Data Scientist - Saas/AI (7055K)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is a Palo Alto Start-Up with a Saas, AI on-line platform targeted at enterprise, Fortune 1000 brands through custom advisory and learning online interaction with leading global experts.

You are a high energy person that loves challenges, pushing the technology envelope and want to learn from some of the best in the field.

What you will be responsible for as Data Scientist:

  • Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis.
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to unDerstand company needs and devise possible solutions.
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends.
  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers.
  • Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis.
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design.
  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques.
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed.
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.

What you will have as Data Scientist:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related field.
  • 4+ years’ practical experience with SAS, ETL, data processing, database programming and data analytics.
  • Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis.
  • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data Transformation.
  • Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills.
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java/Python an asset.
  • Data-oriented personality.

Our client offers a competitive startup compensation package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resume and LinkedIn profile to Karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

At this time our client is not able to sponsor, nor do they use, corp to corp. Local candidate only please.

VP, Sales - SaaS/AI (7054K)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is keeping the promise of making smart buildings a reality—quickly, easily, and with significant ROI, at a very attractive price point. They are working with some of the world’s most well-known companies and are posed to gain market share at an amazing rate. Their products are cloud-based SaaS and Enterprise class.

Want to be a part of a dynamic team of highly successful professionals? They are looking for a high energy VP, Sales to lead the Direct, Indirect, and Account Management teams. You will be extremely high energy with ability to coach, direct and mentor a young sales team of individuals and will also be a key closer with our larger strategic accounts.

What you will be doing as VP, Sales:

  • Drive company sales strategy and day to day tactics to ensure quarter over quarter bookings targets growth.
  • Develop and maintain a high energy sales culture of achievement and success.
  • Establish strong customer communication and care programs to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
  • Upsell existing clients to adopt the client’s product at a larger scale.
  • Provide Product team and Leadership team feedback from the customer to improve the product for Enterprise clients.
  • Work with Customer Happiness team to ensure client is happy during and throughout their use of the product. Own the retention of Enterprise clients.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Design on any sales materials, collateral, and campaigns needed to help provide cover during potential client visits.
  • Build out your own team as you scale the Enterprise product.
  • Deliver quarterly and annual revenue objectives; track opportunities, maintain up-to-date account profiles, accurately and consistently forecast business as requested.

What you bring to the client as VP, Sales:

  • 5-8 year experience selling into Global Fortune 500 companies.
  • Proven success in a similar role in SaaS competitive sales.
  • A track record of scaling a SaaS company to $30M+ ARR.
  • In depth experience with outbound sales.
  • Experienced planning and managing at the strategic and operational levels.
  • Solid understanding of running a SaaS sales model.
  • Enjoy working in an international and culturally sensitive environment.
  • Like working in a breakneck paced startup.

The client is offering a competitive startup package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their resume and LinkedIn profile to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com.

VP, Marketing - SaaS/AI (7053K)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is keeping the promise of making smart buildings a reality—quickly, easily, and with significant ROI, at a very attractive price point. They are working with some of the world’s most well-known companies and are posed to gain market share at an amazing rate. Their products are cloud-based SaaS and Enterprise class.

Want to be a part of a dynamic team of highly successful professionals? They are looking for an innovative and talented VP of Marketing to join their team.

Who they are looking for in a VP, Marketing: Currently, you may be a manager or director looking to take the step into a VP role. You will be a creative, results driven marketing professional in the Palo Alto area who is experienced in growth hacking and community building to proactively attracting thought leaders via phone, email, ads, and social platforms. As a self-motivated innovator you will work with Product, Operations, and Sales to develop, test, and refine our marketing approach.

You will be hands on, proving that you have the marketing savvy and skills to make this a successful position within this fast growing company.

What you will do as VP, Marketing:

  • Lead and manage a marketing team that is creative, innovative and driven
  • Lead, develop and implement digital marketing campaigns to meet company business and sales objectives
  • In addition to the strategic side, they need you to lead daily marketing tactics
  • Create landing pages, email campaigns, and workflows that align with the company goals
  • Create and drive campaign initiatives for lead generation and community building
  • Report on campaign performance to executives – high level visibility!
  • Manage inbound marketing efforts including converting website visitors into leads and customers – deliver on what you and the company envision!
  • Set up and run email marketing campaigns including nurture streams
  • Set up lead scoring to pass Marketing Qualified Leads to sales
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a breakneck speed environment.

What you will bring to the client as VP, Marketing

  • 3 to 5 years’ work experience in marketing management.
  • History of creating targeted advertising campaigns: SEM, Facebook ads, Craigslist, etc.
  • Experience with marketing automation tools (Hubspot preferred)
  • Experience with fast copywriting for emails, landing pages, and ads
  • Ability to nurture client-relationship models
  • Experience writing, proofreading, and providing quality control
  • Highly organized attitude and approach
  • Process and detail oriented skills to create and deliver effective campaigns
  • Tech savvy attitude
  • Hubspot certification a plus
  • HTML/CSS skills a plus

The client is offering a competitive startup package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their resume and LinkedIn profile to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com.

A professional portfolio of individual marketing work will be required during interview.

Jr. Research Assistant (7051G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Our client is a genomics company that provides physicians with the information needed to optimize cancer treatment. We are seeking a motivated and collaborative Research Associate for our NGS reagents and assays team. As a member in a small and dynamic team you will be encouraged to contribute your ideas to influence the product development process.

WHAT YOU WILL DO AS RESEARCH ASSISTANT:

  • You will be part of a team focused on translating superior NGS sequencing technology into products that enable precision medicine.
  • Support the optimization and trouble-shooting of molecular diagnostic assays
  • Handle quality control documentation under supervision
  • Participate in maintaining our laboratory equipment and supply stocks.

YOU ARE A RESEARCH ASSISTANT WHO:

  • Is a team player and good communicator
  • Enjoys working with others to achieve the group’s objectives
  • Has a record of self-motivation and the ability to work as a part of small interdisciplinary teams

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE:

  • B.S in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related field
  • 1+ years of laboratory experience (Industry preferred, assay development a plus. Preference given to candidates with experience in the discovery and development of NGS-related tools in oncology)
  • Experience in library preparation methods for NGS
  • Familiarity with PCR based assays (qPCR, ddPCR)
  • Experience in DNA and RNA sample preparation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous record keeping
  • Proficiency with data processing using Excel
  • A record of self-motivation and ability to work as a part of small interdisciplinary teams

WHAT YOU GET:

  • To be a part of an experienced scientific team
  • The opportunity to interact with world-class clinical researchers
  • To make end impact in the quality of life of cancer patients

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 simply want to work, but who are motivated, curious and committed to the goal of improving cancer patient’s survival rates.

For consideration please submit your resume/CV to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Sr. Financial Analyst (7036G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Do you LOVE Financial Analysis? Are you dedicated, reliable, and responsible?

Our client is a nationally recognized firm that has provided independent valuation and financial advisory opinions in thousands of assignments. They provide financial opinions, securities valuation, and corporate advisory services to corporations, institutions, agencies, fiduciaries, partnerships and individuals requiring an expert’s opinion on pricing, structure, fairness, financial reporting or solvency in connection with: mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, equity allocation, LBOs, ESOPs, taxes, litigation, intangible assets and fraudulent transfers.

What you will do as Financial Analyst:

  • Work as part of a team on projects
  • Conduct securities/company analysis, discounted cash flow modeling, financial statement analysis, public company comparisons, economic research, and deliverable drafting.
  • Provide support in processing client accounts; monitoring client status; reporting project progress and issues
  • Review client financial information; research, review and summarize relevant economic data and other industry information
  • Create due diligence materials; create client spreadsheets, including summary financial statements, ratio and common-size analyses and valuation models
  • Composing discussions regarding the financial analysis for valuation reports

What else?

  • We ae looking for candidates who LOVE financial analysis
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Can be a functioning member of a team
  • Solid integrity, reliability
  • Has had at least one job/ internship and understands how to be an employee
  • Has written position papers or reports
  • Can successfully pass a background and reference check

What you need to have as Financial Analyst: • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting. • Successful candidates will have 3 or more years of valuation work experience. • Candidates should possess excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel. • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
• A working knowledge of capital markets accompanied by work experience demonstrating financial analysis, corporate finance, or budgeting and planning skills

For you: Competitive salary, excellent medical benefits including dental and vision, PTO, paid holidays, and 401k

What’s next: Please send your cover letter and resume to: glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

C-Level Business Development Executive (7050A)

LOCATION: ANYWHERE IN THE US

Our client is a wastewater remediation technology company whose proprietary biocatalysts optimize biosolids reduction in wastewater treatment plants and prevents foaming and improved solids handling for animal production facilities. This technology offers a cost-effective and zero-footprint solution to biosolids accumulation, improving operations, reducing environmental impacts and streamlining regulatory compliance. With that said, they are currently seeking an experienced C-Level Executive / Business Development to join their growing team as an Officer of the Company.

This position can sit remotely anywhere in the continental US.

On a daily basis as the C-Level Business Development Executive, you will:

  • Define the Company’s technology vision, innovation strategy and product development roadmap
  • Be responsible for both product planning and product marketing, managing Market Requirements Documents (MRDs) and Product Requirements Documents (PRDs)
  • Partner with the CEO to work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
  • Lead and support the development of the technical aspects of core positioning and messaging for our products
  • Define, prototype and validate and aid in the customer qualification process, being involved in lead qualification activities and relationship management within the technology organization of customers or partners
  • Define the Company’s patent strategy and lead all patent management and acquisition activities to sustain and grow Company value
  • Manage relationships with key service providers (business development), including patent counsel, chemical and equipment providers, 3rd party testing entities, and engineering design or product development organizations
  • In coordination with the CEO and commercial team members and scientific advisers, support the identification of new product, market, and partner / business development opportunities across the Company’s technology portfolio, evaluating and prioritizing the attractiveness of market segments and products, and helping determine overall strategies and resources the Company should devote in pursuing them
  • Be instrumental in maintaining market intelligence, so the Company can remain current on technical and product development activities of relevant industry players (partners, competitors, customers, etc.), and use the information to understand and explain changes and trends in the technology landscape
  • Establish connections and build long-term relationships with senior technical leaders and decision makers at partner or customer organizations, resulting in the development of a clear “voice of customer” perspective for the Company’s technology and product development activities
  • Provide current information on the technical and product development activities of relevant industry players (partners, competitors, customers, etc.)

Your background as a C-Level Business Development professional includes:

  • An advanced degree (PhD or Master’s) in microbiology, chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related discipline (required)
  • At least fifteen years of experience in a senior role, leading multifunctional teams in commercializing material-enabled product technologies
  • Expertise in materials, systems, and treatment technologies for municipal wastewater treatment (required)
  • Demonstrated track record of new product ideation, development, prototyping qualification and rapid launch (<12 data-preserve-html-node="true" months) - ideally of products for municipal wastewater treatment
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment, ideally at a start-up or as an early employee of a rapidly scaling technology organization
  • Experience managing a complex patent portfolio and leading strategic and tactical intellectual property activity (landscape analysis, internal FTO assessments, patent writing and claim construction, etc.)
  • Ability to thrive in a non-hierarchical (no ego), resource-constrained, “do it yourself,” environment
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills

Compensation Terms for this role: This position will offer a competitive base salary, health benefits and equity.

If you’re interested in learning more about this great opportunity, please send your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com (Business Development, Wastewater, Water Remediation, Wastewater Treatment, Biosolids)

VP, Software Engineering (7049K)

LOCATION: FOSTER CITY, CA

Our client is an incredibly exciting Internet-of-things (IoT) venture on its way to becoming the leader in the connected vehicle world. They are backed by tier 1 investors and is a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment headquartered in Foster City, CA.

As VP, Software Engineer, you will bring experience designing and building scalable platforms in the IoT space. As the Lead Architect for their software platform, you will be responsible for the overall design of our IoT platform, taking the product through the full software development lifecycle from specification and design, to coding, testing, and integration.

Are you a VP of Software Engineering with a strong Software and Platform background determined to take your career to the next level? In this role, you will work with executive management, product, and engineering teams, taking the product through the full software development lifecycle from specification and design, to coding, testing, and integration.

Though you will not be coding you will need to have a working knowledge of technologies being used including:

  • Secure communication protocols such as SSL/TLS, PKCS, KMIP, with strong emphasis on security and monitoring
  • Java, SQL, and one or more Unix scripting languages
  • Python, Ruby, Unix shell scripting
  • REST API design
  • Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Jetty, Guise,
  • Cloud/AWS
  • Mobile

You will:

  • Manage software architecture, design, development, procurement, and integration, as well as helping the Operations Team manage the software once it has been placed into production.
  • Compile, maintain, schedule, resource, execute prioritized development projects including planning and management of third party development and captive work sites to meet company product objectives.
  • Collaborate with other functional managers (customer facing business units, product management and solutions, marketing and other operations) to ensure architectural integrity, effective integration and test, and ongoing system stability.
  • Develop and maintain technical architecture, Engineering principles and best practices.

To be considered you will have:

  • 15+ years of experience overall software development experience in roles of increasing management responsibility; 3+ years of senior-level or leadership experience leading a multi-disciplined organization in a global environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and building high-performance scalable cloud platforms; strong grasp of the different cloud design patterns.
  • Strong focus on security and designing secure applications in the cloud. Good grasp of cryptography principles and PKI and their practical application to solve real-world problems.
  • Strong IOT, Mobile, Analytics and LTE technology expertise, strongly preferred; Legacy database & codebase management experience.
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-changing entrepreneurial environment; must have demonstrated the ability to develop innovative approach to operational management;
  • Experience leading and managing teams while establishing high standards of excellence and accountability; candidate will have professional maturity with the confidence and humility to inspire and infuse teams with purpose and enthusiasm.

They are not currently sponsoring visa or visa transfers at this time. Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. This is a direct hire, not a contract position.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their LinkedIn profile and resume to Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Robotics Engineer (7048GK)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

We’re looking for a lead robotics engineer to transform complex robots into straightforward tools, so our clients customers never need to worry about kinematics and quaternions. You’ll be building the architecture that translates real-world tasks into behaviors and motions that can be rapidly deployed and easily repurposed. You’ll implement robust and flexible software at every level of the stack to enable seamless, nay magical, user experience. You’ll collaborate frequently with the computer vision and controls engineers to develop object detection, decision making, and motion planning algorithms that work reliably in the field.

Our Client builds highly intelligent robotic arms that automate tasks no human was born to do. With computer vision and machine intelligence, they make it easy for anyone to program tasks in a matter of hours instead of weeks, while their platform enables developers to build the next generation of robotic applications. They’re scrappy, they’re focused, and they’re out to change the face of robotics.

The Nuts & Bolts

  • Own core ROS development
  • Build behaviors and applications to autonomously complete common tasks
  • Adapt cutting-edge algorithms into reliable and robust behavior
  • Contribute to the robotic software platform and SDK

The Must-Haves

  • BS in Computer Science, Robotics, or related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Deep understanding of ROS
  • Direct experience developing software on robots
  • Expertise in C/C++ and Python in a Linux environment

Even Better if You Have

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, or related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience deploying robotics software to customers
  • Deep understanding of path planning algorithms
  • Familiarity with embedded Linux
  • Experience with computer vision, SLAM, 3D reconstruction
  • Start up or young company experience

The Perks

  • Competitive salary and benefits (health/vision/dental)
  • Meaningful early-stage equity
  • Extreme growth in an environment that demands the best work of your career
  • Once-in-a-lifetime chance to improve the lives of millions of people

Pro-Tip……

Send me your technical portfolio. Fancy titles at fancy companies are great, but we care way more about what you can build. It doesn’t have to be polished, just help me understand who you are and what you can do.

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

CEO (7047A)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Chief Executive Officer Our client’s patented innovation has the potential to bring a paradigm shift into the global networking and data storage infrastructure. Cybersecurity Ventures projects $1 trillion will be spent globally on cybersecurity from 2017 to 2021.

Our client’s innovation delivers an exponentially secure, simpler and faster solution to conventional encryption in securing your data whether being transmitted in the form of data packets or being saved in a storage media.

Their patented technology randomly shuffles every single byte of your data and when needed transforms back to your original data. Unlike conventional encryption which requires complex and process intensive operations, our client's technology requires far few operations in randomly shuffling every single byte of your data and further it leaves no traces how the bytes are randomly shuffled.

Our client's goal is to make everyone’s online experience and the data storage of their sensitive information completely secure from the world’s most sophisticated hackers. With four patents issued, and multiple pending, our client is on the cutting edge of network and data storage security. This innovative technology is designed to secure data transmission across network (data in motion) and securing your sensitive information in a storage media (data at rest). They are truly on the path to something huge in this industry and they need someone to help get to that next level.

With that said, they are currently seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to supervise and control all strategic and business aspects of the company. The primary goal of this position is to drive the company’s overall development and fundraising initiatives while guiding the company towards long-term success. This position will be located in Silicon Valley.

On a daily basis as CEO, you will:

  •  Have experience in enterprise sales/support level preferably held a VP position for rolling out new high-tech products into the global market.
  •  Have key responsibilities in addition to raising capital to work with potential customers/partners to test and validate the product in an enterprise environment and get operational feedback.
  •  Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives
  •  Seek out, manage and close the company’s fundraising initiatives
  •  Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics
  •  Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  •  Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission

Your background includes:

  •  Proven experience as a VP/CEO in various start-up environments - preferably in high-tech technology or data security (others will be considered, as well)
  •  Strong experience with start-ups and raising capital
  •  Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing the company’s vision
  •  Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance, etc., in addition to being technically savvy
  •  An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  •  Excellent communication and public speaking skills

Compensation Terms for the CEO: The compensation for this position will be equity only until more funding is raised. A major piece of the responsibilities for this position is fundraising, so you will be managing the process leading to a salary. The sooner you get fundraising, the sooner you’ll start getting paid.

If you’re interested in this awesome opportunity, please send your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

eCommerce Merchandiser (7046A)

LOCATION: OAKLAND

Our client’s mission is to provide high quality beauty products with an unparalleled shopping experience. Using their world-class technology, they want to empower beauty professionals by enabling them to grow their business, while providing them and their clients with exceptional customer support. With a focus (and promise) of quality, affordability, customer satisfaction, trustworthiness and respect, they are actively refocusing the beauty industry.

They are currently looking for an experienced eCommerce Merchandiser to join their growing team. Reporting directly to the COO, the ECommerce Merchandiser will be accountable for driving online sales by leading brand/assortment expansion, increasing active merchandise sell-through, and optimizing the percent of inventory live on the website in areas of responsibility. As the eCommerce Merchandiser, you will leverage data (including website analytics, sales and inventory reporting, and customer feedback) to recommend and execute merchandising strategies that improve digital user experience and business results.

Your day-to-day duties will involve:

• Creating the merchandising strategy for Mayvenn.com through both product and visual merchandising. Executing business strategies and visual merchandising strategies to maximize and drive sales and profit.

• Ensuring category merchandising is reflective of merchandising strategies and marketing featured items according to the department calendar.

• Working closely with our COO to plan new product launches, sales and stock in conjunction with identifying new channel opportunities and recommending new concepts to benefit the brand

• Managing and maintaining merchandising planning tools and creative templates for assigned all areas of the business

• Partnering with Sourcing, Marketing, Customer service to resolve category and item issues as they arise (incorrect images, item attribute updates, etc.)

• Working closely with buyers and Technical Product team to determine product selection and assets needed to support online merchandising features such as home pages, landing pages, and special projects.

• Assisting in the planning, merchandising of campaigns that include emails, homepages and other digital assets, while maintaining awareness of competitors’ performance

• Accurately forecasting products and sales, and optimize sales volume and profitability of our products

• Leveraging website analytics to understand performance and customer interaction with categories, and featured product placement.

Your ECommerce Merchandiser background and experience includes the following:

• A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Marketing or Merchandising

• 3+ years previous experience in merchandising, product line management or product marketing

• Strong experience working with Google Analytics, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

• Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment and to quickly identify problems and recommend solutions

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills and superior organizational skills and attention to detail is critical

• Ability to work well as part of a team and to build and maintain effective working relationships

• Experience in the beauty industry is plus

This position offers great compensation, full benefits, and solid career growth potential. They are making a big mark on the beauty industry and their ratings/reviews are proof. Our client is a leader in the beauty industry and they’re looking for the best and the brightest to join their team!

If your background matches what we’re looking for and you’re ready for the next step up in your career, please email your resume’ directly to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Sr. Account Executive - AI Technology (7045K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is located in San Francisco, CA and is only interested in local candidates.

The Sr. Sales Account Executive role is all about being a hunter AND a closer; someone with a track record of being an individual contributor who has located, landed, and closed deals. Prior experience selling SaaS, CRM, and/or Customer Care products is a must. And you have sold into the C-suit of companies that include medium to Fortune 500 companies.

Prior experience as a Sr. Sales Account Executive selling Enterprise class products is critical. You have a passion for the product side of technology with a strong ability to convey client/customer feedback to the engineer/development team, skilled in both an individual contributor role, able to build long-term relationships with clients, and a leadership role of other sales people.

Ideally, you have 5 to 7 years of sales experience in technology sales, with a minimum of 3 years in a startup and/or small company. Some experience leading a small team in a large CRM or SaaS company is a plus.

What about those soft skills? You should be driven and creative. You build relationships, inside and outside the organization. You are an active listener who, while driven to hunt and close, is cool under pressure.

This Sr. Sales Account Execuctive position is located on-site at the client’s place of business in San Francisco, CA. No relocation or sponsorship is available.

What does our client do? They are solving the growing challenge of providing high quality, one-on-one customer service at scale and in real-time. How are they doing this? By using artificial intelligence and machine learning to enable brands to scale customer engagement and workflows without a linear increase in cost of resources or decline in quality of engagement. The platform teaches itself through human interaction to empower agents to do more, faster and better. Their technology is proven to improve customer satisfaction, agent efficiency, and profitability.

Their small but growing team is doing ground-breaking work in building intelligent conversational agents which are disrupting how brands interact and build relationships with customers. Our client is excited to be the platform of choice of some of the world's top companies with enterprise clients in the Americas, Europe, and Asia helping them humanize their engagement with millions more consumers.

And this is only the beginning. They are excited about the opportunities ahead to continue to create an even more differentiated product offering to the world, with deeper proprietary technologies.

The company, founded just last year, has raised $2M and is already profitable, with potential clients reaching out to them every week for more information about their product. They will be closing their A round in the Fall.

Some of the perks:

• Leadership team that cares about the team

• Opportunity to grow as the company grows

• Employees that are passionate about the company’s vision

• Office close to shopping and restaurants in SOMA

• Snacks and coffee (rumor has it Philz is in the office)

• Company is building a product that is in high demand

• Dog friendly office

If you are eager to join a growing and disruptive company that is establishing itself as a leader, please send your current resume along with your LinkedIn profile Karen@Peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Mechanical Design Engineer - KERS required - Remote/Virtual (7044G)

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/REMOTE

OSometimes you DO need to reinvent the wheel!

Our client is a developer of Electric and Hybrid Vehicle propulsion systems with a focus on R&D and sales of licensable technologies for defense, commercial, competition and passenger land, marine, air and space vehicles. They are particularly focused on accelerating the development of a proprietary kinetic energy recovery system for land vehicles. With proven improvements in the areas of efficiency, vehicle stability optimized acceleration, braking and cornering dynamics, our client is poised to introduce a new industry standard.

They are looking for a mechanical design engineer with solid experience in Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) Please only reply if you have solid KERS experience.

This position is responsible for designing and drafting drivetrain components and system level assemblies for electric powertrain system in HEV/EV applications which will include flywheel mechanical energy storage system methods.

Duties and Responsibilities of Mechanical Design Engineer

• Design, draft, and optimize drivetrain components and system for electric powertrain prototypes and mass production for HEV/EV applications

• Create 3D CAD layout quickly and efficiently for individual parts and assemblies

• Produce complete 2D drawings for production and support product specification development

• Work with the prototyping and manufacturing team to create revisions and solve implementation problems

• Perform tolerance stackup analysis to ensure drivetrain system quality and functionality

Required Education and Experience as Mechanical Design Engineer

• BS or MS in mechanical engineering, material science, aerospace engineering, or related field

• Proficiency in Catia and knowledge with other major CAD tools such as SolidWorks, Siemens NX (UG), Pro/E, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor Pro, or other commercial programs

• Solid understanding of solid mechanics, material properties, GD&T, and tolerance analysis

• Experience of mechanical component and assembly design, and manufacturing processes

• Experience in mechanical energy storage methods, air and magnetic bearings a plus

• Knowledge of electric powertrain system in HEV/EV

• Responsible, accountable and motivated individual with desire to help wherever needed

• Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Perks of the job:

• This is a work from home opportunity

• Base PLUS bonus AND equity

• Medical AND dental benefits

• Exciting opportunity to work with a revolutionary product

• Great life/work balance

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

Technical CoFounder/Head of Engineering (7042G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

We are looking for: Technical Co-Founder / Head of Engineering for a community marketing technology startup.

Are you someone who is excited about community building, marketing technology, enterprise software ecosystems, social media, gamification, engagement, machine learning and artificial intelligence??

They are looking for someone to take their product to the next level and build a new standard of community marketing activation as the enterprise category leader. For their upcoming relaunch and ongoing development of their core product they need someone who is ready to build their masterpiece.

The company: Our client is an early pioneer in marketing activation software who is offering innovative approach and solution that enables every company to reign full control and unlock the power of their most valuable asset: their communities.

The company has already built a robust product, delivered significant value to its early customers, and is building out its direct sales channel funnel and lined up a couple of strategic partners. Enter YOU as Technical Co-Founder/Head of Engineering:

  • You’ll work with a prestigious set of team members, clients, mentors, advisors and investors.
  • You'll be responsible for the entire technology stack until they get the funding (from their clients or investors) to add teammates who can fill in the gaps, while providing strategic stack leadership.

What you need as Technical Co-Founder/Head of Engineering:

  • You have direct experience in marketing automation, social media marketing, and/or adtech.
  • You are an analytics expert and thrive in a sea of (big and small) data.
  • You have a contagious can-do attitude and proven track record of programming.
  • You have a founder's mentality and are obsessed with building the very best product platform.
  • You’re an A-player who dreams big and you want to join a team of highly committed A-players.
  • You’ll be the technical visionary with the autonomy to choose the solution stack and hire your own team over time.
  • The ideal candidate is a full-stack “Rockstar” but also personable and action oriented, who can manage, lead, and recruit top engineering team.
  • You bring confidence without attitude. Intelligence + humility = WIN.
  • When you work hard, you sweat excellence.
  • You will not be bored.

Requirements of Technical Co-Founder/Head of Engineering:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, CS, or related field.
  • Start up experience and/or founder mentality
  • You've built and scaled enterprise marketing software platforms before
  • You’ve managed engineering locally and remote teams
  • Languages: Ruby on Rails (3 yrs) , Javascript, MySQL, AngularJS, Redis
  • Minimum of 5 years of extensive experience with AWS
  • Minimum 8 years of software architecture experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in product management leadership positions
  • Successfully developed and deployed secure enterprise applications in AWS
  • Minimum 10 years of software engineering and IT experience
  • Comfortable with robust data sets and advanced analytics
  • Development expert with experience in the following:
  • Libraries/APIs: Social, commerce, marketing, CRM, and email API’s
  • Frameworks: marketing automation, user logic, SDKs, APIs, widgets
  • Platforms: Sendgrid, AWS, Redis
  • Ideally: You have worked in an Agile development environment. You are an expert in practical aspects of running Scrum (or other agile methodologies) within a team and in a distributed cross-team environment.
  • You’re a coding rock-star. You have 5-7 years of hands-on coding experience. You’ll code with us first, and then build a technical team around you as we grow.

For you:

We're looking for a technical CO-FOUNDER and not just a developer. This means that the expectations are higher and the reward is also higher.

Equity with a small base at first, full salary + equity when they are funded. You're in this together.

They have proven the model, gaining client traction, generated investor interest, and are pursuing fundraising, details to be disclosed during the interview process.

If you are looking to make a masterpiece please send your cover letter and resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

CEO (7033K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Do you love startup companies? Have a passion and experience to take an innovative product or service to market? We are looking for you! Our client has created a SaaS product, which allows individual Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Businesses, and Doctors to increase their sales revenue while providing superior care to their patients. The product is finishing Beta testing. Physical Therapy is a $30 Billion dollar industry, just in the US, and only a few players offering anything close to this product.

In this role you will wear several hats: operations, marketing, sales, and investor relations. You will bring a passion for startups along with experience in fund raising, operations, and sales/marketing. This product is ready to go to market and has some early traction.

A background in SaaS technology, medical products/service, or Tele med would be preferred. A history of successful fund raising and growth leadership, with a successful exit is the right blend for this position.

This is an equity only role until sufficient funding is achieved to support salaries. The team is small but highly committed. The founder and Chief Medical Officer is a Doctor in the field of Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Want to learn more? Send your resume and LinkedIn profile to Karen@PeopleConnectStaffing.com.

Senior Optical Engineer (7022G)

LOCATION: ANYWHERE IN THE US

Our client develops advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms that act as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. Since its demonstration of the first solid state LiDAR scanner, our client has pioneered breakthroughs in intelligent perception technology.

We are looking for an Optical Engineer/ Lens Design Specialist.

Can you:

• Design of multi-element lenses, imaging and afocal.

• Athermal lens design.

• Achromatic lens design from visible through near-infrared.

• Non-imaging optical concentrator design.

• Model propagation of coherent light from single mode fibers.

• Lens optimization, cost effective tolerancing, and DFM.

• Specification of optics and optical systems using ISO 10110.

• Hands-on laboratory analysis of optical systems.

What we need you to have as Optical Engineer/Lens Design Specialist:

• MS in Optical Engineering or related field. OR BA with extensive experience.

• Minimum of 5 years industry experience or equivalent skill level in laser systems.

• Experience with schematic entry, BOM generation, and PCBA build & debug (Mentor Pads most useful).

• Proficiency with at least one of the following optical design packages:

• Zemax, Code V, FRED, or ASAP.

• Excellent communication, presentation & collaboration skills.

• Willingness to do some travel (<10%). data-preserve-html-node="true"

It would be useful if you had:

• 8 years optical engineering experience.

• Experience with molded optics (glass & plastic).

• Experience with stray light analysis.

• Experience with laser beam characterization tools.

• Experience in a fast-paced and demanding start-up experience.

The good stuff:

• Medical, dental, vision, 401k, stock options.

• Competitive salary

• Relocation assistance

The company is based in the Livermore, CA area and is backed by world-renowned investors.

If you are a lens design specialist, please send your cover letter and resume to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Head of Sales - Fin Tech (7019G)

LOCATON: SAN JOSE, CA OR SAN FRANCISCO, CA

This is a Lead position, you will be heading what will become the company's Business Division.

You are: A SaaS salesperson who can crush it. Someone who lives to close a deal. You don't feel complete for the day until you have closed a few sales or created some new partnerships. You yearn to satisfy your inner thirst for building sales and partnerships. You wake up eager to sell one of the coolest products for a startup that will be around for a while.

Our client is looking for a “navigator”. They need someone to come in and take charge of the B2B sales division for a FinTech startup. They need a someone who is willing to grow with the company.

What you will do Day-to-Day as of Head of Sales:

  • Use your solid, proven experience in selling to financial institutions to build lasting relationships and win new accounts
  • Take the initiative in enabling our Product and Marketing teams to make our users happy and help shape the company strategy
  • Be able to discuss the products from a position of deep industry knowledge, and have your finger on the pulse of this exciting market
  • Tap into appropriate resources to proactively enable all relevant sales and technical issues What you need to have as Head of Sales:
  • 5+ years experience in Saas inside sales in a leadership role.
  • An impressive track record of closing complex deals using your existing business relationships
  • A passion for data, startups and technology
  • Experience in a start-up environment
  • Experience in payments space is great, but not an absolute necessity.
  • Experience in Check21/ACH would be awesome, but again not a pre-req.

The only pre-req is you think you can sell the product and willing to bet your time and future on it. That you are hungry and willing to work hard at a fast paced start-up.

Need more reasons? In terms of compensation there will be a base, plus the significant portion of compensation as equity, as well as generous sales closing bonus - its obvious for any sales position.

The BASE will be low to start and will increase to market after 6 months or after Series A funding- whichever comes first.

Their culture is work hard - play hard. They are working on a game changing and innovative FinTech product. They are also building a close knit team and believe in having an "all for one, one for all" environment where everyone can learn from and support each other.

They are currently located in Santa Clara County and expect to expand to downtown San Francisco.

Local Candidates ONLY, please.

If you are ready for an exciting opportunity and want to learn more, please send your resume and cover letter to : glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com In your cover letter- tell me why you are “hungry” and why you would want to work for a startup.

Senior Software Developer/Engineer (7008K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Local Candidates Only

We are looking for a talented Senior Software Developer/Engineer with 7+ years of work experience, skilled with policy/licensing languages such XACML, SAML, or others. Experience with compilers, softwore development in Java for Windows and Linux environments. In addition, you will have TCP/IP programming and network security experience.

Pluses for the Senior Software Developer/Engineer are: • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process. • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

Our Client is a leader in software for the digital supply chain, enabling com-panies to have the confidence that their intellectual property, processes, and products are both secure and aligned with established engineering standards. Their solution enables security, repeatability, traceability and quality in digital distributed manufacturing.

Good salary, equity, with lots of room to grow and learn.

Qualified candidates send your resume or LinkedIn profile to Karen@PeopleConnectStaffing.com

Business Project Associate (6084A)

LOCATION: SUNNYVALE, CA

Our client is an up and coming technical consulting firm with deep roots in the San Francisco Bay Area. They believe that developing custom software for a client is in fact helping to develop a long term business relationship with them. This relationship cannot be built without consistent delivery and continuity of resources, which they take very seriously.
This exciting start-up is seeking a Business Project Associate. This is a very important role for the company as this person will be at the CEO’s side assisting in proper documentation and planning for each project the firm lands. This person will also get the opportunity to mirror and learn from a very experienced CEO who will teach all aspects of running a business, technical parameters of a project, communication skills, just to name a few. This is an incredible opportunity for someone just starting out in their career.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

• 2-4 years of experience, with a 4 year degree in business, design, communication, etc. • Solid experience working with start-ups in various capacities • Strong knowledge in wire framing and high-level process documentation • Detail-oriented with strong attention to tactical execution and follow-through • Ability to align tactical plans with strategies • Ability to demonstrate track record of success in all key areas of responsibility and consistently produce results in a timely manner • Strong written and verbal communication skills across all channels • Proactive, creative, team-oriented, analytical individual and leader

COMPENSATION PACKAGE

• Base Salary • Profit Sharing • Medical Benefits • Commission Plan

*Please note that the majority of clients/assignments will be in or around the Palo Alto / Sunnyvale, California area, so this person will need reliable transportation to travel to and attend meetings with the CEO.

If you are interested in joining this exciting, new start-up, then please send your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com.

Vice President/Director of Sales (6077G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Our client has created a has created a proprietary architecture based on its advanced algorithms for a next generation real-time-dynamic-intelligent search engine.

The successful candidate will grow the organization, build the sales process and infrastructure, and build sales strategy for the US market. This position reports directly to the CEO.

This will initially be a work from home or a work out of a co-working space opportunity. Outside sales with domestic travel TBD.

Candidates must have: • 8-10 years of experience in the Bay Area working in Enterprise Sales • Worked with top tier companies in social media, TV, telecom, preferably selling solutions to them. • Enterprise level Search Engine software sales experience • A good degree of technical knowledge, know the lingo well • A desire to work hard and grow with a company • Hunter mentality • Previous experience in a Start-Up environment

Description

• Develop a sales 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 • Work closely with internal partners to measurably add value for the sales team and our clients • 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
•    8-10 years successful sales leadership experience 
•    Proven history of exceeding performance targets from an existing client base and gaining new clients
•    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

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

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