CEO (8083A)

LOACATION: LOS ANGELES, CA

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

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

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

REQUIREMENTS OF THE CEO:

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

TRAITS THEY WANT IN THIS CEO:

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

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

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

Operations Manager (8082A)

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

Our client is an up and coming apparel startup in NYC. They are looking for a strong Operations Manager to join their growing team…someone who is a self starter, well organized, who may not have an MBA but does have a GSD…Gets Stuff Done! Someone resourceful, digitally savvy with a passion for fitness and fashion. You will have 3-7 years of winning work experience in the apparel industry. You’ll report directly to the CEO.

As the Operations Manager, your duties will consist of:

  • Enhancing the overall operational procedure, including systems management, business processes, enhanced reporting while looking for opportunities for improvement
  • Monitoring and updating the website to maximize conversion and sales
  • Being the right-hand person to the CEO
  • Managing relationships with key warehouse and operational vendors
  • Revieweing and approving all operational invoices and ensure they are submitted for payment
  • Serving as primary point of contact when there are customer issues related to product quality, customer service, etc.
  • Monthly sales reporting and recaps
  • Light graphic design work
  • General administrative tasks
  • Samples tracking and organization
  • Managing retail and wholesale partnerships
  • Assisting in managing/organizing photo shoots
  • Sizing analysis
  • Working with the web developer/designer to increase website conversion
  • Ensuring all sales materials are current and updated

As the Operations Manager, your background will include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field
  • 3-7 years of operations experience, preferably at startups
  • Strategic thinking skills and proven experience generating original ideas
  • Passion about sports and athletic apparel in general
  • Resourcefulness, problem solving mindset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of independence
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage project timelines and cross-functional teams with attention to details
  • Solid analytical skills, and a proficiency with using data to make sound recommendations affecting business decisions and results
  • Detail oriented and organized mindset
  • Stellar communication skills, both written and verbal
  • “Glass is half full” mentality
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign a plus

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

KEYWORDS – operations, retail, business, photoshop, marketing, clothing, fitness

Manager, Hardware Engineering (8066A)

LOCATION: WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA

Our client is a rapidly growing start-up based in Calgary, Alberta – recently rated the 4th most livable city in the world! Their 6-DoF tracking tech is powering awesome natural interface solutions in the fields of AR/VR, supply chain and logistics, manufacturing, and office productivity.

Over the past six months they’ve experienced rapid growth fueled by the closing of a recent investment round and significant client traction within several of the top 10 largest companies globally. They are now looking to grow their management team and bring on a motivated and passionate Manager, Hardware Engineering to lead their engineering teams.

The Manager, Hardware Engineering is responsible for leading and directing the engineering teams and interfacing with each team lead to plan the technical objectives of the company. The successful applicant will have a very strong technical background with exceptional organizational, project planning and interpersonal skills.

This position will directly oversee five engineering teams covering manufacturing, hardware, UI/UX software, firmware, and algorithm/system design. Prior experience on a cross-functional product team is essential.

As Manager, Hardware Engineering, this position will report directly to the CEO to advise and plan research and development activities at the company. The successful applicant will be comfortable articulating the technical direction of the company to employees, clients, management and at other speaking engagements as may be required.

As the Manager, Hardware Engineering, your daily duties will be to:

  • Lead the five engineering teams to successfully achieve project objectives
  • Coordinate between team leaders and C-level executives to plan projects and meet client requirements
  • Prepare project budgets, timelines, milestones and technical descriptions
  • Report to the CEO and the Board of Directors as may be required on the status of research and development activities
  • Act as a role model for employees to instill company values and culture
  • Act as an ambassador for the Company at external engagements
  • Communicate the company's technology strategy to partners, management, investors, clients and employees
  • Oversee and direct the engineering team through all phases of the product life cycle

As the Manager, Hardware Engineering, your background must include:

  • Masters/PhD in related technical field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a technical engineering role working on hardware products
  • Prior experience bringing a product through manufacturing to market
  • In-depth understanding of agile software development strategies
  • Strong software development and system design background
  • Exceptional project management and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with other team members
  • Ability to travel on occasion throughout the US, Europe and Asia

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

KEYWORDS:, Agile, Scrum, hardware, engineering, UI/UX software, firmware, algorithm design, system design

Lead Engineer - AI/ML/NLP (8040KG)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

Equity only compensation for the next +/- 90 days

Are you willing to work for equity only and/or deferred pay until sufficient funding has been secured? Are you scrappy? Do you code? Have you either founded or worked at a very early stage startup? Have you been a CTO or are you ready to be a CTO? Do you have AI/ML/NLP ? Do you understand security SaaS?

If this sounds exciting to you- then read on….. Our client is building an across company, industry mentorship platform that automates data collection and people analytics so companies can improve retention, training, and cognitive diversity. The main technologies they are using is ML and NLP. They are seeking a Lead Engineer, who loves to code and will help manage and grow its technology operations. The company is VC funded and entering the growth phase. The successful candidate will report to the Co-Founder/CEO and will be responsible for owning all of the technology operations.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: As a Lead Engineer you must be a pragmatic team player, have a passion to be organized, and also have communication skills that bridge the technical and commercial domain. In addition to sharing the client’s lust for adventure and meaning, you must:

  • 3 to 5* + years’ of direct work experience building AI/ML/NLP systems.
  • 4+ years’ experience building a SaaS platform, have a good understand of HCM is a plus.
  • Computer Science degree, Master or Ph.D preferred; work in field of NLP sentiment analysis, or people analytics is a plus.
  • Experienced in discussing and presenting technology to a non-technologist in a manner that is professional, respectful, and easily understood.
  • Collaborating with the executive team to assess and recommend technologies in support of company needs.
  • Be willing to work for equity only and/or deferred pay until sufficient funding has been secured.

WHY WORK WITH OUR CLIENT:

  • You’ll have the chance to run technology for a service that customers already love!
  • You’ll be part of the initial core team of a rising startup with high performing team of serial entrepreneurs with NLP, tech sales, and executive expertise and work with the tier VCs and companies.
  • You’ll take part in a project with a social impact.

ROLE REVIEW:

  • Sourcing and hiring client’s technology team.
  • Supervising web and mobile application and software development of current company systems.
  • Creating overall technology standards and practices and ensuring adherence.
  • Leading the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships, and external relationships.
  • Supervising software testing, and information systems security and maintenance.

Local, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply with resume and LinkedIn profile to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Senior Software Developer – Full Stock SAAS (8081K)

LOCATION: FOSTER CITY, CA

Our client has created a very cool IoT consumer electronics (cloud-connected) product that is a game changer in its field, first of its kind. They are a well-funded startup that is looking for an energetic, creative, and self-motivated Senior Software Developer.

This role requires an energetic, creative and driven individual with excellent communication, organization and technical skills to build solutions that manage data across public cloud environments. The ideal candidate has proven successful experience in developing software and services for end to end cloud-connected systems.

Sr. Software Developer Requirements

  • Experience building and cultivating good engineering practices and processes, like version control, test-driven development, continuous integration, and build/test/release automation.
  • Proven experience as a manager with a good proven track record in a fast pace startup environment
  • 4 to 7 year’s experience in writing software applications including architecting complex solutions
  • Experience developing software across mobile, browser, API and cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience working cross functionally.
  • Ability to translate business requirements to design docs and software implementation plans.
  • Successful track record of developing IOT device and cloud-connected system.
  • Thorough understanding and experience in testing techniques and methods.
  • Experience developing and delivering scalable, full-stack SAAS solutions.
  • Work experience in most of the following: Java, Spark, SQL, Hive, Swagger, Web APIs, AWS.
  • Experience building data warehouse for analytics.
  • Experience developing and managing Mobile App – iOS and Android.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar engineering discipline.

Sr. Software Developer Responsibilities

  • Develop application micro services
  • Design service interfaces with User (Web, iOS and Android) and Machine (License Plate, Partners)
  • Debug applications to determine root cause and recommend optimal fix
  • Code and design reviews
  • Write Unit test cases for optimal code coverage and automation.
  • Participate and Plan (including estimation) for upcoming sprints.
  • Work with Product and Firmware engineering teams to find the optimal solution to meet requirements.

No Corp to Corp is available. Local candidates are preferred. Our client is offering a competitive compensation package, including benefits, equity, and room to grow within the organization. Qualified candidates are welcome to send resumes and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Skills: Saas, Java, AWS, SQL, Web APIs, Mobile, Android, iOS

Director, Software Development – Hands on, Coding IoT (8051K)

Location: Foster City, CA – no C2C

Full time, direct hire offering a good salary, equity and full benefits.

Our client has created a very cool IoT (cloud-connected) product that is a game changer in its field, first of its kind. They are a well-funded startup that is looking for an energetic, creative, and self-motivated Director, Software Development.

As a member of the development team, you will be responsible for the software and services for end to end cloud systems. You must have outstanding communication, organizational and technical skills. In this position, you will be coding at least 50% or more of the time, it is a startup!

What the Director, Software Development will be doing:

  1. Develop application micro services.
  2. Design service interfaces with User (Web, iOS and Android) and Machine (Product, Partners)
  3. Debug applications to determine root cause and recommend optimal fix
  4. Code and design reviews.
  5. Write Unit test cases for optimal code coverage and automation.
  6. Participate and Plan (including estimation) for upcoming sprints.
  7. Work with Product and Firmware engineering teams to find the optimal solution to meet requirements.

Director, Software Development requirements:

  • Experience building and cultivating good engineering practices and processes, like version control, test-driven development, continuous integration, and build/test/release automation.
  • Proven experience as a manager with a good proven track record in a fast pace startup environment.
  • Four to Seven year experience in writing software applications including architecting complex solutions.
  • Experience developing software across mobile, browser, API and cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience working cross functionally.
  • Ability to translate business requirements to design docs and software implementation plans.
  • Successful track record of developing IOT device and cloud-connected system.
  • Thorough understanding and experience in testing techniques and methods.
  • Experience developing and delivering scalable, full-stack SAAS solutions.
  • Work experience in most of the following: Java, Spark, SQL, Hive, Swagger, Web APIs, AWS.
  • Experience building data warehouse for analytics.
  • Experience developing and managing Mobile App – iOS and Android.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar engineering discipline.
  • Local candidates are preferred.

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

Embedded Firmware Engineer, Senior – 5 Years of hands on RTOS/ARM (8056A)

Location: Foster City, CA - No C2C, or relocation available.

Our client is launching a game changing consumer electronics (IoT) product that is a one of a kind. They have customers waiting world-wide for this release. The team is made up of some of the most talented engineers in their area of expertise.

You must have experience working on firmware that is directly related to consumer-level electronics.

As the Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer, you will be hands-on coding, troubleshooting, debugging and working collaboratively across all departments. You are not afraid to make suggestions, address problems in the product and receive ideas from others.

Sr. Embedded Firmware Engineer Qualifications and Skills:

  • 3+ years of firmware/software development
  • 3+ years of experience developing and delivering firmware for consumer-level electronics
  • 5+ years of working experience on embedded processors
  • 5+ year of ARM microcontroller experience (Freescale, Atmel, ST…etc.)
  • 5+ year hands-on coding of RTOS experience (FreeRTOS, ThreadX…etc.)
  • Must have a good understanding of multi-threaded embedded system concepts including tasks, priorities, deadlocks…etc.
  • Middleware development experience on embedded systems including: o Bluetooth software stacks o 4G LTE modem AT command protocol o Network security protocols such as SSL/TLS
  • Bluetooth Low Energy experience (BLE), a major plus!

Sr. Embedded Firmware Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop firmware for the client’s platform products
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to bring a product from concept to production
  • Must have a strong understand RTOS, system architecture, and testing methodology for a consumer level product
  • Must be capable of hands-on coding when needed/necessary
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work in a team environment

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

Client is offering competitive salary, benefits, and other startup perks.

CEO/Co-Founder (7033K)

LOCATION: MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Looking for a startup that can help improve people’s lives? What to make a real difference in the world of healthcare? 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 Therapies, PT Businesses, and Doctors to increase their sales revenue while providing superior care to their patents. Physical Therapy is a $30 Billion-dollar industry, just in the US, and only a few players offering anything close to this product.

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

As CEO (Chief Executive Officer)/Co-Founder, you will wear several hats, operations, marketing, sales, and investor relationships. You will bring a passion for startups, experience in fund raising, operations, and sales/marketing. This product is close to being ready to go to market and has some early traction.

You will have experience building a company from ground up (startup), funding raising experience, excellent investor presentation skills, and a well-rounded background in business. Prior medical products/services and/or Telemed are a plus. Prior experience in the SaaS technology space would be helpful. The successful candidate will have a history of successful fund raising,

Qualified CEO/Co-Founder candidates please resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Director, Customer Success (8079G)

Deep learning-powered video analytics LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

Our client is a venture-capital backed emerging leader in the video analytics space. The company has a mission to transform any real-world video into actionable and tailored intelligence so customers can build the safest and most productive organizations in the world.

We’re looking for a hands-on, enthusiastic, and passionate leader to grow the Customer Success and Support team.

What they need you to do as a Director of Customer Success

  • Own customer retention – you will maintain a live pulse on all customer statuses and use tact and diplomacy to ensure our client’s revenue grows
  • Own customer support - build, deploy, and operate a world-class customer support system able to scale nationally and globally
  • Optimize processes – you will bring best-in-class expertise in originating, planning, and executing on Customer Success and Support initiatives
  • Drive customer adoption – you will develop a deep understanding of our client’s industries, business goals, pain points, personalities, and conduct proactive outreach / check-ins to provide business analytics, suggest best practices, and promote untapped usage within our client’s solutions
  • Build customer advocates – using your superior relationship management skills, you will develop strategic client partnerships and build a loyal customer base that actively advocates for our client
  • Oversee customer issues - ensure effective short-term and long-term problem resolution
  • Provides feedback - regarding service failures or customer concerns
  • Team management – you will own KPI reporting, coach and advise the team on meeting targets, and report team performance to senior management
  • Work successfully with cross-functional teams (Marketing, Sales, Product) around customer success initiatives
  • Act as the voice of the customer by collecting popular feature requests and creating business reasons to prioritize requests on the product roadmap

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree - technology or business degrees preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience with Customer Success / Customer Support
  • A track record of Customer Success and Support achievements, and an entrepreneurial spirit to build and lead a world-class team in providing world class experiences to our customers
  • Relevant experience in video analytics and/or IP video applications preferred
  • Strong business acumen with a proven record of providing top-class customer service
  • Technical aptitude – quick to develop a deep understanding of new software
  • A history of going above and beyond as a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Keen desire to become knowledgeable about machine learning and its applications in video for the enterprise and cities
  • Proficiency in Linux and Windows OS, Python and shell scripting, and IP camera set-up and configuration (including details like resolution, focal length, etc that are important to video analytics applications)
  • Ability to influence both technical and executive audiences with savvy presentation and demonstration skills, fluidly translating complex technology concepts
  • Very detail-oriented with great follow-up and project management skills
  • Curiosity to learn and assimilate technical information quickly, enthusiasm to share and teach others

The good stuff:

Meaningful equity Flexible healthcare plan Generous PTO Close to CalTrain (San Jose Diridon) Required travel: 10-15% (Required)

Why should you want to work for our client?

Our client’s culture is meritocratic and values hard work, ambition, curiosity, and risk-taking. The company is building a next generation analytics product that is garnering positive enterprise traction. They are committed to their work, customers, having fun, and to each other’s success.

To learn more, contact glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Board Advisor - Retail (8078A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is in the DSP industry (Demand Site Platform) and their technology allows companies to create a fully automated, seamless customer support featured with opportunities for retail chains, banks, online businesses, and mass event organizers.

Once companies entered the service area of the website, our client can identify them and alert the employees, offering multiple means of contact and a plethora of valuable context information.

Our client aggregates a variety of partners’ sub-IDs, enabling the exchange of troves of customer data without revealing sensitive personal information of any kind. The number of possible business cases grows exponentially as more partners join their ecosystem.

They are currently seeking someone that comes from the retail industry (non-apparel) to sit on their board as a trusted and experienced advisor as they move the company forward. People with fundraising experience and contacts (VP level and above) would be a huge asset, as well. Additionally, they would like for this person to have marketing experience and/or eCommerce experience.

This position will require minimal commitment each month. They would like for this person to be in the Bay Area. The CEO wants to lean on this person for expertise and advice as he grows the company in the coming years.

If you are interested and would like the chance to learn more about this opportunity, please email me directly at adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

COO/CoFounder with Marketing (8077G)

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demand Generation Manager/Director (8076G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Director, Customer Service (8075K)

Location: United States

No C2C or sponsorship available.

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

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

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

As Director of Customer Services, you will be customer centric, experienced in building and scaling a small one or two person customer support department with local and remote agents into a team of well over 200 people. Prior recent startup experience is a must. You will have experience in financial service organization, skilled in handling and understanding government regulations, and diligent in compliance.

As Director of Customer Services, you will be customer centric, experienced in building and scaling a small one or two person customer support department with local and remote agents into a team of well over 200 people. Prior recent startup experience is a must. You will have experience in financial service organization, skilled in handling and understanding government regulations, and diligent in compliance.

You will have 7 to 10 years of experience in financials service, with at least 5 in a senior leadership/management role. Strong understanding and past experience in implementing of UDAP practices minimize/prevent fraud, and how to limit risk. Accessible to all and eager to solicit feedback from internal and external customers with an understanding of how it can be utilized to improve team members and customer experience. In addition, you must be able to provide feedback to internal customers from external customers to improve product offering. Must love to serve internal and external customers.

Knowledge in traditional and cutting edge support channels such as phone, email, text, messenger (FB) video conferencing, social medial chat and others. Excellent ability to utilize/analyze large array of data, draw conclusions and turn them into actionable items. Comfortable being hands on approach in all areas of customer service, yet able to delegate as the team size increases.

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

Chief Revenue Officer (8073G)

Must be local to the San Francisco Bay Area

**ENTREPRENEURIAL Chief Revenue Officer CRO Bay Area, CA Healthcare

Equity only opportunity for the first +/- 90 days**

Our client is a startup organization who provides unique molecular testing for clinicians, and advanced clinical translational research services for pharma drug development. They bring new approaches to preclinical and clinical studies to facilitate the personalized management of health conditions and diseases, in an effort to meet the ever-increasing needs of pharmaceutical companies and clinics worldwide.

The CRO must be experienced in presenting to potential investors and have a track record of raising capital.
The CRO will be the public face of the company, developing the guide book for potential investors on why this is the right investment opportunity.

The CRO will wear many hats, developing the culture of the organization, being the lead evangelist, and being the business mind. As part of a fast-growing organization, the CRO must be comfortable and adept in working in a lean, creative and flexible environment. These are just a few of the exciting elements of this opportunity.

To be a successful Chief Revenue Officer:

  • Proven, measurable track record of success in fundraising at A-round / B round (angel is OK)
  • 7+ years of current experience in C level (CRO, CEO, COO (if not C- -Level then VP with total involvement with fundraising)
  • Start-up experience
  • Be skilled at leveraging the healthcare/ biotech space
  • Create Revenue Streams/Models, and guidelines

COMPENSATION: Equity only opportunity for the first +/- 90 days- until Series A funding.

For additional information and to apply, please contact glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

VP, Engineering - Blockchain/Financial Technology (8071K)

Location: Open to any location near major airport in the U.S. Most desired locations are Boston, New York City, Silicon Valley or Texas

No sponsorship or C2C

Our client is working to modernize the financial world making transactions, (especially foreign transactions), safer, more reliable, compliant and faster for both financial institutions and consumers utilizing blockchain based distributed software application.

The VP Engineering will be the “quarterback” of the technology team, moving the development, implementation and sustainability forward at each phase in the process. The role requires someone who is an outstanding communicator with investors, team members, peers, and customers, able to translate business needs into technology requirements and vises versa. Prior experience presenting to investors is required and part of the job.

You are a strategic thinker, tactical doer and you get stuff done the right way! Staying up to date on what is happening in the world of technology is your passion.

This will be an equity heavy, little cash compensation situation for the first 3 months as more funding is finalized.

Your recent background will include working in the banking and/or finance IT world as a leader of an engineering team that has built and integrated software programs with a bank or financial institution. Experience working with Blockchain is desirable not required, though personal education and working with it as a hobby/side project a plus.

Prior experience as the head of engineering, or other type senior role managing a distributed team is required. Early stage startup experience is highly desired.

This is a collaborative role, not looking for a solo player but someone who thrives in a team, listens and is open to others ideas at all levels of an organization, willing to stand up for what they believe is right, and able to accept group decisions when necessary.

In this role you will be traveling periodically to within the United States to meet with the engineering team.

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

Skills and Keywords: blockchain, leadership, manager, management, CIO, engineering, startup

CTO (8070G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA Equity only for the first 90+/- days

Wanted: Chief Technology Officer for a rapidly growing AdTech start-up whose mis-sion is to turn the time you travel into an engaging and entertaining experi-ence. They provide smart travel & connected passengers solutions.

The company: Our client has a passion for traveling. Their goal is to add value to lost travel time through data driven communication which gives the passenger the ex-perience they desire.

The company has already built a robust product, delivered significant value to its international customers, and is now bringing the technology to San Francisco.

For their ongoing development of their core product they need someone who is ready to build their masterpiece. They are looking for someone to take their product to the next level.

Enter YOU: As a CTO, are you someone who is excited about AdTech, interactive de-vices, social media, and customer engagement??

You'll be responsible for the entire technology stack, working with an estab-lished outsourced team until they raise additional funding. After funding, you will build your team.

As a successful CTO: 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.

You have an entrepreneurial mentality and are obsessed with building the very best product platform

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering, CS, or related field.
  • Start-up experience and/or entrepreneurial mentality
  • You've built and scaled enterprise ad tech/ marketing platforms before
  • You’ve managed engineering locally and remote teams
  • Comfortable with robust data sets and advanced analytics

Technology- Minimum of 5 years: AWS Mobile App- Android (Java Android) and IOS Web Portal- Node.js and Angular 4 or 5 Data Base- NoSQL

And Finally: They are looking for an Entrepreneur - not just a developer. This means that the expectations are higher and the reward is also higher.

Equity only for the first 90+/- days, full salary + equity when our client is funded.

The person that fills this role must be willing to put some skin in the game and get excited about the future of this technology.

They have a proven product, are gaining client traction, are generated inves-tor interest, and are pursuing fundraising.

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

Executive Assistant - 2-5 years' experience (8069G)

LOCATION: FINANCIAL DISTRICT, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Be a part of a GREAT team!

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

Are you an Executive Assistant who is: · Creative · Detail oriented · Adaptable · Diplomatic · Organized · Hands-on · Professional

As an Executive Assistant you: Provide critical administrative support to leverage the effectiveness of the executive team in carrying out its mandate: CEO, Investment Directors, CFO and General Counsel. A qualified Executive Assistant candidate must be poised, highly organized and competent in key administrative skills and possess strong communication skills.

The EA will:

  • Provide high level administrative support to the CEO and other executive team members
  • Manage and maintain multiple executive calendars, including setting and confirming appointments, meetings and conference calls with a constant awareness of business priorities
  • Coordinate complex domestic and international travel arrangements and itineraries
  • Act as ambassador for executives in communications with business partners and clients
  • Reconcile monthly corporate credit card billing statements, track executives’ expenses and prepare expense reports
  • Prepare, edit, proofread meeting materials, correspondence, documents, and presentations
  • Partner with Administrative Team to establish weekly priorities, exchange best practices and improve overall administrative support, assist with overflow and special projects

What skills and background you need to possess to be successful as the Executive Assistant:

  • BS or BA degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of administrative support experience, experience assisting senior level executives preferred
  • Confident self-starter who can anticipate needs and actively seek solutions or pursue next steps without prompting
  • Creative problem-solving skills for a fast-paced environment, outstanding follow-up and organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexible, adaptable, responsive and reliable
  • Demonstrate strong ownership of tasks to completion
  • Excellent work ethic, willing to be hands-on and take charge of assignments with minimal supervision
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of staff and job functions
  • Discretion, diplomacy and excellent judgment with regards to confidential information

Benefits

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match
  • Hourly wage plus bonus

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

Chief Marketing Officer (8067G)

LOCATION: DALY CITY, CA

It takes many different factors to get a new company off the ground and to give it a lift off. Our client is revolutionizing the health and wellness holistic space including medical marijuana by offering a telemedicine platform and curated marketplace in one.

The CMO will create, manage, coordinate and execute all marketing strategies and implement tactical plans through funding and into full distribution.

The CMO will act as the company contact for media inquiries and public relations ensuring a consistent brand and corporate image. These are just a few of the exciting elements of this opportunity.

Skills for success as a Chief Marketing Officer:

  • Generated revenue by increasing sales through successful marketing for the entire organization
  • Used market research, pricing, product marketing, marketing communications, advertising and public relations
  • Built operational model, brand, marketing, communications, and growth strategies
  • Proven, measurable track record of success
  • 7+ years of current experience in VP or C level leading mind-blowing marketing strategies
  • Experienced with both leading and motivating a team
  • Solution-oriented thinker with ability to turn empirical data into insightful, strategic decisions and tactical team plans

COMPENSATION: Small base plus equity until Series A funding. Be a part of a company that is changing the way things are done.

For additional information and to apply, please contact glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

CEO - Start-up (8065A)

LOCATON: SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an up and coming food-related operation in San Francisco. They offer a unique experience for their customers and are seeking a CEO to join their growing team

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

The high-level focus for you will be:

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

As the CEO, your major duties will include:

  • Learning and working all areas of day to day operations.
  • Rolling up your sleeves and begin mastering and understanding the company’s daily operations and technology from the ground up.
  • Growing the business and taking it national
  • Participating in the full spectrum responsibilities from stamping down garbage to strategic planning and optimizing of operations. It’s all hands on deck at this point!

Personality traits our client is seeking include: Kindness, sincerity, pragmatism, trustworthiness, highly organized, detail oriented, strong in problem solving, analytical, focus, emotional maturity and people centric mindset.

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

  • Strong business acumen from the food/restaurant/coffee industry
  • Startup experience
  • Track record of success and preferably at least one successful exit from another startup\
  • Networking expertise and contacts, preferably in the food space

Experience you possess includes:

  • Building out and running multi-unit food operations
  • History of building a company’s operations to support $100M plus in revenue
  • Previous C-Level roles in successful food concepts
  • One or more successful exits from a food/beverage startup (required)
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring
  • Building brands

This position will offer a base salary, medical benefits and equity.

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

Keywords: CEO, delivery, food, fundraising, operations, c-level, coffee, restaurant

Sr. Mid-Tier Engineer (8058A)

LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

Are you a rock star 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 work with 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 position will be located in San Jose, CA and is an immediate need.

About the role:

Our client is looking for a Senior Midtier Engineer for their San Jose location, to play a pivotal role in helping implement new solutions in Java and other languages (Scala) in support of their data ingestion pipeline and big data applications that surface insights and make the intelligence actionable.

As a core member of the engineering team, you will work closely with the manager, other engineers, product managers and the business to ensure the team delivers high quality applications that not only meet functional requirements, but do so with a minimal amount of technical debt and such that non-functional requirements (scalability, availability SLAs etc.) are met as well.

This is an opportunity to join a growing team of talented individuals focused on developing unique, cutting edge solutions, using agile methodologies and the latest data technologies and Machine Learning/AI techniques, that transform supply-chain and procurement practices of today. Some of the technologies and tools used are AWS, Streamsets, Postgres/MySQL/AWS Redshift, ElasticSearch, Java-8, Angular-6, CSS-3, HTML-5, Docker, Tensorflow, ApacheNLP, BI tools such as SiSense, Git and Atlassian suite of products.

As the Sr MidTier Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Executing designs and high-quality implementations in Java and/or Python.
  • Focusing on solutions that deliver nonfunctional requirements around performance, scalability, security, high availability, monitorability, debuggability and other such concerns.
  • Writing user level stories and subtasks with your manager and the product management team.
  • Be responsible for Security and related implications.
  • Evaluating new technologies and build prototypes for continuous improvements.
  • Advocating best practices and standards
  • Debugging production problems around Garbage Collection issues and/or code issues via use of a profiler such as VisualVM or YourKit, via analyzing thread dumps.

As a Sr MidTier Engineer, your background should include:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience as a Server-side engineer.
  • Very Strong real-world experience with o Cloud Based Infrastructure: AWS (and the very many services it offers). o EC2, S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS, Route53, RDS, SNS/SES/SQS, ElasticSearch, AI services etc. to name a few. o Programming Languages: Very strong in Java (Idioms, Patterns, Collections, Concurrency, Memory-Model, Executor Framework, NIO) and UpToDate i.e. well versed with Java-8 capabilities around “functional” capabilities and several others. Familiarity with Scala and/or Python is desirable. o Frameworks: Strong familiarity with Spring Framework, Workflow and Job Management frameworks (e.g. Oozie, Azkaban etc,), Log4J o Application Servers: Nginx/Apache and Tomcat expertise is needed. o DataStores and Data Access: Familiarity with JDBC, DAO, ORMs such as Hibernate and SQL. Familiarity with NoSQL stores is highly desirable. o CI/CD Practices: Strong expertise with Git, Jenkins (or other CI tools), Unit Testing and Integration Testing. o Architecture: Strong in terms of server-side architecture, SOA, Microservices, Swagger etc. Must have Strong Object-Oriented Programming knowledge along with Algorithms, Data Structures, Design Patterns and Performance Optimization techniques. o AI: Knowledge of Apache NLP/Stanford NLP and/or other NLP/ML techniques and some familiarity with AWS services (Rekognition, Comprehend, Lex, Polly etc.) is useful.
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills.
  • Process oriented and familiar with Git, Agile, Scrum, Standups and the Atlassian suite of products.
  • Ability to deliver specific and actionable code reviews.
  • Ability to debug problems in production quickly.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Mentoring capabilities to mentor junior engineers and ensure their professional growth.
  • Motivated and responsible individual who strives to exceed expectations

Additional information/perks for this position include:

  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Life Insurance and Short-Term/Long-Term Disability
  • 401k plan (coming soon)
  • Your choice of equipment set-up (computer, monitor, and accessories)
  • Flexible hours and unlimited vacation days policy
  • Awesome team and culture
  • Great office location(s) in San Jose downtown (by the San Jose Tech Museum) and Cyberabad, India
  • International Travel

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

KEYWORDS: NoSql, RDBMS, ETL, Cloud, Data, AWS, Apache, Hadoop, EC2, S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS, Route53, RDS, SNS/SES/SQS