Product Operations Engineer

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role

As a rapidly growing startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on execution and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have a critical mission, we have a front-line obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset. This role is no different.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies. As an ideal candidate, you’re smart, creative and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a broad set of team members. You’ll have various responsibilities and engage with internal and external stakeholders.

If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of mission and team, read on.

The Product Operations Engineer will report to the Vice President of Operations. You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place. Come join us!

Job Duties

  • Interface directly with customers, prospective customers, and partners to support technical analysis of the Ting service and product offering
  • Serve as a primary technical escalation for product related questions both internally and externally
  • Perform detailed data review and analysis
  • Develop customer communications and technical product related content for internal and external use
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong understanding of the principals of electricity
  • Strong mathematical and data analysis skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent customer service skills (phone, email, face-to-face)
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent organization and retention skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
  • Preferred (but not required): Knowledge and experience with electric utility distribution systems and home electrical systems

Requirements

  • 2 to 5 years’ product engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, or related science / technical discipline
  • Travel as needed
  • US Citizen

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

 

 

Program Manager

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role

As a rapidly growing startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on execution and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have a critical mission, we have a front-line obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset. This role is no different.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies. As an ideal candidate, you’re smart, creative and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a broad set of team members. You’ll have various responsibilities and engage with internal and external stakeholders.

If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of mission and team, read on.

The Program Manager will report to the Vice President, Operations and help support and execute on key operational tasks and responsibilities. You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, software engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place. Come join us!

Job Duties

  • Lead and manage partner programs to ensure successful implementation of program requirements and objectives
  • Ensure that internal and external clients are up-to-date on all details related to program and project status
  • Report key metrics of partner programs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Serve as program analyst tracking key performance metrics
  • Work with Finance to ensure efficient and accurate reporting and billing for partner programs
  • Serve as liaison between internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met and are completed on schedule
  • Serve as escalation for internal and external clients related to given program and project

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with implementation partners, clients, developers, and end users
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent organization and retention skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be a team player and willing to do whatever is required to complete the job and meet objectives
  • High energy, self-starter willing to lead
  • Proficient with MS Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree
  • 5+ years of Program Management experience
  • Travel as needed
  • US Citizen

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

 

 

Sr. Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

Whisker Labs is seeking a Data Scientist to join our team extracting insights from electrical networks. This team is responsible for advancing Whisker Lab’s technology to detect early warning signs of electrical fires in homes, preventing one of the deadliest types of fires. The role will primarily focus on the design, development, and deployment of algorithms analyzing high speed real-time electrical sensor data.

Our ideal candidate is comfortable in a startup environment and will bring an energetic, creative approach to their work. You are excited to develop new methods to extract insights from big data as we develop products from the ground up. You’re comfortable jumping into the deep end, expanding your skills as you go and are eager to contribute to a project that will have a substantial, positive impact on people’s lives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement scalable, data-driven solutions to extract insights from high-frequency electrical sensor data
  • Contribute to the creation of internal tools for building data sets as well as training and validating models
  • Provide inputs for developing user-facing visualizations for results and for monitoring overall system performance
  • Participate in software design, production-readiness, and code reviews
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • A degree in Mathematics, Science or Engineering Field
  • 6+ years of combined education and experience analyzing and presenting insights drawn from large data sets
  • Experience with a *nix-based development workflow (e.g. git, SSH, Make, shell scripting)
  • Coding experience (e.g. Python, Java/Scala), fluency in Python preferred
  • Experience performing data analysis of large datasets, using analytics tools (e.g. Pandas, SQL, Spark), and preparing visualizations to explore technical and scientific questions
  • Experience with cloud ecosystems (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Experience with signal processing and real-time processing of high-velocity time series data a plus
  • US Citizen

Ideal Qualifications

  • PhD in a related field
  • Experience and understanding of electrical and utility infrastructure

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
  • Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound business decisions based on that data.
  • Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, type or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental and vision insurance

 

Whisker Labs is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

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Marketing Associate

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.  We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires inside the home, Ting also helps monitor the electrical grid, contributing to community fire safety. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role

As a startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on our mission to reduce risk and save lives and property.  Execution, and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have an insurgent mission, we have a frontline obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset. This role is no different.  We’re seeking individuals who are looking to help us continue to create a build great experiences for our customers and partners, and who are looking for opportunities to learn and grow in their careers.  If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of environment, read on.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies. As an ideal candidate and marketing athlete, you’re smart, creative, and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with, and take direction from, the leadership team. You’ll have various responsibilities spanning several aspects of marketing – product, channel, digital, email, communications, etc. We’ll work together to continue scaling the marketing function, bringing on resources, vendors, and technologies to address changing needs and priorities.

Overview of Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for a broad range of marketing activities with a diverse set of business partners, including:

  • Writing engaging copy for all channels, including partner and direct-to-consumer
  • Generating copy and content to support internal needs and specific account-based needs
  • Assist in creating, recommending, and implementing marketing programs and campaigns
  • Gathering and reporting customer feedback across touchpoints, including NPS
  • Securing customer feedback and reviews, and coordinating written and video-based testimonials
  • Helping plan, coordinate and execute trade shows and events
  • Managing social media properties and engagement
  • Interfacing with B2B partners as needed
  • Helping maintain the company’s web properties
  • Helping maintain and leverage email marketing and eCRM tools
  • Assisting with PR/communications needs
  • Contributing to the development and management of a marketing budget

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Individual must be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision managing projects through completion. Candidates must be prepared to show examples of previous work.
  • Proven ability to produce effective content pillars, email marketing programs, and associated assets such as blog entries, ebooks, etc.
  • Experience with marketing automation tools/platforms, e.g., ActiveCampaign, HubSpot, or equivalent platform (especially with respect to campaigns, leads, and reporting)
  • Ability to communicate and present metrics effectively to support strategic recommendations
  • Strong understanding of digital communication strategies, both written and visual, deliver-ability, and segmentation practices
  • Good analytical and technical skills
  • Good project management and organizational skills
  • Driven self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently and as a team
  • Proficient in Word, Excel (including pivot tables), PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in business, marketing, or related field is required, with at least 2 to 3 years of marketing communications, direct marketing, and/or product marketing or related experience.
  • Demonstrated marketing acumen
  • Experience with technical products, including consumer electronics, is desired.
  • Prior experience in a startup or smaller firm is preferred, or alternately, a strong desire to leap into this type of environment and a great understanding of what that means.

We offer paid time off, holidays as well as health benefits. All applicants applying for U.S job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Germantown, MD

Whisker Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Software Engineer

About Whisker Labs

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role

Whisker Labs is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team extracting insights from electrical networks. This team is responsible for advancing Whisker Lab’s infrastructure and technology to detect early warning signs of electrical fires in homes, preventing one of the deadliest types of fires. The role will primarily focus on our software and systems supporting a fleet of hundreds of thousands of IoT sensors reporting high speed real-time electrical sensor data.

Our Ideal Candidate

The candidate is comfortable in a startup environment and will bring an energetic, creative approach to their work. You are excited to develop highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant systems. You are comfortable jumping into the deep end, expanding your skills as you go, and are eager to contribute to a project that will have a substantial, positive impact on people’s lives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full lifecycle development activities across the organization to support the following:
    • Realtime Systems interacting and controlling Ting IoT device for ingesting, distributing, and running high performance algorithms on real time data.
      o Core API and Database Development to support IoT Fleet Management and Business Operations.
      o Data Engineering in support of data science teams
  • Supporting activities may include:
    • Working with business partners on API interfaces and data feeds for consuming and sharing data.
    • Development of simple user interfaces and dashboards for internal or partner use.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Science or an Engineering Field
  • 10+ years of combined education and experience in the Software Engineering Field
  • Experience with a *nix-based development workflow (e.g. git, SSH, Make, shell scripting)
  • Coding experience in C#, Python, PLSQL
  • Experience in ASP.NET Core, MVC, REST API, etc.
  • Experience with cloud ecosystems (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Familiar with network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP and etc.)
  • Experience with signal processing and real-time processing of high-velocity time series data a plus
  • Understanding of Electrical Grid Technology and measurements a plus.
  • US Citizen

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
  • Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound business decisions based on that data.
  • Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, type or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental and vision insurance

 

Whisker Labs is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

 

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Ting Operations Engineer

About Whisker Labs:

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role:

As a startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on execution and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have a critical mission, we have a front line obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset. This role is no different.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies. As an ideal candidate, you’re smart, creative and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with the team. You’ll have various responsibilities spanning all aspects of Operations from technical data analysis to customer and partner engagement and beyond!

If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of mission and team, read on.

The Ting Operations Engineer will report to the Director of Operations and support efforts and be responsible for duties related to Ting Fire Operations and Technical Operations. You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place. Come join us!

Job Duties:

  • Support Ting customers focusing on electrical fire hazard operations, mitigation and sensor-related support activities, including after regular business hours as needed
  • Plan and coordinate support efforts related to mitigation activities with customers and contractor partners relating to Ting operations
  • Work with partners and customers to isolate and troubleshoot issues in the field
  • Data review and analysis
  • Technical project management
  • Assist with producing documentation related to processes used for training and support
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the principals of electricity
  • Strong mathematical and data analysis skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent customer service skills (phone, email, face-to-face)
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent organization and retention skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
  • Preferred (but not required): Knowledge and experience with electric utility distribution systems and home electrical systems

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or technical discipline
  • A willingness and ability to participate as a member of a team in a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Travel as needed
  • US Citizen

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

 

 

 

Operations Support Specialist

About Whisker Labs:

Whisker Labs is passionate about developing smarter solutions to hard problems, leveraging expertise in signal processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We’re leading the next wave in smart home technology and fire prevention with Ting, an intelligent sensor that monitors a home’s electrical network to detect electrical hazards that often lead to the most devastating and catastrophic fires. While on the job preventing fires, Ting serves an expanding role as a fitness tracker for the home, smartly monitoring and alerting homeowners to meaningful events that impact everyday life. For more information, please visit tingfire.com.

About the Role:

As a startup, we all wear several hats and are focused on execution and embrace our unifying characteristics: we have a critical mission, we have a front line obsession, and we execute with an owner’s mindset.  This role is no different.

In this full-time role, the responsibilities are broader than a similar role in established companies.  As an ideal candidate, you’re smart, creative and fully engaged, with excellent people and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with and take direction from the executive team.  You’ll have various responsibilities spanning all aspects of Operations from fulfillment and logistics to customer support and beyond!

If you envision yourself rolling up your sleeves and contributing to this type of mission and team, read on.

The Operations Support Specialist will report to the Director of Operations and help support and execute on operational tasks and responsibilities. You’ll be joining a small and experienced team of business leaders, software engineers, and data scientists seeking to make the world a safer and more efficient place.  Come join us!

Job Duties: 

  • Provide support to Ting customers by phone and email
  • Create and maintain clear, concise and accurate documentation for internal and external use
  • Act as a liaison to ensure smooth operations and service delivery to all customers and partners
  • Identify, report, and document technical issues to help isolate and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Support Engineering team with testing software and hardware
  • Order fulfillment and logistics coordination with our contract manufacturer
  • Troubleshoot issues down to the root cause
  • Perform other duties as required\

Required Skills:

  • Excellent phone and customer service skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent organization and retention skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively
  • Willing to do whatever is required to complete the job and meet objectives

Requirements:

  • College degree
  • 2 years’ work experience in a technical, customer support role
  • A willingness and ability to participate as a member of a team in a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • US Citizen

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Freedom – ability to make, own and carry out decisions
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance