Director, Digital Product (8035G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is building the first universal preventive personalized healthcare diagnostics platform which will tell the customer when and what types of medical testing may be needed. This will assist the cus-tomer in avoiding unnecessary procedures and to put them in charge of their own health and well-being.

The heart of the platform is the sophisticated, customized preventive algorithm, which is based on the latest medical science recommendations, personalized questionnaire and DNA test. The app not only tells the customer when the time for a screening is but also provides a seamless booking functionality and a step-by-step guidance to educate consumers about their results and options.

Our client delivers a simple and comprehensive preventive healthcare option which helps consumers live happy, healthy and longer lives.

They are seeking a: Director of Digital Product

Ideal Director of Digital Product candidate will possess

  • 7+ years product experience designer and manager with Digital Products
  • Experience with layout, branding, illustration and visual strategy
  • Good understanding of UX/UI
  • Familiar with the latest design trends, digital production technologies, processes, payments systems, etc.
  • Strong track record of managing digital products
  • Good team player, able to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Good communicator and manger, capable of leading design/development team overseas
  • Located in the San Francisco or Bay Area

Key responsibilities of the Director of Digital Product:

  • Overall responsibility for the digital product on multiple delivery platforms (iOS, Android, web-site)
  • Coordination of processes within the company leading to product changes and development
  • Customer advocacy and thought leadership on contents of the product
  • Thought leadership on digital design
  • Managing and liaising with the overseas development and design team

We are seeking candidates who are interested in working with an early stage company with emerging technology.

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

Director, Business Development (8034G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is building the first universal preventive personalized healthcare diagnostics platform which will tell the customer when and what types of medical testing may be needed. This will assist the customer in avoiding unnecessary procedures and to put them in charge of their own health and well-being.

The heart of the platform is the sophisticated, customized preventive algorithm, which is based on the latest medical science recommendations, personalized questionnaire and DNA test. The app not only tells the customer when the time for a screening is but also provides a seamless booking functionality and a step-by-step guidance to educate consumers about their results and options.

Our client delivers a simple and comprehensive preventive healthcare option which helps consumers live happy, healthy and longer lives.

They are seeking a: Director of Business Development

Ideal Director of Business Development candidate will possess

  • 7+ of experience as an insurance/payor executive, or experience as head of employee benefits of very large corporate benefit provider
  • Possess relationships with commercial directors among the top provider networks in USA, ideally with particular focus on California
  • Possess relationships among corporate benefits/benefit aggregators community
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Project management/sales cycle/contract negotiation skills
  • Local to the San Francisco or Bay Area

Key responsibilities of Director of Business Development:

  • Contracting of medical services with health services providers
  • Building the chain of healthcare providers (labs, general clinic/hospital chains, specialized female clinics, dentistry chains)
  • As a second step, building part of organization responsible for targeting corporate sales (benefit aggregators/corporate clients, etc.)
  • At the beginning one-man show, after 9-12 months, potential to grow the team

We are seeking candidates who are interested in working with an early stage company with emerging technology.

To apply please contact: glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Medical Director (8033G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is building the first universal preventive personalized healthcare diagnostics platform which will tell the customer when and what types of medical testing may be needed. This will assist the customer in avoiding unnecessary procedures and to put them in charge of their own health and well-being.

The heart of the platform is the sophisticated, customized preventive algorithm, which is based on the latest medical science recommendations, personalized questionnaire and DNA test. The app not only tells the customer when is the time for a screening but also provides a seamless booking functionality and a step-by-step guidance to educate consumers about their results and options.

Our client delivers a simple and comprehensive preventive healthcare option which helps consumers live happy, healthy and longer lives.

They are seeking a: MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Ideal Medical Director candidate will possess:

  • Minimum of 3 years of MD practice or 5+ years of managing a US healthcare provider organization
  • Familiar with US procedures, processes, reimbursement systems, etc…
  • Knowledge of the best medical standards, policy documents, recommendations, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experienced with legal components and FDA approval strategies
  • Interest in or understanding of genetics
  • Interest in or understanding of algorithms
  • Located in the San Francisco Bay Area

Key responsibilities of the Medical Director:

  • General medical oversight of the operations of the company
  • Overseeing development and up to date maintenance of the preventive algorithm
  • Managing the project of developing DNA algorithms by the team of bioinformaticians and genetics experts, including FDA approval
  • Managing the DNA analysis project team members
  • Composing the content of many screens in the app, in particular informing patient about various tests, conditions, risks, etc…
  • Co-designing processes within the application and actual procedures implied by app (referrals, design of various screens, etc.)
  • Developing (jointly with a legal counsel or advisor) the defense strategy against potential litigation
  • Developing (jointly with Business Development person) the medical provider acquisition strategy

We are seeking candidates who are interested in working with an early stage company with emerging technology.

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

Director, Business Development (8032A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, SAN DIEGO, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK,

Our client is a biomedical and life sciences big data analytics startup based in Las Vegas, that is rapidly becoming a world leader in artificial intelligence-powered knowledge discovery for pharma, biomedical and life science companies. Their AI approach combines machine learning and predictive visual analytics to dramatically improve understanding of textual content in the biomedical literature, key to the entire healthcare industry. Their product is on the market, is generating early revenue, and is addressing critical needs that no other application can. Their mission is to improve healthcare from drug discovery through patient care, with an impact to the pharmaceutical market measured in $100s of millions saved and to the patient, a better life through better healthcare.

They are currently seeking a Director, Business Development to join their team as they scale their business. This person can sit in either the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, New York or New Jersey.

As the Director, Business Development, your daily duties will include:

  • Identifying and developing sales leads and managing the sales process through contract closure.
  • Preparing and conducting project-specific client presentations in collaboration with the functional departments related to the client’s core services and capabilities.
  • Liaising between the client and Company on all business development activities and requirements; expand the Company’s visibility, name recognition, and professional credibility in the market and assist with the development of promotional material to promote the Company’s recognition in the industry.
  • Establishing and maintaining contact with prospective clients in order to gain knowledge of developments within the direct and indirect industries, promote the Company’s services, and ultimately increase the amount of business won.
  • Maintaining high levels of repeat business through nurturing relationships with existing clients and ensuring service delivery satisfaction.
  • Preparing and presenting our client’s core services and capabilities to customers.
  • Verifying and processing contractual documents, including work orders, develop payment schedules and changes in scope, as needed.
  • Assisting Finance with the analysis of client contracts, billing and revenue recognition as needed.

Job Requirements for Director, Business Development:

  • MBA Degree in a business, science, or related field.
  • Fundamental knowledge of biology and the drug development process a plus.
  • 10-15 years of experience selling services in the pharma or healthcare industries.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess leadership qualities and be open to managing/leading a team in the future.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work with a team, and able to work remotely.

This position will initially pay a significant commission as well as some equity in the company, along with a small amount of cash for expenses, with the engagement being as a consultant for the interim period. When the current funding round raises sufficient capital, a commensurate compensation package will take effect. The faster the person in this role can help obtain more revenue, the faster a full compensation plan will begin.

If you are ready to join this exciting, cutting-edge company, please send your resume to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

KEYWORDS: business development, biology, pharma, healthcare, sales

Director, Embedded IoT Firmware Development (8031K)

LOCATION: FOSTER CITY, CA

Our client is looking for a talented Director of Embedded Firmware Development with extensive embedded systems software experience to help build their next generation products. The client is a well-funded startup with a team or highly motivated and seasoned veterans looking to revolutionize the 125-year-old metal plate system and bringing it into the 21st century by transforming it into an innovative, multi-functional cloud connected digital display and offering a major aesthetic and design upgrade for the only part of the vehicle that has remained unchanged since the automobile debuted. This smart device is an integral component is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that offers unlimited opportunities for applications, including DMV registration automation, hyper-local messaging, telematics and vehicle management.

Responsibilities and Duties for Director, Embedded IoT Firmware Development

  • Architect and lead firmware development for the digital license plate and integrate into their platform
  • Work cross-functionally to bring a product from concept to production
  • Hands-on coding when needed
  • Lead bug scrub and troubleshooting
  • Develop drivers and firmware for hardware components
  • Work with the development team and factory on hardware-firmware integration
  • Work with internal software engineers to create end to end ecosystem solution
  • Manage in-house firmware development team and local and offshore contractors

Qualifications and Skills for Director, Embedded IoT Firmware Development

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Experienced manager with startup background
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work in a team environment Minimum 8+ years of team leadership experience in firmware/software development
  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing and delivering firmware for consumer-level electronics
  • Minimum 7 years of working experience on embedded processors
  • Minimum 5 years of ARM microcontroller experience (Freescale, Atmel, ST…etc.)
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on coding of RTOS (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 o Must have written driver/app code for basic embedded interface technologies: DMA/UART/SPI/I2C/GPIO/ADC…etc. o Must have experience with wide variety of embedded peripherals: Accelerometer, Gyro, SPI flash, eMMC, temperature sensors, PWM, RTC…etc. o Experience with interfacing Bluetooth, Wifi, LTE, GPS a plus. o Experience with makefiles and build systems. o Experience with GIT.

Our client is offering full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, stock options, PTO, and a great work environment. In addition, they offer a very competitive salary.

Qualified candidates interested in learning more about the Director, Embedded IoT Firmware Development are welcome to send their resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Our client is not able to hire, at this time, C2C or those needing sponsorship. No relocation is offered, local only candidates will be considered.

Lead Embedded Firmware Engineer - IoT (8030K)

FOSTER CITY, CA

Looking for a startup that is very well funded, is so innovative that they are the only player in the field and they have customers?

Our client is looking for a talented Lead Embedded Firmware Engineer with extensive embedded systems software experience to help build their next generation product.

The client is a well-funded startup with a team of highly motivated and seasoned veterans looking to revolutionize the 125-year-old metal plate system and bringing it into the 21st century. They are transforming it into an innovative, multi-functional digital display and offering a major aesthetic and design upgrade for the only part of the vehicle that has remained unchanged since the automobile debuted.

This smart device is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that offers unlimited opportunities for applications, including DMV registration automation, hyper-local messaging, telematics and vehicle management.

What you will be responsible for doing as Lead Embedded Firmware Engineer: • Lead firmware development for the license plate platform products. • Work cross-functionally to bring a product from concept to production. • Developing and maintaining a team environment.

Qualifications and skills the Lead Embedded Firmware Engineer must have: • Strong understanding of RTOS, system architecture, and testing methodology for a consumer level product. • Capable of hands-on coding when needed/necessary. • Self-motivated, able to work independently. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. • 3+ years of team leadership experience in firmware/software development. • 3+ years of experience developing and delivering firmware for consumer-level electronics. • 7+ 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.) • 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

Our client is offering full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, stock options, PTO, and a great work environment. In addition, they offer a very competitive salary.

Qualified candidates interested in learning more about the Lead Embedded Firmware Engineer are welcome to send their resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Our client is not able to hire, at this time, C2C or those needing sponsorship. No relocation is offered, local only candidates will be considered.

Senior 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.

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

Are you an Optical Engineer/Lens Design Specialist who can:

  • 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 glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Operations Manager (8028A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is an up and coming pizza delivery company in San Francisco. They feel that people want more Simplicity, Quality & Convenience in their busy lives. They offer wood-fired pizza on demand, delivered in about fifteen minutes and they also offer a 90 second walk-up option. Their goal is to be the next great American brand that disrupts the last mile of on demand food delivery in major cities, providing a new customer experience that is Simple, Fast, and Amazing.

They are currently looking for an Operations Manager who will be the key to their growth and run company-wide operations. The Operations Manager role will be both tactical and strategic.

The high-level focus for you will be:

  • Delivering the company’s brand experience
  • Expansion
  • Growing and maintaining a team culture of kindness, creativity, and excellence

As the Operations Manager, 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.
  • 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 Operations Manager will include:

  • Financial analysis
  • Fluency in Quick Books or other accounting platforms
  • Fluency with Excel
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to prioritize immediate vs long term tasks at any given time
  • Understanding of digital marketing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of multi-unit restaurant operations
  • Understanding of both technology and scalable food operations
  • Creating and measuring KPI’s

Experience you possess includes:

  • Building out and running multi-unit food operations of 20 plus locations
  • History of building a company’s operations to support $100M plus in revenue
  • Previous C Level roles in successful food concepts
  • Fundraising
  • HR & Recruiting
  • 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

Chief Marketing Officer (8027K) - Blockchain/Financial Services

LOCATION: SILICON VALLEY/SOUTH BAY AREA

Ready to be a part of the exhilarating world of Blockchain? Our client, an early stage startup, is on the leading edge of developing a next generation decentralized financial exchange application that is highly secure, robust, and scalable.

In this CMO role, you will be the creative mind behind the branding, B2B and B2C marketing strategies, planning and execution of integrated, results-oriented marketing campaigns. You will be high energy, and able to pivot as needed in your focus and strategies. Qualities you bring will include: a high level of integrity, loyalty, the ability to be a part of a highly ethic team, a desire to see others succeed, along with yourself.

You will be a (10+ years) seasoned marketing executive with experience in the financial services industry. A background with at least one early stage startup is highly desired, along with an understanding of how to leverage a small budget to start and build up the team and programs as more funding is secured.

This CMO role will be responsible for all aspects of marketing including content development, creation of marketing materials, developing and managing agency relationships when needed, building a world class marketing team as funding allows.

You are a marketing executive with excellent skills in:

  • Strategic Marketing Planning and Execution
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Multi-Discipline Campaign Development and Design
  • Branding, Evolution, and Protection
  • Digital Strategy Development and Execution
  • Product Introduction and Messaging
  • Event and Sponsorship Engagement
  • Analytics and Research
  • PR and Corporate Communications

If you are ready to catch the next big “thing” wave, send your resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

IT/Systems Engineer (8026G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our Client is looking for an IT/Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

Responsibilities of the IT/Systems Engineer:

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure, onsite and Cloud-based
  • Maintain network, VPN, and PBX infrastructure
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and peers for problem resolution

Requirements of the IT/Systems Engineer:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux and Windows environments on VMs and hardware
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX)
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

It would be great if you are an IT/Systems Engineer has:

  • Domain experience in CAD, PLM, CAM, and/or 3D Printing.
  • Experience with FreePBX, Synology, Git, Jenkins.
  • Maintained a largely open-source development and support environment.
  • Programming experience in JAVA and/or C++.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

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

Director of Product Management- Machine learning-powered Video Analytics (8024G)

LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

Our client, an emerging leader in the video analytics space, 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. As cameras increasingly take center stage in how organizations plan to protect what’s important and make their physical spaces productive, the volumes of data these cameras produce is overwhelming. The company’s machine learning-powered software helps customers “know what the cameras know”. The company’s solution works on any type of camera feed (CCTV, drone, dash cam, body cam, etc), can be deployed in the cloud or on-premises, and works for real-time or post-event analysis.

The company is hiring for a Director of Product Management. This position requires an in-depth understanding of market requirements from buyers and users of modern video analytics technology.

The position involves close interaction with corporate strategy, key customers, engineering/development, sales, vendors, and operations.

A background in video, analytics, or enterprise software business models is strongly desired.

This is an opportunity to work directly with the CEO in driving product strategy and delivery at an exciting early stage company. The company has a robust team of PhD’s doing real machine learning work, is going after a multi-billion market opportunity, and presents a chance to do meaningful work that impacts the safety of people and the productivity of entire organizations.

What you will do as a Director of Product Management:

  • Gather market feedback in order to deliver vision and requirement documents with prioritized features, business case, and corresponding justification.
  • Develop and own product roadmaps aligned with corporate strategy, technical capabilities, and customer requests.
  • Develop tight product requirements that can be used with engineering and operations teams in the creation of new product capabilities.
  • Work with product marketing, sales, and vendors to identify areas for growth and create market positioning that drives adoption of products and differentiating features.
  • Support sales in the development of positioning, presentations, and customer visits.
  • Prepare and present board-level materials.

What you need to have to be successful as Director of Product Management:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CS or other relevant field; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 5+ years’ work experience in enterprise software or video systems. Relevant experience in video analytics or video security preferred.
  • Experience working in highly technical environments.
  • Working knowledge of modern machine learning capabilities and their application in the real world.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Excellent cross-functional skills across customers, sales, marketing,
  • operations, and engineering.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Must be an organized, self-starter comfortable engaging business and
  • technology decision makers, partner organizations, and with potential
  • customers.
  • Possess strong analytical capabilities and excellent communication
  • skills in order to communicate vision, strategy and tactics across
  • multiple stakeholders.
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset

The Perks:

  • Flexible healthcare plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Meaningful equity
  • Walking/biking distance from CalTrain (San Jose, Diridon)

Their culture is meritocratic and values hard work, ambition, curiosity, and risk-taking. They are working on a game changing and innovative product. They are also building an experienced and close-knit team and believe in creating an environment where everyone can learn from and support each other.

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

machine learning, video analytics, product, video, analytics, enterprise software

CEO (7033G) - Medical/SaaS Products

LOCATION: REDWOOD CITY, 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, PT Businesses, and Doctors to increase their sales revenue while providing superior care to their patents. The product is in the development stage. Physical Therapy is a $30 Billion dollar industry, just in the US, and only a few players offering anything close to this product.

As CEO 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 ready to go to market and has some early traction.

A background in in medical products/services and/or Telemed is highly desired. Prior experience in the SaaS technology space would be helpful. The successful CEO candidate will have a history of successful fund raising, building the roadmap of going to market, and growth leadership, with a successful exist is the right blend for this position.

This is an 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.

Want to learn more? Send your resume and LinkedIn profile to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Director, Digital Marketing - Technical Expertise (8021A)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Our client is a San Francisco-based (financial district), self-funded start-up incorporated in 2015. The company has a unique and patented technology to automate network service provisioning for server-less applications in hybrid clouds. It provides real-time automation for provisioning and maintenance of agile and secure connectivity among any combination of physical server, virtual machine (VM), container, bare metal and IoT endpoints. Our client’s technology has the radical distinction of replacing centralized network controllers with the world’s first network microservice platform solution. This position reports to the Co-CEO, Charles Stucki.

They are currently seeking an energetic Director of Digital Marketing. As the only marketing professional in the company, you will be key to generating awareness, excitement and preference. You will design a differentiated digital style in on-line and presentation content. You will produce outbound messaging, positioning and digital content working closely with the business and technology leaders. You will drive search and other traffic to the website. Your mission will be to differentiate and place digital content in front of multiple audiences – enterprise business and technical decision makers, as well as prospective investors and employees. You develop crisp, clean, and modern positioning and messaging and create web, LinkedIn and Twitter and video collateral that compels action. You will create presentations and ensure web-pages, whitepapers, solution briefs, webinars, infographics, YouTube videos etc reach target audiences quickly, confidently and effectively. You must have proven digital graphics and digital marketing experience targeting enterprise customers.

Key Responsibilities of the Director, Digital Marketing

  • Work closely as team with key executives to translate strategy, positioning and product content into digital marketing content elements.
  • Own and develop the content layout and flow on the company’s website and manage the in-house and contracted web-masters to deliver a compelling digital experience.
  • Choose and contract with design firms to create logos, style sheets, and presentation templates that convey an innovative, cloud-era, communications brand ethic.
  • Develop key visual graphics to translate the messaging developed by the leadership into simple, compelling slides and webpages to be used in multiple pieces of collateral.
  • Produce outbound messaging presentations, website content, webinars, infographics, placed-articles, YouTube videos and demos, etc by leveraging the leadership team and customers for messaging and content.
  • Develop and execute a strategy to drive digital awareness of the company including Search Engine Optimization, frequent and compelling Twitter posts, placement of profiles and articles on LinkedIn and in publications, choosing trade shows for speaking and booth participation, publishing of YouTube videos, orchestrating press releases etc.
  • Develop and maintain a dashboard of metrics, proposed budget, and budget allocation for all of the digital activities, and adjust the mix continuously to improve results.
  • Actively refine our key presentations for all audiences including prospective customers, investors, sales and channel partners, employees, trade analysts and press, etc.
  • Present our products and solutions in formal and informal settings as required.

Essential Skills of the Director, Digital Marketing

  • Strong digital technology skills – comfort with hands-on use of web site technologies and style sheets, graphics and photo-image services, slide apps (Powerpoint, Keynote), digital marketing tools including SEO, and social media tools especially LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Exceptional visual communication and presentation skills with a creative flair to bring fresh ideas and stylish presentation into product positioning and marketing campaigns.
  • Ability to translate understand sophisticated networking and software technologies to enable translation into key statements, visuals, and animations.
  • Ability to create in partnership with hired specialists, graphical visualizations of complex technical concepts (such as frameworks, architectures and network deployments).
  • Ability to communicate effectively to digital agencies, web-masters, press and analysts.
  • Solid understanding/hands-on experience delivering high quality digital marketing content with an attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality products.
  • Team-oriented with excellent collaboration, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent writing skills for clear communications.
  • Driven, self-motivated, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, complex environment with an ability to juggle multiple projects/priorities simultaneously.
  • Solid analytical and business skills with the ability to think strategically while working tactically and with agility.

Your Profile This is a technology-oriented digital marketing role. To be successful, you MUST be able to understand the essential value propositions of the underlying technology, and how a customer uses it to solve problems, and be able to then develop a wide range of digital marketing content that can support the various stages of the company’s growth. The technology areas that you will need to be comfortable describing include: software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) in general, IP networking (switching, routing, WAN, SD-WAN, VXLAN), software-defined data center orchestration, cloud infrastructure, network segmentation / micro-segmentation, serverless computing and containerization, and server and application virtualization. Comfort learning about and describing service orchestration, automation, network management, service management, application delivery management is also desirable.

  • Minimum of 10 years of overall marketing experience with 2+ years of progressive outbound Digital Marketing experience in enterprise software in the top-tier enterprise market segment.
  • Successful experience in marketing activities and content creation that supports a complex cloud-oriented technology product.
  • Proven track record of managing talent and agencies covering all aspects of digital collateral development.
  • Experience with enterprise networking, data center networks, cloud infrastructure, SDN and NFV is mandatory
  • Experience with marketing infrastructure software.
  • BS in Marketing (a BS, Computer Science or a MBA is a plus)

Our client offers competitive compensation and benefits/perks. Additionally, they’re looking for someone that wants to become a part of a fast-growing, highly technical and passionate team.

If this sounds like you, send your resume to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

and let’s chat!

KEYWORDS: digital marketing, marketing, SDN, LAN, WAN, networking, IP

Director, Sales (8020A)

LOCATION: FREMONT, CA

Our client is a privately held international company who focuses on the manufacture and sale of gas and fluid systems components, such as tube fittings, valves, tubing, and gauges. They were founded over 80 years ago and are located in over 70 countries. They have a tight-knit, family-oriented culture and are known for taking great care of their employees. They are currently looking to bring on a new Director, Sales to join their growing team in Fremont, CA.

On a typical day as the Director, Sales, you will:

  • Manage the sales activities of the organization to ensure profitable growth is achieved in alignment with the company’s Strategic Plan while accommodating corporate goals by serving in a key leadership role.
  • Be responsible for facilitating the revenue and sales growth agenda of the company.
  • Participate in strategy development and implementation of company objectives to achieve the company’s service promises, sales goals and other company objectives.
  • Supervise a team of about 10 Account Managers.
  • Be responsible for participation in recruiting, training, job assignment and developing Account Managers and other associates who may be assigned to the team.
  • Act as the primary customer interface and are responsible for providing a variety of services, solutions, support, and information in a responsive manner to customers in order to win and maintain their trust, confidence, and long-term business.
  • Retain existing accounts and reinforce our products, services and individual sales team.
  • Maintain high level engagements with key customers to assure satisfaction, participate in the sales process, troubleshoot problems, and manage the relationships.

Your background as the Director, Sales will include:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (preferable) or related discipline.
  • 8+ years of sales & business development experience in industries such as Oil/Gas, Refining and/or Power Generation.
  • 3+ years of sales management experience.
  • Strong knowledge in the following areas/skills: o “Common Sense Selling” processes o Cross-functional collaboration o CRM & MS Office

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

Keywords: director, sales, business development, oil, gas, CRM, tubing, gauges

Marketing Manager (8011A)

LOCATION: SANTA CLARA

Our client is changing the way startups partner with industry leaders and experts. Their community of executives is where the Valley goes for expert advice. They take shared expertise very seriously. Our client helps startups and well-established companies find professional advice from leading experts in the Bay Area that will meet you face-to-face with you, not just on the phone or via email. This is a truly one-of-a-kind mentoring experience that any company in any industry would benefit from. They are currently seeking a Marketing Manager to join their team and lead all marketing initiatives/efforts for the company.

Your daily duties as Marketing Manager will include:

  • Being creative and constructing strategies for expert acquisition and retention planning as well executing those strategies.
  • Improving user acquisition plans and execution. This will involve developing email funnels, paid acquisition initiatives, working with vendors, etc.
  • Data analysis to maximize return on investment on the company’s marketing spend.
  • Working closely with the product team to deliver growth-focused product improvements.
  • Managing team members and provide guidance.
  • Working with a limited budget and knowing how to maximize the resources are your disposal.

You background for Marketing Manager will include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Economics/Marketing/Public relations or similar fields.
  • 3-5 years’ experience (minimum) in consumer-facing startup marketing/growth roles (required)
  • o This will include inbound marketing and outbound marketing efforts.
  • o Experiences in seed-stage, pre-A, Series A startups is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge in business and financial models with experience project reporting in technology environments.
  • Experience in content marketing, digital marketing, marketing analysis, launching websites and apps, etc.
  • Experience in targeting local market and community-building (highly preferred).
  • Mobile related marketing experience (highly preferred).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be a team player.

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

Start-up Advisor- Direct to Consumer Professional (8013G)

LOCATION: ANYWHERE IN THE US OR EAST AFRICA

Our client is a D2C, subscription based, sportswear company. As a socially-motivated business they are striving to fuel economic development in Kenya.

They want to partner with out-of-the box thinkers, entrepreneurial minded, current or past C-Level executives who know what it takes to build a successful D2C company. Ideally, you are someone from a digitally lead company

We are specifically looking for individuals with the following background for the Advisor role

• Direct to Consumer (D2C) experience in a digitally lead company • Socially conscious minded • Previous Advisor/Board experience • D2C subscription-based experience

Time commitment is minimal. Compensation is Equity.

If this sounds like the right Advisor opportunity for you, send your resume for immediate consideration to glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Sr. Software Engineer - Blockchain (8009K)

LOCATION: MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Ready to be a part of the exhilarating world of Blockchain? Our client is on the leading edge of developing a next generation decentralized financial exchange application that is highly secure, robust, and scalable.

They are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with excellent skills and experience to help build customer facing applications. You must have good communications and collaborative skills to work with our cross-functional team of product managers, architects, principal engineers, software engineers, test automation team, and DevOps in an agile setup. Experience in low latency performance and scalable designs is a huge plus!

Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high degree of quality in the product:
  • o write quality code with careful attention to scalability, security, and performance.
  • Be quality focused, use continual testing, and participate in code-reviews with other software engineers.
  • Ensure high degree of security of application on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure product is user friendly.

Senior Software Engineer background requirements:

  • 10+ years of work experience.
  • Experience designing and developing high performance and scalable applications.
  • Very strong experience with high volume, transactional systems with emphasis on single digit millisecond response times and highly scalable (but complex) solutions.
  • 5 – 7 years of experience designing and developing secure object-oriented web services.
  • Strong DevOps experience to support zero-downtime upgrades and functionality deployment in large clusters.
  • 1-2 years of Blockchain experience, including Solidity and/or Hyperledger.
  • Experience in Java and Restful API Development, C/C++, OpenCL/Cuda.
  • Experience with developing Micro Services highly desired.
  • Experience developing Institutional Finance software highly desired.
  • Some familiarity with exposing and securing APIs using an API Management Solution.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Test Driven Development.
  • Some experience in at least a few of the following technologies in the below categories, the more the better:
  • • Databases: Oracle, MySql, MongoDB, Cassandra, DHTs, etc.
  • • Distributed Cache: Redis, Memcached
  • • Build & CI Tools: Jenkins
  • • Message Brokers: Apache Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ.
  • Experience with Scrum, Agile Process, Unit Testing using Test Driven Development.
  • Developing and deploying applications on AWS or private cloud.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience preferably with a focus on or have extensive experience in building distributed solutions with high performance and scalability.

Very competitive compensation package. No relocation available. US Citizen or Green Card holder, as client is not able to sponsor at this time.

If this sounds like you and you’re ready for a leading edge technology and industry, send your resume and LinkedIn profile for immediate review to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Sr. Software Architect - Blockchain (8008K)

LOCATION: SILICON VALLEY, CA

Ready to be a part of the exhilarating world of Blockchain? Our client is on the leading edge of developing a next generation decentralized financial exchange application that is highly secure, robust, and scalable.

As the Senior Software Architect, you will report directly to the CTO. Your background will include prior experience working with Blockchain in a commercial setting.

Responsibilities of Sr. Software Architect:

  • Architect, design, and develop services to support our B2B applications
  • Create and maintain a robust and extensible architecture able to adapt to future needs in features, scale, and performance
  • Write quality code with careful attention to scalability, security, and performance
  • Enforce consistent adherence to architecture guidelines by the SW engineering team
  • Be quality focused, use continual testing, and participate in code-reviews with other software engineers
  • Use Agile methodology to lead development of software
  • Ensure development milestones are met on time
  • Oversee quality of application, ensuring scalability and maintainability
  • Have a hands-on attitude and experience to keep up with a fast-paced industry
  • Create a highly secure application for an exchange system

Skills required of Sr. Software Architect:

  • 10+ years of professional engineering experience
  • 1-2 years commercial experience with Blockchain technologies is critical
  • Excellent background in building highly secure platforms/software
  • Experience in building scalable applications
  • Hands on professional experience with Blockchain development tools including Solidity, Hyperledger, or other similar environments
  • Passion for delivering new scalable technologies, on time, secure and sustainable
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience preferably with a focus on building distributed solutions with high performance and scalability
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and adapt in a creative and fast moving environment

Relocation available. Very competitive compensation package. ology and industry, send your resume and LinkedIn profile for immediate review to karen@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Director of Sales, Live Video (8022G)

LOCATION: DALLAS, TX

How would you like to be part of a leadership team that takes a company from startup to $100 million? If you are determined to commit to a new opportunity to lead this effort, our client is ready for liftoff.

The company has spent the last three years developing new technologies and building a solid foundation, to align themselves with an aggressive growth strategy. They are looking for the right candidate to build and manage the national sales footprint and to make an impact in the very hot Video space. As more and more consumers are demanding transparency and authenticity from advertisers and brands, live video grows in popularity and will become the driving medium. We’re in a new era of golden video and our client’s product is well positioned to enable businesses to monetize their products and services.

What you need to have to be successful as a Director of Sales:

  • Proven, measurable track record of success in business development.
  • Vast experience in selling technology as a platform. Digital, video space preferred.
  • Top performer, and an overall positive person who enjoys and embraces a challenge.
  • Solution-oriented thinker with ability to turn empirical data into insightful, strategic decisions and tactical team plans.
  • Experience in both leading and motivating sales teams.
  • Ability to meet deadlines consistently while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to interface with C-level execs and decision makers.
  • 5+ years of current experience in senior management roles.
  • Startup experience is a big plus.

Education required for Director of Sales:

BA/BS required. MBA is a plus.

The Perks:

This is a risk/reward position, you get to write your own ticket. You work hard, you win big. Currently, the base comp and benefits are below the market rate until our client closes a round of financing, which is slated for Q4.

It takes team, product, and relevance to get a new company off the ground and to give it a lift off with unicorn potential. Join the team of two founders with vast experience in product development and operations. For additional information and to apply, please contact glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

Valuation Manager (7058G)

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO CA

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

What you will do as a Valuation Manager:

  • Manage the day to day aspects of client relationships and projects
  • Provide support in processing client accounts; monitor client status; report project progress and issues
  • Responsibility for the quality of client deliverables
  • Develop client network, and support efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies.
  • Utilize research tools including Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Excel, PowerPoint, and MergerStat
  • Perform financial modeling
  • Present complex valuation concepts and conclusions to clients through deliverable reports and presentations
  • Mentor and develop staff and senior associates, training junior team members and review their work.
  • Understand the requirements associated with the development of value conclusions under GAAP, tax, and regulatory rules that allow companies to understand the value of an entity, asset, or liability so they can make informed business and investment decisions
  • Apply valuation and accounting standards including US GAAP and IFRS
  • Conduct securities/company analysis, discounted cash flow modeling, financial statement analysis, public company comparisons, economic research, and deliverable drafting
  • Review client financial information; research, review and summarize relevant economic data and other industry information
  • Create due diligence materials; create client spreadsheets, including summary financial statements, ratio and common-size analyses and valuation models

What else?

  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Can be a functioning member of a team
  • Solid integrity, reliability
  • Can successfully pass a background and reference check

What you need to have to be successful as Valuation Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5-7 years Valuation experience
  • Experience must include three years of overseeing the full lifecycle of engagements.
  • Candidates should possess excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

For you:

  • Competitive salary, excellent medical benefits including dental and vision, PTO, paid holidays, and 401k
  • Relocation assistance may be available

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

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