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Startup Job Resources

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Your talent is needed

Are you an awesome designer, programmer or salesman? Interested in entrepreneurship? Then the Swartz Center is the place for you. Get teamed up with a CMU startup or check out one of the available job postings.

We keep this page up to date by adding startups jobs that we become aware of through our weekly bulletin each week.

Startup Positions

FULL STACK DEVELOPER OPPORTUNITY

Processly, co-founded by CMU alumnus, former Innovation Scholar and Project Olympus PROBE Albert Topdijian, is an adaptive learning web platform that uses an online whiteboard that simplifies the application of modern teaching methods for teachers, businesses, and schools.

The platform creates a play-space for learners to document, reflect, and communicate within a collaborative environment throughout their learning process, all the while providing key insights.

The team is looking for a full stack developer who has familiarity with WebGL, AWS and Ruby on Rails. Hours can be variable but the position is available immediately.

Find out more about the position in the Handshake post (you must be logged in to view).

HELP FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL PROJECTS

CMU student Max Kiefer is seeking candidates with a variety of skills to work on his new startup projects:

Social media web page (RagelT) - Skills needed: Java, PHP and Python skills to create the web page.

Project Technology Commercialization for Department of Energy:
Skills needed: Customer discovery, sales and business development.
Contact Max Kiefer at mkiefer@andrew.cmu.edu for more information and to apply.

FRONT END ENGINEER AT MAVEN MACHINES

Maven Machines, an IoT software company transforming industrial operations, continues to grow and is in need of a talented Front End Software Engineer for its transportation group.

Applicants should be passionate, entrepreneurially-minded engineers who bring fresh perspectives and ideas, obsess over design and performance and enjoy tackling new and complex problems to create great products.

Apply online or email jonah@mavenmachines.com.

FIRMWARE ENGINEER FOR RISK MANAGEMENT STARTUP

VIT is a cloud-based, IoT enterprise risk management platformco-founded by CMU alumnus Andy Chan— that improves employee safety  and empowers organizations with leading indicators that solve challenges that plague the workplace. 

VIT is seeking a Firmware Engineer to help further develop its Arc sensor platformsuch as refining firmware processes, algorithm development and support for bugs. Arc helps employees maintain proper lifting postures to reduce injuries while working. This position will also develop, code and supervise direct support devices. 

Find out more and contact Andy Chan to apply.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERS NEEDED FOR LOCAL STARTUP

SKA Custom Robots and Machines is seeking talented and motivated software engineers to help build the next generation of assistive devices for disabled individuals. SKA is an engineering and design firm, specializing in custom robots, machines and user interfaces. 
The hours for this position are flexible and can be tackled on a full or part-time basis. This is a 4-8 month contract position that has the potential of becoming future work for the right person.

Contact Spencer Krause, CMU alumnus, director of product development at SKA and visiting researcher at CMU's Robotics Institute to learn more.

ENGINEERS NEEDED FOR CMU'S 101

CMU startup 101, a 2017 McGinnis Venture Competition winner and Project Olympus PROBE, is transforming the college STEM lecture hall with a next-generation, active learning platform that promotes student engagement and improves student outcomes.

The team is seeking junior and senior engineers to join their NYC-based office. Find out more and see the full job description.

Pittsburgh Positions

JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH PITTSBURGH STARTUPS

Interested in working for a startup? Apply for job or internship opportunities from startups that are working with Pittsburgh's Innovation Works, AlphaLab or AlphaLab Gear.