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Solar Universe is a rapidly growing, locally owned & operated nationwide solar company, with a mission to be the very best at what we do. We are headquartered in Livermore, California with over 40 franchise locations across the United States. We make going solar an easy, affordable and fun experience.

Want to contribute to the continued growth in the Clean Energy Field? This is your chance to work with one of the nation’s premier solar installation companies and start in a field that is poised to grow quickly.

Solar Universe is hiring in our IT, sales, operations (installers), and customer service departments. If you feel you are a good fit for one of these departments, send us an email with a cover letter and your resume to

Solar Universe is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff.

Senior Software Engineer

Livermore, CA

Job Description:

Our team of exceptional developers is looking for a talented Front-End engineer for its growing business in the Solar industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing web applications within the Ruby on Rails framework with a focus on front-end development. The individual must have strong technical skills; work independently and resourcefully; communicate and collaborate effectively; and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and compensation expectations to

Solar Universe is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff.


  • Design and implement user experiences and interfaces (web, mobile, tablets)
  • Provide accurate estimates on work
  • Follow Scrum methodologies
  • Follow team’s development standards and apply web usability best practices
  • Discuss options and solutions and document them
  • Keep learning new technologies and improve your skills
  • Keep the work fun!


  • Three years programming experience in ROR
  • Five years experience on front-end development
  • Understanding of the philosophy and design of Ruby on Rails
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and a MVC Javascript framework (e.g.: Ember, Angular, Backbone, ...)
  • Knowledge of HAML/Slim
  • Knowledge of Sass and Coffeescript
  • Good knowledge of Unix and Linux systems
  • Knowledge of Nginx, Memcache, Redis
  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL Databases
  • Knowledge of Git and Github
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Amazon EC2 and S3
  • Proactive and resourceful person who achieves with minimal oversight
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and the SCRUM process
  • An eye for esthetics and details
  • Eager to learn and to get better

Additional Information:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • FivSolar Universe pays 100% of the employee's benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Stock Options and 401k plan provided.

Staff Accountant

Job Description:

Solar Universe is seeking a highly skilled Staff Accountant responsible for general accounting functions including but not limited to monthly account reconciliations, allocations, inter-company transactions, A/R and A/P, as well as other day-today accounting duties. The ideal candidate is driven, aspires to be the best, enjoys challenges and works well in fast paced environments.

Solar Universe is an equal opportunity employer continually seeking to diversify its staff.


  • Manage 1-2 set of books
  • Process A/P and A/R
  • Reconcile and manage A/R balance with Operations
  • Reconcile Bank Statements
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation
  • Month end Accruals
  • Recognize Deferred Revenue
  • Prepare quarterly financial variance narrative
  • Intercompany reconciliation
  • Maintain Accounting Files
  • Coordinate and Assists with Operations Department
  • Prepare month end reports
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed


  • Minimum 5 years relevant accounting experience including GL
  • NetSuite (required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Quickbooks and Salesforce experience a plus
  • Multi-state sales tax
  • Inventory
  • Construction Lien process
  • On a CPA track
  • Organized with excellent attention to detail
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Analytical, meticulous, self-motivated

Position/Company Benefits:

  • Salary Depending on Experience
  • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k Plan

Senior PV Installer

Job Description:

You will be assisting in all levels of the development of our residential PV program. You will contribute to our training program, our product line, safety practices, sourcing of materials, and system design.You may not have background is all these areas but you must have hard PV experience. Having interest in PV and having attended several training classes is not enough.


  • Experience physically installing PV systems, familiarity with multiple mounting systems, and with multiple inverters and modules.
  • A history of installations and problem solving on many projects in various settings.
  • Knowledge of safe practices/equipment.
  • Experience in sizing systems and matching systems to customers’ needs.
  • Familiarity in combining PV materials to create systems.
  • Solving design problems related to available space, available amperage, shade, ac tie-in issues, and price.
  • System engineering.
  • Layout and basic cad drawing.

Account Executive (Sales)


  • Strong math and computer skills.
  • Experience with solar electric installation, design, or sales.
  • Experience performing financial calculations.
  • Technical sales experience.
  • Some understanding of general construction.
  • Ability to read, understand, and edit electrical and structural plans.
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience.
  • Four-year college degree.

Position Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Sales of residential and commercial solar electric systems
  • Prospecting for and qualifying leads
  • Conducting site surveys for potential customers, rough system design
  • Closing deals and signing contracts
  • Estimating and pricing systems with built in margins
  • Analysis of customers’ electrical usage
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Communicating with project manager regarding system design