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We're currently hiring for the below positions, but always welcome hearing from other pet lovers so if you don't see a role please send a cover letter and resume to us at hello@getdiglabs.com.

Laboratory Head, Pup Sup

Head of Technology / Full-Stack Development

Laboratory Head, Pup Sup

Who We Are:  
 

DIG Labs is a NY-based startup that is taking the guesswork out of pet health through patent-pending, tech-enabled insights and personalized products, including supplements. Founded by former CPG R&D, brand management execs and pet lovers whose vision is to translate the benefits of personalized human healthcare to our pets, DIG labs is actively launching its proprietary real-time health platform, which enables the creation of personalized products, like the Pup Sup individualized dog supplement. Pup sup is rapidly growing and we are expanding our team to ensure we have the best supplement technologies and laboratory capabilities to enable growth. The lab is located in Princeton, NJ at the Princeton Innovation Center Biolabs. 

 

What’s the Role?  

We’re looking for a Laboratory Head to join our team and enable breakthrough research and Pup Sup growth. The laboratory head will own supplement strategy, development, and operations. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Technical 

  • Research: partner with computer vision, microbiome, metabolomic and other subject matter leads to co-develop breakthrough research for canine diet and nutrition. 
  • Development: oversee pup sup product development roadmap, including liaising with our scientific advisory board, to create product innovation roadmaps and ingredient pipelines. 
  • Fulfillment: oversee and execute pup sup order fulfillment, including supplement manufacturing. 
  • Quality: implement and oversee quality assurance processes and interact with customers on product-related inquiries, including incorporating customer feedback into updating both individual dog formulas and overall supplement development pipelines. 
  • Operations: manage laboratory and packaging supplies and inventories to ensure reliable service and operations.  
  • Facilities: serve as laboratory site head, and lead strategy for future site including location and capabilities. 
  • Automation: manage automated customer and formula dashboards, and lead strategy / inputs for automation improvements.  

Leadership 

  • Seamlessly partner across Marketing, Software Development, Computer Vision and Machine Learning teams to continuously improve pup sup laboratory operations and accelerate growth, including a heavy partnership with full-stack developers on automation capabilities. 
  • Build and lead a team (which could include laboratory technicians and customer service leads) to achieve pup sup and company goals while maintaining the capability of rolling up your sleeves to do the work needed to deliver, and with fiscal responsibility. 
  • Build and support a culture of agility and nimbleness while creating cutting-edge laboratory solutions and supporting a culture of innovation, working on entirely greenfield projects in a hyper-personalized product category. 
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity, a flat organization, and the freedom to decide the most efficient way to work together and get the job done.  
  • Willingness and eagerness to flex into adjacent business and consumer territories as needed to understand voice-of-customer and business operations - we do not work in silos. 
  • Ability to work on-site at least part-time in Princeton, NJ. 

 

A bit about you… 

Technical 

  • Passionate about science-based products that deliver tangible, measurable results. 
  • Willingness to learn and comply with quality controls. 
  • Willingness to learn and improve technical systems, including order management and fulfillment. 

 

Leadership 

  • Comfortable working in a rapidly evolving early-stage company. 
  • Experience managing hourly labor / support. 
  • Enjoys finding operational efficiencies; improvement mindset.  
  • Passionate to build disruptive pet care solutions and a relentless pursuit to do good for our furry friends. 

 

Qualifications 

  • BS in biology, bioengineering, nutrition, animal science, or a related field required, with a preference for a candidate actively pursuing a PhD. 
  • Experience working in a GMP laboratory or academic wet laboratory with GLP controls required. 
  • Industry experience in product development, supply chain, operations, or veterinary-related services preferred. 
  • Must love pets! 

 

Benefits 

  • Part-time options are available with a minimum of 25 hours/week on-site in Princeton, NJ. 
  • Opportunity to join as one of the first employees. 
  • Extreme flexibility, autonomy and freedom. 
  • Competitive package, including salary & benefits. 
  • Opportunity for end-to-end ownership of a consumer product.  

 

Reports to 

The Laboratory Head will report to the Chief Operating Officer. 
 

Please email hello@getdiglabs.com with your resume and Cover Letter if interested. 

Head of Technology / Full-Stack Development

Who We Are:  
 

DIG Labs is a NY-based startup that is taking the guesswork out of pet health through patent-pending, tech-enabled insights and personalized products, including supplements. Founded by former CPG R&D, brand management execs and pet lovers whose vision is to translate the benefits of personalized human healthcare to our pets, DIG labs is actively launching its proprietary real-time health platform, powered by patent-pending computer vision & machine learning. 

The B2C platform includes a personalized supplements business, and the B2B services platform will service several categories, including veterinary care and retail partners, for example. 

 

What’s the Role?  

We’re looking for a savvy, experienced and enthusiastic Full-Stack Developer to join our virtual team at the early stages of our journey as our first engineering hire, building the first real-time health platform for dogs.  

 

Key Responsibilities: 

Technical 

  • Lead the strategy & development of our consumer application and personalization engine, from back-end image and metadata databases to front-end sites and apps. 
  • Integrate back-end systems and computer vision models with data integrity, usability, and performance goals/metrics in mind. 
  • Track, analyze, and report performance data in order to measure against key performance indicators and benchmarks. 
  • Maintain high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design 
  • Maintain a robust suite of automated functional and unit tests 

Leadership 

  • Seamlessly partner across Manufacturing, Marketing, Computer Vision and Machine Learning to bridge extremely technical models with user requirements to create functional architectures, flows and products that delight consumers. 
  • Manage your time to deliver high-quality software to our business partners and our community. 
  • Build and lead a team of developers to achieve company goals while maintaining the capability of rolling up your sleeves to do the work needed to deliver and with fiscal responsibility. 
  • Build and support a culture of agility and nimbleness while creating cutting-edge solutions and supporting a culture of engineering innovation, working on entirely greenfield projects. 
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity, a flat organization, and the freedom to decide the most efficient way to work together and get the job done.  
  • Willingness and eagerness to flex into adjacent business and consumer territories as needed to understand voice-of-customer and business operations - we do not work in silos. 

 

A bit about you… 

Technical 

  • Broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product (MVP). 
  • Passionate about tech, product and user experience – customers are at the heart of what you do and that empathy drives your decisions. 
  • Comfortable moving between front-end and back-end technologies, even if one of these domains is not your core expertise. 
  • Strong architecture and system design skills. 
  • Comfortable with modern Javascript tooling like ES6 and babel/webpack. 
  • Strong knowledge of Node.js knowledge and hands-on experience. 
  • Experience developing in a modern front end framework, React is preferred, but experience with Backbone, Ember, Knockout or React is also relevant. 
  • Experience coding in Javascript, HTML and CSS. 
  • Experience working with SQL databases, query optimisation & designing schemas. 
  • Understanding of test-driven development (TDD) and the desire to write tests. 
  • Demonstrate high coding standards – understanding of test coverage best practices & test pyramid concept. 
  • Familiar with Continuous Delivery approach mindset. 
  • Experience with commercial software development and ideally have built modular scalable systems. 
  • Familiarity with Marketing and Analytics tools (e.g., Klaviyo, Google Optimize, Heap Analytics, etc.). 

 

Leadership 

  • Comfortable working in a rapidly evolving early-stage company. 
  • Experience managing freelancer and part-time support to build a highly-effective remote team. 
  • Passionate to build disruptive pet care solutions and a relentless pursuit to do good for our furry friends. 

 

 

Qualifications 

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field. 
  • 4+ years experience building consumer-facing applications or at a consumer company building relevant technical solutions. 
  • 4+ years experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS. 
  • Strong knowledge of one or more modern JavaScript frameworks like React or Angular. 
  • Proven track record of shipping successful ecommerce and/or mobile products and features into a production environment, including back-end platform integration and database oversight/management. 
  • Must love pets! 

 

Benefits 

  • Remote options are available. 
  • Opportunity to join at the founding member team level. 
  • Extreme flexibility, autonomy and freedom. 
  • Competitive package, including salary, equity, benefits. 

 

Reports to 

The Full-Stack Developer will report to the CEO. 
 

Please email hello@getdiglabs.com with your resume, CL and portfolio if interested. 

 

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