offer mental health days and an Employee Assistance Program for 24/7 access to online resources and unlimited phone counseling for stress, grief counseling, depression, and relationship conflicts.

Wellness days


Volunteer in local community

To encourage and support Aurorans in their volunteering efforts, we have a Volunteer Time Off Policy (VTO). VTO hours can be used used to support charities, causes, or non-profits of your choosing.

Flexible work schedule

Open door policy

Open office floor plan

Pair programming

Partners with nonprofits

Remote work program

We are a fully remote team located across the U.S. and Canada with stipends available for home office setup, internet, and co-working space subscriptions.

Team based strategic planning

OKR operational model

Employee resource groups

Employee-led culture committees

In-person revenue kickoff

Summer hours

Employee awards

Vacation + Time Off

Generous PTO

Our flexible PTO policy encourages team members to take time off when needed for vacation, short-term illness, mental health, or any other reason needed to unplug.

Paid volunteer time

Paid holidays

Paid sick days

Take days off if you are sick, they do not count against your PTO.

Flexible time off

Floating holidays

Bereavement leave benefits

Hardship benefits

Company-wide vacation