Careers


Redwood City · Full Time
Back-end Developer / Software Engineer

We are looking for a JavaScript developer with a focus on the vue.js framework to join our design team. This role will be focused on writing production code for all user interactions for our product, as well as connecting the front-end UI to our back-end data and API based services. Secondary tasks will include HTML/CSS work and collaborating with the team on general UI design initiatives.


Skillset in Order of Importance
  • High proficiency in JavaScript
    • Experience with the Vue.JS framework
    • Ability to build complex interactions
    • Experience building extensive Single-Page-Apps (SPA)
  • HTML/CSS
    • Comfortable writing production level HTML/CSS
    • Ability to work within an extensive custom CSS library
    • SCSS/SASS experience a bonus
  • Design
    • Good understanding of user flows
    • Strong sense of visual layouts and design for UI/Web
    • Keen eye for aesthetics and typography
Experience
  • 1-4 years in the web app development field
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Redwood City · Full Time
Back-end Developer / Software Engineer

Sherpa Digital Media is looking for a software developer that is comfortable with full stack development, and interested in helping us build our engineering culture. We believe in a polyglot approach to development, and consider ourselves problem solvers above any stack.

Interested candidates need a strong understanding of object oriented programming, design pattern usage, unit testing (ideally TDD), Continuous Integration, and REST fundamentals. Any exposure to Domain Driven Design will be a plus.

We have an immediate project that has heavy emphasis on client-side development and RESTful API integration. Beyond this project, the role will move into a full stack development position helping us develop and maintain our enterprise video platform product.

Do you have any open source or personal projects that you would like to share? Include links to your GitHub repo for us to take a look at.


Skills and Requirements
  • .NET 4.5 (Bonus points for experience with .NET Core 1.0)
  • C# 5.0 and up
  • ASP.NET Web API, MVC
  • Git
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • SQL Server
  • IIS
Experience
  • 1-4 years in the above technologies
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Redwood City · Full Time
Sales Account Executive

We are currently looking for a high-energy and driven Sales Account Executives focused on developing and closing new business. You will work with Fortune 500 enterprises identifying new sales opportunities, positioning our solutions and growing revenue. Business-to-business experience and sales/pipeline management is a plus.


Responsibilities
  • Develop, identify and close new growth opportunities within assigned territory
  • Develop and manage relationships within territory or named accounts 
  • Prepare business case for new opportunities, engage internal Sherpa teams to scope services and manage all customer contact to present and close opportunities
  • Interact with prospects during the sales cycle to close new customer acquisition opportunities.
  • Evangelize Sherpa solutions and products across territory or named accounts
  • Maintain and track progress of sales pipeline
  • Qualify leads and ensure that the right people are involved in the sales process
  • Lead internal sales process for deals – work closely with Systems Engineering and Customer
  • Success organization teams to present end to end solutio
  • Manage end-to-end deal process – price negotiation, contract closing, transition to deployment
  • Understand customer organizations and structures, continuously maintain and update customer organization charts and contact lists
Skills and Requirements
  • Sales to business users in Marketing and Communications where IT may be in a supporting role
  • Track record of consistently over-achieving quota 
  • Experience managing and closing complex deals 
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills: should be able to quickly construct compelling presentation materials
  • Skilled at “walking the corridors” to engage accounts and create a group of Sherpa enthusiast’s
  • Strong collaboration skills: will be required to coordinate closely with multiple teams cross-functionally
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and stay on top of multiple activities. Comfortable working in a small company environment that requires working independently and being self-motivated. You like to win and have a real go getter attitude but balance that with a respectful approach and high integrity. 
Experience
  • 2+ years of quota carrying enterprise applications to business users, knowledge of SaaS and supply chain channels a plus
  • Creating opportunities and closing deals
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Redwood City · Full Time
Sales Development Representative

We are currently looking for a positive and driven Sales Development Representative (SDR) responsible for prospecting to generate leads and opportunities for Account Executives. This is a great opportunity to join Sherpa's sales organization and begin the path towards becoming an Account Executive. You'll be trained to sell Sherpa Stream, our next gen secure video platform built to manage today's enterprise video complexity. You will work with Fortune 500 enterprises identifying new sales opportunities, positioning our solutions and growing revenue. Business-to-business experience and sales/pipeline management is a plus.


Responsibilities
  • Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual quota
  • Uncover, qualify, nurture, and build the sales opportunity pipeline for sales
  • Call companies (outbound) to schedule meetings and demo product features
  • Build and maintain knowledge base to become an expert on Sherpa Stream
  • Utilize CRM to maintain and track progress of sales pipeline
  • Understand customer organizations and structures, continuously maintain and update customer organization charts and contact lists
Skills and Requirements
  • Track record of consistently over-achieving quota
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong listening skills and presentation skills
  • Should be able to quickly construct compelling presentation mate
  • Skilled at prospecting for new business by discovering need for Sherpa Stream
  • Comfortable with detailed conversations both at a business and a technical level
  • Strong capacity to develop relationships quickly over the phone Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and stay on top of multiple activities
  • Comfortable working in a small company environment that requires working independently and being self-motivated
  • A self-starter who can effectively work within a team culture Time management skills — able to manage multiple priorities effectively
Experience
  • 1+ years of technology experience or related background preferred
  • 1+ years of quota carrying enterprise applications to business users, knowledge of SaaS and supply chain channels a plus.
  • Creating opportunities
  • Bachelor’s degree
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Redwood City · Full Time
QA Engineer / QA Developer

We are looking for a QA Lead Developer to join our development team. You will play a pivotal role on our team improving the performance and stability of our video streaming platform to ensuring that every user and admin experience is flawless. Most importantly, the work you do every day will impact and change the way people communicate on a day-to-day basis and you will be laying the foundations to our entire QA process.


Responsibilities
  • Implement and manage robust testing, release and user support processes
  • Design, devise and implement suitable testing areas and coverage
  • Create, design and execute impactful test plans, including both automated and manual tests
  • Own the transition of our manual testing processes to automation
  • Ensure end-to-end test coverage for all product features
  • Lead, coach and grow our current QA team consisting of manual and automation specialists
  • Lead the continuous measured improvement of testing processes, strategies, plans and frameworks
Skills and Requirements
  • Demonstrated track record of leading QA teams on video-related projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Expert level abilities in quality assurance including QA best practices, release process management, test automation and deep technical & engineering knowledge
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Strong orientation towards making the product the best it can be for the customer
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience working in an environment of transitioning manual QA processes to automation
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Redwood City · Full Time
Internet Security Developer / Security Engineer

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership in architecting and deploying full stack security solutions in AWS and AD
  • Create policies and implement procedures and technologies to achieve and maintain security compliance
  • Work with cross-functional teams to incrementally improve network and application security.
  • Periodically assess all security monitoring requirements and implement enhancements to meet changing business needs
  • Proactively review, recommend, and implement changes to the live infrastructure after ensuring the right validation has been carried out
Skills and Requirements
  • Strong knowledge of SAML & Active Directory & LDAP
  • Strong knowledge of vulnerability assessment, scanning and tools
  • Strong knowledge in firewall configuration, management, and hardening
  • Experience in cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation
  • Software development experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Bonus Skills
  • Backend development skills
  • The ability to put on multiple hats
  • Desire to teach and learn
  • Sense of humor
Experience
  • 2+ years of experience in securing cloud infrastructures in AWS
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Redwood City · Full Time
Technical / Engineering Project Manager

Sherpa is looking for a highly motivated Engineering Project Manager to join our Dev Team. This individual will work with multiple teams to drive key software projects from concept to delivery. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the head of Dev, the product manager and design team, with emphasis on planning and articulating the big picture and aligning the detailed deliverables.


Responsibilities
  • Coordinate one or more teams through brainstorming concepts to support system definition, documenting clear project requirements and technical opens in the early stages of a project
  • Understand all aspects of the software development life cycle and proactively identify and clear roadblocks before they become issues
  • Ensure that cross-functional representation from all required disciplines is engaged from concept through execution
  • Drive, track and communicate status/risks as well as mitigation strategies in partnership with engineering team(s) to deliver quality, on-time software
  • Understand and communicate complex technical engineering issues
  • Establish and manage program feature baseline, scheduling, critical path and plan for execution
  • Lead and represent cross-functional teams in meetings
  • Distill information for appropriate audience including executive reviews
  • Deep dive down to the details to drive decisions where needed
Skills and Requirements
  • CS/Dev background with experience in and ability to assess development timelines for .NET, AWS, Javascript, frameworks, security, etc
  • Experience developing, leading or project managing the development of software projects Minimum of 2-4 years combined experience in engineering and software project leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver large-scale projects on time with consistently successful results
  • Detailed understanding of, and experience with, all phases of Software
  • Development Life Cycle as it applies to SAAS and Apps
  • Active experience with Agile Scrum; ScrumMaster and/or Product Owner (or other similar experience) preferred
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills with the ability to win the confidence of highly skilled developers
  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information appropriate for audience
  • Remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity
  • Love for and superb ability to document takeaways, strategy, requirements, diagrams, and flowcharts
Experience
  • BS in Computer science or related education background
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