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

Vice President, Marketing (80686K)

Location: San Mateo, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles, CA; OR Orange County, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Director, Engineering (8049A)

PALO ALTO, CA

Our client is a venture backed, Series A startup developing a new method for physical access point authentication. Similar to FaceID on iPhone X, the technology unlocks spaces only when it identifies the person in front of it has access. To achieve this, they use facial detection and recognition, 3D sensing and artificial intelligence to enable highly secure and frictionless entry into physical locations.

About the role:

As the Vice President - Engineering, you’ll be working directly with the CTO to architect and manage all firmware related projects. You'll be involved in the entire process (start to finish) and be responsible for managing a team of engineers and helping take the company’s technology platform to the next level.

As the Vice President - Engineering, your background should include:

  • Extensive embedded design background
  • Experience managing teams within the past five years (of varying sizes)
  • Strong knowledge in system architecture
  • Ability to define team and individual KPIs
  • Measuring software engineering productivity managing software code/quality
  • Preferably, you will have experience working on internal and external business cases in relation with engineering investment

What our client can offer you:

  • An engineering culture that gives you space to work with autonomy and write excellent code.
  • A remarkably talented and supportive team of peers to help you grow as an engineer.
  • An office designed to allow you to create your best work.
  • A team that takes diversity seriously — we believe that diverse perspectives make our team stronger.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive pay and equity
  • Flexible working hours
  • Unlimited vacation / PTO
  • Fully-stocked kitchen
  • Offsite team events
  • Premium medical, dental and vision insurance

If you’re ready to hear more about this awesome opportunity, please email your resume’ to adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com

KEYWORDS – firmware, vp, engineer, vice president, embedded, GPU, coding, software

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

Chief Technology Officer (8066A)

LOCATION: ALBERTA, 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 C-suite and bring on a motivated and passionate CTO to lead their engineering teams.

The Chief Technology Officer 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 CTO, 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 CTO, 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 CTO, 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: CTO, Agile, Scrum, hardware, engineering, UI/UX software, firmware, algorithm design, system design

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

CEO (7033K)

LOCATION SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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

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

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

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

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

Manager, Software Development - IoT (8051K)

LOCATION: BURLINGAME, 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 Manager, 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.

What the Manager, Software Development will be doing:

  • Develop application micro services.
  • Design service interfaces with User (Web, iOS and Android) and Machine (Product, 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.

Manager, 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.

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

Local candidates are preferred.

Full Stack Developer - remote (8062A)

Our client is a new market creator and thought leader in the Category & Vendor Spend Analytic segment helping companies leverage technology, and AI to improve financial and risk outcomes. You'll be part of a rapidly growing, dynamic team, that will play a part in improving outcomes for Global 5000 Enterprises. You'll have an opportunity to make direct contributions, to an early stage startup and influence all facets of the product.

Our client is seeking a Full Stack Developer to join their growing team. This position can sit anywhere in the US (remote position).

As the Full Stack Developer, your daily duties will include:

  • Designing, Developing and implementing new full stack software
  • Maintaining and improving performance of existing software
  • Clearly and regularly communicating with management and technical support colleagues
  • Document and Collaborate on solutions
  • Testing and deploying software products to ensure functional, scalable, and optimal solutions deployed
  • Recommending improvements to existing software programs as necessary

As the Full Stack Developer, your background should include (bolded lines below are required for this position):

  • Bachelor's Degree in CS preferred, proficiency and aptitude over pedigree
  • 5+ years' experience in web and software development
  • Strong portfolio of work, with demonstrated ability to work with teams (client and business partners) and translate input into successful deployments
  • Experience with Financial systems, financial terms, accounting background, Purchasing, Procurement terms and technology
  • Python, with significant ETL experience (Numpy, Scrapy, Pandas, Kudu, Tika)
  • Front-end Development – React, Redux, Bootstrap, JavaScript, D3, Redis, Mobile nice but not required
  • Back-end Development – Postgres, Mongo, Kafka, Spark, AWS RDS, PHP
  • Workflow – Airflow, BEAM
  • Middleware – Laravel, OAuth, OpenID, AuthZ, AuthN, SAML 2.0
  • Hosting – EC2, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS, Azure, GCP
  • ML/Big Data – TensorFlow, Pytorch, Keras, EMR, Google Vision, Google Natural Language, AutoML, Presto, Parquet (ML/Big Data - nice to have, not necessary – understanding helpful to work with Data Scientists)
  • Dev – Jira, Bitbucket, Git
  • CI/CD – Bamboo, SVN
  • DevOps – ELK stack, SRE
  • References, and portfolio

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

KEYWORDS – procurement, supply chain, AWS, Postgres, Mongo, Kafka, Spark, AWS RDS, PHP, Airflow, BEAM, Python, Numpy, Scrapy, Pandas, Kudu, Tika

CEO (8060G) - must be local to the Bay Area

ENTREPRENEURIAL CEO, Bay Area, CA Healthcare

Equity only opportunity for the first +/- 90 days

Remote - Work from Home - Virtual

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 Chief Executive Officer must be experienced in presenting to potential investors and have a track record of raising capital. As part of a fast-growing organization, the CEO must be comfortable and adept in working in a lean, creative and flexible environment.

The Chief Executive Officer will have responsibility for overseeing the marketing and sales strategies as the product moves through funding and into full services and product distribution. Wearing many hats, developing the culture of the organization, being the lead evangelist, and being the business mind are just a few of the exciting elements of this opportunity.

The Chief Executive Officer will have the ability to move technology from geek-speak to everyday conversation during presentations. Translating new technology to user benefits and market opportunity to investors and industry forums is critical.

The Chief Executive Officer will develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives

The Chief Executive Officer will lead and motivating subordinates to advance employee engagement develop a high performing managerial team

The Chief Executive Officer will overseeing all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission

To be successful in this CEO role you must have:

  • 7+ years experience in senior management, at the VP or C level
  • Experience fund raising with angels and VCs, as part of a team or as the main person
  • Be skilled at leveraging the healthcare/ biotech space
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Start-up experience

This is an equity only opportunity for the first +/- 90days

Ready to flex your creativity? Send your cover letter & resume to: glenna@peopleconnectstaffing.com

UI Engineer (8059A)

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 an User Interface Engineer (UI) for their San Jose location, to play a pivotal role in helping tame the data beast.

As a core member of the engineering team, you will work closely with peers and managers, product managers and the business to help achieve excellence in terms of the User Experience and the User Interface in particular. You will work closely with the Designer, Product Managers and the Server-side engineers to help deliver very polished interfaces, accessible on the Desktop via the Browser and via other modes of interaction such as Mobile, Voice (Alexa) etc.

This is an opportunity to join a growing team of talented individuals focused on developing unique, cutting edge solutions, using the latest user interaction and 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/Mongo/Redshift, ElasticSearch, Java-8, Angular-6, CSS-3, HTML-5, Docker, Tensorflow, ApacheNLP, Git and Atlassian suite of products.

As the User Interface Engineer (UI), you will be responsible for:

  • Owning large portions of the User Experience and User Interfaces.
  • Delivering required functionality with minimal technical debt, that is aesthetically pleasing and also meets non-functional requirements such as Scalability, Maintainability and Performance.
  • Working with the Product Manager and Designer to quickly assess and estimate which designs are practical and which require high levels of effort.
  • Working with the Server-side engineers on interfaces against which UI and Service development can happen in parallel.
  • Mentoring other junior engineers on the do’s and don’ts of modern UI implementation. Execute code reviews and provide actionable and specific feedback.
  • Executing projects that involve other modes of interaction (chatbots – our application already features one), voice, mobile etc.
  • Evaluating new technologies and build prototypes for continuous improvements
  • Advocating best practices and standards

As the User Interface Engineer, your background should include:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience as a UI Engineer
  • Very Strong real-world experience with: o HTML/JavaScript: Excellent skills with HTML5 and raw JavaScript. o Frameworks: Angular 5 or higher is a must. Strong familiarity with HighCharts and at least one other charting framework. React.js, Node, NPM knowledge is highly desirable. o Others; Familiarity with REST interfaces, CORS, Cookies, Session Storage etc. o Build and Testing: Gulp and other build tools. Familiarity with TDD and the ability to write automated unit tests. o Cloud Based Infrastructure: AWS (and the very many services it offers). o EC2, S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS etc. o Mobile: Experience with designing and implementing applications for IO and Android o CI/CD Practices: Tools (such as Jenkins/CircleCI and others) o Others: Familiarity with REST
  • Strong Architecture Skills: Being able to articulate architecture and technology choices.
  • Must have worked in a “decision support application” which crunches data and produces beautiful visualizations that convey the insight readily.
  • Git, Agile, Scrum, Standups and the Atlassian Suite of products
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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)
  • our 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: HTML5, JavaScript, EC2, S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS, Agile, AWS

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

Compliance Officer (8057K)

LOCATION: BOSTON, MA

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 Compliance Officer you will report to the SVP, Operations, and later the President as the company expands.

Responsibilities of the Compliance Officer:

  • In a start- up environment, make recommendations as to the best practices incorporate/ regulatory structures for delivery of foreign exchange / derivatives payments and securities settlements.
  • Opine as to activities permissible in a technology company versus those requiring financial regulatory licensing.
  • Work with product managers to opine on regulatory issues for new product launches and major product enhancements.
  • Evaluate proposed controls for regulatory compliance and sound control principles.
  • Create an effective SOC 2 process and maintain annual renewals.
  • Manage FINRA licensing and any regulatory filings as appropriate.
  • Understand all new and emerging regulations and work with business and operations management to understand impact.

Experience the Compliance Officer must have:

  • Deep expertise in global payment and securities settlement and clearance processes.
  • Understanding of regulatory frame works for US national banks, US broker dealers, commodity exchanges, and clearing houses
  • Understanding of SaaS and ASP technology firm regulator issues in the financial services industry.
  • Experience overseeing SOC 1 and / or SOC 2 processes with external auditors.
  • Have completed series 24, 7, 63, 3, and 31.

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

Sr. Embedded Firmware Engineer (8056K)

FOSTER CITY, CA

No sponsorship, C2C, or relocation available.

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 Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer.

As the Sr. 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 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

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!

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.

Data Engineer (8054A)

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 Data Engineer to play a pivotal role in helping us tame the data beast. As a core member of the engineering team, you will work closely with peers and managers to help shore up their data ingestion practices. Our client receives/obtains data with varying levels of associated entropy and need to define scalable processes around wrangling and ingestion. You will also help define and expand their capabilities with regards to data transformation, polyglot persistence and access practices. This is an opportunity to join a growing team of talented individuals focused on developing unique, cutting edge solutions, using the latest data technologies and Machine Learning/AI techniques that transform supply-chain and procurement practices of today. Some of the technologies and tools you will use include AWS, Streamsets, Postgres/MySQL/Mongo/Redshift, ElasticSearch, Java-8, Angular-6, CSS-3, HTML-5, Docker, Tensorflow, ApacheNLP, Git and Atlassian suite of products.

As the Data Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Owning Data Wrangling (to reduce data entropy) from a technical perspective and Data Ingestion services.
  • Designing appropriate schema and ETL processes so as to transform various morphologies into canonical data forms.
  • Understanding the operational performance characteristics of various data stores and determine how to tune them to squeeze out Performance and scalability off existing infrastructure investments.
  • Ensuring that the persistence tier is operating within SLAs.
  • Be responsible for data quality and implement techniques to determine anomalous data.
  • Focusing on solutions that deliver non-functional requirements around performance, scalability, security, high availability, monitorability, debuggability and other such concerns.
  • Evaluating new technologies and building prototypes for continuous improvements
  • Advocating best practices and standards

As a Data Engineer, your background should include:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience as a Data Engineer
  • Strong real-world experience with: ○ ETL/ELT Practices: Jaspersoft, Streamsets, Informatica or any other ETL processing engine. ○ Cloud Based Infrastructure: AWS (and the very many services it offers). Required skills include: EC2, RDS, AWS Redshift and any one of Aurora, DynamoDB etc. S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS etc. ○ Automation: Strong credentials with regards to Automation via Docker, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS Data Pipeline, AWS Glue and one/many of Puppet, Chef, Ansible (preferred). ○ RDBMS Technologies: At least one of Postgres/MySQL/Oracle and the ability to develop procedures, debug QUERY EXECUTION plans and speed up slow running queries. ○ NoSQL Technologies: Must have MongoDB and/or Cassandra and/or HBase experience and be used to the notion of Polyglot persistence. ○ Search Technologies: Implementing indexing and retrieval and managing ElasticSearch or Solr installations. ○ Hadoop Ecosystem: Experience with Hadoop (including Hive) and Spark Clusters is highly desirable. ○ Batch and Streaming Analytics: Job Management frameworks, Streaming technologies such as Apache Storm, Spark Streaming, AWS Kinesis etc. ○ CI/CD Practices: Tools (such as Jenkins/CircleCI and others)
  • Strong Architecture Skills: being able to articulate architecture and technology choices.
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Motivated and responsible individual who strives to exceed expectations
  • Experience with another Cloud Provider such as GCP and/or Azure.
  • Experience or interest in supply chain domain.

Additional information/perks for the Data Engineer 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, ELT, Cloud, Data, AWS, Apache, Hadoop

DevOps Manager (8052A)

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 You as DevOps Manager

  • You’re a hardcore technologist with strong knowledge in the newest technologies and platforms
  • You have a track record of building great products and growing/managing high performing teams
  • Comfortable with many programming languages and enterprise software: o Cloud Based Infrastructure: AWS (and the very many services it offers). Definitely EC2, S3/Glacier, EBS, EFS, Route53, RDS, SNS/SES/SQS, ElasticSearch, AI services etc. to name a few. o Automation: Strong credentials with regards to Automation via AWS CloudFormation, Hashicorp Terraform, AWS Code Deploy, Auto Scaling, ELB and one/many of Puppet, Chef, Ansible (preferred). o Monitoring/Alerting: Strong credentials with regards to Monitoring and Alerting (AWS CloudWatch, CloudTrail, DataDog, Pagerduty and/or others). o Container Management: Docker and Kubernetes/ECS/EKS. o DevopsSec: IAM, Penetration Testing, Cognito, Inspector etc. o CI/CD Practices: Tools (such as Jenkins/CircleCI and others) o Persistence: Experience managing RDS and NoSQL services. o AI: Experience automating Data Science code/model deployments and feedback loops back into training data sets. edge of procurement analytics, supply chain and IT security
  • You possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • You’re committed, trustworthy, easy to work with
  • You’re obsessed with high quality code, but understand the realities of startup engineering.
  • Experience with NLP, Deep Learning, Machine Learning are huge pluses.
  • Experience in Hadoop, Spark Clusters, GCP, and Azure are pluses.

Additional information/perks for the DevOps Manager ole 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 – DevOps, Hadoop, AI, Cloud, AWS

Chief Revenue Officer (8050G)

LOCATION: DALY CITY

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

The CRO will wear many hats, developing the culture of the organization, being the lead evan-gelist, and being the business mind.

These are just a few of the exciting elements of this opportunity.

To be a successful Chief of Revenue:

  • Experience of proven growth of startup to next level
  • 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).
  • Experience with both leading and motivating a team
  • Solution-oriented thinker with ability to turn empirical data into insightful, strategic decisions and tactical team plans
  • Create Revenue Streams/Models, and guidelines

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

CTO (8046AA)

LOCATION: SAN DIEGO, CA

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

Our client is building a doctor-patient health data exchange platform that will use digital/medical imaging to augment doctors with super-precision insights so that we can tailor care for each patient. Our client will put the power of health big data into the hands of people and their doctors. This patent-protected revolutionary medical imaging technology will include an interface akin to a “Google map” of the human body to deliver a “street view” bio-map “that scales out from individual smallest regions on an image, called voxels to produce each patient’s comprehensive profile. This CTO position will be located in San Diego and is an immediate need.

About You

  • You’re a hardcore technologist with strong knowledge in the newest technologies and platforms
  • You have a track record of building great products and managing high performing teams
  • Senior level technical professional with strong start-up experience
  • Comfortable with many programming languages and enterprise software
  • This position doesn’t require coding, but previous experience coding is required
  • You possess an advanced degree
  • You’re committed, trustworthy, easy to work with
  • Experience with data science, blockchain and AI are huge plusses

If you think you’re a match, drop us a line, we’d love to chat further. adam@peopleconnectstaffing.com Compensation Note – This is an equity-only position for the first few months. 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 and what it can truly do for patients and doctors.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their LinkedIn profile and resume to amymeyer.recruiter@gmail.com

KEYWORDS – CTO, blockchain, data science, healthcare technology, AI, artificial intelligence, medical imaging

Director of Sales - Retail/E-Commerce Services (8044K)

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/REMOTE - ANYWHERE IN THE US

LOCATION: VIRTUAL/ANYWHERE IN THE US

Our client is a technology startup providing digital commerce solutions as a part of its Omni-channel footprint for small & medium businesses (SMBs). They are experienced in powering businesses for growth through the latest technologies. They came into existence understanding speed to market as the single most driver for businesses to be successful. Our client builds and deploys tailor made solutions for retailers, wholesalers, and e-commerce businesses.

They create a complete digital commerce experience reflecting their client’s brand and consumer’s digital shopping experience. They do this by utilizing the latest thinking and tools, recognizing that customers are savvy today and except an engaging, branded shopping experience from the initial search of products to the checkout through flexible fulfillment, (pick, pack and ship) through proof of delivery with updates from customer service every step of the way.

Our client was formed with a mission to disrupt the technology world while being able to provide very niche consulting experiences for our customers.

As part of their growth plan, they are seeking a highly self-motived Director of Sales who is willing to work from their own home office. In this role, you will be the driving force behind gaining market share, evangelizing the services, increasing revenue, and building a sustainable pipeline of SMBs and large retailers and e-commerce businesses across the United States.

The Director of Sales should have ability to sell the following consulting/services work:

  • Digital portfolio of offerings (mostly Mobile & E-commerce footprint)
  • Omni-channel portfolio of offerings ( mostly to brick on mortar retailers)
  • Supply Chain & Logistics portfolio of offerings (warehousing & transportation engagements)

The Director of Sales needs to have easy access to a large airport to support travel domestic and internationally (when needed) and able to drive to client locations when needed. You are a seasoned (5+years) sales professional with a background of successful selling of services in the Retailers (E-Commerce/Digital) or Logistics (Supply Chain, Warehouses, and/or Transportation) and consulting firm services industries. In addition, you have sold Demandware such as Salesforce or similar services. Experience with selling Manhattan suite of software applications and Sterling multi-channel suite of software services/consulting will be preferred.

You will be technology savvy leveraging such services as Skype, Zoom, MS Office, etc. to interface with potential customers, a skilled communicator, and highly ethical in your business dealings.

The Director of Sales will be paid commissions only for the first three months, earning equity and deferred salary as the client finalizes additional funding.

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

Chief Technology Office (CTO) - Logistics Technology (8042K)

LOCATION: SUNNYVALE, CA

Our client has built a platform that is streamlining the logistics process on a global stage. Part of their growth strategy is opening an office in the US and finding a talented CTO to work from this location.

The Chief Technology Officer is the most critical technology hire. You will be the face of the company to teams in India and the US, playing an integral part in its strategic direction, development, and future expansion. As the CTO you are expected to immerse yourself in the current systems, learn what is working and what should be strengthened for maximum scalability and stainability.

Experienced in Machine Learning and analytics/reporting tasks to big data pipelines, sensor data analysis, and large scale optimization problem solving ability will be preferred. Someone who has served as a data science focused startups as CTO would be preferred.

The Chief Technology Officer must be able to freely travel internationally on a regular base to meet with engineering teams in India. You must be able to work in the US without sponsorship, and no C2C is available.

Skills and Experience the CTO will need to have:

  • 8 to 15 years’ experience developing high user volume platforms/systems.
  • 4+ years in a management/leadership role.
  • Prior startup experience a plus.
  • Hands on coding, troubleshooting, and debugging.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Supply chain industry experience is highly desired.
  • Blockchain – personal or work experience highly desired.
  • Work experience with: o Mean Stack o Python & Spark o Big Data & Data Science o Android/iOS o C++ o Java o SQL o HTML o JQuery o Python o AI/Machine Learning a plus

The Chief Technology Officer will be able to take equity in lieu of cash or deferred compensation for three months as additional funding is finalized.

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