This role is key to our plans to expand both the team and the technology offerings to our growing user base, working closely with the Solutions Architect across the entire business technology stack. The Solutions Engineer, will be at the forefront of our business technology estate, working alongside the rest of the Systems team with senior stakeholders and business units to analyse requirements, define solutions, and implement transformative changes. The role will sit within the Technology department reporting to the Solutions Architect in the Information Systems team.
You will partner with our Solutions Architect to design and create innovative solutions that address complex business challenges, aligning with strategic goals and objectives. Collaborating closely with both our internal IT team and the Head of Information Security to drive technological excellence across the organisation.
You should be able to work independently and with other team members, leading and supporting on technical decisions within business systems and identifying key integrations between them. The role is also business facing, requiring interaction with stakeholders around the business to identify and distill requirements that should inform our technical strategy appropriately so excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills are a must.
We are looking for someone who has a high attention to detail and can hit the ground running. This is a chance to have a significant impact an organisation where individuals thrive on change and to work within an innovative and growing SME.
- Requirement Analysis: Engage with senior stakeholders and business units to thoroughly understand their needs, translating requirements into effective technical solutions that drive efficiency and productivity
- Efficiency and Employee Experience: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize systems configuration and integrations in alignment with business goals. Enhance employee experience by ensuring seamless and efficient utilisation of systems to facilitate productivity and collaboration
- Implementation Expertise: Lead the implementation of developed solutions, ensuring seamless integration and minimal disruption to ongoing operations
- Enterprise Readiness: Play a pivotal role in preparing our organization for enterprise-level operations, evaluating systems, identifying gaps, and developing scalable solutions
- Process Automation: Champion the automation of routine tasks and processes using tools like Power Automate or Logic Apps, reducing manual efforts and enhancing overall efficiency
- Problem Solving and Innovation: Tackle intricate problems with a systematic and innovative approach, continuously seeking opportunities to optimize processes and deliver tangible results
- Microsoft Technology Proficiency: Leverage your familiarity with Microsoft technologies (the core tech stack at Aurora) to enhance our systems and processes, contributing to the automation and streamlining of business workflows
- Experience creating knowledge articles, documenting processes, and best practice
- Proficiency in Microsoft technologies with a keen interest in exploring and utilizing new tools
- Power Automate experience
- Confidence working across a varied technology estate and working with business stakeholders to define requirements and translate them into practical technical solutions
- Excellent time management and organisational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships at all levels
- Flexible approach to work, positive, can-do attitude, and a team player
- Logic Apps experience
- Expert Microsoft 365 administration and app support (inc. Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive)
- Azure AD, Intune and Microsoft Endpoint Manager experience
- Relevant Microsoft qualifications
- Experience with Dynamics 365 (Finance and Operations)
- Microsoft DevOps experience/ pipeline deployment
- Power BI experience
What we offer
- A fun, informal, collaborative and international work culture
- A competitive salary package
- Access to regular coaching and mentoring sessions and the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals
- Access to the Aurora Academy, our training programme offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills within the responsibilities of your role and within the wider context of the industry.
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), offering a complete support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7/365, covering a wide range of personal and professional aspects
At Aurora, we will consider all requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: a hybrid model of remote and in-office working and flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility we could offer and we will be happy to explore the best available option for you.
The Company is committed to the principle that no employee or job applicant shall receive unfavourable treatment on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to be the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence to drive strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of experts with vast energy, financial, and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon, and fossil commodities.
We are active across the globe in the APAC, LATAM, EMEA, and NORAM regions, working with leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software. We are a thriving, rapidly growing company, currently serving over 600 of the world’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors, and governments, and we expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.