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Raleigh, NC – Diveplane – Full Stack Web Developer

In need of a Full Stack Web Developer to assist in the design and implementation of the web application layer around our core technology.

Work with our talented team, on cutting edge technology enabling ground breaking machine learning products.

We want someone with enthusiasm, a sense of humor who can thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop web/cloud services to help enable our core technology.
  • Participate in the overall system design with team members.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience in web development.
  • Strong python skills – focused on web technologies (Flask, Django, etc)
  • Experience with front-end web development, Javascript, applicable frameworks (Vue is ideal)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases –
  • Familiar with version control such as git
  • BS in computer science or equivalent work experience

Desired Attributes

  • Enthusiastic to learn new skills as the need arises.
  • Intellectually curious
  • Knowledge of algorithms and computer science fundamentals
  • Basic knowledge of data science or visualization
  • Some knowledge of web authentication protocols (Oauth2, OpenID connect, SAML)
  • Experience and understanding of cloud native applications & the principles of 12 factor apps.
  • Experience with MVC frameworks, microservices and REST
  • Familiar with working with container technologies like, Docker and Kubernetes

If you are interested in the position, please apply on the site here.

Raleigh, NC – Diveplane – Data Scientists

Overview

Diveplane is looking for talented data scientists to transform a variety of client data sets into actionable, interpretable decision models. We are especially excited about candidates interested in interfacing directly with customers and contributing to Diveplane’s machine learning and artificial intelligence technology. If you are a multi-faceted Data Scientist this might be the perfect role for you!

Responsibilities

  • Help customers translate their data and problems in ways that our ML system can best solve them
  • Create requirements and select algorithms for tools that customers can use themselves in conjunction with our ML system
  • Characterize aspects of our ML system and recommend ways it can be improved
  • Identify a new customer’s problems and data sets where we can deliver the most value
  • Transform and process the data sets to maximize accuracy, performance, and ML transparency
  • Communicate results to customers and make recommendations for future work

Qualifications

  • Experience applying machine learning and advanced statistics techniques to solve problems
  • Experience with all aspects of feature engineering, including interviewing subject matter experts, feature transformation, feature evaluation, and feature selection
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with a productive data science language such as Python, R, Scala, etc.
  • Approachable, friendly demeanor
  • Ability and willingness to accept criticism, give criticism, and justify reasoning on either end of an argument

We’re REALLY excited if you…

  • Love to explain machine learning to non-experts
  • Enjoy writing beautiful, reusable code
  • Would be excited to visit and onboard clients

You might find yourself contributing to our platform if you…

  • Read and prototype machine learning research for fun
  • Have a breadth of knowledge in machine learning, mathematics, computer science, and statistics
  • Read graduate level mathematics books by the pool

If you are interested in the position, please apply on the site here.

Remote – Written Word Media – Digital Operations Internship

Written Word Media is currently seeking a Digital Operations Intern to join our team!

If you are interested in online operations, email marketing, and books or media, this internship is for you. This is a perfect opportunity to work alongside and learn from a highly effective online operations team and gain valuable experience in the startup world. Training is provided for all candidates.

What You Will Gain:

  • Learn how to efficiently and effectively operate the day-to-day functions of a web brand.
  • Hands-on exposure to product updates and roadmap planning. 
  • Fundamental understanding of email marketing.
  • Increased professional polish and communication skills.
  • Mentorship and 1:1 training from the leadership team. 

What You Will Do:

  • Provide customer support to independent authors and publishers via email.
  • Maintain hygiene of advertising inventory system by updating available inventory, entering data for books and running ad hoc analysis.
  • Create and manage content for social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
  • Execute project deliverables for new brands, partnerships and product prototypes. 
  • Assist in customer education by creating written and illustrative content for FAQ pages and blogs. 

Must Have’s: 

  • Curiosity and excitement about our core business.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies.
  • Be detail oriented, organized and keen on accuracy. 
  • Advanced writing and editing skills.

Nice To Have’s:

  • Interest in online operations and marketing.
  • Mathematically inclined.
  • Love of technology. 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML.
  • Experience with Gsuite, WordPress, SailThru ESP.

Remote – Polar – Unpaid Internship

About

Polar strives to be the most comprehensive platform to help students learn by offering easy, autoconversion of annotations to flash cards, which students & self-learners can later use to test & solidify their knowledge. They are in the early stages of the startup but their user base is already 10,000+ users.

Hence, we are looking for 2-3 motivated students who are interested in interning with us. The areas of support are strategy (e.g., competitive analysis deepdive, app store strategy,…) UI/UX design, and software development (preferably Javascript)

The opportunity is unpaid at the moment but the co-founders are able and willing to provide strong mentorship and open to the possibility to join their team long-term if it is the right fit.

If you think you may be a good fit, email Jonathan Graeupner directly for more information!

Remote – Holy Grail – Accelerator

About the company

Holy Grail  builds super intelligence for complex research and optimization problems to accelerate scientific breakthroughs and optimize resources in impactful ares like energy storage, energy production, lab grown meat, catalysis, manufacturing, and others.

Required (soft skills)

  • solutions/positive mindset
  • fast learners
  • first principles thinkers/doers
  • passionate about accelerating research/optimization and impacting these areas holygrail.ai/2042  and industries holygrail.ai/brain

Required 

  • Python
  • Pytorch
  • General AWS

Ideal (ideal but not mandatory)

  • pyro.ai
  • Probabilistic deep learning (e.g. Bayesian Neural Networks)
  • Variational auto encoders
  • Active learning
  • Optimal Experiment Design (Variational and others)
  • Feature importance estimation (e.g. Lasso, Ridge)
  • Dataset preprocessing
  • Automatic hyper parameter turning
  • Automatic model selection
  • Dimensionality reduction
  • MCMC (Markov Chain Monte Carlo)
  • TCNN’s (Temporal Convolutional Neural Networks)
  • LSTMS (although TCNN’s are preferred)
  • MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search)
  • AWS Sagemaker
  • Flask
  • Attention based NLP (e.g. Transformers)

UI/UX design

  • Figma or sketch
  • iOS

Growth Marketing/Hacking B2C and B2B

  • Data-Tracking & Analysis
  • Acquisition Marketing (Social, Search, Content, Email, etc.)
  • User retention
  • Referral Programs & Viral Marketing
  • Conversion Rate Optimization & A/B-testing
  • Activation & User On-boarding
  • UI / UX
  • Behavioral Psychology
  • Customer Interviews
  • Copywriting
  • Automation

NYC, NY or SF, CA – Check – Internship

Check

We are a team of technologists creating a modern software platform for building payroll products. Our APIs automate every step of the complex process required to get people paid for their work. With Check, every developer has access to a world-class payroll backend.

Our team lives in New York, San Francisco, and Atlanta, and we have previously worked for companies like Google, AppNexus, Signpost, and Namely. Our CEO previously co-founded Oyster (acquired by Google), where our CTO was also an early employee. We are backed by Bedrock Capital.

We are looking for a software engineering intern who can join us this summer and make a huge impact on the development of our company.

You are

You are a builder who is excited by the prospect of solving large technical problems to empower developers and ultimately help thousands of businesses and employees handle payroll more easily. You also have a large appetite for learning, both about software engineering best practices for building modern APIs, as well as the operational side of handling payroll on behalf of many companies simultaneously. Finally, you’re curious to see what life is like at a small, quickly growing startup.

You are a rising senior at a 4-year college or university majoring in Computer Science or a related field. You have completed one software engineering internship before. Ideally, you have production Python experience.

You are willing to live and work in either New York, NY or San Francisco, CA for 12 weeks during the summer of 2020.

What you will do

You will report to and work closely with a senior software engineer at Check. Over the course of the summer you will:

  • Build core functionality in our backend and frontend to support powering payroll for thousands of companies simultaneously.
  • Deploy applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Learn how trillions of dollars in wages get paid annually to employees in the US.
  • Learn about venture funding, sales, and product-market fit from the co-founders of Check.

How to apply

Please send your resume, along with a short paragraph about why you’d like to intern at Check, to ian@checkhq.com. We will be in touch!

Richmond, CA – FoamOrder.com – Internship

About this Job

Seeking a highly entrepreneurial current undergraduate student for Summer 2020 Internship in our Berkeley, CA location. This is a paid position, with a minimum 8-week commitment during Summer 2020. Additional opportunity to work remotely in semester immediately before or after the internship. Work may include financial analysis, marketing, business development, product management, analytical exercises and other business projects.

About FoamOrder.com

FoamOrder.com is a leading eCommerce destination for consumers looking for foam cushions, covered cushions, 100% organic latex mattresses, and other foam products. While the company has been in existence for roughly 20 years, the current owner purchased the company from the founder 2 years ago, and is pursuing a new growth path. We currently have <20 employees, and serve customers around the world via our website, and do all of our own manufacturing in Richmond, CA.

Sample projects might be:

  • Conduct business segment financial analysis to determine profitability by channel
  • Analyze our past purchase data to determine which types of customers are buying which products
  • Helping us develop our social media presence to drive more customer engagement and sales
  • Completing purchase requisitions or RFPs from potential customers to help drive product sales
  • Helping to design, place and analyze customer surveys
  • Work on launch of new marketplace/lead-generation website to drive new revenue model
  • Help with competitive positioning of our 100% organic latex mattresses in the consumer market.

You will be working for the President/Owner of the company, who will provide mentorship and help you learn while you help to grow our business.

Location:

Berkeley (Richmond), California, United States

Compensation :

This is a paid summer internship with a weekly salary. Additional opportunity to work during semester before or after the internship.

Richmond, CA – FoamOrder.com – Business Development and Operations Manager

About this Job

Seeking an entrepreneurial new or recent college grad to be the “right-hand” person to the owner and President of our Bay Area (CA) company. This is an outstanding opportunity to work directly with the owner of this small consumer eCommerce and manufacturing company. You will learn about all aspects of the business, and get excellent general management, business development, operations and marketing training and experience. Training and mentorship to be provided by the business owner. This role offers a rare opportunity for a young person to gain exposure to every element of this small, growing company, and to have a real impact on company progress and growth. Projects will include business development initiatives, financial analysis, operational analysis, marketing efforts and much more.

About FoamOrder.com

FoamOrder.com is a leading consumer and B2B eCommerce destination for those seeking foam cushions, covered cushions, 100% organic latex mattresses and toppers, neoprene, and other foam products. We serve customers around the world via our website, and do all of our own manufacturing/fabrication in our facility in Richmond, CA.

Sample projects might be:

  • Pursue new lines of business through industry research, marketing and outreach. Pursue and respond to inquiries from potential customers to drive sales revenue
  • Analyze past purchase data to determine which types of customers are buying which products
  • Conduct fixed and variable cost analysis to determine business line profitability
  • Help develop our social media strategy and presence to drive greater customer engagementand sales volume
  • Manage our Amazon and other online channels of business with responsibility to grow revenue through creative ideas and solid execution
  • Design, place and analyze customer surveys
  • Conduct competitive product and price analysis and evaluate competitive positioning to influence company pricing and product strategy
  • Evaluate opportunities to make our manufacturing process more efficient via new equipment purchases or changes in operational procedures.

Ideal Candidate Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Eager to explore growth opportunities and try new things.
  • Comfortable finding their own way with limited direction or guidance.
  • Comfortable in less structured or uncertain environments.
  • Able to adapt easily to change.
  • Proactive and opportunistic.
  • Will independently seek to learn all aspects of the business, and will continually strive to identify new opportunities across multiple dimensions of company operations (marketing, finance, operations, new business development, etc.).
  • Ownership Mindset: Will approach the business and its challenges as if they are an owner, and will consistently look for opportunities to improve all aspects of the business.
  • Independent: After initial training period when work will be closely directly by company President, able to develop an increasingly independent work mindset and drive projects and work products independently.


Ideal Candidate Skills:

  • Strong selling/business development skills.
  • Able to do internet/industry research to identify potential customers by industry, and to network or cold-call to those potential customers to solicit company relationships.
  • Excellent analytical skills. Comfortable with data, financials and analysis. Excellent excel
    skills. Able to take incomplete or imperfect data and turn it into analysis that can help the
    company.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills. Ability to interact with many different types of employees and customers successfully, from our warehouse workers to corporate customers.


Preferred Experience:

  • Graduating college senior or recent graduate (1-4 years) with relevant internship/work experience, especially in small business or internet/ecommerce/manufacturing
  • Small business experience a big plus
  • Comfort with online research, extensive use of internet and social media a plus
  • Strong analytical skills. Proficient in MS Excel and other analytical resources. Ability to work with an manipulate large data sets with use of tools such as pivot tables, lookup functions, etc.
  • Preference for engineering degrees, but open to all fields of study

Location
Richmond (Berkeley area), California

Compensation
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
Duration: Expected to be a minimum of 2-years. Owner looks forward to working with someone who can be with the company for the long term. However, if candidate intends to move on after a few years, owner will be happy to network for the candidate to help them find their next position or graduate program.

Company Details
Company Size: 10 – 20 employees
Industry: Internet & Software industry, Manufacturing Home Design/Decor
Company Type: eCommerce/Manufacturing
Headquarters: Richmond, CA

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to business owner at mikehandelsman@foamorder.com .

Durham, NC – ArchiveSocial – Sales Development Representative

Who is ArchiveSocial?

ArchiveSocial empowers organizations to actively participate on social networking channels by ensuring they can fulfill legal requirements and avoid lawsuits. Our cloud-based archiving and analytics technology is trusted by more than 2,400 organizations including New York City, the State of North Carolina, and the United States Department of Justice. In 2017 we collaborated with the White House to launch the first archive of presidential social media in history (for the outgoing Obama administration).

Our office is located in the heart of Downtown Durham, NC, walking distance from the Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham Bulls Athletic Stadium, American Tobacco Campus, the American Underground (a Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub), and some of the best food in the Southeast. As American Underground alumni, we retain many privileges of membership, including access to their facilities (including a beautiful rooftop deck!) and the invitation to attend happy hours and other social events for unparalleled access to the vibrant Durham entrepreneur scene.

We are a rapidly growing company, and we are looking to expand our sales team. We are seeking talented, passionate individuals who want to grow with us.

What does the Sales Development Representative do?

The Sales Development Representative is an inside sales role that helps develop prospecting lists and engages prospective clients via phone, email, and other avenues. An SDR will qualify prospect fit, generate interest, and set appointments for Account Executives to speak with prospects. Cold-calling is a primary function of this position. This is an entry-level role with strong likelihood of rapid career advancement for high performers.

Who are you?

  • You’re not just looking for another job. You’re looking for a real opportunity to learn and grow, make an impact, and advance your career within a growing company
  • You are self-motivated and competitive, but you are also a team player who enjoys being part of a high-energy, collaborative group that works together and plays together
  • Your competitive nature means you enjoy beating goals & quotas and achieving the resulting rewards
  • You love talking to new people on the phone, learning about their needs, and getting them excited about a solution
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • You manage your time well, pay attention to the details, and have a reputation for getting things done
  • You’re curious and hungry to learn. You are ready to push the limits of what makes you
    comfortable
  • You may have failed. You know what it means to struggle, but more importantly you have a history of pushing past that and learning from it to get better
  • Bonus points: You have experience with SalesForce or other CRMs, you’ve done phone banking or fundraising, you have 1+ years experience in sales or lead generation, you have B2G experience

 

What do we offer?

  • A truly collaborative environment with a management team that wants to hear your ideas and help you grow
  • A competitive salary with uncapped commission and multipliers upon exceeding quota
  • Fully paid medical insurance
  • Dental, Vision, Life and 401k matching
  • Open vacation policy and flexible work environment
  • Free downtown parking, drinks, snacks, team lunches, & happy hours
  • A fun, dynamic entrepreneurial workplace in the heart of Downtown Durham

Can’t control your excitement? Send your resume to loveyourwork@archivesocial.com with a few sentences on why you believe this is the right opportunity for you!

PLEASE NOTE: ArchiveSocial is unable to sponsor visas at this time. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident authorized to work in the US.

Due to the high volume of applications for this position, we are not able to respond directly to each applicant.

All applicants will be subject to a background check.

ArchiveSocial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Remote – Freelance for Startups – Multiple Positions

Looking for low-commitment, flexible projects?

Freelance for startups

Freelance projects are a great way to build experience by doing work that will be utilized by the companies you work with.  They are low-commitment, paid, and allow you to explore a wide number of opportunities.

Pangea.app helps students at Duke connect with startups for freelance projects.

Startups on their platform have needs for: 

  •  Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile App Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Editing
  • Etc.

It’s free for students and takes only a few minutes to set up. Sign up here: https://pangea.app.link/zpPpwGmYj1

Email the Co-Founder/CEO if you have any questions or want to become an ambassador: adam@pangea.app

 

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