BIOS Lighting in Carlsbad, Cslifornia

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About Us

Biological Innovation and Optimization Systems, LLC (BIOS Lighting) is a biology-first company. Natural light is the essence of life itself, a biological necessity for the growth and well-being of plants and humans alike. At BIOS, we create biological lighting solutions that bring the natural brilliance of the outdoors where it’s needed most for — human health, plant growth, and beyond.

As a team of former NASA scientists, defying limits is in our DNA. During our time with NASA, we created technologies that provide astronauts with the natural light they lack during space exploration. But our drive to build biological lighting didn’t end there. Today, we’re using these discoveries to redefine what’s possible for human and plant life here on Earth.

Working with BIOS
BIOS is an inclusive, open work environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Our benefits programs include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Donut Days
  • Positive, supportive, and FUN work environment
Please see our current openings and job descriptions listed below.
FINANCE

CONTROLLER / COST & MANUFACTURING ACCOUNTING, Carlsbad CA

Salary Range $120K to $130K USD

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Opportunity: 

Biological Innovation and Optimization Systems, LLC (BIOS Lighting) is looking for an experienced and versatile finance/accounting professional who is looking for an opportunity to join a fast moving, established start-up as our Controller / Cost & Manufacturing Accountant. Our ideal candidate should have experience developing budgets, models, audit procedures, processes and reporting packages, and a firm understanding of how to manage the related transactions of a company comprising manufacturing and warehousing.  

We are looking for someone with manufacturing industry experience in senior level accounting roles. As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst, you will make it your mission to assist in the overall financial management and guidance of the organization to ensure ongoing improvements in our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth. 

Objectives of this Role 

  • Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior management by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points. 
  • Guide financial decisions by applying sound financial discipline to our everyday business activities. 
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines 
  • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action. 
  • Help develop and support short and long-term financial operational strategies. 
  • Optimize our NetSuite based financial system to provide key reports to drive data and financially driven business decisions.
  • Leverage a comprehensive ERP system to drive inventory and cash management accuracy. 

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities 

  • Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements as well as the requirements of private contributions, loans, and government contracts.
  • Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs and both team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures. 
  • In conjunction with the senior management team, develop financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a bi-weekly, monthly, and annual basis.
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, upholding federal, state, and local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation.
  • Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow.
  • Oversee and support outside accounting resources to ensure seamless processes and procedures.

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field 
  • 8+ years proven accounting experience.
  • Professional accounting certification, including CMA, CGA, or CA.
  • Working knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP).
  • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes.
  • Extensive, recent experience with COGS, Cost Accounting, with manufacturing and or assembly environments.  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 3+ years’ experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager. 
  • Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis.
  • Comprehensive understanding of NetSuite.
  • Exemplary history of financial project management. 
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting.
  • CPA highly preferred.

BIOS is an open and inclusive environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

ADMINISTRATION

NetSuite Administrator, Carlsbad CA

Salary Range $70K to $80K USD

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Opportunity: 

BIOS Lighting is looking for an experienced and versatile NetSuite Administrator.  In this role you will act as the primary point of contact for technical help in our NetSuite instance. You will have the opportunity to interact with employees at all levels of the organization covering a wide range of disciplines. Our organization is growing rapidly, and you’ll be a key resource in helping us scale our ERP processes to align with best practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with departments to understand their processes and support their optimized use of NetSuite.
  • Manage user access and maintain proper system access/roles/rights.
  • Support user requests for new searches, reports, KPIs and dashboards.
  • Plan, review, and manage change configurations, customization, and 3rd party integration requests.
  • Fully document existing and new customizations, workflows and SOP’s.
  • Develop, test, and deploy application extensions using system API and 3rd party tools.
  • Ability to create scripts and workflows to meet business requirements.
  • Manage business process testing for ongoing NetSuite upgrades.
  • Responsible for supporting the team’s NetSuite and other assigned systems needs by responding to technical questions, search queries, and minor development needs. You will be the team’s main point of contact for NetSuite and NetSuite connected systems support before it gets escalated.
  • User Training (Process/Systems)
  • Monitoring the health of NetSuite processes.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (IS, IT business or Computer Science) or equivalent years of experience.
  • 4+ years of experience acting as a NetSuite Administrator in a OneWorld enabled NetSuite instance.
  • Working knowledge of csv imports, workflows, user provisioning, defining roles, and process migration and efficient in custom record types, fields, forms, and page layouts.
  • Direct experience with Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and WMS modules is preferred.
  • Experienced with the NetSuite dashboards and ability to provide users with relevant tools and information pertinent to their role.
  • Experience supporting financial functions within NetSuite.
  • Experience integrating multiple software platforms (Hubspot, Avalara, Payroll, etc) with NetSuite.
  • Strong working knowledge of NetSuite CRM, ERP, records updating, dashboard management, saved searches, reporting and workflows.
  • Ability to take initiative and can drive change within the team using KPIs and metrics oriented to maximize proficiencies.
  • Detailed and focused, whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of csv imports, workflows, user provisioning, defining roles, and process migration.
  • Understanding of billing, payments, A/R, general ledger, revenue recognition, and reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and collaborate with business stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand the users’ journey and provide solutions and recommendations to build on continuous improvement.

Preferred Certifications:

  • NetSuite SuiteFoundation Certification
  • Netsuite Administrator Certification

BIOS is an open and inclusive environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Commercial Project Manager – Agriculture LED Lighting, Carlsbad CA

Salary Range $65K to $75K USD

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Opportunity: 

This is an opportunity to partner closely with our sales, delivery, and customers’ teams to enhance our solution experience from project start to finish. In this role, the occupant will provide additional support to anticipate timing and accuracy of product delivery, making installations efficient and an overall great experience.

Responsibilities

  • Involved in design phase of large projects.
  • Takes over after sales responsibility.
  • Manages customer communications including:
    • Design changes
    • Proactively coordinates and engages with electricians, engineers, installers to ensure design alignment for the smoothest installation.
    • Ensures all cabling and mounting accessories are accounted for.
    • Sales order updates
    • Delivery updates
    • On-site visit for larger opportunities after delivery to check product and make sure installers have a good plan in place for success.
  • Troubleshooting any issues after installation
  • Technical support

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. or equivalent work experience
  • 2 – 4 years+ Project Management experience, PMI Certification a plus
  • CEA Design experience (Controlled Environmental Agriculture)
  • Horticulture experience
  • Greenhouse lighting design experience
  • Horticulture LED product spec and application expertise
  • Industrial electrical knowledge, experience with high voltage 277v-480v

BIOS is an open and inclusive environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MARKETING

Director of Marketing, Wellness Tech Carlsbad CA

Salary Range $140K to $150K USD 

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Opportunity: 

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience developing and executing campaigns for Direct-to-Consumer markets, ideally in the tech driven wellness industry, while managing and coordinating internal and external marketing resources. He/she will lead day-to-day marketing activities, as well as a long-term global strategy, with tight deadlines and emerging needs. If you are a passionate and energetic person who loves the rewarding challenge of sharing our message of wellness lighting, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify/cultivate target audiences and develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and segments.
  • Lead the execution of marketing programs from start to finish, leveraging internal support and driving collaboration with external agencies and resources.
  • Analyze competitive activity, customer insights, market trends and marketing best practices to build successful strategies.
  • Create, maintain, and conduct analytics reporting across multiple platforms including HubSpot and Google Analytics to extract key insights for future campaign development and go-to-market strategies, complete with formal proposals and recommendations on tactics and execution.
  • Coordinate with the sales team to design, test and evolve lead nurturing tactics and drive conversion of marketing / sales activity.
  • Manage multiple outside resources including a marketing agency, Public Relations group, social media group and a paid media group and ensure consistency of message and efficiency of marketing budget.
  • Work in partnership with marketing agencies, develop creative briefs and guide creative direction to meet objectives for all advertising and public-­facing communications, including print, digital, and video assets.
  • Lead internal teams and marketing agencies to execute on multi-channel campaigns across the prospect and customer lifecycle, ensuring the alignment of communications and messaging across all channels.
  • Manage content and updates for customer and internal touch points, establishing budget guidelines, participating in events, documenting business processes, and providing additional sales support.
  • Gather customer and market insights to inform outreach strategies, increase customer conversions, and generate more qualified leads.
  • Utilize HubSpot to identify effectiveness and impact of current marketing initiatives with tracking and analysis and optimize accordingly.
  • Present ideas and final deliverables to internal and external teams, and communicate with senior leaders about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field, M.S. a plus
  • Five to Ten years marketing, agency, or other relevant experience
  • Experience with SEM, SEO, E-commerce, media, and public relations
  • Proven high performing team leadership experience
  • Expertise with online Direct to Consumer and digital marketing techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
  • Metrics-driven marketing mind with eye for creativity
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools
  • Willingness and ability to travel when required
  • Established press and media contacts

BIOS is an open and inclusive environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

ENGINEERING

Technical Design Engineer – Agricultural Lighting Plans, Carlsbad CA

Salary Range $60K to $70K USD

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Opportunity: 

BIOS’ R&D team is charged with creating out of the box concepts that will truly change the way the world understands light. Our top scientists apply findings in real world applications to benefit all with lighting solutions for humans and plants. We are seeking a Junior or Entry Level Engineer to support our sales teams and customers with layout designs of various innovative circadian lighting products for agricultural applications.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop efficient ways to incorporate our lighting products into a customer’s applications.  
  • Review and interpret site mechanical and electrical schematics and translate into 3D models 
  • Create customized graphical and written reports with sales team members to address our customers’ applications and site details 
  • Assist in the technical aspects of implementation and troubleshooting with our customers 
  • Assist in the development of technical documentation – i.e., specification details, installation instructions, and application notes 
  • Work with our R&D team on the development of both iterative and new product solutions 
  • Meet all deadlines as required by project schedule 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience 
  • Effective communicator, verbal and written 
  • Team player comfortable in a dynamic environment   
  • Lighting experience and/or interest  
  • 3D CAD experience 
  • Proficiency using the following tools: MATLAB, InDesign, Dialux, MS Word, MS Excel 

BIOS is an open and inclusive environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer.