Field Scientist (6068G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

We are looking for a Field Scientist to serve as a primary technical field contact for our client. This position will be responsible for implementing tests, trainings, and providing data analysis, logistical, and troubleshooting support with the primary goal to ensure maximum utilization of our clients systems, to drive revenues, and sustain customer retention.

Responsibilities:
• Coordinating new installations, including facility inspections, instrument validation, and training. Reviews and approves operational quality of equipment, and instructs in operations and maintenance of system under general instruction.
• Will do bench work with NGS library preparations and running NGS sequencers and manage the process
• Collect customer feedback critical for future product improvements and new product development
• Troubleshooting issues related to user's technical skills, biochemistry/assay design, experimental design, software and instruments.
• Interprets lab needs and identifies a solution for a problem resolution
• Developing and maintaining positive relationships with lab personnel
• Reports on technical trends by relating customer concerns and issues to the appropriate internal partners.
• Is able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Capable of working independently. Is self-motivated and proactive
• Demonstrates clear and concise communications and is capable of interacting with a diverse population
• All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities

Requirements:
• 5 years practical hands-on experience in an NGS lab (Clinical lab preferred)
• Outstanding problem solving and interpersonal skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication and training skills.
• Excellent organizational skills
• Clear vision of and commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
• Experience working in a clinical environment
• Proficiency with common molecular biology bench techniques
• Experience working in or supporting customers in clinical, diagnostic, and/or regulated environments preferred.
• Near native English proficiency, Chinese language ability a plus
• Must be willing to travel up to 70%- Domestic and International

Education:
• BA/BS/MS/Phd in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Genetics.

Join this exciting team and be a part of developing something truly meaningful!
Our client works hard, and has fun doing it. More importantly, they have an enormous amount of respect for one another, and recognize that the key to start-up success is the joy and passion of its people. Every aspect of their culture fosters this belief.

We want people who don’t want to simply work but who are motivated, curious and committed to this goal of improving cancer patient’s survival rates.

If you are interested, send your cover letter and resume to Glenna@peopleconnectstafing.com

Agile Coach (6067G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

We are looking for an Agile Coach to assist with teams’ and individuals’ con-tinuous improvement in software delivery: to adopt and improve Agile meth-ods and practices. Our client has over 15 years of experience in the health IT servicing business with over 300 successful projects.

Responsibilities:
• Catalyze teams’ continuous improvement through teaching and leader-ship in transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collabora-tion and agreement
• Provide maturity assessments for external customers at the organization and team levels
• Facilitate training workshops ranging from technical to business practic-es
• Collaborate with business development and customers to design and im-plement coaching engagements
• Act as a gentle reminder of process and discipline for software-delivery teams
• Sit with and pair with team members to teach skills
• Lead by example with personal discipline and continuous improvement
The following knowledge skills and attributes are required:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum three years’ experience in an agile coach/mentoring role
• Minimum five years of pragmatic software development and delivery experience
• Experience in delivery teams using a variety of agile practices, including: stand-ups, pairing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, retro-spectives and whole-team approach
• Ability to facilitate retrospectives, project kickoff activities and other ceremonies
• Ability to effectively gain buy-in and teach practices, principles and val-ues
• Strong communication and servant-leadership skills and attitude
• Auto-didactic and continuous learner

The following knowledge skills and attributes are preferred:
• Experience presenting ideas in public or to groups
• Hands on experience in the practices of Test-Driven Design (TDD), refactor-ing, and continuous integration using one or more programming lan-guages (e.g. Java, C#, Ruby)
• Experience leading consulting engagements and/or technical teams
• CSC (Certified Scrum Coach) preferred

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to:

Glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

UI/UX Designer (6066G)

LOCATION: OAKLAND, CA

Our Client is seeking a UI/UX designer to join their team. If you thrive on a fast-paced exciting environment, owning the entire experience, and working with customers then we are looking for you!

About the Role
The UI/UX Designer will be a key member in the creation of the feel and experience of our product throughout our multiple portals and apps. The individual will be heavily focused on our customer experience of the real estate owner and will work with multiple teams and sources to take input and provide iterative designs.

Due to the individual interfacing with many parts of the business and customers, they need to excel in communication, creativity and flexibility. As this is a startup, the individual must be able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.

This person will be the owner of our interactive experience and must be confident in making large impacting decisions. Ideally, this individual has an interest or experience in investing in residential real estate since a big part of the role will be designing for owners of residential real estate.

Prior Experience and Skills
• Perform Mobile and Web UI/UX design from inception to production.
• Design for both simplistic elegance and functionality. We are developing both internal products and external customer facing products which solve very different needs.
• Gather business requirements from multiple business sources and customer feedback.
• Collaborate with business owners, engineering, testers and clients to iterate design.
• Create interactive wireframes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
• Create A/B tests via high quality mockups to showcase to customers.
• Architect a consistent experience overall, including outward and inward portals.
• Drive change and future iterations of the products design and experience.
• Continually research, learn and adapt to new technologies and methods.
• Maintain our design assets library.

Requirements
• Senior level UI/UX Designer
• 4+ years of UI/UX experience, including mobile
• Ability to visualize and create robust wireframes and mockups
• Experience working with customers directly
• Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
• Bachelor's degree

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Account Executive - Hunter Closer for Robotics Company (6065K)

LOCATION: BERKELEY, CA

Our client is a VC, industry and government funded start-up bringing advanced accessible exoskeletons to industrial, medical, and military markets

In commercial applications, these units assist people handling heavy equipment better and for longer periods of time, reducing body fatigue and potential injury.

They recently won $1,000,000 in an international competition with over 300 other companies using robotics for good causes!

This is a great opportunity to join a very successful, cool company that is doing well andoing good.

They are looking for talented Sales professionals to join the team.
This position will start as an individual contributor, responsible for finding decision makers within those organizations that can benefi from this exoskeleton suits, build a pipeline of future business and close deals.

Requirements:
• Hunter, exceeds sales quotas.
• 3 to 7 years of technology sales experience
• Individual contributor, not a manager of other sales people.
• Passion for working with cutting edge products that improve people’s lives.
-Desire to make very good money.

Send your resume to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com. This position offers a very good base salary, commission and equity.

Vice President, Sales - US Market (6064G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Our client has created a security platform that guarantees applications are tamper proof, logic is concealed, and remains safe. The successful candidate will grow the organization, build the sales process and infrastructure, and build sales strategy for the US market.

This will initially be a work from home or a work out of a co-working space opportunity.
Inside and outside sales with domestic travel TBD. Occasional international travel.

Candidates must have:
Worked in the App Security market
A good degree of technical knowledge, know the lingo well
Knowledge of the overall security / development stack
Strong knowledge of the cyber security market- in particular Web and App Security
Previous experience or desire to work in a Start-Up environment

Description

•    Develop a sales channel strategic plan that defines immediate and long-term strategy for success including penetrating existing markets, entry into new markets and outpacing our competition
•    Effectively translates the strategic plan into daily, weekly, monthly and annual routines that ensure goals are achieved, clients are satisfied and the team is highly engaged. 
•    Develop a high performance team to include: scouting talent, selection, on-boarding, developing and motivating sales team to drive consistent results and high employee engagement
•    Be a thought leader to engender client confidence and engagement through regular communication that results in improving customer satisfaction and expanding revenues
•    Work closely with internal partners to measurably add value for the sales team and our clients
•    Support and reinforce the strategic sales principles defined within the sales channel 
•    Provides strategic direction and tactical insights to improve sales force productivity
•    Perform management functions in the area of but not limited to accurate pipeline management, monthly reporting, and region tracking

Qualifications

•    BS / BA Degree required in computer sciences, business, or similar
•    5 -7 years successful sales leadership experience 
•    Proven history of exceeding performance targets from an existing client base and gaining new clients
•    Demonstrable intellectual horsepower through ongoing industry and leadership learning and application
•    Strong passion for driving results, maneuvering through obstacles and securing competitive takeaways 
•    Motivated to coach others to succeed in role
•    Ability to establish consultative business relationships with existing and new senior level clients

Our client believes in having strong work ethics, in excellence, in making things the best way they can. They work very hard but they also have fun and enjoy the ride!

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Senior Platform Engineer (6063K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DOWNTON AREA

Ready to rock the world of vehicles? Our client is a venture funded, Internet-of-Things startup with a lofty objective: to create the world’s largest network of connected vehicles. Their first to market digital license plate technology is the backbone of a connected platform that will deliver new business opportunities in advertising, telematics, electronic fee-collection and much more.

They are looking for a talented Senior Platform Engineer with STRONG Java background who is looking to take their career to the next level. As the Senior Platform Engineer, you will work both individually and with the team, taking the product through the full software development life-cycle, from specification, and design to coding, testing, and integration.

The skills you must have:

  • Experience building and maintaining high-performance distributed systems.
  • Expert level proficiency JAVA, SQL and one or more UNIX scripting languages.
  • Must have production experience with SPARK and technologies: Hadoop, Postgres, Storm, Kafka.
  • Strong experience with open source technologies such as Jetty, Guice, RestEasy, and JPA.
  • Passionate about software testing, continuous integration, code reviews, and automation.
  • Code primarily in Java, but able to use the right language or tool for the job.

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 5+ years of Java programming experience.
  • Middleware design experience: REST API design, enterprise integration patterns, performance analysis, data storage subsystems, and Linux.
  • Experience processing VERY LARGE DATA SETS.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science.
  • Must live within 40 minutes of downtown San Francisco.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience architecting real time, embedded, multithreaded applications.
  • Security experience: secure communication protocols such as SSL, TLS, JCA/JCE, PKCS, KMIP.
  • Android.
  • AWS.

You are an “A” team player! For that reason, you'll receive:

• Aggressive Base Salary plus individual and company performance bonuses.
• Work in a casual yet fast paced, bureaucracy free environment
• Work with a team of highly talented developers and executives
• Comprehensive benefits package
• Equity / stock options
• Paid time off
• Great location and office space in San Francisco or potential to work remote.

They are a drug free/no attitude environment. Send your resume to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com and tell me why you have the right stuff for this.

Jr. Research Associate (6062G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Our client is a biotech company that provides physicians information to opti-mize treatment for cancer patients. As a part of our experienced scientific team the successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow, interacting with world-class clinical researchers and making an impact in the quality of life of cancer patients.

Job description

The Research Associate will work closely with the R&D team to design, execute and analyze experiments to support OS-Seq development efforts. Under direct supervi-sion, this position is responsible for assisting with assigned routine laboratory and administrative tasks in the research laboratory.

Responsibilities

• Works primarily in the laboratory to conduct experiments
• Performs routine laboratory procedures for DNA & RNA isolation from multi-ple types of tissues
• Conducts DNA purification, quantification and NGS library preparation
• Operates and maintains laboratory instruments
• Maintains detailed and accurate laboratory records
• Performs routine lab duties, maintains lab stocks and order supplies

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's/Master's degree in life sciences with a minimum of 2 years of indus-try experience
• Extensive experience with DNA&RNA manipulation
• Familiarity with PCR based assays (qPCR, ddPCR)
• Extensive experience with NGS library preparation
• Hands on experience with next-generation sequencers
• Strong ability to learn new skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Demonstrates initiative in problem solving to improve laboratory procedures
• A record of self-motivation and ability to work as a part of small interdiscipli-nary teams
• Experience in a small organization or start up.

Join this exciting team and be a part of developing something truly meaningful!
Our client works hard, and has fun doing it. More importantly, they have an enormous amount of respect for one another, and recognize that the key to start-up success is the joy and passion of its people. Every aspect of their culture fosters this belief.

We want people who don’t want to simply work but who are motivated, curious and committed to this goal of improving cancer patient’s survival rates.

For consideration and additional information please submit your resume/CV to glen-na@peopleconnectstaffing.com

VP, Engineering/ Chief Technology Officer (2016061G)

LOCATION: EMERYVILLE, CA

The Environment:
• Early-stage startup with close, dynamic, and fun-loving team
• Open culture where commitment, respect, and open communication are essen-tial
• Perfect balance of creativity, innovation, analytical thinking, and rolled-up sleeves

Responsibilities:
• Integrate and inspire existing startup engineering group
• Develop, organize and lead world-class cloud services team
• Full responsibility for architecture, execution and delivery of company’s software products
• Refine, communicate and enforce network engineering policies, standards and schedules
• Collaborate to plan product strategy, requirements and roadmap
• Work closely with customer and partner peers to support technical due diligence
• Ability and willingness to code when needed
• Roll up your sleeves and dive right in!

Requirements:
• 10 or more years in SaaS, PaaS, or related product software development
• 5 or more years managing cloud or embedded software teams.
• Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science or equivalent
• Startup executive mindset; ability to quickly prioritize, drive and iterate differenti-ated quality product
• Technology team leader with prior notable success at a startup
• Production- and results-oriented, accountable, quality-driven personality
• Demonstrable experience architecting end-to-end complex databases and web apps
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
• Approachable management style, open-door, collaborative, highly communica-tive
• Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
• High degree of comfort with ambiguity in early-phase investigative projects
• Possess a strong desire to provide mentorship within the organization
• Is a self-starter, can manage multiple tasks, and work with minimal supervision
• Readiness and skills to speak in front of audiences
• Experience working with cross functional teams.

Technology:
PHP 5, MySQL, C/C++/C#, Linux, MVC methods and frameworks, Agile/Scrum devel-opment skills, cloud based Saas.

If you are interested, send your resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Manager, Regulatory Affairs (6060NMSA)

LOCATION: PISCATAWAY, NJ

Our client, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition is seeking a Manager of Regulatory Affairs for their Piscataway, New Jersey location. Please note that relocation assistance is offered within country.

The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will support the Oral Care Technology function in the maintenance of existing oral care products and the development of new oral care products for the U.S. market. This support includes managing all regulatory activities required to maintain and grow the U.S. Oral Care franchise. This position is responsible for developing and implementing regulatory strategies for new and existing products regulated under the IND/NDA, Medical Device 510(k), OTC Monograph, and Cosmetic designations.

This position may also have some responsibility for Personal Care and Home Care products, and be responsible for other assigned products and projects.
The position will serve as a resource to Technology, the U.S. Division and Supply Chain, to ensure alignment with Business, Supply Chain and Technology objectives, programs, strategies, policies and procedures.

The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for managing day to day regulatory activities for assigned projects, and working with Regulatory management in developing regulatory strategy and recommendations for the U.S. This person will also be responsible for coordinating with Regulatory Affairs - Canada on all product support for similar projects.

About the responsibilities:
• Represent and strengthen the expertise in regulatory processes and procedures, using business knowledge to enable development of actionable regulatory and registration strategies.
• Support the Global Technology innovation platforms for existing and new products.
• Communicate the impact of changes in the regulatory environment on the Business and work with the U.S. Regulatory Affairs team to modify strategies accordingly.
• Collaborate with internal partners and stakeholders on regulatory procedures, requirements and potential barriers, and work accordingly to incorporate them into the Technology and Business plans and programs.
• Establish strong relationships with Corporate and Regional Technology Partners, and with the Divisional stakeholders on a cross-functional basis including Marketing, Legal, Technical, Supply Chain, Regulatory and Product Safety, to ensure perfect alignment and synchronization between Regulatory processes and strategies and Business goals and programs.
• Maintain Regulatory filings and Health Authority communications through electronic and paper records in a timely and efficient manner.
• Provide Regulatory guidance and advice to R&D, and Divisional stakeholders.
• Stay abreast of current and new U.S. Drug, Device and Cosmetic regulations and guidelines, and ensure adherence throughout product life cycle.
• Ensure productive and collaborative working relationships with the U.S. FDA and other government authorities.
• Provide category support on day-to-day regulatory issues, new initiatives and developments. Communication with business and technical partners to shape product development approaches to minimize regulatory impact.
• In consultation with other Regulatory Affairs staff develop a complementary role through selective trade association representation e.g. joint CHPA/PCPC working groups on anti-caries, and CHPA Fluoride Prop 65 Working Group, etc, and clearly provide updates to the North American Regulatory team as necessary.
• Ensure that regulatory registrations are supported appropriately for the U.S. and are of quality and filed in accordance with agreed upon business timelines.

About your qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 10 years of regulatory experience required. A Master’s degree highly preferred.
• Working knowledge of U.S. regulatory requirements and regulations (Cosmetics, Drugs and CPG or Medical Devices) required
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Strong decision-making skills
• Strong experience with management of multidisciplinary projects

Qualified candidates should email their resumes to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Sr. Solutions Consultant - North/Latin America(6028K)

LOCATION: GRAPEVINE, TX

Our client is working with the very latest technologies being leverage by some of the largest companies in the world. They operate worldwide, growing at an expediential rate. Due to this growth they are looking to add a talented Senior Solutions Engineer/Developer to the global team.

Their US division is located in Grapevine, Texas, with corporate headquarters in the Czech Republic with offices around the world, including Asia, Australia, USA, Middle East and multiple locations in Europe. They employ over 285 experienced professionals worldwide with annual double-figure revenue growth. The company’s core product is a print management solution that demonstrably reduces costs, streamlines workflows and increases document security. Over 14,000 leading Fortune 1,000 and SMB organizations use this product in more than 100 countries.

The Senior Solutions Engineer/Developer works closely with the sales team, still enjoys development work, yet wants to be directly involved with the customer utilizing excellent communication skills. This position will deploy solutions, supervise the implementation and create customization of product that allows for full integration into customers system/platform. Included in this is handling the full scope of the project, understand and confirm customer needs, ensure full testing of solution and training the sales team on the solution.

What you will be responsible for:

• Supporting the sales team in pre-sales, sales and post-sales activities.
• Collecting technical information about the customer environment and transforms it into a solution.
• Maintaining the entire lifecycle of developed customizations, including troubleshooting, acceptance criteria, documentation and recovery scenarios
• Transferring experience of the customer environment in the form of product improvements via consultations with R&D and Product management team
• Developing integrations and customizations according to requirements gathered from business partners and customers
• Contributing to product enhancements via system integration development according to market needs
• Providing consultations to internal departments (R&D, Customer Support Services, Sales, Education)
• Mainly for the North American region, involved in global deals and occasional support to our Latin American counterparts

Skills you must have proven hands-on experience with:

• Network virtualization and system virtualization
• Python and/or PowerShell scripting language
• Web Services
• REST software architectural style
• Build/deployment software development principles
• JAVA programming language
• Databases
• High level of analytical skills

Skills that are pluses (knowledge of concepts is more important than detailed knowledge):
• .NET
• Unix or Windows
• Degree in Computer Science is preferred

The client is offering:
• Competitive salary, paid time off, bonuses and full benefit package.
• Agile non-routine creative work content
• Opportunity to work on new technologies with top global printing manufacturers
• Environment to develop and own a product
• Dynamic open-minded team driven by commitment and enthusiasm
• A place where ideas and opinions are encouraged, not feared
• A place where team members motivate each other
• A place where using common sense is valued more than strict adherence to methodologies.
• Place where efficiency is valued more than overtime
• Support for professional growth
• Solid standard of employee benefits
• Exposure to international experience

They are looking for people who:
• are passionate about software development
• want to stay in touch with customers
• are not afraid of a challenge
• are experienced or have potential
• are willing to learn and teach
• are enthusiastic and open minded
• are ethical and reliable

If qualified, please send you resume to Karen@PeopleConnectStaffing.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (6059K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is a successful solar company in the US that has launched an international organization bringing green energy to Haiti and soon other countries. To sustain this effort they seek a skilled and passionate CFO with experience in fund raising for large international energy projects.

This role will be responsible for driving fund raising both foreign and domestic, funds management, financial closure and disbursements. In addition, you will work closely with the Founder/CEO and Board.

Other responsibilities:

• Negotiations with banks & financial institutions, establish and negotiate credit lines, fund based as well as non-fund base, for long term & short term requirements etc.
• Participate in the organizational strategies & business development process.
• Assist in building a strong executive team.
• Be a strong contributor to business and drive financial planning process
• Ensure adherence to financial and accounting policies & statutory compliances
• Proper accounting & Balance sheet management and management of statutory, tax, internal and cost audits
• Ensure timely & accurate financial reporting to all stakeholders
• Cash flow management, Corporate finance, capital markets, private equity and financial structuring exposure and knowledge
• Introducing and implementing systems and procedures, strong internal controls
• Review of the systems financial measures enhance and, where appropriate, introduce financial systems to ensure efficiency.

Qualifications and experience:

• 7+ years’ experience in similar roles in the energy industry preferably in power sector / infrastructure sector domestic and/or international.
• Experience in structured debt on infrastructure projects in emerging markets.
• Excellent understanding and relationships with Banks and other funding agencies/organizations.
• Prior funding raising experience with other funding groups such as Angel and VC organizations; highly desired.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across a wide range of financial literate audience.
• Skilled in dealing with all stakeholders.
• Experience working with government entities both domestic and internationally; highly desired.
• Prior M&A and/or IPO experienced desired.
• Able and willing to travel internationally on a regular basis.
• Passion for bringing green energy to those who need it.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com

Lead Architect - Java (6058G)

LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

Our client offers you a compelling opportunity to transform the way all software and apps are developed and tested. Today, all enterprises develop thousands of applications to run and execute their business. Every one of them is challenged to move faster, and make the move to a DevOps culture, but they quickly hit a wall. Our client solved that.

They have invented a new way to do software QA. From unit testing through security testing, they make QA automation run 10X to 100X faster.

Role:
The Lead Architect will help own the architecture of this sophisticated platform and will be responsible for evaluating new technical solutions, as well as integrations to a variety of other tools.

• Be intimately aware of the architecture of the company’s Unified Platform and guide the architectural direction of it
• Be able to break down feature requests into their technical solution, such that they can they be worked on by multiple resources
• Provide technical solutions to new problems we're trying to solve
• Help code some of the complex technical pieces, work with developers to get past technical hurdles
• Work with our customers to provide technical solutions to unusual situations unique to their environments and software
• Be able to grasp complex technical problems and be able to communicate them to people with varying degrees of technical expertise
• Work with the VP of Engineering to guide our FTE developers on good coding practices and solutions

Required:
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
• Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
• Knowledge on Javascript OOPS concepts and cross domain request handling
• Experience in any of the Javascript libraries such as Jquery, Dojo, Angular or Node.js Frameworks
• Proven working experience in Java EE development
• Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
• Proven hands-on Software Development experience
• Good knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and Hibernate
• Proficient understanding of SVN versioning tool
• Knowledge of web services and SOAP / Rest
• Good understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
• Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, JQuery and AJAX
• Markup languages XML and JSON
• Knowledge of EC2, Softlayer, OpenStack, or other cloud provisioning platforms
• Good working knowledge of multithreading and synchronization
• Experience in a fast paced technology startup
• Experience working with remote teams
• Have worked for a company that produces enterprise or consumer software products.

Desired:
• Knowledge of protocols (IP, HTTP, TCP) and Sockets
• Knowledge of design patterns
• Good web security understanding, such as OWASP Top 10
• Knowledge of web technologies like HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery
• Experience with test-driven development
• Knowledge of some of this testing tools: JUnit, Jmeter, Sahi, SoapUI, TestNG
• Frameworks: Swing, SWT, AWT
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
• Proficient understanding of SVN versioning tool

Our client is a fast-growing, high-speed and innovative company. If you are eager to make a difference, come join their team and help them move the world to DevOps, one test at a time. You will not be bored!!!

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Technical Project Lead (6057NMSG)

LOCATION: SAN FRANICSCO, CA

We are looking for a Project Lead with 3+ years of Java development experience and 2+ years of project lead experience to join us in our San Francisco office.

The Project Lead will work closely with senior management and the project team to assist with the technology aspect of the engagement, but also lead and support requirements clarification, acceptance criteria, status reporting and issue resolution.

Our client company is a privately held California Corporation, headquartered in San Francisco with a development center in Belgrade, Serbia. The company employs software architects, project managers and software developers that focus on building Provider Portals, Consumer Portals and Business Process Automation solutions that streamline and optimize business processes primarily in Payers and Health Plans industries. This position will be based in downtown San Francisco and primarily work with clients on the West Coast.

About the role:
• Ensures understanding of requirements and acceptance criteria to be assigned to the team
• Primary point of contact for all technical aspects of the deliverables from the project team
• Manages all technical and product communication with client with respect to project progress, issue status, resolution progress and potential risks. Works with client and the company team to provide resolution to questions and issues

About your experience:
• 3+ years’ experience in Java/JEE, Spring, Hibernate/JPA, JS/jQuery, and SQL
• 2+ years’ experience in managing delivery of software products or services to clients. Extensive experience with debugging, reuse, source code management strategies (e.g. forking, branching), and release management (SVN, GIT)
• Good understanding of design patterns, SOA and web services and experience in requirement gathering and solution design. Experience in deployment of enterprise applications. Familiarity with standard software development tools, including incident tracking, documentation, and testing systems
• The Project Lead is a person with 5+ years of experience in developing software. Someone who can lead as well as a programmer who writes code, uses software development tools and frameworks and is fully and completely capable of writing software. In their past experience, this individual worked on building software products as a part of a team building that software product or a solution, and then advanced to leading a team on that or some other project. The team may have been small, 3 to 5 developers, and that is fine. This individual has energy, drive and keen interest to accomplish agreed upon goals, and ability to drive the team to meet and exceed them.
• This Project Leader must be comfortable, astute, and inquisitive in their interactions with the client, be that a product manager, IT driver or leadership team across the table to push for clarity in requirements, goal setting and commitments from the client side. Not confrontational but professional and with a mission to identify project risks, discuss them and recommend approaches to mitigate and eliminate those risks so that project never encounters them.

Key Qualifications & Must Haves
• Software Engineer (CS, EE, ME) with 5+ years of hands on experience in software development
• Key contributor or coordinator in software development team for 3+ years working on analysis, design and request prioritization.
• At least 1 year of experience engaging with business owners and product managers working on requirements to estimate and manage timelines and risks
• Near native English proficiency
What our client offers:
• Exciting project work
• Excellent compensation, bonus and benefits package
• Our client has an awesome culture - very "startup" in feel, but with the stability of terrific large corporate clients
• Entrepreneurial opportunity and growth

If you are interested, we want to hear from you. Send your resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Outside Industrial Sale Executive (AL 6045K)

LOCATION: MOBILE, AL

Our client is one of the fastest growing players in the scrap metal business. To sustain this growth, they are looking to add an Outside Industrial Sales Executive in Mobile, AL. This is a great opportunity for someone who can sell service over price and is hungry to learn about the scrap metal business.

They need a closer with 3-7 years experience.

This position is responsible for introducing our clients’ quality service focused business methodology to new customers, gain market share through building strong long term relationships and maintain current relationships. These activities, including collecting information, represent a significant amount of time for this role. They don’t sell with a price list, but rather through the highest level of service and by upholding their code of ethics.

To be successful in this role, you must be a HUNTER/CLOSER, able to or have experience selling value added service rather than through pricing.

The responsibilities of this role include:
• Job one – generate new business.
• Call on prospects and customers at least 75% of the work week.
• Ensures that current customers’ needs are met or exceeded.
• Establish a strong professional relationship with each account.
• Provide current customers with cost saving measures that benefit customer and the company.

Others duties include:
• Work with operating staff to enhance the benefits to the customer and the profit to company.
• Understand and follow all ISO procedures.
-Prospecting
-Qualifying Prospect
-Quoting
-Follow-up
-Rejection/Approval
-Control of Customer Supplied Material/Property
-Determination of Customer Requirements
• Any other duties delegated by management.

Success is measured by:
▪ Volumes of ferrous and non-ferrous materials bought and sold
▪ Profitability (Gross Profit) of the volumes above

Experience, knowledge, and training:
• 3-7 years current outside sales experience.
• Selling value add service, desired
• Commercial sales experience a plus.
• Must be proficient in MS Office suite and email communication.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Prior experience using a CRM system highly desired.
• Prior ISO experience is desired.
• Knowledge of ISO requirements and service levels.
• BS degree is a plus.
• Must have a valid drivers’ license, able travel on a regular basis to cover territory.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified minorities/women are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to Karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Outside Industrial Sales Executive (TX 6043A)

LOCATION: DENTON, TX

Our client is one of the fastest growing players in the scrap metal business. To sustain this growth, they are looking to add an Outside Industrial Sales Executive in Denton, TX. This is a great opportunity for someone who can sell service over price and is hungry to learn about the scrap metal business.

They need a closer with 3-7 years experience.

This position is responsible for introducing our clients’ quality service focused business methodology to new customers, gain market share through building strong long term relationships and maintain current relationships. These activities, including collecting information, represent a significant amount of time for this role. They don’t sell with a price list, but rather through the highest level of service and by upholding their code of ethics.

To be successful in this role, you must be a HUNTER/CLOSER, able to or have experience selling value added service rather than through pricing.

The responsibilities of this role include:
• Job one – generate new business.
• Call on prospects and customers at least 75% of the work week.
• Ensures that current customers’ needs are met or exceeded.
• Establish a strong professional relationship with each account.
• Provide current customers with cost saving measures that benefit customer and the company.

Others duties include:
• Work with operating staff to enhance the benefits to the customer and the profit to company.
• Understand and follow all ISO procedures.
-Prospecting
-Qualifying Prospect
-Quoting
-Follow-up
-Rejection/Approval
-Control of Customer Supplied Material/Property
-Determination of Customer Requirements
• Any other duties delegated by management.

Success is measured by:
▪ Volumes of ferrous and non-ferrous materials bought and sold
▪ Profitability (Gross Profit) of the volumes above

Experience, knowledge, and training:
• 3-7 years current outside sales experience.
• Selling value add service, desired
• Commercial sales experience a plus.
• Must be proficient in MS Office suite and email communication.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Prior experience using a CRM system highly desired.
• Prior ISO experience is desired.
• Knowledge of ISO requirements and service levels.
• BS degree is a plus.
• Must have a valid drivers’ license, able travel on a regular basis to cover territory.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified minorities/women are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to Adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Regulatory Affairs Director (6056G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Too frequently, physicians exhaust all available treatment options for cancer patients. However, every cancer tumor contains unique genomic changes that can be targeted to attack the tumor. Our Client had devel-oped sequencing which unlocks the genomic information physicians need to optimize treatment providing DNA-based cancer testing technology.

The Regulatory Affairs professional will be responsible for developing regulatory strategies to enable ongoing Oncology clinical trials, managing regulatory submissions, and communication with health authorities. They will be responsible for supervising external resources involved in submis-sions and facilitating interactions with regulators for clinical trial initiation and closure. Interactions are with US, European and other international regulatory authorities.

They will participate in project teams providing current regulatory guid-ance and direction to multidisciplinary product development partners composed of internal, external and consultant experts in the field. He/she will maintain regulatory research databases on relevant fields in the assigned product area(s) and initiate technical and professional meetings to bring together key opinion leaders on regulatory related top-ics.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and communicate regulatory strategies for new products, including regulatory consultations, product characterization and safety assessments.
• Supervise contracted resources to support regulatory submissions in alignment with policies and procedures.
• Manage department budget and coordinate all consultant and ex-ternal resource contracts.
• Communicate and network with scientific and regulatory colleagues to obtain and share relevant information within the organization.
• Lead the preparation of submission packages for regulatory agen-cies across multiple international regions in compliance with estab-lished external standards.
• Project manage assigned product submissions to ensure success of development projects at all stages in the regulatory process.
• Organize meetings with regulatory agency staff and key opinion leaders in the regulatory field
• Conduct literature searches and review literature for scientific and regulatory impact.
• Domestic and international travel.

Experience and Skills:

Master’s degree preferred in a scientific or healthcare discipline.

Five or more years of regulatory experience and 3 or more years biolog-ical experience relating to oncology product development – e.g. manufacturing, laboratory management, preclinical safety, research. OR Post Doc regulatory experience.

Experience with USFDA – both CBER and CDER preferred.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (WORD, PowerPoint, EXCEL, Project)

Experience in the preparation of regulatory dossiers and/or face-to-face meetings with regulators in the US and Europe.

Experience in working with regulatory consultants and contract research organizations.

Experience managing clinical programs, CROs, budgets, and timelines required

Excellent oral, written, and medical communication skills required

Join this exciting team and be a part of developing something truly meaningful!
Our client works hard, and has fun doing it. More importantly, they have an enormous amount of respect for one another, and recognize that the key to success is the joy and passion of its people. Every aspect of their culture fosters this belief.

We want people who don’t want to simply work but who are motivated, curious and committed to this goal of improving cancer patient’s survival rates.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE, SOLID SALARY, EQUITY, GREAT BENEFITS

For consideration and additional information about this exciting opportunity please submit your resume/CV to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Director, Sales (Advertising & Broadcasting) (6054NMS)

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

Our client, a national multicultural television network is seeking an experienced Director of Sales to motivate, train, and build a successful sales team. This sales organization is responsible for generating advertising sales from ad agencies and small businesses interested in generating revenue from local, diverse ethnic communities.

 

Our client is experiencing rapid growth and needs a dynamic sales executive to take them to the next level. The ideal candidates will be familiar with one or more of the Asian cultures they serve (Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese, or South Asian). 

 

Your role:

  • Manage and perform sales and sales team activities on all levels
  • Develop, negotiate and approve sales prices and discounts
  • Collaborate with marketing department and local market staff
  • Develop and directly supervise sales staff nationally and locally
  • Collaborate with financial management to control sales budgets

 

Your experience:

  • Bachelor degree preferably in marketing or business
  • Experience dealing with ad agencies
  • 5-7 years of related experience selling to local markets
  • Ability to motivate and lead sales teams
  • Experience in developing sales and marketing strategies
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel
  • Fluency in Mandarin is a plus. 

If you have the background, experience and proven success in selling to local markets, managing and motivating sales teams, they would like to talk to you. They offer a competitive base, a generous bonus plan and unlimited support. 

 

Qualified candidates please submit resume to: natalie@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Clincal Design Manager - Clinical Trials (6051G)

LOCATION: FOSTER CITY, CA

Too frequently, physicians exhaust all available treatment options for cancer patients. However, every cancer tumor contains unique genomic changes that can be targeted to attack the tumor. Our Client had developed sequencing which unlocks the genomic information physicians need to optimize treatment providing DNA-based cancer testing technology.

 The Clinical Design Manager will be responsible for developing regulatory strategies to enable ongoing Oncology clinical trials, managing regulatory submissions, and communication with health authorities. The Clinical Design Manager will be responsible for supervising external resources involved in submissions and facilitating interactions with regulators for clinical trial initiation and closure. Interactions are with US, European and other international regulatory authorities.

The Clinical Design Manager will participate in project teams providing current regulatory guidance and direction to multidisciplinary product development partners composed of internal, external and consultant experts in the field. He/she will maintain regulatory research databases on relevant fields in the assigned product area(s) and initiate technical and professional meetings to bring together key opinion leaders on regulatory related topics.

 Key Responsibilities:

•  Develop and communicate regulatory strategies for new products, including regulatory consultations, product characterization and safety assessments.

•  Supervise contracted resources to support regulatory submissions in alignment with policies and procedures.

•  Manage department budget and coordinate all consultant and external resource contracts.

•  Communicate and network with scientific and regulatory colleagues to obtain and share relevant information within the organization.

•  Lead the preparation of submission packages for regulatory agencies across multiple international regions in compliance with established external standards.

•  Project manage assigned product submissions to ensure success of development projects at all stages in the regulatory process.

•  Organize meetings with regulatory agency staff and key opinion leaders in the regulatory field

•  Conduct literature searches and review literature for scientific and regulatory impact.

•   Domestic and international travel.

 

Experience and Skills:

 ·        Master’s degree preferred in a scientific or healthcare discipline.

 ·        Five or more years of regulatory experience and 3 or more years biological experience relating to oncology product development – e.g. manufacturing, laboratory management, preclinical safety, research.  OR Post Doc regulatory experience.

·        Experience with USFDA – both CBER and CDER preferred.

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (WORD, PowerPoint, EXCEL, Project)

·        Experience in the preparation of regulatory dossiers and/or face-to-face meetings with regulators in the US and Europe.

 ·        Experience in working with regulatory consultants and contract research organizations.

 ·        Experience managing clinical programs, CROs, budgets, and timelines required

 ·        Excellent oral, written, and medical communication skills required

 Join this exciting team and be a part of developing something truly meaningful!
Our client works hard, and has fun doing it. More importantly, they have an enormous amount of respect for one another, and recognize that the key to success is the joy and passion of its people. Every aspect of their culture fosters this belief.

 We want people who don’t want to simply work but who are motivated, curious and committed to this goal of improving cancer patient’s survival rates.

 For consideration and additional information about this exciting opportunity please submit your resume/CV to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

 

Digital Designer (6038A)

LOCATION: DENVER, C0

Our client is a well-funded fin-tech (financial technology) startup. They believe everyone has the right to financial health, not just those with great wealth. With the right tools and a little support, they believe everyone can save more and invest in their future. Our client’s goal is to improve the financial lives of others and they’re seeking a talented UX/Digital Designer to help them create meaningful, interactive experiences.

Are you a solution-oriented designer who enjoys pushing the boundaries to deliver intuitive and creative user experiences? Does your skillset span the roles of graphic designer and UX lead? If you have digital interaction design, information architecture and visual design experience, we should talk.

Our client is looking for a UX Designer that can design engaging digital experiences for their mobile-first product offering. The ideal candidate is well versed in native app design, web standards, responsive design, UX, iOS and Android best practices, and designing in the browser. They're looking for someone who likes to thoroughly experience and investigate the product and potential users, then help create a world-class experience for them. You will work with the product management team, development team, data scientist, and founders to deliver layouts, design mockups, prototypes and experiences. In addition to working on the mobile (primary) and web platforms, you will design landing pages, emails, and various marketing materials.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

• 3+ years of experience in visual design (Illustrator, Sketch, or Photoshop)
• 3+ years creating wireframes/storyboards
• 3+ years professional experience with Mobile UI and responsive web design/development
• Experience in visual design highly sought
• Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
• Ability to take designs from storyboard/comps to fully functional, engaging interactive prototypes
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Manage time and work efficiently in a fast-paced, multi-project environment

BONUS SKILLS:

• Copywriting
• Management of external agencies and contractors
• Google Analytics
• A/B testing
• Start-up experience

DETAILS & PERKS
• On site in Denver, CO (downtown)
• Compensation package commensurate with experience and expertise
• On the ground level of a well-funded start up; join a great team who make coming to work something to look forward to

If you possess the skills required and are ready to join this exciting start-up, then send your resume’ in today to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Financial Operations General Manager (6031G)

LOCATION: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is seeking a Financial Operations Manager for their US HQ located in South San Francisco. You will be part of a unique and amazing growing Hi-Tech company with R&D center in Israel and with sales and support teams all over the US. This individual reports to the Vice-President of Finance in Israel.

The candidate must be a leader, sharp, self and fast learner, hard worker that can grow with the company. Ideally you have an Entrepreneur mind set, willing to wear multiple hats.

Responsibilities:
• Provide analysis and reports as needed to support the sale function, build and track commission and incentive plans for sales teams
• Develop, document and enforce compliance of accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
• Prepare the firm’s budget and financial forecasts on an annual and quarterly basis and report on variances.
• Oversee the corporate accounting function including ownership of local accounting, bookkeeping, benefits, and insurance.
• Rigorously manage disbursements including, the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, and employee expense reports
• Serve as a point of contact for external auditors and manage preparation and support of all external audits
• Ensure prompt tax filings and payroll reporting at all local, state, and federal government levels
• Supply chain management, analyze trends and history in order to provide business insights and findings.
• Negotiate with vendors and service providers to achieve the most cost effective solutions
• Monitor and retain commercial agreements
• Other finance, facilities and operations management duties as assigned

Requirements:
• BA/BS in Accounting (or similar); CPA desirable
• 5-7 years experience in real business in a core finance roll
• Knowledge and understanding of the Hi-Tech industry and growing company needs
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
• Technically savvy, with the ability to learn and improve billing and accounting systems, and make recommendations on improvement
• Proven team building and team management skills, including the ability to motivate, coordinate, and resolve occasional personnel challenges
• Strong organizational and time-management skills, with a bias for planning, and for setting, communicating, and meeting deadlines
• Comfortable working directly with the Officers of the company in Israel, maintaining calm under pressure and shifting priorities

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com