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Low-cost, 3D printed Snake-like Robots for Inspection and Repair

Director of Operations

$40k – $120k • 0.0% – 15.0%
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FLX Solutions, Inc. is a robotics startup developing low-cost, 3D printed snake-like robots for inspection and repair that increase worker safety and decrease downtime at a price that makes robotics affordable for all. We have recently been accepted to the Boomtown/UpRamp/CableLabs Hardware & Connectivity Tech Accelerator to work with the telecom industry to solve their problems using our robotic technologies.

This position is responsible for leading business development efforts towards successfully raising a Seed funding round in 2020. You will be the second employee balancing out the founder and will have the opportunity to build out the business side.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
-Leading fundraising efforts with strategic corporate partners and Angels/VCs
-Developing product-market-fit and accompanying go to market strategy
-Market research and analysis
-Crafting pitch and investor slide decks

Building out the business side of FLX Solutions (ongoing):
-Opportunity to create organizational structure
-Hire and lead team for marketing, sales, and supply chain
-Manage operational and financial tasks
-Develop and grow the FLX Solutions brand

-Willing to work full-time for FLX Solutions
-Ability to relocate and/or commute to the Boulder, CO area for 12 weeks from mid-Feb to mid-May 2020
-Have “done this before”

The Intangibles:
FLX Solutions is at an early stage and alignment with our core values is critical:
-Do what you say, say what you do
-We all make mistakes. It is what we do afterwards that define us
-Treat all with respect. Period.
-Leave a situation better than you found it
-Just because something has always been done a certain way doesn’t mean it has to be
-We only have one planet and it is our responsibility to protect it
-Work hard and play harder (but don’t forget part one)

Skills, Experience, and Attributes:
-Have led/been involved in the successful fundraising of capital at an early stage tech startup (ideally hardware)
-Worked at an early stage startup and understand the culture
-Have a Rolodex of contacts and a plan to make it happen
-Is self-starting and gets it done right the first time
-Comfortable with 21st century business tech (web conference, Dropbox, etc.)
-Willing to fight (cleanly) for what they believe in but accept (graciously) the outcome if they are overruled
-Strong communicator whom people enjoy talking to and working with
-Can sell just about anything to anyone without them feeling slimy
-Education: Ideally have a diploma from somewhere in something but experience from the school of hard knocks is equally sufficient

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should complete the questionnaire and upload a .pdf Resume/CV on Google Forms here: bit.ly/FLXHiring

A representative from FLX Solutions will reach out if we believe that you are a good fit to continue in the employment process.

FLX Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Worked at Mattcomp Services, Lehigh University. Experience with Business Development, Control Systems, Electronics. Went to Lehigh University