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We pride ourselves on hiring the brightest, most driven individuals for the roles they’re most excited to pursue. We’re committed to growing a diverse team of talent who bring many different skills and points of view to the table. We’d love to have you on board

We are looking for a talented, driven, and collaborative VP of Engineering and Product for our early stage company, that is appropriately pragmatic and bottom line driven.  You’ll be reporting to Cortex’s CEO, and managing a highly talented team of engineers. You’ll be responsible for setting the overall technology vision, and working collaboratively with us to deliver amazing product experiences across all of our application’s channels including web, mobile, email and push notifications.

About Our Engineering Team

Our engineering team plays a critical role in Cortex’s mission to dramatically reduce commercial building’s energy use by:

  • Creating new software product experiences that assist building operators in efficiently and effectively running their buildings by delivering our high impact
  • Creating Machine Learning recommendations through our web, mobile, email, and push notification channels.
  • Integrating with third-party APIs to import utility company and building management system data to be used to feed our Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Working closely with our Customer Success team to support client onboarding and operations.
  • Building Internal Tooling to allow our Customer Success team to scale their operational support of our clients.

Responsibilities

  • As the Engineering team leader:
    • Define: Partner with CEO to translate product vision into detailed product roadmap
    • Direct: Break down product roadmap into sprints for engineering team to work on
    • Support: Act as sounding board for engineers to bounce ideas off of
    • Build: Get hands dirty and build features  
    • Recruit, develop, manage, retain and align our small, but growing technology teams, including
  • As a Cortex leader:
    • Collaborate with other leaders to align business strategy, vision, and long-term technology and product strategy. 
No bleeding edge tech. for tech’s sake here.
    • Be the external face – deliver presentations, conduct demonstrations of capabilities and solutions —  of the company’s technology solutions for clients, partners and other stakeholders.
    • Be an evangelist to Cortex’s technology team and all employees, building the business understanding and enthusiasm for our emerging technology solutions.


Qualifications

  • History at VC/PE-backed fast-paced early-stage SaaS business, where you’ve successfully led and grown engineering team(s) 

  • Experience seeing the holistic technology picture, knowing what architecture can and cannot do, and knowing how and when to evolve that architecture. 

  • Extensive experience with and preference for Agile. 

  • Demonstrated success collaborating cross-functionally and using influence to deliver a product to the market.
  • Success building and scaling to successful exit, the product portfolio of a rapidly growing Real Estate Tech Platform would be our unicorn candidate.
  • Experience working with standard software engineering tools and practices such as version control, automated testing, and lightweight project management. We use Git, RSpec, and Clubhouse. Product-focused.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Personal Characteristics

  • You’re honest and trustworthy; a respected member of the organization who leads by example, and who people enjoy working with. You inspire.
  • You’re strategic and operational. You can see around corners and translate that vision back into the implications for the company’s technology and technology team. 

  • You’re an execution machine with the brass-tacks pragmatism to know when to say when.
  • You’re a seasoned leader with growth company DNA and scale. You can lead a team, or roll-up your sleeves to build, depending on the rapidly evolving needs of different parts of the company, which are at different stages of maturity.
  • You have a track record of building from early stage, scaling and operating a successful tech organization delivering a SaaS product. 

  • You’re an entrepreneur and think of the word NO as next option. You see opportunity everywhere, welcome mistakes as part of your leadership journey and greet adversity as something to further develop your resilience. You can employ the 80/20 rule brilliantly, but you know when the last 20 percent matters and how to achieve it through the operating levers of people, process, systems or products.

Benefits

The usual suspects: Competitive compensation/equity, commuter benefits, and access to Medical, HSA and 401k plans. Unlimited paid time off. Your choice of 13” or 15” Macbook Pro. Work in an environment where clean code, automated testing, constructive code reviews, collaborative whiteboarding, thoughtful design, and easy deployments are considered to be the standard operating procedure

 

To apply, email jobs@cortexintel.com

We are looking for a high achieving early-career professional with an entrepreneurial spirit to be the right hand to our CEO as the Chief of Staff. This is a unique opportunity for someone to learn the many facets of an exciting and growing business – a practical alternative to the MBA for an ambitious and ultra-capable generalist. You will be driving results in everything from strategic projects to operational details as the company achieves its ambitious growth goals.  

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Strategic Partnership:
    • Shadow the CEO, learn the business and drive special projects to completion like researching and evaluating new product category expansion ideas.
    • Build and use financial projection models, track company progress and conduct analysis for early identification of opportunities and challenges.
    • Set business priorities with the CEO and manage their completion in partnership with the team leaders.
    • Track quarterly OKRs, keep goals moving and collect updates to create presentations, including presentations for the Board.
  • General Oversight:
    • Manage our external vendors including accounting and tax, benefits and payroll, and insurance vendors.
    • Act as operational oversight for all company activities, including talent acquisition, onboarding new employees, HR and space-related needs.
    • Strengthen communication by planning weekly lunches, quarterly all-hands meetings.
  • Support Sales Growth:
    • Organize CRM data to accurately represent the deal pipeline 
    • Create research briefing portfolios about clients for executives 
    • Research business opportunities and connect our executives to new clients

About You

  • You have a track record of success in a rapidly-scaling venture or private-equity backed organization, with 1-3 years at a top-tier management consulting firm.
  • You love financial and business modelling and enjoy the analysis that pulls a story forward from data
  • You enjoy translating ideas and insights into strong Powerpoint and Excel docs (or other similar software)
  • You have a strong bias-to-action, are ultra proactive, self-motivated, and passionate about your work with the brass-tacks pragmatism to know when to say when.
  • You are strategic and operational. You can translate vision into the tactics that drive results.
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart and think of the word NO as next option. You see opportunity everywhere, welcome mistakes and greet adversity as something to further develop your resilience. 
  • You’re honest and trustworthy; a respected member of the organization who leads by example, and who people enjoy working with. You inspire.

Benefits

The usual suspects: Competitive compensation/equity, commuter benefits, and access to Medical, HSA and 401k plans. Unlimited paid time off.

To apply, email jobs@cortexintel.com

We are looking for a bright, driven early-career professional with an entrepreneurial spirit to join us as a Business Development Associate. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company in the “Prop Tech” space.  In this role you will work directly with the Chief Commercial Officer and the CEO of the business, and you will have an opportunity to work with many of the leading executives in commercial real estate.  

In this role you will support direct sales, commercial operations, vendor management, marketing events and strategic projects.  This is an ideal role for someone looking to shape his or her own growth path and who enjoys working in smaller, dynamic environments.  The right candidate must demonstrate professional maturity, comfort with challenge and ambiguity and have an ownership ethic.  

Key Responsibilities Include: 

  • Work closely with the CCO and CEO on sales strategy and special projects
  • Support sales development activities through direct outreach and vendor management
  • Help maintain and evolve sales process and reporting infrastructure
  • Manage CRM database and coordinate with vendor
  • Participate in “team selling” into top Strategic Accounts
  • Support marketing activities and events 

About You:

  • You have a track record of success. 
  • You have strong communication skills and can be trusted to represent the company well with clients and prospects.
  • You enjoy creative problem-solving and can manage through challenges and uncertainty.
  • You are proactive, self-motivated, and passionate about your work.
  • You are strategic and operational, and you can translate vision into the tactics that drive results.
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart and see opportunity, welcome mistakes and use adversity as something to develop your resilience. 
  • You’re honest and trustworthy and function well on teams. 

Benefits:

The usual suspects: Competitive compensation/equity, commuter benefits, and access to Medical, HSA and 401k plans. Paid time off. 

To apply, email jobs@cortexintel.com