VP, Product - Medical Device Startup (9003K)

LOCATION: SEATTLE, WA or SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client, a late-stage Ultrasound medical device start-up, is developing the world’s first technology to instantly and accurately diagnose middle ear infections in children and adults, both presence and (more importantly) type of infection. Using Doppler ultrasound, a well-known and safe technology, and applying it in a completely novel way, our client will provide definitive, objective diagnostic data identifying both the presence and the type of effusion behind the eardrum, which will lead to greatly improved patient outcomes, better and faster treatment, reduced antibiotic usage and significantly reduced healthcare costs.

They are a team of makers, entrepreneurs, engineers, businesspeople, and scientists with deep technical expertise who love the challenge of reinventing old technologies and creating highly-effective new ones, especially medical devices. They value team play and support of team members, while celebrating individual effort and success. At this late stage of the company, there is the chance to contribute in substantial ways and benefit from a technology that will make a real difference and improve patient outcomes while dramatically reducing the cost of care. In the words of the Division Chief at a major Children’s Hospital, “This is going to Revolutionize Pediatrics.” Come help them make that a reality, then expand their technology to other areas as well.

As VP Product, you will be responsible for overseeing complex, multi-disciplinary projects. Your team will plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks, managing budgets, and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your team’s projects often span locations, time zones and hemispheres, and ultimately, it's your job to ensure that projects are making progress and will meet deadlines. Your team is the heart and soul that keeps the project and company moving forward at a fast pace.

VP Product Responsibilities:

  • Establish the vision and strategy for the product and communicate that vision and strategy across the organization
  • Own, expand, and drive the success of the product
  • Oversee development of company Project Plan and manage Project Plan over time
  • Understand and manage to milestones and objectives to complete development, achieve market launch, and beyond
  • Manage company projects and objectives to timeline and budget
  • Coordination and management of several third-party suppliers and their activities
  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration and secure resource teams need to successfully complete projects while maintaining close communication with all stakeholders, internally as well as externally
  • Ensure delivery of project’s milestones that achieves key goals for the client.
  • Provide leadership to achieve company success

VP Product Qualifications:

  • 8+ years minimum relevant experience
  • 5+ years in a senior leadership role focused on product
  • Prior early stage startup experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business, or related field
  • Experience with Medical Devices preferred; Life Science experience required
  • Experience working within Quality Systems, FDA Medical Device Regulation 21 CFR Part 820-related Quality Systems preferred
  • Experience in managing third party vendors/suppliers preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in an environment of organized chaos that is the world of start-ups
  • Excellent listener and communicator
  • Good team player and supporter of all team members, while keeping everyone on track
  • Excellent follow up and follow through skills
  • Project Management Institute Certification or equivalent, desired

Some travel required.

Our client doesn’t just accept difference - they celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of the team.

Please send resume, including LinkedIn profile, and any supporting documentation (examples of past work, highlights of successes, letters of support, or anything else you believe will help me identify you as a prime candidate) to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Chief Revenue Officer Telemedicine (9002G)

LOCATION: DALY CITY

Do you have a proven, measurable track record of success in fundraising at A-round / B round?

Do you have proven growth of a startup to the next level?

Do you have experience leading and motivating a team?

Our client is revolutionizing the health and wellness holistic space offering a telemedicine platform and curated marketplace in one.

The CRO will be the public face of the company, developing the guide book for potential investors on why this is the right investment opportunity.

What you need:

  • 7+ years of current experience in C level (CRO, CEO, COO (if not C- Level then VP with total involvement with fundraising).
  • Solution-oriented thinker with ability to turn empirical data into insightful, strategic decisions and tactical team plans
  • Create Revenue Streams/Models, and guidelines
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Interest in working in the CBD/Cannabis industry

COMPENSATION: Small base plus equity until Series A funding.

Be a part of a company that is changing the way things are done.

For additional information and to apply, please contact

glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Operations Assistant (8082AG)

LOCATION: NEW YORK

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you a self-starter- resourceful- flexible? Any interest in sports and fitness? Do you have 1-3 years operations experience? Are you digitally savvy?

Our client is an up and coming apparel startup in NYC. They are looking for a strong Operations Associate to join their growing team…someone who is a self-starter, well organized, who may not have an MBA but does have a GSD…Gets Stuff Done!

What you will do:

  • Be the right-hand person to the CEO
  • Managing relationships with key warehouse and operation-al vendors
  • Reviewing and approving all operational invoices and en-sure they are submitted for payment
  • Serving as primary point of contact when there are cus-tomer issues related to product quality, customer service, etc.
  • Monthly sales reporting and recap
  • Light graphic design work
  • Managing retail and wholesale partnerships
  • Assisting in managing/organizing photo shoots
  • Working with the web developer/designer to increase web-site conversion and sales
  • Plus a lot more exciting things

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field
  • 1-3 years of operations experience
  • Strategic thinking skills and proven experience generating original ideas
  • Passion about sports and athletic apparel in general
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of independence
  • Solid analytical skills, and a proficiency with using data to make sound recommendations affecting business deci-sions and results
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Stellar communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign a plus

Please send your resume to:

glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Lead Backend Platform Engineer (9001A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is an up and coming Buyer Intelligence Platform that generates actionable stories capturing why and how customers buy. They extract tribal knowledge from unstructured data automatically, minimizing sales rep dependency. Their mission is to align Enterprise Go-to-Market teams to the Buyer's Journey by democratizing the collective ‘tribal knowledge’ of teams. In today’s fast paced and competitive world, while transactional systems keep the score, fresh tribal knowledge on 'why' and 'how' your customers buy (and stay) is your competitive advantage.

Our client specializes in applying NLP techniques over unstructured data like emails, documents, and voice calls to extract customer intelligence signals. Think of them as the next Salesforce for unstructured data! People crunch numbers. Our client crunches content.

They are currently seeking a strong Lead Backend Platform Engineer to join their growing team in San Francisco, CA.

About You: You are an awesome Java, JEE developer who thinks lambdas are incredible, noSQL is the way the world turns, and thread dumps are your weekend hobby. You’re an enterprise integration Jedi, and a pro at deploying ML/NLP models. You’ve interacted with customers to understand requirements and plan deployment -- for you, our client is the hot startup you’ve always wanted. You’ll get to put your stamp on our client’s platform while using the coolest open source tech such as ELK, Java, Python, Spark, Google NLTK, Presto, Cassandra, Akka, and Alexa. You’ll build exciting IP along with equally awesome engineers and scientists.

As the Lead Backend Platform Engineer, your background should include:

  • Bachelor's/Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or software programming related field of study
  • 10+ years’ experience in engineering roles
  • Proficiency in Java, Relational databases, SQL, REST, Tomcat, AWS stack, integration technologies, scripting (Perl/Python) along with full familiarity with Maven, Ant and repositories
  • Experience integrating with Enterprise technologies like Salesforce CRM and Google Apps, knowledge of integration-as-a-service technologies is a plus (not required)
  • Hands on experience working with big data tech like Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, HBase, Hive, Kinesis, Kafka, Yarn, Mesos is highly desirable
  • Python, Machine Learning or NLP experience
  • Experience managing a small-midsize team of developers and data scientists would be highly desirable (not required)
  • You are a tinkerer, have a creative mind, and a keen ability and initiative to think “beyond” -- aka a “startup mindset”
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This position comes with an attractive cash, equity, and benefits package…in addition to a fun work environment!

If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please send your resume in today to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

KEYWORDS: NLP, Java, Python, REST, Tomcat, AWS, Maven, Ant, Perl, Machine Learning, ML

Virtual Recruiter

From Fortune 500 companies to early stage startups, PeopleConnect Staffing has been helping companies of all sizes solve their hiring challenges for over 18 years. Though we serve companies of all sizes, we have established a reputation as specialists in startup hiring. Most of our clients are innovative startups, early stage ventures, and companies in expansion or turnaround mode, who are building their name in their specific industry.

Our clients are in various businesses and a significant part of them are high tech companies including those in e-commerce, digital advertising, Web 2.0 and 3.0, biotech, green energy, software, electronics, scientific, wireless, telecommunications, and emerging technologies. Our recruiting team has years of seasoned technical recruiting and executive search experience for high tech companies. Some of our key recruiters have 20 plus years of experience in recruiting.

We are looking for a virtual recruiter who is available on a 1099, part-time basis who is open to recruiting for our wide range of industries and positions, including technical and non-technical searches. This is a full-cycle position with regular client contact, coaching, guidance and management. This could include job description creation, compensation surveys/suggestions, equity research all the way through salary negotiation.

What you bring to us as a virtual recruiter:

  • Minimum of 3 years full-life cycle recruiting with a heavy focus on creative sourcing techniques.
  • Experience recruiting for professional services firms
  • Experience using and maintaining applicant tracking system (i.e. Bullhorn, JazzHR)
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment with stakeholders who are geographically dispersed
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the pressure of constant deadlines
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to gather data, consistently track metrics, and prepare reports
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and flexibility, especially with respect to taking initiative, prioritizing tasks, and resolving problems
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations as applicable to the employment, recruitment and placement of new hires
  • Technical recruiting expertise is a plus.

What you get from us:

  • Flexible hours
  • Access to job postings on Zip, LinkedIn and Indeed
  • Access to ATS
  • Direct access to the client
  • Independent management of the client and the recruiting
  • Team of recruiters to brainstorm with and share ideas/sources/candidates

If this sounds like you, I want to hear from you. Please send your resume to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Vice President, Real Estate Asset Management (8097G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Be a part of a GREAT team!

Our client is a San Francisco-based investment advisor focused exclusively on investments with both a financial return and a positive impact on communities, sustainable agriculture, alternative energy and the environment

Their investment mandate and resources place them among a handful of institutional-scale, mission-focused investors that target risk-adjusted financial returns while striving to accomplish environmental and social good. They have a long-term horizon, invest globally, and select investments across all asset classes.

Qualifications-
The role best suited for a self-starter who has both a deep background in real estate asset management along with a track record of building processes and teams in a high growth environment. Someone who is analytical and strategic by nature and who has the motivation and experience in achieving impactful solutions to environmental and social issues

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in business/finance or a real estate-related major.
  • 7+ years relevant real estate asset management experience across multiple asset classes or property types.
  • Previous experience working with real estate asset management, accounting and reporting systems (e.g., RealPage, Yardi, MRI, VTS, etc.).
  • Previous experience managing high performance sustainable buildings (LEED Platinum, Living Building, Wellness Buildings) as well as other types of socially oriented real estate assets (affordable housing, workforce housing, senior housing).
  • Mastery of commercial real estate transactions and industry terms, real estatecapital markets and finance/accounting, and ability to interpret cash flows, financial and operational reports, and market and demographic information and implications on asset value and performance.
  • Experience working with waterfalls and complex investment structures including joint ventures and commingled fund investments.
  • Solid writing, financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated multi-tasking ability, and strong oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and project management experience.
  • Highest standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity, and a “team player” mentality.

About the Team and what they do:

The Real Estate team is charged with creating a diversified, impact-driven real estate portfolio with a broad domestic and international footprint across all property types. Real estate investments the company considers but are not limited to: highly sustainable buildings in transit-oriented urban locations, net-zero-energy buildings, affordable and workforce housing, inclusive development in underserved communities, and the use of emergent sustainable building technology / materials. The current portfolio directly holds commercial and multifamily residential assets, as well as a number of fund positions and debt investments; the portfolio is expected to grow substantially in size, diversity of asset types, and geography over the near term.

The Vice President, Real Estate Asset Management will:

  • Develop and execute the asset and portfolio management strategies to optimize the performance and value creation of the real estate portfolio.
  • Comprehensive oversight and investment management of the global real estate portfolio. Includes leading or working on teams to review and assess performance of real estate assets relative to original underwriting, asset strategy, business plans and current budgets, as well as competitors and market conditions, and completing hold/sell analyses.
  • Work alongside the Principal of Real Estate in the development of performance, risk assessment, and impact measurement systems at the property and portfolio levels. Research and provide recommendations for best-in-class practices for these systems.
  • Oversee compliance with joint venture operating agreements and management agreements.
  • Development of close collaborative relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, including accounting, JV partners, fund managers, capital markets, legal, project lenders and the senior management team.
  • Establish and maintain the necessary systems, metrics and standards that represent a state-of-the-art approach to managing an institutional quality portfolio of diverse impact oriented real estate assets.
  • Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.

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

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity. Local candidates only, please.

Vice President of Portfolio, Real Estate Asset Management (8096G)

LOCATON: SAN FRANCISCO CA

Be a part of a GREAT team!

Our client is a San Francisco-based investment advisor focused exclusively on investments with both a financial return and a positive impact on communities, sustainable agriculture, alternative energy and the environment

Their investment mandate and resources place them among a handful of institutional-scale, mission-focused investors that target risk-adjusted financial returns while striving to accomplish environmental and social good. They have a long-term horizon, invest globally, and select investments across all asset classes.

The current portfolio directly holds commercial and multifamily residential assets, as well as a number of fund positions and debt investments; the portfolio is expected to grow substantially in size, diversity of asset types, and geography over the near term.

Qualifications: The role best suited for a self-starter who has a deep background in real estate asset management. Someone who is tactical in nature and who has the motivation and experience in achieving impactful solutions to environmental and social issues.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in business/finance or a real estate-related major
  • 5+ years relevant real estate asset management experience across multiple asset classes or property types
  • Previous experience working with real estate asset management, accounting and reporting systems (e.g., RealPage, Yardi, MRI, VTS, etc.)
  • Previous experience managing high performance sustainable buildings (LEED Platinum, Living Building, Wellness Buildings) as well as other types of socially oriented real estate assets (affordable housing, workforce housing, senior housing)
  • Mastery of commercial real estate transactions and industry terms, real estate capital markets and finance/accounting, and ability to interpret cash flows, financial and operational reports, and market and demographic information and implications on asset value and performance
  • Solid writing, financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated multi-tasking ability, and strong oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and project management experience
  • Highest standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity, and a “team player” mentality

The VP of Portfolio, Real Estate Asset Management will:

  • Develop and execute the asset and portfolio management strategies to optimize the performance and value creation of the real estate portfolio.
  • Develop close collaborative relationships with various internal and external stakeholders,
  • Establish and maintain the necessary systems, metrics and standards that represent a state-of-the-art approach to managing an institutional quality portfolio of diverse impact oriented real estate assets.
  • Develop performance, risk assessment, and impact measurement systems at the property and portfolio levels. Research and provide recommendations for best-in-class practices for these systems.
  • Work with the Principal, VP of AM, and legal counsel on the sourcing, structuring, negotiation and placement of permanent financing, refinancing, and other debt.
  • Oversee compliance with all real estate loan covenants and requirements.
  • Generate monthly and/or quarterly real estate portfolio quantitative and qualitative reporting and ensure timely and accurate tracking of performance for both operating and development projects.
  • Conduct occasional site visits and market research.
  • Contribute thoughtfully and fully to the ongoing interpretation and evolution of an impact real estate practice. Includes identifying themes, metrics and theories of change as they apply to real estate and social/environmental benefit.
  • Provide input and recommendations on new acquisition or development projects.
  • Organize, manage, and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with critical deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Have the strong ability to work independently as well as within a team-oriented collaborative environment

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

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

VP Marketing (8095K)

LOCATION: San Mateo, CA or Minneapolis, MN/LA, CA or Orange County, CA

Do you have the drive and ambition to become an important part of a company which is disrupting the Home Security market and has no other ambition than to be a global leader in its segment? This is an exciting opportunity to join an aspirational company and work on ambitious and challenging projects in a smart, hard-working team. They currently have over 1300+ paying customers.

You will be responsible for creating the whole product marketing program to drive B2C awareness of why this service is different. This is not a Marketing/Communications only type role, but needs a talented professional with a track record of successfully introducing new technology to consumers. We will want to see your portfolio of work.

Our client has a forward looking and growth-inspired culture and the successful candidate must be self-driven, able to work well with others and deliver excellent results using their own initiative. Resourcefulness and a sound understanding of software and/or hardware product development are further requirements.

The VP Marketing will report to the COO and be a critical member of the team to bring success to this company. Prior early stage startup experience is a plus. This is a global startup launching its product in the USA this month.

Key Areas, Tasks, and Responsibilities of the Head of Marketing/VP Marketing:

  • ROI-driven, structured approach to communication and marketing activities of the company
  • Preparing & managing customer acquisition activities
  • Building positive image of the company with various stakeholders
  • Close Cooperation with other team members
  • Participation on brand development activities
  • Organization of & company presentation at industry trade shows and other events
  • Substantial participation and coordination of the content creation (copy website, company blog, PR, etc.)
  • International travel might be required

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required for Head of Marketing/VP Marketing

  • At least 5+ years’ experience in similar role in international, demanding environment; technology company experienced desired
  • At least 4 + years in customer acquisition related role in B2C
  • Proven track of record, achieving objective set by the company
  • Confident communicator and presenter
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout, and design, skills are essential
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Confidence with a small ego; plays well in the sandbox with others

You must be able to work 3 months for equity only until funding is closed.

Qualified candidates send your resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Keywords: Marketing, Social Media, Branding, ROI, Startup, Communication, Promotions, B2C, digital media, traditional marketing

Lead UI/UX Designer (8094K)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Enterprise software is notorious for its poor user adoption. One big reason is that its usage is often a one-way street: your manager wants your updates, but you rarely get anything back in return.

Founded by ex-Salesforce, McKinsey, and Big Data startup veterans, our client is on a mission to reimagine Enterprise software and the Future of Work, starting with CRM. They use NLP/ML to mine unstructured Enterprise data (e.g., emails, documents, calls), codify “tribal knowledge” behind WHY and HOW similar customers buy, and then share this content with Sales, Marketing, Product, and Customer Success teams, driving productivity. They are VC funded, disrupting a $15B market, and have a marquee customer base.

Our client is offering attractive cash, equity, and benefits package, and a fun work environment!

What the Lead UI/UX Designer will be doing:

While the client’s A.I. platform generates content that enables knowledge workers to learn from each other, this content won’t mean much unless they also reimagine key workflows in which these Users live. You’ll work alongside a stellar team of engineers, data scientists, UX designers, and product managers to build modern and beautiful product experiences across web, mobile, messaging, and voice channels. You’ll champion the User, develop storyboards and wireframes, drive usability testing, capture and analyze user feedback, and iteratively drive adoption and engagement. You’ll also analyze market trends and competition.

Lead UI/UX Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in HCI, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or software programming related field of study, preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience as a sought-after UX designer, Interaction designer or similar role; you can imagine it before it’s a trend.
  • Demonstrated success in creating beautiful and user-friendly enterprise applications across web, mobile, and other media. Preferably, these are sticky, data-driven products and/or products aimed at sales reps.
  • A published portfolio that demonstrates your creative vision that can be reviewed as part of the application process.
  • Can create both low and high fidelity designs and prototypes; comfortable working with product managers, UI developers, engineers to implement using agile development processes.
  • Knowledge of packages like Sketch, Adobe XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, Marvel, Just in Time, Invision, Axure, Figma or similar.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have a creative mind and a keen ability to think “beyond”.
  • You love a startup mindset and want to “own” your domain within a flat, friendly, and flexible org culture.
  • Must be a Green Card holder or a US Citizen. They unfortunately cannot sponsor H1-Bs at this time.

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

Lead NLP Data Scientist (8093A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an up and coming Buyer Intelligence Platform that generates actionable stories capturing why and how customers buy. They extract tribal knowledge from unstructured data automatically, minimizing sales rep dependency. Their mission is to align Enterprise Go-to-Market teams to the Buyer's Journey by democratizing the collective ‘tribal knowledge’ of teams. In today’s fast paced and competitive world, while transactional systems keep the score, fresh tribal knowledge on 'why' and 'how' your customers buy (and stay) is your competitive advantage.

Our client specializes in applying NLP techniques over unstructured data like emails, documents, and voice calls to extract customer intelligence signals. Think of them as the next Salesforce for unstructured data! People crunch numbers. Our client crunches content.

They are currently seeking a strong Lead NLP Data Scientist to join their growing team in San Francisco, CA.

About You:

You are an awesome NLP data scientist who thinks Syntax analysis & Content Classifications are incredible, you love building custom Entity Recognition models, you perform N-grams & word distance calculations while on the elliptical -- for you, our client is the sultry Enterprise startup you’ve always wanted. If you join them in this role, your responsibilities would include stuff you love best -- latest and coolest open source technologies to solve intense problems in small teams of equally awesome engineers/scientists and build unprecedented IP. As the lead NLP Data Scientist you will assemble a team of stellar NLP pros and will be often called upon to present to investors and customers. This is a full-time role with attractive equity.

As the Lead NLP Data Scientist, your background should include:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or software programming related field of study
  • Masters in ML/Data Science, specialization in NLP preferred
  • 3+ years experience in NLP techniques including knowledge extraction, knowledge graphs, and recommender systems
  • Experience with tokenizers, normalizers, stemming, lemmas, entity extractions, POS tagging, synonyms and quasi-synonyms and general classifier models – mid to advanced NLP techniques over documents, emails, calls
  • Experience with semantic search highly desirable
  • Experience building supervised and unsupervised machine learning models using structured data is desirable
  • Proficiency in a Python dev environment & object-oriented design patterns
  • Experience with SQL, relational databases and unstructured data processing
  • Knowledge of any of these packages will be highly preferred: o Stanford NL API package o Google Cloud Natural Language API o Spark NL models
  • Familiarity with development and configuration tools (Eclipse, NetBeans, Maven, PyTorch, Caffe2..)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You have a creative mind and a keen ability and initiative to think “beyond”
  • You love a startup mindset and want to “own” your domain within a flat, friendly and flexible org culture

If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please send your resume in today to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

KEYWORDS: NLP, data science, data scientist, API, Maven, Eclipse, Spark, neuro-linguistic, natural language processing

Chief Technology Officer (Moving/Logistics Startup) (8092A)

LOCATION: LOS ANGELES or SAN FRANCISCO

Are you a rock star executive technologist looking to join an exciting start-up changing the moving/logistics industry? Do you want to get involved in a position where you can build/lead the technology efforts for a growing company? If so, this role might be for you.

Our client is an up and coming moving technology platform company based in the Greater Los Angeles area. Think Kayak and Uber for the $15 Billion dollar moving and relocation marketplace. They offer a one-stop-shop for consumer and commercial moving services, just like Kayak does for travel. Their platform was created to make moving simple. In addition to connecting customers with moving service companies, they also assist with client’s USPS Change of Address, full coverage insurance, etc. They are with their customers throughout the entire process: before, during and after the move. They are currently seeking a CTO to join their team.

About You

  • You’re a hardcore technologist with strong knowledge in the newest technologies and platforms.
  • You have a track record of building great products and managing high performing teams (both onshore and offshore)
  • You have experience working in/leading a SaaS environment in addition to strong product development knowledge
  • Startup experience, with a track record of success (preferably at least one successful exit from another startup)
  • Senior level technical professional with strong start-up experience
  • Comfortable with many programming languages and enterprise software
  • This position will require some coding
  • You possess an advanced college degree
  • You’re committed, trustworthy, easy to work with, willing to get your hands dirty
  • Experience in the moving and/or logistics industry is preferable

If you think you’re a match, drop us a line, we’d love to chat further
adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Compensation Note – This is an equity-only position on the front-end. The person that fills this role must be willing to put some skin in the game and get excited about the future of this technology.

KEYWORDS – CTO, startup, logistics, moving

Chief Executive Officer (Moving/Logistics Platform Startup) (8091A)

LOCATION: LOS ANGELES, CA

Our client is an up and coming moving technology platform company based in the Greater Los Angeles area. Think Kayak and Uber for the $15 Billion dollar moving and relocation marketplace. They offer a one-stop-shop for consumer and commercial moving services, just like Kayak does for travel. Their platform was created to make moving simple. In addition to connecting customers with moving service companies, they also assist with client’s USPS Change of Address, full coverage insurance, etc. They are with their customers throughout the entire process: before, during and after the move. They are currently seeking a CEO to join their team.

As the CEO, this role will be both tactical and strategic.

The high-level focus for you will be:

  • Helping the Founders run the business and address any specific needs/concerns
  • Fundraising and locating new investors or utilizing current contacts in your network (preferably in the logistics/moving/storage industry)
  • Growing and maintaining a team culture of kindness, creativity, and excellence

As the CEO, your major duties will include:

  • Learning and working all areas of day to day operations.
  • Rolling up your sleeves and begin mastering and understanding the company’s daily operations and technology from the ground up.
  • Evaluate the technology and recommend any changes necessary
  • Building upon their already increasing revenue generation

Personality traits our client is seeking include: Pragmatism, proven leader, trustworthiness, highly organized, detail-oriented, strong in problem solving, analytical, focused, possess emotional maturity and an execution mindset. They are seeking someone that is looking to disrupt the moving/relocation space.

Various skills you will bring to this role as the CEO will include:

  • Startup experience, with a track record of success (preferably at least one successful exit from another startup)
  • Networking expertise and investor contacts
  • Fundraising experience
  • Savvy business and operations mindset

Compensation Note – This is an equity-only position on the front-end. The person that fills this role must be willing to put some skin in the game and get excited about the future of this technology.

If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge, please email your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Keywords: CEO, startup, logistics, moving,

Chief Technology Officer/ Vice President of Engineering Embedded Systems (8090G)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is replacing badging as an access point identification method by leveraging facial recognition, 3D sensing, and artificial intelligence to enable highly secure and frictionless entry into physical locations.

What you will do:

  • Build, mentor, motivate and lead, cross-functional team of agile, innovative engineers comprised of machine learning, computer vision, firmware, mechanical, electrical and test skills
  • Full engineering product ownership
  • Partner with the company's executive team to analyze and identify opportunities, skills and gaps in the hiring plan, contributing to the company's overall product and strategic growth
  • Define and achieve target metrics and milestones for shipping an exceptional product
  • Hardware platform system architecture
  • Code review (firmware, C++)
  • Measure and manage software code/architecture quality
  • Evaluation of performance and hiring of the engineering team
  • Product requirements transfer into engineering tasks and their prioritization based on preset milestones

What you need to have:

  • 8+ years of software experience
  • Deep software experience in embedded systems or firmware
  • C++, hardware device bring-up experience
  • Hardware system architecture experience
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Track record for building a strong engineering culture and teams of 15+ people
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the product and company vision
  • Ability to actively communicate, inspire and drive all levels of staff
  • Previous startup experience

Nice to Have:

  • Computer vision and/or machine learning experience
  • QA experience
  • Experience in the physical security market
  • Managing remote teams

Traits:

  • Possess an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit with a high level of energy, dedication, and an unrelenting drive to succeed and win
  • Hands-on leader
  • Highly intellectual and analytical
  • Challenge seeker who excels in a fast-paced environment
  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards

Compensation: Lower base to begin with strong equity component. Up to market salary after next round of funding.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Client is open to H-1B transfers.

CEO - startup (8088A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an up and coming Mobility-as-a-Service (MAAS) company based in San Francisco. They offer a unique platform solution for smart cities to manage and enforce parking, tolls, and public transit using satellite technology and cell phone towers. Additionally, their platform modules also cater to malls, hotels, hospitals, airports, universities, etc.

Their electronic road pricing and parking solutions replace current capital-intensive technologies like parking meters, kiosks, toll booths and gantries. This technology also provides a massive opportunity to reduce congestion in cities and freeways while serving to save lives and influence safer and more eco-friendly driving habits. Several of their modules also provide solutions for curb management problems that all municipalities are facing. Their platform has undergone rigorous testing and they just completed a very successful POC with Abu Dhabi Department of Transport for curb management, virtual parking and high-speed enforcement including virtual tolling.

As the CEO, this role will be both tactical and strategic.

The high-level focus for you will be:

  • Helping the Founders run the business and address any specific needs/concerns
  • Fundraising / Locating new investors
  • Growing and maintaining a team culture of kindness, creativity, and excellence

As the CEO, your major duties will include:

  • Learning and working all areas of day to day operations
  • Rolling up your sleeves and begin mastering and understanding the company’s daily operations and technology from the ground up
  • Evaluate the technology and recommend any changes necessary
  • Growing the business and finding the quickest way to monetization

Personality traits our client is seeking include: Pragmatism, trustworthiness, highly organized, detail-oriented, strong in problem solving, analytical, focused, possess emotional maturity and an execution mindset.

Various skills you will bring to this role as the CEO will include:

  • Strong business acumen from the high-tech industry (preferred)
  • Startup experience
  • Track record of success and preferably at least one successful exit from another startup
  • Networking expertise and contacts
  • Fundraising

This position will offer a base salary and equity. If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge, please email your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Keywords: CEO, high-tech, MAAS, mobility, payments, startup, parking

BLOCKCHAIN ARCHITECT Contract to Permanent (8087G)

Remote PALO ALTO, CA

Have You:
Lead the design and development of blockchain technology components within an overall technology platform? Then please read on!!!

Our client is a FinTech startup SaaS company that enables same day trading and settlement of Foreign Exchange (FX) transactions using scalable technology on a private permissioned blockchain. This new trading method eliminates delivery risk, redefines and reduces credit risk and decreases capital requirements while providing closer adherence with Dodd-Frank, EMIR, and MiFID II.

This role will lead the design/development of the blockchain technology components and will be responsible for educating others, developing a blockchain COE within the company and, potentially, leading a team of blockchain SME's. Candidates will need to stay abreast of industry trends and new technologies for the system architecture and demonstrate ability to work on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring broad reaching, state of the art technical or industry knowledge.

What our client needs: The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who is well-versed:

  • on blockchain technologies
  • smart contracts
  • has passion for getting hands dirty with code
  • is an active member of the blockchain community
  • has experience in the financial services industry

They need a self-starter who:

  • works collaboratively in team environments
  • can answer basic questions being respectful of others
  • speak to C level and technical staff
  • provide deep-level expertise and SME for designing blockchain systems
  • translate business requirements into technology requirements, capabilities and features
  • represent the company in blockchain peer groups (meet-ups, collaborations)
  • formulate and execute a strategy to drive adoption of blockchain solution architecture for company's platform to be incorporated into overall technology platform
  • conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to make everyone a blockchain expert.

Technical Skills:

  • deep experience developing blockchain based solutions using Ethereum (Quorum is a big plus), Hyperledger or Bitcoin
  • deep experience developing, testing and maintaining Smart Contracts using Solidity
  • java, javasript, Node.js, and/or React
  • experience with Docker and Electron frameworks
  • hands-on coding, testing, code reviews and troubleshooting

Qualifications:

  • Computer Science degree with 7+ years of experience in software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support
  • Experience with layered (n-tier) and services oriented (SOA) application architectures
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality software solutions on time
  • Possesses strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
  • Ability to work remotely and effectively with geographically distributed technical teams
  • Working experience in smaller organizations and/or start-ups a plus

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

Company is unable to sponsor Visa’s or corp-to-corp hiring at this time

SVP Marketing /CMO – Global Brand Builder - Broadband (8086K)

Location: Chicago, San Jose Bay area, Texas, or any place where there is the right candidate.

Looking for that one position that will rock your professional world and leverage all your marketing knowledge?

Our client is a global leader in providing wireless/broadband services to those who otherwise are not able to connect smartphones, laptops or other wireless devices in remote locations. Their business operates globally in North America, South America, Asia and Africa.

They seek a master of marketing for their SVP Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer, a doer, someone who gets stuff done. You will roll up your sleeves and be in the thick of the marketing projects; a brand-builder, not a product manager. You must be analytically and digitally savvy.

To be the winning candidate, you will have recent startup experience (can be a later stage startup). Additionally, you have had some major marketing wins that are making a name for the company you are working for. Your experience does not have to be at a big name company. Our client would prefer if you are not the head of a big company marketing department.

Major Requirements for SVP Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer:

  • 8 or more years of Brand building marketing experience, a minimum of 5 years of international experience
  • Global marketer and thinker
  • Brand builder, but not a product manager
  • Must be very experienced in the more current digital marketing tools
  • On top of the latest and most productive tools, not old school
  • Hands-on, willing to roll up sleeves and work alongside a team
  • Collaborative, low ego, team builder
  • Very successful in demand generation
  • Measures ROI, spreadsheet savvy
  • Must be a GSD (get stuff done) person
  • Leadership/management by walking around, no ivory tower dwellers
  • Coach/monitor/leader
  • Flexible and innovative
  • MBA a plus

Very competitive salary, bonus, IPO stock, and other benefits.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resumes and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Head of Engineering/VP Engineering – Individual Contributor/Coding –Medical Device (8085KA)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

You must have:

  • Current medical device software programming experience to be considered
  • Solid understanding of SDLC for FDA medical device applications
  • Strong knowledge of security and protecting PHI (patient health information)
  • Minimum of 5 years and up to 10 years of experience in engineering

Our client is redefining infectious disease remote monitoring for millions of patients globally. Their San Francisco based team just closed a large seed round and they are seeking an excellent talent to join them to lead this exciting mission.

For their initial market - End Stage Renal Disease – our client’s device and real-time remote monitoring platform will enable physicians to remotely detect any originating infections 6 hours from origination, an order of magnitude improvement from the 5 day existing standard of care average. This will save more than 3000 US lives annually from certain death (based on existing infection driven hospitalization mortality rates) and $Billions in unnecessary hospitalization expenditures.

The client’s prototypes are very successful in their clinical trial currently happening in Guadalajara, Mexico. Their core technology is clinically de-risked, driving their most recent funding round.

With the exception of on-chip firmware and a basic AWS setup for their data analysis work to date, they haven’t begun coding yet. As Head of Engineering, you will own building their V1 HIPAA compliant software. This will include total data flow from their hardware devices through their Cloud based ML infrastructure to both patient and physician UIs.

This is not a simple execution-based task; the level of product strategy, user focused design & documentation required for our client’s FDA filing is daunting to most, and initially you will be doing the majority of the work yourself. If this sounds appealing, congrats on an initial cultural fit and we look forward to hearing from you.

What the Head of Engineering/VPE will be doing:

  • Architect, design, and deliver the client’s Cloud service
  • Initially roll up your sleeves and build it almost entirely yourself
  • Manage software team project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Design, implement, and launch highly-visible, partner and end user serving features
  • Collaborate with head of Electrical Eng. and Data Science Lead on building a truly seamless product that would integrate into senior patients’ & busy nurse practitioner lives effortlessly
  • Interface with HL7 for exchange of HER
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software

Head of Engineering/VP Engineering Qualifications:

  • Startup experience within the last 3 years, preferably in a medical device company
  • Solid understanding of SDLC for FDA medical device applications
  • Strong knowledge of security and protecting PHI (Patient Health Information)
  • Demonstrate a solid background in scalability and cost effectiveness
  • Experience in API development, JavaScript and/or Python.
  • Experience working with Java, databases and distributed systems.
  • 5+ years of experience in web application development.
  • Solid experience with AWS or equivalent cloud service
  • Knowledge of interfacing to IoT sensors
  • Experience in RESTful Web API design
  • Web front-end design (sufficient to manage contracted teams efficiently)
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

Preferred qualifications for Head of Engineering/Vice President Engineering:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Experience owning FDA submission packages
  • Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, etc.
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques

Client is offering startup compensation package: salary, equity.

If you have the required experiences and are looking to improve people’s lives, send your resume to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

CEO (8083A)

LOACATION: LOS ANGELES, CA

Do you have a desire to be part of something that will make a difference?

VISION: Our client is an established waste-to-resource, thermal conversion platform that cleans up challenging, high-volume waste streams by converting them into renewable energy — economically and sustainably. Their mission is to inspire the way forward by transforming humanity’s waste into renewable energy resources. The company formed out of a passion to create solutions for the environment. Its been eleven years in the making!

OPPORTUNITY: This is an exciting time to join as the leader because the company is at a launching point. The company is in final commercial testing. They need a leader who will support the founder and run the company as the founder creates opportunities for the future.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As the CEO, you will oversee the complete operation of the organization in accordance with the direction established in the strategic plan.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Engineering or technical background
  • Proven leadership experience as a CEO
  • Sophisticated understanding of how a business operates financially
  • Structure the business in a way that the resources are being used successfully
  • Experience improving processes that drive efficiency, increase profitability, and support revenue growth
  • Experience building a division or business

TRAITS:

  • Comfort level being the face of the organization
  • Mindset to solve problems- common sense
  • Extraordinary communicator
  • Self motivated, high energy, aspirations to succeed
  • Superior organizational and multitasking skills
  • Desire to work in a fast paced organization
  • Ability to lead by influence
  • Flexible and adaptable- Team Player

BENEFITS: salary, equity, bonuses, medical benefits, PTO

Please send your cover letter and resume to: glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

COO/CoFounder with Marketing (8077G)

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client wants to make life better for people that work on their feet. To fulfill that mission our client has a completely new take on shoes for the working person. Stylish, comfortable, supportive, slip resistant, and smart design, at an affordable price. This early stage startup was founded by someone who worked 12 to 14 hours on their feet waiting, tending bar and other service type jobs that took a toll on their feet, knees, hips, and back. Determined to find a better way to save service industry people’s bodies from the rigors of being on their feet all day, our client designed and created truly function foot wear that people will actually want to wear! Customers would include restaurants/bars staff, nurses, doctors, retail workers, and anyone wanting comfortable foot wear to work in all day.

As the Chief Operations Officer (COO)/Co-Founder you will be handling the day to day operations of the business, be the strategist to the CEO’s tactical side. You will be data driven, are an IQ person, the one that analyzes what needs to be done, a thinker, yet have a creative side to lend a hand on the marketing side of the business. You know how to use both sides of your brain!

You have recent, within the last five years, retail/e-commerce experience at a successful company, able to work from yours or someone else’skitchen table while the business is expanded.

You are high energy, willing to work the hours needed to achieve business goals, yet able to have fun as a team. This is a very hands-on, roll up your sleeves and get stuff done position.

This is an equity heavy opportunity until funding in 3 months or less has been achieved. Market (startup) salary after funding has been secured.

The Chief Operations Officer (COO)/Co-Founder must haves:

  • Prior startup
  • 4 to 7 years in the role of senior operations leader
  • 2 to 3 years in a retail/e-commerce driven company
  • 2 to 3 years marketing experience
  • Firm understanding of business financials, budgets, etc.
  • Data driven
  • Strong strategic thinker, yet able to make a decision rapidly
  • Experience in developing, implementing and achieving KPIs
  • Excellent analytic skills.
  • Highly computer literate
  • Plays very well with others in the sandbox
  • Innovative thinker

Nice to have: Creative hobbies/experience such as photography, graphic design, fashion design, creative writing, etc.

Qualified candidates are asked to send LinkedIn profile and resume to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Demand Generation Manager/Director (8076G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client's mission is to create a world where the Gig Economy truly empowers a sustainable life.

They are making the complicated, impersonal, volatile financial life of 1099 workers simple, per-sonal and sustainable. Imagine immediately available funds no matter how small the amount, ability to work on any gig platform without the need for a bank account and benefits that help you combat volatility while planning for a better future. That's what they're building. They were recent-ly recognized as one of the Top 24 startups in 2018 by Money2020 and it's stellar advisory group with VC's from A16z, 500 startups and more. Our client has offices in San Francisco and San Ramon and the company's investors include stellar angels from PayPal, COIN, Grab, 49ers and more.

They're currently hiring in San Francisco, but as pioneers of the Gig Economy they will tap into great talent wherever they exist and operate. Their customers come from all walks of life and so do they. They hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes the company stronger.

As Manager/Director of Demand Generation you will develop and manage a comprehensive, in-novative and digital-first demand gen strategy through a variety of lead generation campaigns. This includes implementing and executing the strategy for SEM/Paid Search (PPC), SEO, ac-count-based marketing (ABM), webinars, full-funnel content creation (blog, eBooks, guides, re-ports), email, events/field marketing, social media and third-party programs.

Aside from helping drive key company-wide initiatives you will collaborate closely with sales de-velopment, creative, customer success and product teams to develop and implement high-impact, multi-channel marketing strategies that generate demand and grow my clients customer base.

Required skills and experience to be successful as a Demand Generation Manager / Director:

  • Business degree or equivalent work experience. MBA Preferred.
  • 4-8 years of demand gen experience
  • 4+ years of sales enablement experience
  • 3+ years of experience in improving business results through effective digital marketing.
  • Experience SEO, SEM and content marketing
  • Understanding of consumer and brand research

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