Community Manager - on line advisory and learning (8004K)

LOCATION: PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is a funded Palo Alto Start-Up with a SaaS, AI on-line platform targeted at enterprise, Fortune1000 brands through custom advisory and learning online interaction with leading global experts.

In addition, industry thought leader executives and business professionals are targeted with an online subscription model via a community model. The company’s business model and AI platform are a highly disruptive approach to innovation, research and learning on a global basis.

This position will report to the VP Marketing.

As part of the marketing team you will be responsible for creating communications, PR, social media, events, and content creation, among other things. Communications role, incorporating online tools, online, and in-person networking to create relationships and ultimately build the company’s brand, both online and off. The target is B2B and B2C (professionals).

While every day as a Community Manager is different, this is what the role’s responsibilities may include:

  • Content creation – writing blog posts, articles, newsletters, communications materials, and material for social media channels. Focused on B2B and B2C (professionals).
  • Social media marketing – creating, managing and growing the company’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other strategically relevant online properties.
  • Events and event planning – attending industry events in your city (often outside of 9-5 hours) and planning meetups for your community.
  • Public relations –managing incoming media requests and building. relationships with industry journalists; creating, executing and measuring media campaigns.
  • Customer relations –responsible for customer support – answering questions however they come in (phone, e-mail, Twitter) and managing any online feedback forums.
  • Analytics – Using analytics and other measurement tools to provide reports on metrics, and continually find ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives.

Experience and personality traits needed for the Community Manager:

  • 3+ years as a Community Manager or similar role within an online learning/education organization focused on B2B and B2C (professional).
  • PR experience a plus.
  • Responsible for content creation targeting professionals and corporations.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, spoken, and digital.
  • Expert in all forms of online/internet/smartphone social tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Digital savvy.
  • Must have large online/internet community.
  • Strong work ethic, team player, innovative, and able to hear/listen to what others have to offer.
  • Professional manner in person, online and on the phone.

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

Client is not able to handle Visa, HBI or sponsorship at this time.

Executive Coordinator / Executive Assistant - Venture Capital, Equity (8003G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. They are a worldwide network of capital, re-sources and deal flow with 52 chapters on 3 continents. Our client’s members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. The community is strengthened through its involvement in social and charitable activities. We are seeking an individual who will provide support to the organizations Global Chapters.

YOU MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WORING WITH VC’S OR ANGEL INVESTORS

What you will do as the Executive Coordinator/Executive Assistant:

  • Provide training, support and resources to all Chapters
  • Maintain unification between all Chapters- Brand consistent, policy consistent
  • Grow the Chapters -create opportunities through business development goals
  • Interact with Global Chapter presidents
  • Speak on Angel / VC panels and represent at industry events
  • Create and maintain global quarterly communication newsletters
  • Monitor, review and sustain all current and future Chapter contracts, licensing fees, and pay-ments
  • Collect Chapter data and prepare spreadsheets
  • Enhance and grow local chapters in the Bay Area

What will you need to be successful as an Executive Coordinator/Executive Assistant:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in business, marketing or related field
  • 7+ years operations/ administrative experience with strong marketing skills
  • Experience working with VC’s and or Angel investors
  • Experience with video conference platforms
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written
  • Start-up experience preferred
  • Outgoing and resourceful - Strategic thinker

The Scoop:

  • This is not a 9-5 job due to the global community- Its a very flexible work schedule with a work from home/virtual option.
  • Must reside in the SF area
  • Some domestic and international travel
  • Base salary plus incentives

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

marketing, angel investor, venture capital, contracts, administrative

Full-Stack Developer (8002G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA (SOMA)

Our client is a funded start-up located in SOMA. They are a fully integrated same-day delivery platform, providing business with a complete logistics service that allows them to stay competitive.

They are looking for a Full-Stack Developer who is awesome at Back-End and knows a little bit of Front-End or vice versa. Their current software system is based heavily on micro-services architecture. The most frequently-used programming languages in their projects are Javascript, Python and Java.

What you will do as Full-Stack Developer: • Maintain / rebuild various micro-services and applications • Assist in scaling up current infrastructures • Make tools and automate processes to increase productivity for daily operations

Technical experience you bring as Full-Stack Developer BACK-END • Have experience with SQL(PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (Mongodb, ElasticSearch) • Understand best practices in API design, database ops, infrastructure maintenance • Be familiar with dev-ops tasks (AWS/Google/IBM), continuous integration (Jenkins/Travis) • Know really well at least 2 of the following frameworks: Python-Flask, Python-Django, Java-Dropwizard, Java-Spring, Javascript-Nodejs

FRONT-END • Must be fluent in latest EcmaScript • Be ninja-like with modern frameworks such as React and Angular. Knowing React Native is a plus • Be familiar with OAuth, socket listener, push notifications • Know how it's like working along a professional designer to implement UI/UX flow.

What else you bring as Full-Stack Developer • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related fields. Higher degrees, professional certificates are more than welcome • 4+ years of relevant working experience • Experience in similar business (transportation/logistics/warehousing) is highly-valued • Willingness to learn operations and do not mind going on bumpy field trips (literally! You will be going on ride-alongs to understand the business and operations so your development can support the business) • Good interpersonal skills.

What you get: • Working with a small team where your voice is hear and you have direct impact on the company’s success • Base pay plus opportunity for equity and bonuses • Opportunity to be more than a developer; you will be affecting operational success

Please send your cover letter and resume to: glenna@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

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (8001A)

LOCATION: SUNNYVALE, CA

Are you a rock star executive technologist looking to join a SaaS start-up changing the supply chain/procurement landscape? Do you want to get involved in a company where you can build/lead a team of hardcore engineers globally? If so, keep reading on…

Our client is an up and coming procurement technology company whose AI-powered platform provides recommendations on when to act and how to optimize your negotiations. It also helps optimize decision making abilities when faced with complex sourcing issues and large data sets. This CTO position will be located in Sunnyvale and is an immediate need.

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 in an international/remote capacity
  • Senior level technical professional with strong start-up experience (this is a requirement for this position)
  • Comfortable with many programming languages and enterprise software
  • Strong knowledge of procurement analytics, supply chain and IT security
  • You possess a Master’s Degree or higher
  • You’re committed, trustworthy, easy to work with
  • You’re obsessed with high quality code, but understand the realities of startup engineering.
  • Experience with NLP, Deep Learning, Machine Learning are huge pluses.

If you think you’re a match for this CTO opportunity, drop us a line, we’d love to chat further.

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

SIDE NOTE – This is a full-pay position with equity. At this time, benefits are not offered but will be available after Series B funding closes (targeted for mid-2018).

VP of Growth (7071ASF)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is changing the dating game…literally! Our client has created the first dating platform where singles meet over casual games. They solve the biggest friction and conversion issue in online dating -- how to break the ice. They achieve this through women-friendly mobile games that make it fun to meet people, and do away with the dreaded opening pick-up line. The Company was founded by high performance entrepreneurs with a proven track record in consumer online businesses, having raised over $50M from top tier venture capital firms at their last venture. The company’s product is ready to launch on iOS, and the company is currently raising its first round of outside funding to focus on customer acquisition. They are currently looking for an experienced VP of Growth to join their growing team.

The VP of Growth will lead the company’s customer acquisition efforts. You will have a singular mission to find the most effective strategies to acquire customers at a cost that can scale. This is a ground floor opportunity to build the company’s user base from 0 to 1,000,000+. Your role is both strategic and operational with several key initiatives happening simultaneously and moving at a fast pace. They need someone who has the capability and willingness to roll up their sleeves, as well as provide vision. A strong desire to contribute immediately as well as build future capability and growth team is essential.

As the VP of Growth, you will:

  • Report directly to the CEO
  • Develop, test, and scale high ROI marketing campaigns across multiple online and offline channels. These will include paid campaigns (Facebook, Apple Search, programmatic digital ads, local promotions, etc.) and unpaid campaigns (social media, college interns, product features, cross-promotions, etc.)
  • Collaborate with leadership team to define priority marketing strategies and align them with product roadmap and the overall growth strategy of the business.
  • Combine data, technology and behavioral insights to build innovative acquisition programs that drive growth by identifying qualified customers and subsequently engaging and retaining them.
  • Drive conversion of prospective consumers to active customers through funnel optimization including creative, segmentation and targeting.
  • Provide market intelligence and competitive analysis to facilitate strategic pricing, product differentiation, promotional plans, and multiple channel and delivery models.
  • Attract, retain, and develop talent. Establish expectations and create an environment which supports and enables high-performance by both teams and individuals.

Your experience and background will include the following for the VP of Growth:

  • 5+ years digital marketing experience with fast growing, consumer-focused businesses required (mobile focus preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a mobile product launch from user zero. Key skills include: market vision and analysis, channel research and management, quantitative analysis/testing, campaign development and execution.
  • Experience driving growth with innovative ideas and campaigns, beyond traditional paid advertising.
  • Experience identifying target audiences, working with customer segmentation and personalization, and creating campaign strategies targeting specific audiences.
  • Experience preferred in online dating, gaming or similar industries.

Some of the soft skills you possess as VP of Growth are:

  • You are incredibly smart.
  • You possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You are a collaborative, hardworking, problem solver, who leads by example.
  • You don’t understand 9 to 5.
  • You are way above average, and only want to work at a place that is nowhere near average.

Benefits they can offer include:

  • Company paid PPO health care (100% of employee portion).
  • Participation in dental, vision and life insurance benefit plans.
  • All the standard startup perks, once they raise the next round of funding.

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

VP, vice president, growth, marketing, digital marketing, mobile, gaming, dating, online dating, online gaming, campaigns, ROI, iOS

VP of Growth (7071ALA)

LOCATIONS: LOS ANGELES, CA

Our client is changing the dating game…literally! Our client has created the first dating platform where singles meet over casual games. They solve the biggest friction and conversion issue in online dating -- how to break the ice. They achieve this through women-friendly mobile games that make it fun to meet people, and do away with the dreaded opening pick-up line. The Company was founded by high performance entrepreneurs with a proven track record in consumer online businesses, having raised over $50M from top tier venture capital firms at their last venture. The company’s product is ready to launch on iOS, and the company is currently raising its first round of outside funding to focus on customer acquisition. They are currently looking for an experienced VP of Growth to join their growing team.

The VP of Growth will lead the company’s customer acquisition efforts. You will have a singular mission to find the most effective strategies to acquire customers at a cost that can scale. This is a ground floor opportunity to build the company’s user base from 0 to 1,000,000+. Your role is both strategic and operational with several key initiatives happening simultaneously and moving at a fast pace. They need someone who has the capability and willingness to roll up their sleeves, as well as provide vision. A strong desire to contribute immediately as well as build future capability and growth team is essential.

As the VP of Growth, you will:

  • Report directly to the CEO
  • Develop, test, and scale high ROI marketing campaigns across multiple online and offline channels. These will include paid campaigns (Facebook, Apple Search, programmatic digital ads, local promotions, etc.) and unpaid campaigns (social media, college interns, product features, cross-promotions, etc.)
  • Collaborate with leadership team to define priority marketing strategies and align them with product roadmap and the overall growth strategy of the business.
  • Combine data, technology and behavioral insights to build innovative acquisition programs that drive growth by identifying qualified customers and subsequently engaging and retaining them.
  • Drive conversion of prospective consumers to active customers through funnel optimization including creative, segmentation and targeting.
  • Provide market intelligence and competitive analysis to facilitate strategic pricing, product differentiation, promotional plans, and multiple channel and delivery models.
  • Attract, retain, and develop talent. Establish expectations and create an environment which supports and enables high-performance by both teams and individuals.

Your experience and background will include the following for the VP of Growth:

  • 5+ years digital marketing experience with fast growing, consumer-focused businesses required (mobile focus preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a mobile product launch from user zero. Key skills include: market vision and analysis, channel research and management, quantitative analysis/testing, campaign development and execution.
  • Experience driving growth with innovative ideas and campaigns, beyond traditional paid advertising.
  • Experience identifying target audiences, working with customer segmentation and personalization, and creating campaign strategies targeting specific audiences.
  • Experience preferred in online dating, gaming or similar industries.

Some of the soft skills you possess as VP of Growth are:

  • You are incredibly smart.
  • You possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You are a collaborative, hardworking, problem solver, who leads by example.
  • You don’t understand 9 to 5.
  • You are way above average, and only want to work at a place that is nowhere near average.

Benefits they can offer include:

  • Company paid PPO health care (100% of employee portion).
  • Participation in dental, vision and life insurance benefit plans.
  • All the standard startup perks, once they raise the next round of funding.

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

VP, vice president, growth, marketing, digital marketing, mobile, gaming, dating, online dating, online gaming, campaigns, ROI, iOS

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

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

Optical Engineer/Lens Design Specialist (7022G)

LOCATION: LIVERMORE, CA

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 Optiical 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 an 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 in-vestors.

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

Zemax, asap, Lens design, LIDAR, laser

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

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

Sr. Engineer/Developer - Client Facing (6028K)

LOCATION: GRAPEVINE, TX

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

Their US division is located in Grapevine, Texas, with corporate headquarters in the Czech Republic with offices around the world, including Asia, Australia, USA, Middle East and multiple locations in Europe.

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

What you will be responsible for:

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

Skills you must have proven hands-on experience with:

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

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

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

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

If qualified, please send you resume to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

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

Lead Architect - Java (6058G)

LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Board of Advisor (7061A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is an up and coming mobile expenses solutions company located in the Bay Area. Their goal is to streamline the expenses process, increase productivity, and improve spending insight. They are currently looking for a dynamic and well-experienced Board Advisory Member to join the team. They are seeking someone that comes from the financial services (FINTECH) industry to sit on their board as a trusted and experienced advisor as they move the company forward. People with fundraising experience would be a huge asset, as well.

This position will pay a quarter of a point in equity with a two-year vesting. They are open to this person sitting anywhere in the US (remotely). The CEO wants to lean on these advisory members for expertise and advice as he grows the company in the coming years.

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

Director, Sales - Biotech (7060G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Our Client is a genomics company that provides physicians information to optimize treatment for cancer patients. We are seeking a self-motivated Director of Sales to join their team.

You will be leading customer interactions and helping to drive business at accounts by understanding clients’ needs and interacting with key decision makers.

Skills for success as a Director of Sales- Biotech:

  • Hunter Mentality
  • Oncology
  • Entrepreneurila Spirit
  • Genomics
  • Proven Track Record Biotech
  • Tactical Execution
  • Excellent Communication
  • Strong strategic account management know-how and evidence of strong results
  • Self-starter/gets it done: strong work ethic, dependable
  • People leader and motivator: leads from the front, well-developed people management skills
  • Results oriented: takes pride in delivering sustained results, tenacious competitor
  • Builds trust relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Love what our client does and love being part of a team that welcomes trying new things

What you will do as a Director of Sales- Biotech:

  • Define sales strategy and execute on global sales plan
  • Personal accountability for strategic accounts
  • Implement strategic account management and executive sales program
  • Implement CRM system, culture and discipline
  • Recruit, train, deploy US based sales team
  • Travel to client sites and conferences - approximately 20% travel

What we expect you to bring to the team:

  • Molecular biology understanding, next-generation sequencing (NGS), molecular diagnostics and molecular pathology
  • Oncology disease area expertise
  • Clinical diagnostics experience
  • Technical sales experience (delivery of reagents and/or software to laboratories)
  • Ability to wear many commercial hats from sales presentations to identifying, finding and developing new customer relationships
  • Interest in and ability to improve product marketing, positioning and develop forums to generate new business opportunities
  • Familiar with clinical studies and presenting technical information when required
  • Self-starter/gets it done: strong work ethic, dependable
  • Love what our client does and love being part of a team that welcomes trying new things

Education / Experience:

  • Biological science degree, BS and/or Masters
  • A higher business oriented degree, such as an MBA highly desirable
  • 5+ years’ experience as a sales leader with direct selling experience to BioPharma, diagnostic, pharmaceutical or relevant biotech companies
  • 3-5 of experience as a field based account executive with successful sales track record.

The Perks:

  • Competitive salary, pre-IPO stock options and PTO
  • Generous medical, dental and vision coverage
  • An opportunity to enter on the ground floor of a leading start-up, and truly make a difference
  • Well-stocked kitchen with unlimited drinks and snacks, and frequent catered meals
  • New offices centrally located
  • Team outings, birthday celebrations, and holiday party
  • A culture that fosters fun, creativity, and respect

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

biotech , pharma, oncology, cancer, pharma, sales

Product Implementation Scientist - Biotech (7068G)

LOCATION: SAN MATEO, CA

Our Client is a genomics company that provides physicians information to optimize treatment for cancer patients. They are looking for a Product Implementation Scientist to support customer acquisition and retention.

You will be instrumental in supporting pre- and post-sales efforts to close deals and support customer implementation needs. In this key role, you will contribute to the commercialization team of a Stanford startup that has developed a comprehensive cancer genomics solution to help physicians improve how they treat cancer.

What you will do as a Product Implementation Scientist:

  • Develop deep product knowledge to communicate advantages to prospective customers
  • Address technical questions, including questions about competitive solutions, for potential customers
  • Facilitate on-site technical demonstration sessions as part of the sales process (pre-sales)
  • Lead on-site implementation and test validation support for new customers (post-sales)
  • Engage bioinformatics to generate data analysis and generate customer presentation material
  • Capture product feedback to inform product/solution improvements
  • Manage new customer accounts and provide technical support as necessary
  • Provide an integral link between commercial organization and research, development and manufacturing

To be successful as a Product Implementation Scientist:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in science (molecular biology preferred)
  • 3+ years experience
  • Laboratory experience preparing libraries for NGS (preferably the Illumina platform)
  • Understanding of NGS data analysis (bioinformatics experience a plus)
  • Cancer disease area experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate technical details simply
  • Eager to travel domestically and internationally (50% or more)
  • Clinical laboratory experience a plus (CLIA/CAP)
  • Eager to use laboratory experience in a critical commercial role

The Perks:

  • Competitive salary, pre-IPO stock options and PTO
  • Generous medical, dental and vision coverage
  • An opportunity to enter on the ground floor of a leading start-up, and truly make a difference
  • Well-stocked kitchen with unlimited drinks and snacks, and frequent catered meals
  • New offices centrally located
  • Team outings, birthday celebrations, and holiday party
  • A culture that fosters fun, creativity, and respect

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

VP, Engineering (7067A)

LOCATION: BERKELEY, CA

Our client is an up and coming start-up in the enterprise software space. They have created an artificial-intelligence (AI) based platform that lets ordinary business users do advanced reporting and simple analytics with no training. Their initial product lets users query a Salesfore database via English dialog. They are headquartered in Berkeley, CA and have locations internationally.

Due to continued company growth they are expanding their engineering footprint and are currently looking for a VP of Engineering to lead development operations and adapt its products and development processes to operate efficiently and reliably at scale.

The ideal candidate is someone with 8+ years of professional experience which includes hiring and managing offshore software engineers, creating and setting technical direction along with a consistent track record of launching successful B2B products that would preferably include CRM, with Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning technologies.

What You Will Be Doing as VP, Engineering

You will play a leading role in the company strategy as well as the technical direction for new and existing company products. They are passionate about what they’re doing and are looking for someone who is equally as enthusiastic about doing well and growing the company.

You’ll play many roles, including acting as a player/coach, leading and building a team of engineers working with Java, Open-Source Technology Stacks, Language Understanding, Real-Time Data Warehousing, Data Visualization, etc.

You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their international software development and systems operations, including:

  • Building, managing and motivating the product development teams
  • International development operations, including production support and Performance optimization of the platform components
  • Testing of the platform stack, mainly through automation and continuous delivery/integration
  • Coordination with product management and marketing staff

What You Need as VP, Engineering

  • More than 8 years of experience and background
  • BS in Computer Science, MS is preferred
  • Software engineering management with complex software
  • Managing engineers internationally
  • Open source technologies
  • NLP, rule-based systems, knowledge representation, and other AI technologies
  • Willingness to learn

What's In It for You:

  • Opportunity to work on ground-breaking products with an exceptional team
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Opportunity to work for a company with strong core values

If you’re interested in learning more about this great opportunity, please send your resume’ to [adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com][1]

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CEO - Semiconductor Industry (7064K)

LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

Our client, located in Silicon Valley area, is looking for a startup CEO with a background in the semiconductor or related industry. They are completely transforming the landscape of electronics manufacturing with their patented process.

This is a full time CEO role with commensurate equity; a good fit for someone who has a long-term outlook to disrupt a large market and is able to have a deferred paycheck until revenues or funding occurs. The ability to invest in the future of the company is a plus.

You will have fund raising experience, a professional presentation manner that resonates well with investors. Skilled seeing the big pictures, willing to do whatever needs done, and wear a number of hats. You are supportive, able to work through disagreements in an open professional manner, friendly yet able to make decisions.

Send your resume, LinkedIn profile to Karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com]1

CTO/Technical CoFounder - Next-Gen CRM powered by NLP/ML(7063K)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client, located in San Francisco, CA, is a stealth mode start-up founded by a seasoned Enterprise CRM executive. They are creating an A.I.-enabled product that can extract ‘tribal knowledge’ from a wide array of data sources (including emails, documents, voice), and distill it into actionable information that every sales person can use to 1) locate the right decision makers, 2) understand the client’s potential needs/pain points 3) tailor the value proposition, and 4) handle objections and close deals. Currently, companies spend billions on generic sales tools, generic content and one-off training without any true ROI. This product challenges and changes the status quo by allowing Sales Reps to learn from each other at scale. Think Waze for Sales.

This is a full time CTO / Technical Co-founder role with commensurate equity; a good fit for someone who has a long-term outlook to disrupt a large market and is able to have a deferred paycheck until revenues or funding occurs. The ability to invest in the future of the company is a plus.

They are looking for a highly motivated and hands-on CTO/Technical Co-Founder who will see the big picture and have the same deep passion as the Founder. In this role you will oversee and execute the technical vision and architecture to align with business strategy and priorities. In addition, you will slowly build the engineering team, inspiring and motivating them to build a SaaS product and AI/ML Platform from the ground up, and assist in fund raising.

As a qualified CTO/Technical CoFounder candidate, you will have:

  • 12+ years of full stack software engineering experience
  • 5+ years in early stage startup environment (not internally funded corp. startups)
  • 5+ years architecting multitenant SaaS applications from ground up; involving AI/ML and NLP/Knowledge extraction a plus
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent presence in front of customers, partners, and investors
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity and empathy; sense of humor
  • Keen desire to continue learning, growing, and getting things done
  • Eye for risks and time to value; you don’t hesitate to use “out of the box” technologies as needed
  • Hacker at heart, but equally obsessed with adoption, impact/ROI, and user experience
  • Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science, preferred

Ideally, you have experience with:

  • Sales tool integrations (e.g., CRM, Email, Calendar)
  • Building, productionizing and scaling NLP/ML applications
  • Semantic search and knowledge graphs (e.g. ElasticSearch, NoSQL)
  • Enterprise-grade security and compliance standards and processes
  • Service-oriented architectures; Containers, Data Pipelines, Data Management, etc.
  • Conversational U.I. (Alexa, Slack etc.)

You will be based in San Francisco or willing to relocate at your own expense. You must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder; they are not able to sponsor/transfer H1-Bs.

Qualified candidates are asked to send their RESUME WITH LINKEDIN profile to Karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com