Product Designer-Contract-Remote for Media Giant!

This designer would be embedded with the development team, engaging daily with
their PM and eng partners, responsive to feedback and able to iterate quickly. Projects
will be fairly well scoped and defined (use case, objectives, metrics) but the designer
is expected to develop a perspective on the users’ needs and generate creative
solutions that take those into account. The designer will have access to users for
design review but most of the requirements and business context will be provided by
their PM partner and Design manager.
Skills requirements
● User Interaction & Interface design
● Wireframing
● Workflow diagramming
● Information Architecture
● Visual communication
● Visual craft
● User research (interviewing, observation, card sorting, etc.)
● Usability testing
Additional must haves
● Experience with design for complex enterprise solutions
Ex: supply chain, finance, creative/production tooling, analytics,
operations, legal, CMS, sales, database management, healthcare,
customer service, project management, automation, security systems
● Data visualization (tabular and graphical)
● Interaction design addressing data manipulation (filtering, query, pivots)
Qualities we are looking for
● Someone who can rapidly generate numerous ideas, collaborate and gather
feedback to refine the solution
● Someone who is proactive and communicative
● Someone who documents their work thoroughly (for passing back to internal
team)

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume and link to portfolio to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

General Manager of Greenhouse Operations- Caldwell County, Texas-Direct Hire

As General Manager of Greenhouse Operations, you will oversee and be responsible for the complete operation of our new indoor robotic hydroponic farm. You’ll join us at critical point in our growth trajectory and will be responsible for end-to-end operations including greenhouse operations, production scheduling, maintenance scheduling, team, and people development, health & safety, food safety & quality, and cost control. To achieve this, the General Manager of Greenhouse Operations will be an analytical problem solver who is able to set big bold goals, interpret data, deliver business results, with strong leadership skills. You will operate in a multidisciplinary environment with engineers, computer scientists, agricultural scientists, sales and business development, and finance.

What You’ll Be Doing 

  • This will be a hands-on role where you will be leading high volume packaging and shipping of high quality produce to local retailers and distributors 
  • Coordinate equipment uptime, processing tools, training, and resource balancing to meet daily packaging and shipment schedules 
  • Define and continuously improve our greenhouse operations playbook 
  • Recruit, train, and grow a world-class greenhouse operations team including ongoing development, detailed job definitions, and career paths  
  • Ensure effective regulatory and EH&S compliance. 
  • Develop and manage deep partnerships with functions across Iron Ox 
  • Establish and maintain a food-safe environment and processes including daily cleaning with staff and farm associates 
  • Conduct and plan for multiple shifts as required to meet production resource planning 
  • Implement strict budgetary controls 
  • Collect and analyze data in order to proactively identify production issues or develop plans to resolve existing issues 
  • Responsible for creating and promoting a culture that values continuous improvement and performance centered around people, food safety, and customer experience
  • Ensure employees have the right tools, knowledge, and equipment required to do their jobs effectively and safely 

What You’ll Bring 

  • 10+ years of management experience in manufacturing, food production, food processing or other related fields. 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated experience implementing process improvement techniques and driving continuous improvement initiatives and culture 
  • Experience managing an OSHA compliance program
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and management skills
  • Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise
  • Ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Experience with inventory management, warehouse operations, customer shipments, product quality, on-time deliveries, and attention to cleanliness
  • Understanding of food safety processes, tools, cleaning techniques, worker clothing, and behavior to meet and exceed food safety requirements for production environments

Nice-to-Haves 

  • Interest in the farming, food, and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup environment and its culture
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple work threads to maximize the impact
  • ERP Experience

Salary-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

IT Support-South San Francisco-CtoH-Onsite

IT helpdesk support (onsite)

  • Associate degree in business, computer science, or similar degree
  • At least two to three years’ experience in a similar help desk support position
  • A strong ability to analyze complex problems logically while paying attention to users’needs.
  • Software support experience for users of PCs, Macs and mobile devices
  • Experience supporting Windows 7 or later, Apple OS X Mavericks or later, iOS and Android
  • Advanced desktop, laptop and mobile device hardware support skills.
  • Advanced familiarity with G Suite Microsoft Office 2010 or later.
  • Excellent analytical, technical as well as non-technical English communication skill
  • Self-motivated, highly reliable and able to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to pay high attention to detail and to multi-task under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot immediate problems and offer long-term solutions.
  • Willing to work set hours as well as occasional overtime

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in business, computer science, or similar degree
  • Experience with G Suite and Office 365 Exchange Online
  • Familiarity with setting up advanced features of Outlook 2010+ for PC and Mac
  • Experience supporting an Enterprise level CRM to a wide range of users
  • Experience with GSuite, Confluence, Zoom  and ZenDesk

Responsibilities overview:

  • Provide Level 1 and 2 desktop and application support to all staff in San Francisco headquarters, across nationwide branches, work-from-home staff, and to a lesser extent our staff overseas also.
  • First response and dispatch of new support tickets in Zendesk
  • Setup of new and replacement PC and Mac desktops/laptops, with IT managed software
  • Software installation and general support for PC, Mac, Mobile. (Includes Antivirus, Online File collaboration, Asset Management, CRM, Office Products, Adobe Suite and other business applications).
  • Repair and maintenance of failed hardware components in desktops and laptops
  • Setup and maintenance of printers/MFPs, working with printer servicing company
  • Hosted VOIP nationwide phone system setup and support
  • Business owned cell phone setup and support
  • Network user login management and access privileges
  • Maintain IT asset management (inventory) system
  • Antivirus, Patch Management and Mobile Device Management oversight
  • Documentation of Software licenses and Computer configurations
  • Learning and skill development

Pay Rate-$35-40 DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Sr. DevOps Engineer-Contract-Foster City, Ca (Remote)

Job Description:

Senior DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Help us building CI/CD pipelines + reliable tests harnesses across iOS, Android and Backend (AWS/Python) teams
  • Experience with automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of the SDLC and best practices of cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools such as Bamboo, Code Deploy (AWS), GitHub
  • Hands-on experience with cloud automation, Test driven development (TDD), Continuous Integration

Qualifications:

  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines from the ground up
  • Experience in building automation test frameworks
  • Experience working with GitHub and JIRA
  • Good communication/documentation skills

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with Bamboo
  • Experience working with custom HW

Pay Rate- DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Project Manager, SAP ERP Projects-Foster City, Ca (Remote)

This Project Manager role is to assist with the management and coordination of SAP ERP projects through planning, organizing, executing to ensure the delivery of high-quality results, staying on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary, to meet new requirements, in alignment with project and company goals. This position will have heavy cross-functional collaboration technology projects that are significant in scope and impact.

This includes communicating and coordinating with employees at all levels of the organization including senior management, and consultants and vendor resources. This position also assists with the establishment of plans, schedules, tasks, as well as identifying risks, determining mitigations and contingencies, and reporting the status of projects, plus other project management activities.

This position will also have some work as a functional business analyst, including system implementation projects, process improvement initiatives, end-user training and support, and participate in special project. This position will also perform some systems administration duties (e.g. new account creation, follow up on some employee support issues, etc)

Successful Individuals in this role work well in a collaborative environment, pay meticulous attention to details, are well organized, and excel in planning, analysis, process development, training, collaboration and communications. Project management experience for technical IT projects is critical.

Duties include:  

Project management role:

  • Develop project plans, define goals, targets and milestones, scope, deliverables, schedules and budgets
  • Using project management tools to organize, manage, monitor and measure project progress to ensure quality results and on-time completion. Adjust to achieve project targets as needed to maintain deliverables, milestones and schedules.
  • Track project performance and progress to schedule, and maintain project timeframes, budgeting estimates and status reports. Assign tasks to project personnel best positioned to complete them, while ensuring resources are actively working toward established milestones.
  • Coordinate and organize project team members and departments; with meetings/schedules, assigning and monitoring tasks, and following through and motivating people to ensure completion of tasks with quality and on time. Manage project site on company portal.
  • Conducting risk assessments and identifying and managing project risks
  • Develop Communication Plans, and manage/assist with the preparation and delivery of project communications. Communicate with project team members, partners, department management to keep the project aligned with goals. Assist with organizational change management.
  • Assist with training strategies and programs, and assist with end-user training and support
  • Coordinate and collaborate cross functionally in system and process improvement projects across the business applications scope.
  • Some system administration duties and end user support.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

skills and qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in IT, technical field, with project management.
  • Experience with SAP projects
  • Experience in a manufacturing company a plus
  • Project management and leadership skills for managing projects and cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to identify risks, anticipate challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles with mitigations and contingencies
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to coordinate with team members and management and explain technical issues
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to handle any issues that occur during project completion
  • Excellent resource planning and task scheduling skills
  • Organizational and time management skills, and high degree of attention to details
  • Experience mentoring, and coaching people on project management methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in fields of business or management, information technology, engineering or operations
  • Project management certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., waterfall, agile, scrum) and high-tech industry experience a plus

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Data Scientist-Foster City, Ca-Contract -Hybrid Role

 Client does not have an efficient way to pull together all the data from various sources. You will be using tools like Looker or Jira to pull relevant data. Jira experience is a must! They are looking to build a data process.

Key Outputs:

  • Understand the data and tools that all stakeholders under Fleet Operations use
  • Build, maintain, and improve a dashboard that tracks metrics to drive decision
  • Integrate existing tools with dashboard to enable automation across operations value chain
  • Draw insights from data and create structure to report out insights to stakeholders at a regular cadence
  • Establish relationships with Operations stakeholders to identify, diagnose, and address any data integrity issues

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience enhancing / automating data processes using ETL, analysis, and visualization platforms 
  • Demonstrated ability and excitement to understand details of new data tools and content”
  • Strong skills in SQL and large-scale data analysis (e.g. RedShift)
  • Passion for high data quality and scaling data science work
  • Expert in at least one programming language for data analysis (e.g. Python, R, Scala)
  • Ability to perform basic statistical analysis / experimentation to inform business decisions
  • Comfortable with communicating results at the appropriate level across all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments
  • Enthusiasm to drive impact in the autonomous mobility industry
  • Experience with Jira
  • Ability to build a data process

Pay up to $90/hr. DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Recruiting Coordinator-Contract-Bay Area-Hybrid Role

Duties:

  • Coordinate and schedule all interviews from phone to virtual or onsite interviews. Own the entire coordination process.
  • Work in collaboration with all team members to ensure all interviews are running smoothly and solve any issues.
  • Ensure data integrity within our ATS (Lever) and maintain a clean candidate pipeline
  • Post and maintain all job postings in our ATS
  • Provide sourcing support for open roles as needed
  • Own job postings to external job boards

Experience:

  • 2+ years of Recruiting Coordinator or equivalent experience in a fast-paced high-tech start-up.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Experience using Lever or other applicable systems
  • Clear communicator who is comfortable working with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to understand and adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • High EQ and ability to build relationships with a diverse workforce
  • Customer-service oriented mindset
  • Great sense of urgency and follow-through

A Plus:

  • Recruiting within a high-growth organization

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.com

Pay Rate: DOE

QA Test Lead-Irvine, Ca-Contract-Gaming Industry Exp. Needed!

Responsibilities

  • Lead, recruit, coach, and manage a team of 10 towards individual and team excellence
  • Partner and provide high value quality-related services to development leadership
  • Accountable for the quality of all work and relationships on their team
  • Drive test development, estimation, planning, execution, reporting, and closure
  • Create, monitor, and control metrics impacting product and team quality
  • Analyze product quality and usability, associated system limitations, and report on risk
  • Coordinate responsible test area with regional teams
  • Host test closure activities; e.g. testware evaluation, knowledge transfer, retrospectives
  • Champion the customer experience always
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with Diablo line of products 
  • Experience guiding a feature test team to launch
  • Experience leading test teams: 3 years
  • Management experience: 0-3 years
  • Experience with gray/black box test methods
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning for complex features/systems
  • Passion for video games and software quality

Pluses

  • Certifications: PMP, Scrum Master and/or Product Owner, ISTQB
  • Experience guiding remote test teams

Pay Rate-$24-26/Hr.

Buyer-C2H-California or Texas Location-Remote-Possible C to H

Who We’re Looking For

As Buyer, you will be responsible for reviewing purchase requisitions, placing purchase orders, communicating with vendors, and tracking shipments.  You’ll join our company at a critical stage in our growth and will be responsible for supporting critical logistics to our engineering, grow, procurement, and operations teams.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, supply chain, or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain or administration
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and procurement software.
  • Good management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure responsible procurement practices meet company objectives and compliance requirements
  • Review and monitor purchase requisitions
  • Place, expedite, and record Purchase Orders (POs) to achieve on-time delivery
  • Create and maintain a strong professional relationship with vendors
  • Resolves discrepancies related to purchasing, delivery, receiving, invoices, and payment to the supplier
  • Manage and modify orders, daily deliveries, backorders, overdue deliveries, and POs
  • Coordinate returns with requesters and vendors
  • Identify cost savings and process improvements
  • Manage and maintain employee and vendor databases on the procurement system
  • Sets up and performs training sessions to ensure understanding of procurement processes and system
  • Maintain a reconciliation process between accounts payable and procurement
  • Support team with vendor onboarding, receiving, and delivering as needed
  • Other projects and tasks may be assigned based on business needs

Nice-to-Haves

  • Interest in the farming, food, and robotics industries and love the fun of the startup environment and its culture
  • Experience in food processing, food production, and/or greenhouse production
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple work threads to maximize the impact

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Senior Backend (Python) Engineer-Contract to Hire-Foster City, Ca (Onsite but remote until early next year)

Looking for a senior backend developer to lead various features of our service’s backend hosted at AWS. Python experience!

Responsibilities and Experience:

  • Analyze the requirements, come with estimates, develop the architecture and deliver various extensions for our ride-hailing service’s backend
  • Potentially grow into TL of our backend team
  • BS / MS in Computer Science or similar degree with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Backend development with Python, Java or C++, REST API, Protobuf, PostgreSQL,Kafka, Elasticsearch
  • Experience working collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Passion for learning new technologies, domains, and challenging the status quo
  • Experience with customer-face application experience
  • Knowledge about microservice design patterns
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker
  • Experience with unit and integration testing

Pay Rate- DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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