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Bandwagon is looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business. The ideal candidate will provide clear, technical communication to employees, stakeholders, and customers to ensure Bandwagon’s technologies are used appropriately and to their fullest potential. 

Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. Excellent communication skills and business development acumen are huge pluses. This position is located in New York City. 

Responsibilities

  1. Develop technical aspects of the Bandwagon’s overall strategic plan to ensure alignment with the company’s business goals

  2. Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

  3. Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency

  4. Build quality assurance and data protection processes

  5. Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance

  6. Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

  7. Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role

  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy

  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership and organizational abilities

  • Strategic thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus

Responsibilities

  1. Proficiency in Ruby on Rails

  2. Strong Java experience 

  3. Familiarity with React Native

  4. Experience building RESTful APIs 

  5. Familiarity with AWS EC2, ECS, ELB, AutoScaling, CloudFront, and S3

  6. Experience hosting apps on Heroku

  7. Releasing both to Apple app store and Google Play

CTO

 

BUILD ON THE SUCCESSES OF THE CURRENT MANAGING TEAM

At Bandwagon, you will be tasked with building on the successes of the current founding and managing team, to increase the company’s market penetration and profit margins within the taxi industry. You will also be given the opportunity to bring your unique vision to the company’s asset base—identifying new markets for expansion and value creation in the sharing economy, and leading the company to capitalize on these new opportunities. This position is located in New York City. 

Responsibilities

  1. Assess new markets

  2. Develop a strategic vision for continued growth

  3. Drive sales in existing markets

  4. Form major strategic industry partnerships

  5. Develop new product concepts that leverage Bandwagon’s existing assets

  6. Assist in raising capital based on above opportunities

Requirements

There are three types of people who will succeed in the VP of Strategy Role:

  • Senior airport sales or industry professionals with deep knowledge and experience selling into and developing product for major airports nationally

  • Senior technology executives who have experience growing and selling technology and logistics companies

  • Motivated, analytic, and creative leaders with a strong appetite for startup development

Senior VP of Strategy

 

MAKE UP TO $21+/HOUR SLAYING AIRPORT TAXI LINES

Bandwagon is a social startup that matches passengers up! We're changing the way people use taxis. We save passengers time and money by helping them split cabs. We're currently operating at JFK, and LaGuardia Airports.

*Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

As a Taxishare Agent, you are Bandwagon's front line. Here's what we're looking for in our agents:

Responsibilities

  • Extroverted Personality. We need agents who love working with customers!
  • Love of Sales. We need agents who love closing sales in a fast-paced environment!
  • Friendliness. We need agents to represent our brand well, and make customers feel at ease with one another!
  • Responsibility. Our service depends on agents arriving on time and on point!

Requirements

  • Retail sales experience
  • Ability to work 12 hours per week

Compensation

  • Up to $21+/hour with a $12 /hour base pay and commissions on every match generated.
  • You Make $2-7 For Every Match That You Make.

Location

  • New York City

Taxishare Agent

 

Bandwagon is looking for a talented, independently-minded developer with enthusiasm for working on challenges related to transportation, congestion, and real-time interactions. We’re building an application that coordinates people out in the real world to make things more efficient. If that’s the sort of thing you can get excited about, we’d like to meet you.

You’d be working with Ruby on Rails and Java on the backend and AngularJS on the front end. We’re a small, fast moving team and you’d be responsible for the stability of the entire stack while occasionally building and releasing new functionality to expand our product offering. This position is located in New York City. 

Responsibilities

  • Build Bandwagon’s user-facing application (web and HTML5-based mobile) and the services that support it

  • Work with product management and design to craft an exceptional user experience

  • Design and implement metrics benchmarks around new features

  • Write unit and integration tests

  • Fix issues with live deployments - whether in one of our mobile apps or a service running on AWS

  • Integrating external APIs

  • Participation in team conversations about product direction

Bonus points for:

  • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails

  • Proficiency in a front-end JS framework (AngularJS, React, Ember..)

  • Experience building internal and external APIs and RESTful web services

  • Experience with Java Play and Java Spring

  • Familiarity with AWS EC2, ECS, ELB, AutoScaling, CloudFront, and S3

  • Experience hosting apps on Heroku

  • Having previously built and released apps to Google Play and Apple App Stores

  • Statistical/data modeling experience with Matlab, R, python, etc.

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