We are hiring.

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About

Base Operations is reinventing how companies and individuals navigate emerging market cities. We are an early-stage, Harvard and MIT-born, high-impact startup dedicated to promoting transparency and accountability. We participated in 1776 and Techstars, two top accelerator programs, and are backed by tech-forward VCs like Glasswing Ventures, Good Growth Capital, and Magma Partners. Find out more about what we do here.

Why work at Base Operations?

You will work in an environment where everything you contribute is crucial to the end product and success of the company - you will not be just a cog in the machine. You will have ownership over your projects and contribute significantly to the direction of our company. You will also be making the world safer while disrupting the $11B travel risk management market.

What We Value

For all positions, we value people who are:

  • Resolute problem solvers who see how small components build the big picture

  • Quick learners and adaptable technologists

  • Good communicators who maintain agile systems and document decisions

  • Customer-oriented individuals who keep the user experience in mind

If interested, send resumes or any questions to info@BaseOperations.co.


VP of engineering

Base seeks a seasoned engineer to manage the Base Operations product suite and oversee the day-to-day operations of our tech team. The VP of Engineering will be a key decision maker, determining the direction of the product and working with senior leadership to guide the company. The VP of Engineering will build and direct the technical team, in addition to managing contractors and outsourced assets.

The role is also hands-on and requires knowledge of React Native, native Swift, and Java components for iOS and Android development. The map-based component of Base Operations includes complex features such as safe routing, in addition to typical UI and feature development required for mobile and web application.

Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of engineering experience

  • Experience hiring and building teams

  • Production-level experience developing a Javascript application

  • Exposure to React and related frameworks (e.g. Redux)

  • Experience working with both sql and nosql databases

  • Familiarity with web protocols (HTTPS, AJAX, RESTful calls, etc.) and technologies (HTML5, CSS, ES6 JS)

Preferred experience with:

  • Flask & MySQL

  • Firebase services such as Realtime Database and Cloud Messaging

  • AWS services such as Elastic Beanstalk, Cognito, RDS, etc.

  • Analytics and User Engagement platforms such as Segment, Google Analytics, Intercom, etc.

  • React Native

  • Mapping APIs/technologies (Mapbox, Google Maps, Geojson, etc.)

  • Intermediate written Spanish


Product Manager

Base seeks a world class product management professional to develop, test, and launch the second iteration of our platform. The work involves getting inside the heads of emerging market residents, business travelers, and security personnel to uncover challenges and opportunities. The Product Manager will be a key decision maker in guiding the direction of the company from day one.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of product-oriented experience

  • Experience interviewing users and synthesizing their needs and feedback using agile frameworks (such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, etc.)

  • Development and implementation of product roadmaps using tools (such as Slack, Trello, Jira, Asana, etc.)

  • UI/UX design support

  • Ability to gathering competitor intelligence, on the product and feature level

  • Product validation through user tests (A/B tests, mockups, prototypes, and creative, hacked MVPs)

  • Experience determining, monitoring, and reporting on key performance indicators and user metrics

  • Comprehensive understanding of the tech stack and ability to communicate it to non-technical stakeholders

  • Contractor management

Preferred experience with:

  • The security industry (physical security, risk management, corporate travel, insurance, cyber security, etc)

  • Bringing several products to market

  • Identifying strategic partnerships for potential complimentary product offerings

  • Intermediate written and spoken Spanish


Director of business development and sales

Base seeks a charismatic and analytical Director of Business Development and Sales. The work includes managing our current sales funnel and accounts, as well as securing and tracking strategic partnerships. An ideal candidate can move beyond expertly implementing a plan to designing and executing his or her own strategy.

Required Skills:

  • 7+ years in business development and/or sales

  • Significant experience with CRM systems

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

  • Skilled in target setting and tracking

  • Familiar with principles of customer success and management of POCs

Preferred Experience:

  • The security industry (physical security, risk management, corporate travel, insurance, cyber security, etc)

  • Establishing data exchange partnerships

  • Experience working in a growth startup


Mobile App Engineer

Base seeks a seasoned mobile app developer to help maintain and further develop our mobile application. The work includes extensive use of React Native along with native Swift and Java components to target iOS and Android mobile devices. There's an extensive map-based component, which includes complex features such as safe routing, in addition to typical UI and feature development required for a mobile application. The Mobile App Engineer will be a key decision maker in guiding the direction of the company from day one.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience

  • Significant experience with React Native

  • Experience with native Android and/or iOS development

  • Familiarity with web protocols (HTTP, AJAX, RESTful calls, etc.) or web development

  • Strong UI/UX skills

Preferred experience with:

  • Full-stack web development

  • Mapping APIs/technologies (Mapbox, Google Maps, Geojson, etc.)

  • Intermediate written Spanish


Data scientist

Base seeks a Data Scientist to help us scale our platform around the globe. The work involves actively developing, managing, and evaluating our four information streams: internet/social media, government data, strategic partners, and reports from our consumer app . The Data Scientist will play a key role tackling a tough data science challange that is key scaling our platform to millions of users. This position is open for contract work initially. 

Required Skills:

  • Strong algorithms and data structures foundation

  • Extensive experience with machine learning and natural language processing

  • Strong background in statistics and data analysis

  • Experience parsing, processing, and analyzing big data sets

  • Significant experience with Python

  • Experience with SQL databases and queries

  • Experience with web crawling

  • Intermediate written Spanish