Triangle Tech Connect is a monthly review of local entrepreneurial Technology Sales and Marketing career opportunities.
November is a festive time and is about being thankful. As is custom on Thanksgiving Day, giving thanks for all we have can be easy or hard depending on what’s going on in our lives particularly for job transitioners. Below are a few famous quotes for the occasion before reviewing the Triangle companies that are hiring for sales and marketing in November.
“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” William Arthur Ward
“Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your next job.” Jim Lovell
“I may not be where I want to be but I’m thankful for not being where I used to be. “ Habeeb Akande
Align Technology is a global medical device company with industry-leading innovative products such as Invisalign clear aligners, iTero Intraoral scanners, and OrthoCAD digital services. Although headquartered in San Jose, the company made another footprint here in the Triangle which started a couple of years ago. They now employ several hundred locally at their Slater Road office in Morrisville. Additional hires in the area are to include a Sales Analyst, Marketing Director, Senior Distribution Channel Manager, Inside Sales Representative, Senior Program Manager, Inbound Lead Generation Specialist, and Senior Consumer Marketing Manager.
Not such a little startup anymore, this fast growing successful technology company can now add IPO to their cap. Congratulations to Bandwidth. CEO and Co-Founder, David Morken grew Bandwidth from an early stage business that started in the spare bedroom of his parent’s house. Their solutions help allow users to connect with embedded voice and text for mobile apps and large-scale enterprise level solutions. Their APIs provide easy access to phone numbers, voice calling, messaging and 9-1-1 emergency services, all built atop Bandwidth’s own nationwide network. The company provides 100% company paid health and dental insurance, 90-minute lunches for exercise junkees, free gym membership with shuttle service, Custom training programs, Lunch & Learns, and complimentary financial planning services. Check out their Client Development Manager, National Account Executive, Sales Trainer, Sales Development Representative, and Customer Success Advocate positions.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL, The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, CBC New Media Group, Bull City Hospitality, Bull Durham Beer Co., and American Underground, to name a few. Broadcast and media enthusiasts should check out their positions that include a New Media Marketing Coordinator, New Media Digital Advertising Specialist, New Media Paid Advertising, TV News Reporter, WRAL Social Media Producer, Inside Sales (Baseball ACC), TV News Photographer, TV News Production Assistant, Baseball Media Relations, and New Media Enterprise Editor.
FoodlogiQ, a Durham technology firm that began tracking cattle in Canada via RFID eleven years ago, was one of the advanced food technology companies on the panel at the North Carolina Professional Ag Biotech forum November 8th. Here, Andy Kennedy, co-founder stated the company’s mission is to “Map the world’s food chain, make it as safe as possible and empower people to make informed decisions about the food they eat.” His company is changing a process that used to take months of collecting information from a food supply chain to a “real-time activity.” A lot of the information is bar-coded by the growers and manufacturers then scanned in kitchens and delivered wirelessly to consumer cell phones. Plans are to expand headcount in development, sales, and customer service taking them from 25 to 50 employees in 2018. Check out how you can be part of an organization that can track food in the event of an E.coli outbreak, verify food ingredients and origin, and save lives. They are hiring an SEO Inbound Marketing Strategist.
Allentown, Pennsylvania-based financial technology firm Lighthouse Networks is expanding in the Triangle, with plans to add more than 50 jobs as it relocates its local office to Morrisville’s Perimeter Park. The company is moving from Aviation Parkway to 2600 Perimeter Park Drive, the Perimeter’s Edge building. The company originally expanded into the Triangle in 2005 located on Davis Drive with 13 employees. Today, it’s 85 with plans to expand to 140-150 employees, driven both by acquisitions and new hires. The growth is attributed to a strategy where Lighthouse went from being “just a credit card processor” to being both a processor and a point-of-sale system manufacturer. Current openings include Customer Service Reps, Business Analyst, and Product Manager.
Indian education technology company, Simplilearn, has picked Raleigh for its newest U.S. office, a move that means Triangle jobs. Krishna Kumar, founder and CEO, says the firm picked the Triangle over Austin, Texas, and Salt Lake City citing the value in an east coast location, talent availability, and the area’s learning ecosystem. The company started as a blog in 2009 in Bangalore, India, and now provides training for both working professionals and enterprises in areas such as cloud computing, data science and cyber security. Be sure to keep an eye on this one.
The Prometheus Group, an enterprise asset management software and services firm in Raleigh, has 210 employees with plans to add 50. Openings include Content Specialist, Account Manager, Business Development Representative, Services Sales Representative, and Multilingual Business Development Representative
Transportation Impact is a supply chain spend-management firm that is based in Emerald Isle, NC. Though it is outside of the Triangle area, it’s worth mentioning for anyone with the dream of working on the coast. Founded in 2008, the company offers a portfolio of supply chain services and technologies that help large companies reduce the costs associated with small package and freight shipping. The company has been named to the North Carolina Mid-Market FAST 40, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100, and is on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list for the fifth consecutive year, and most recently, was honored as a Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine.
Trialcard Inc., a Morrisville pharmaceutical services, employs 400 and plans to hire grow more than 50% next year. Their integrated suite of technology-enabled market access solutions optimizes the patient and provider treatment experience leading to increased engagement and better outcomes. Immediate hiring needs include a Data Reporting Analyst, Technical Writer, and Senior Service Manager, Market Access Program Manager.
Republic Wireless, named ‘Disruptor of the Year’ by Entrepreneur Magazine, is headquartered in Raleigh and is set on changing and improving the smartphone experience by leveraging the power of both WiFi and cellular networks. The company was founded in 2011 by Bandwidth Co-founder David Morken who got tired of overpaying hundreds of dollars a month in carrier fees just so his family could talk to their friends and loved ones. He set out to create a better, more affordable way with Republic Wireless. Earlier this year, the 160-person company led by CEO Chris Chuang relocated its headquarters to another building at N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus. And, in September, it opened its first retail storefront, a popup shop in downtown Raleigh.
This disruptive employer offers 90-minute workout lunchtimes and vacation embargos among other generous benefits. Their current openings include a VP of Customer Acquisition.
Be sure to check out our available positions at Lucas Select Inc. that include a Northeast Enterprise Sales Manager, Business Development for Online Advertising, EHR Sales Executive, Inside Software Sales Representatives, Sales Director for Healthcare SaaS, and Agency Media Strategist.
For readers in transition be sure to check out the Triangle AMA Transitions Link + Think. The Transitions Link + Think provides a forum for job seekers that are between jobs, are underemployed, or who simply want to sharpen their personal branding and job search skills.
See http://www.amatriangle.org/link-plus-think/ for current meeting location, information, and registration.
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