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Crux Systems is changing the logistics industry. Our mission is to connect all parties in the supply chain ecosystem, and help them move cargo more efficiently with real-time data, analytics, and tools. We’re building the applications to do that from the ground up, and we’d love to have you join our team.

If you’re interested in a position, email us at jobs@cruxsystems.com with a link to your LinkedIn profile and your GitHub profile (if you’d like to showcase any projects or contributions) and we’ll get back to you soon.

We’re currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Inside Sales Representative

Our office is located in downtown Burlingame across from the CalTrain station. There’s lots of opportunity to grow your career with us as the company grows. We work hard, but we have fun too, with everything from office potlucks to team outings.

Senior Software Engineer

With usage and infrastructure growing fast, we’re looking to expand our engineering team with self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining global trade. You’ll work closely with our CTO, CEO, and other key executives.

What you’ll do:

  • Build tools that connect the people and companies moving cargo around the world.
  • Help build scalable programs that standardize information flow and increase operational capacity.

Responsibilities:

Lead the design and implementation of the core systems that track commerce around the world, both in the high speed event data ingestion, and the business applications that consolidate, process, and present the information to our customers. You will pioneer best engineering practices, and lead the evaluation and adoption of new tools and technologies. The focus of this position is on the back-end systems that support our cloud-based, multi-tenant, SaaS systems.

  • Work with the Product Manager to refine the functional specifications for products and new features.
  • Interact with the CTO to understand priorities and roadmap tasks.
  • Design and document modules architecture, design patterns, module interfaces, and internal mechanisms to fulfill the product requirements.
  • Propose technical roadmap items to improve the architecture of the product, productivity of the engineering team, or runtime performance.
  • Detailed design, implement and unit test in Java/J2E, Scala/Play environments.
  • Provide feedback to engineering management on the effectiveness and improvement opportunities of software engineering practices.
  • Mentor other technical members of the engineering team.
  • Identify opportunities for productivity and quality improvements in the software engineering practices and designs.

Skills:

  • 5+ years professional engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with Java and/or Scala programming, server side: J2E, Play, etc.
  • Expertise in large RDBMS deployed in a Java or Ruby environment.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Experience with:

  • Java/Ruby/Scala application containers and other application containers.
  • Expertise in Object-Relational mapping design and implementation.
  • REST APIs and JSON data structures (JSON Schema a plus).
  • Asynchronous Messaging Systems: RabbitMQ or similar.
  • Test-driven development (unit and integration tests).
  • Agile development environments with Git, Jira/PivotalTracker, continuous deployment, etc.
  • Enterprise software products, preferably cloud based (SaaS).

Pluses:

  • Experience with Ruby/Puma.
  • Familiarity with non-SQL databases and structured OO design (e.g. UML).
  • Experience in the operations/logistics industry.
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Computer Science preferred.

Inside Sales Representative

We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for an ambitious Inside Sales Representative that can achieve measurable sales results from our existing customer database and inbound leads. You’ll help customers through the entire inside sales process, from lead to close, and have the opportunity to grow with us.

Responsibilities:

In this role, you’ll be responsible for converting a growing pipeline of inbound leads to paying customers.

  • Qualify inbound opportunities, establish customer needs, and identify which solutions will help alleviate pain points.
  • Engage, nurture, and convert sales leads using a variety of methods, including email, phone, webinars, product demos, and sales presentations.
  • Contribute to the development of playbooks and sales materials.
  • Maintain laser-like focus on the management of your sales pipeline using Hubspot CRM.
  • Work with multiple teams to hit company-wide goals for growth, including working with Marketing to improve the inbound leads funnel and with Product to incorporate customer feedback into the product roadmap.
  • Report on sales trends, pipeline growth, and deal forecasts, and identify opportunities for growth.

Skills:

  • 2-4 years experience in SaaS sales.
  • Experience with the entire sales cycle from generating and qualifying leads to closing deals.
  • Firm understanding of how to identify target customers, evaluate buyer interest, recognize decision-making processes, handle objections, and close deals.
  • Familiar with CRM and sales management tools.
  • Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with a passion for sales; organized and detail-oriented.
  • Love working in a fast-paced startup environment.

Pluses:

  • Experience with B2B sales at a startup.
  • Experience with Hubspot CRM.
  • Familiarity with the logistics industry.
  • B.A. or B.S. in Marketing, Finance, Business, or a related field.