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We’re hiring! Our business is growing and we are looking for talented, dedicated individuals to join us. Bigbelly is a team of incredibly skilled professionals who are passionate about their work, committed to our customers’ success and inspired to transform the way that cities, campuses, and organizations use technology to drive benefit for their communities. If you are motivated, customer-focused, and excited about the future of Smart City technologies then we want to hear from you!

Open Positions at Bigbelly

Bigbelly has the below openings at this time. To inquire or apply, please email your cover letter and resume to careers@bigbelly.com. Nothing that suits your skill set? We are always looking for talented and passionate people. Reach out and make your case for why you would be a great fit for the Bigbelly team.

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Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering

Position Description

Are you looking to make a difference, be empowered to own decisions, think quickly and act fast? If so, you are a great fit for Bigbelly’s Engineering and Operations team!  Join a small, high-performing, tight-knit team at a fast-growing company that is developing innovative solutions centered around smart waste, 5G hosting solutions, and other smart city initiatives.

Bigbelly is trusted by more than 2,000 municipalities, educational campuses, and organizations, with over 60,000 units deployed in all 50 states and 54 countries.

You are an energetic team player and strong leader who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company. You must also have an interest in solving non-engineering related business problems creatively with a willingness to immediately tackle key challenges.

You will be responsible to lead, manage, and drive Bigbelly’s hardware, software, electrical engineering, and firmware teams, making decisions with the product owner to ensure that you produce innovative, world-class, robust, products and services that delight Bigbelly’s customers.  Bigbelly has a reputation for producing the finest smart city products available and you must ensure that tradition is maintained.

You’ll join a team where everyone, including you, is knowledgeable and opinioned about our products their use, and best practices.  You use an agile development process, adapting it as appropriate for each team.  You should not be afraid to get your hands dirty, pitching in whenever necessary.  You must keep a culture where the engineering teams are productive, happy, and that Bigbelly is a great place for them to work.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement the next generation of smart waste and smart city solutions
  • Provide leadership to Bigbelly’s engineering teams including mechanical engineering, software engineering, electrical engineering, and technical documentation.
  • Successfully manage multiple competing priorities; and have a strong customer focus.
  • Work with the Product Manager to develop and drive the company’s roadmap.
  • Hire and then develop a team of professionals that will enable an aggressive push into cutting edge technology.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in EE/CS/Math/Physics
  • 5+ years of development experience
  • 5+ years of engineering team management experience
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, who is also highly results oriented and proactive.
  • Familiarity with agile development and release methodology.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with business partners both local, remote, internally, and externally
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills are required
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, resolve scheduling and other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines
  • An amazing work ethic

Type: Full Time
Location: Needham, MA

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Position Description

Bigbelly, Inc. is looking for a creative, self-starting mechanical engineer who is excited to work in our Needham HQ as part of a small but dedicated group of engineers. We are looking someone with experience in design for manufacturing on products using sheet metal and molded plastics. 

You will be working on new product development and improvements to current product lines. Work will include interfacing with a Tier 1 manufacturing partner on product launches and continuous improvement. In this role you will work with senior members of the team to evaluate new manufacturing processes, redesign parts for more efficient manufacturing and develop new products in a cost effective way. You will work hands on to prototype and test new ideas. 

Bigbelly has an exciting development roadmap and you will also get to work on new station capabilities that go far beyond waste management as Bigbelly becomes a digital media platform.

Responsibilities

  • Drive cost reduction through new designs and new manufacturing techniques
  • Lead product development projects from concept to detailed design to tested prototypes to production launch
  • Increase product reliability by diagnosing problems and designing robust solutions
  • Improve manufacturing documentation through collaborative effort with Tier 1 manufacturing partner.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in product design and manufacturing
  • Proficient in Solid works design software
  • Proficient with MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team setting

Type: Full Time
Location: Needham, MA

Field Service Technician (FST)

Field Service Technician (FST)

Job Description

The FST will perform installations, troubleshooting, repairs, and rebuilds of solar compacting waste receptacles. Work will be performed on location in outdoor public locations as well as in the service center facility. Travel to location is required and will be predominantly but not limited to the northeastern US. Interaction with the customer and the repair and maintenance agents of the customer will be required to train, advise, assist and respond to questions and concerns. Obtaining expertise about the features, benefits and maintenance requirements of the product through provided training and independent research is required.

The FST will become qualified to make recommendations to the customer and company about customer purchase needs and opportunities. Supervisory duties will be required when additional labor is used to complete services. Work duties will be a combination of in-field services, in-office customer support, in-person customer support and training, service center repair and refurbishment activities. Schedule will be set by supervisor and will include both planned schedule and ad hoc activities. Flexibility of daily start and end times required based on customer availability and individual project requirements.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Installs and repairs equipment at exterior public and private space customer locations.
  • Inspection of assembled equipment, to ensure proper installation.
  • Inspection of installed unit to ensure proper functionality and operation.
  • Tune, clean and troubleshoot equipment for proper operation.
  • Assemble, align, and install equipment as necessary.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment, and assist in establishing preventative maintenance schedules with customer.
  • Identify, analyze, and repair product failures, order and replaces parts as needed.
  • Professionally and effectively interact with internal and external customers.
  • Uses web based software applications to access and log service details.
  • Determine and recommend which products or services best fit the customers’ needs.
  • Provide phone and web based technical support to internal and external customers.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate effectively in person, by email and by phone.
  • 3 years of experience in one, or a combination of, the following areas: field service, mechanics or machinery repair, customer support and/or technical support role.
  • A technical aptitude and ability to follow verbal and written technical instruction.
  • Ability to accurately communicate verbal and written technical information.
  • Eagerness to learn and understand nuances of product design and operation.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and on multiple tasks.
  • Able to determine tools and equipment required to perform scope of job.
  • Experience with basic hand and assembly tools such as drills, drivers and rivet drivers.
  • Must be able to stand, bend and squat for extended periods to access installed machinery.
  • Requires heavy lifting and maneuvering of machines with the aid of hand trucks.
  • Requires outdoor work in most weather conditions.
  • Proficient in MS Office and basic web applications usage.
  • Experience with assembly and troubleshooting of machinery.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.
  • Must be qualified to drive a rented vehicle.
  • Daily Regional Travel (northeast driving) expectation is roughly 60%.
  • Air travel and overnight stays of 1 to 5 nights will be required, estimated at 10%-25%.

Type: Full Time
Location: Bigbelly Headquarters – Needham, MA

Corporate Lawyer

Corporate Lawyer

Responsibilities

  • Complete ownership of the entire contract and legal process, including the drafting, review, evaluation, negotiation, execution, management, and administration of all company contracts
  • Draft, publish and update all standard contract templates (service and subscription agreements, purchase and sale agreements, non-disclosure agreements, distribution agreements, license agreements, telecom agreements, contractor agreements, supplier agreements, vendor agreements, etc.)
  • Lead contract review process of customer proposed terms and provide redlined recommendations on all non-standard contracts
  • Negotiate and finalize contracts directly with customer attorneys or purchasing staff
  • Manage and administer all contracts, collaborating closely with Sales, Operations and Finance to guide execution and performance across all lines of business
  • Ensure contract compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing, service level agreements, etc.)
  • Maintain repository of contractual records and documentation.
  • Track and monitor existing agreements, as well as pending deals and upcoming expiration/renewals
  • Participate in proposal and bid preparation; compile and submit bid responses including pricing, business information, licenses and contract terms or exceptions
  • Work directly with Sales, Operations and Executive team throughout contract process; Advise in solving challenges such as assessment of risk, profit impact, special contractual provisions, customer expectations, etc.
  • Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration that support business strategy
  • Provide guidance and training to Sales, Operations and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.
  • Work with Finance team to understand economic impact of terms and ensure adherence to broader finance and risk requirements (such as payment terms, pricing and discounting policies, etc.)
  • Ensure signed contracts are communicated to all stakeholders to provide contract visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation.
  • Coordinate, initiate and monitor filings for all municipality and state licenses and any other vendor requirements
  • Work closely with financing partners to coordinate funding requirements as needed
  • Work closely and manage relationship with outside counsel
  • Reports to Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor required
  • 3+ years’ experience in a corporate law and contract administration either in corporate setting or full-service legal firm
  • Experience in negotiating significant revenue-generating contracts with a variety of complex parties
  • Experience with non-profit governmental entities and colleges and universities a significant plus
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and customer service
  • Excel and Word proficiency necessary, Salesforce a plus
  • Possess strong analytical skills to problem solve and understand complex contract terms
  • Demonstrates understanding of the urgency of requests and how effectively to prioritize a multitude of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and solid writing and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to look at a process holistically and suggest efficiency and automation tactics
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues
  • Sharp legal mind with ability to strike the appropriate balance between legal governance and business need.
  • Ability to work independently

Type: Full Time
Location: Needham, MA

Bigbelly is an equal opportunity employer.