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Rigorous Technology is a robotics company with a mission to make robotics accessible to all businesses. We do so by building application-specific products that leverage advanced software and the most flexible machines out there - robots.

We primarily support industrial manufacturers with a focus on medium size companies in the Northeast. We build robots that help humans who make things. Rigorous develops manipulation and control software; each project and product builds upon the RGS software platform.


Rigorous is a startup. We’re looking for a leader to help us create and take advantage of ever-larger business opportunities. We have three years of consistent growth, developed and installed our first full-scope robotic solution, and developed the foundation of our library of technology. We are looking for early employees who can lead our growing team, acting as subject matter experts in your respective fields.

Rigorous currently seeks a top performer for a fast-paced and constantly evolving technical environment, committed to solving difficult problems that improve people’s lives.

Job Description

The Sales Director is a sales hunter and a foundation builder. You will strategize, build, and execute sales operations at Rigorous. You will be a critical member of the leadership team and work closely with the CEO and COO.


The Sales Director is one of the first business roles at Rigorous. As such, you will be required to develop sales processes, propose budgets, and execute upon your strategy. As Rigorous grows, you will propose and lead hiring for the sales department.

The Sales Director will be a blend of manager, operator, and salesperson. The Sales Director will be responsible for leading communications with prospects, clients, and partners, as well as implementing and tracking meaningful KPIs. Great relationship-building, communication, and organizational skills are essential for success. You must have the ability to learn, understand, and communicate technical concepts.

You’ll work primarily in the Williston robot lab or other Rigorous offices with some travel required for sales or client success support. This is a dynamic role – while your day-to-day will rarely repeat, we will rely upon you to create a roadmap for those who work under you now or in the future to repeat your systems effectively.


You’ll work under the direction of our COO and co-founder Diane Abruzzini. You will collaborate with a team of cross-functional engineers.


Responsibilities

  • Lead inbound and outbound sales efforts for the Box Hopper and upcoming Rigorous products.

  • Build a qualified sales funnel, maintain and report upon an accurate pipeline.

  • Develop relationships with clients, prospects, and partners to identify current and future needs and opportunities. Must be comfortable with initiating discussions with cold leads.

  • Negotiate, proof, and edit contracts, proposals, and sales collateral.

  • Develop sales operations strategy by leveraging a mix of internal and external sales support. Research, determine, and negotiate sales compensation structures.

  • Represent the company during sales meetings and industry events.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement, organization, or investment.

  • Propose staffing requirements and coordinate hiring.

  • Set a motivating, professional, fun, and engaging work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful track record leading a B2B sales team.

  • 5-10+ years of experience in outbound sales or sales operations.

  • Typically possessing a business education and experience in a technical or industrial industry.

  • Relationship-oriented, goal-driven mindset.

  • Confident yet humble approach to work. Motivation to increase skills, experience, and industry knowledge over time.

  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing startup environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional work ethic, ability to work independently or collaboratively, motivation to meet deadlines.

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to diane@rigoroustech.com. This position is based in Williston, VT and requires occasional travel. Rigorous (www.rigorous.co) is an equal opportunity employer. If you feel you'd be a good fit but don't meet every requirement, we still encourage you to apply! Rigorous offers a benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, parental leave, and paid time off.


Rigorous Technology is a robotics company with a mission to make robotics accessible to all businesses. We do so by building application-specific products that leverage advanced software and the most flexible machines out there - robots.

We primarily support industrial manufacturers with a focus on small to medium size companies in the Northeast. We build robots that help humans who make things. Rigorous develops manipulation and control software; each project and product builds upon the RGS software platform.

Rigorous is a startup. We’re looking for a leader to help us support our talented team take advantage of ever-larger business opportunities. We have three years of consistent growth, we have doubled revenue each year, developed and installed our first full-scope product, and developed the foundation of our library of technology. We are looking for early employees who can lead our growing team, acting as subject matter experts in your respective fields.

Rigorous currently seeks a top performer for a fast-paced and constantly evolving technical environment, committed to solving difficult problems that improve people’s lives. You will support research and development projects as well as production-ready products.




Job Description

The General Manager will manage day to day business operations at Rigorous. You will be a critical member of the leadership team and work closely with the CEO and COO to support marketing, sales, finance HR, and project management activities.

The General Manager is Rigorous’ first business operations employee. As such, you will be required to develop and implement processes across a variety of business functions. The General Manager role can develop over time into a specialist or generalist role depending on the goals of the right individual.

The General Manager will be a highly analytical and detail oriented professional with broad business education or experience. The GM will be responsible for regular bookkeeping and presentation of financial reports, marketing & sales operations and KPI implementation & tracking, and managing benefits and employee administration. Great planning, communication, and organizational skills are necessary for success.

You will work closely with the leadership team to establish performance metrics and report upon them. You will build upon the systems in use and implement new processes.

You’ll work primarily in the Williston robot lab or other Rigorous offices with limited travel required for sales or client success support. This is a dynamic role – while your day-to-day will rarely repeat, we will rely upon you to create a roadmap for those who work under you now or in the future to repeat your systems effectively.

You’ll work under the direction of our COO and co-founder Diane Abruzzini. You will collaborate with a team of cross-functional engineers.


Responsibilities

  • Develop key performance indicators, report on performance, and strategize improvements.

  • Collaborate with leadership team on strategis for growth and profitability.

  • Fulfil regular bookkeeping responsibilities, including AR/AP, payroll, employee reimbursements, and monthly reconciliation.

  • Manage purchasing and inventory across a variety of projects and products.

  • Develop relationships with clients and prospects to identify needs and opportunities.

  • Set up, manage, and report on marketing efforts and digital ad spend.

  • Proof and edit contracts, proposals, and marketing collateral.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement, organization, or investment.

  • Participate in coordinate staffing requirements and hiring.

  • Analyze projects and products for efficacy, profitability, and market potential.

  • Set a motivating, professional, fun, and engaging work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically possessing a business education and/or experience in a technical or industrial industry.

  • Detail-oriented, analytical mindset.

  • Confident yet humble approach to work. Motivation to increase skills, experience, and industry knowledge over time.

  • 5-8 years of experience in marketing operations, sales operations, finance/accounting, human resources, and/or general administration.

  • Interest and experience managing team members, increasing motivation, holding team members accountable, sticking to deadlines, mentoring growth, and helping your team achieve their professional goals.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional work ethic, ability to work independently or collaborative, motivation to meet deadlines.

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to diane@rigoroustech.com. This position is based in Williston, VT and requires occasional travel. Rigorous (www.rigorous.co) is an equal opportunity employer. If you feel you'd be a good fit but don't meet every requirement, we still encourage you to apply! Rigorous offers a benefits package including health insurance, parental leave, and paid time off.


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Rigorous Technology is a robotics company with a mission to automate non-creative tasks. We primarily support industrial manufacturers with a focus on small to medium size companies in the Northeast. We also work on agricultural and marine projects that have a positive environmental impact. We prototype, design, build, and install robots that help humans. Rigorous Technology develops manipulation and control software, continually building upon our RGS software library.

Rigorous is a startup, this role will be a leader coming in on the ground floor. We have two and a half years of consistent growth, doubling revenue each year and developing the foundation of our library of technology. As we grow, we are moving towards remote diagnostics, maintenance, and service programs, making cutting-edge technology accessible to regional manufacturers. We are looking for early employees who can lead our growing team, acting as subject matter experts in your respective fields.

Rigorous currently seeks a star performer for a constantly evolving technical environment. We're looking for someone committed to solving difficult problems that improve people’s lives. You will support research and development projects as well as production-ready products.




Job Description

The Senior Robotics Engineer will be a critical member of the growing, multidisciplinary engineering team at Rigorous and will focus on the development of control software and hardware for industrial robotics.

This position primarily focuses on new technology development, but will also work on production-ready products. They will be involved in all phases of algorithm, software, interface, and technology development including design, implementation, testing, and deployment.

The Senior Robotics Engineer will design and prototype new technologies using simulation frameworks and develop, implement, and evaluate those technologies in robots using C++/Python and the RGS library. The Robotics Engineer will deeply understand and appreciate how operators use robotics to accomplish tasks and appreciate the role our software and technology plays in allowing operators to be safer, better, and faster.

Responsibilities

  • Design, analyze, develop, test, and integrate control software systems for a variety of robotic systems.

  • Develop and maintain Rigorous systems.

  • Develop and implement prototype and production-ready solutions.

  • Innovate to discover solutions that enhance the relationship between industrial robotics and the operators that use them.

  • Support clients and operators as they utilize Rigorous’ technology.

  • Create clear, reliable, and reusable code.

  • Create and maintain clear documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • To thrive in this role, you must have strong analytical skills and a tenacity for hardware experimentation.

  • Master’s degree in Math, Physics, Computer Science, or similar field.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with a Master’s degree, or 5-10 years with a Bachelor’s degree. Technical degrees also considered with relevant experience.

  • Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis.

  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and test in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with hardware interfaces, edge processing, and distributed computing.

  • Proficiency with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or Python including object-oriented design.

  • Knowledge of professional engineering practices & best practices for the full life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source management, agile, processes, testing, and operations.

  • Working knowledge of industrial robot systems, including their sensors, protocols, construction, and use.

  • Strong working knowledge of the Linux operating system, embedded systems, and embedded Linux.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to diane@rigoroustech.com. This position is based in Williston, VT and requires occasional travel. Rigorous (www.rigorous.co) is an equal opportunity employer. If you feel you'd be a good fit but don't meet every requirement, we still encourage you to apply! Rigorous offers a benefits package including health insurance, parental leave, and paid time off.


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