Careers

 

 

 

Join a growing, early stage startup of entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, and marketers.

 

Do you want to help change the world? Join us!
Our small, passionate team has been busy. We are working tirelessly to bring women around the world a safety solution that fits into their life and actually works – so that they can live their life, just safer. At Flare, we believe that every woman deserves to control her own safety and prevent assault without compromising her freedom or style. We recently won multiple awards and now we’re looking for someone like you to join us on this incredible journey!

Mission-Driven Culture
We’re technologists, designers, marketers, analysts, and sexual assault experts with passionate spirits that believe that together, we can help make women safer. We’re driven by our mission to protect people everywhere and prevent assault, while simultaneously giving people the tools and data they need to create safer communities. We are passionate about using entrepreneurship as a way to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.

Software Meets Hardware
Flare offers the unique challenge of a product at the intersection of hardware and software. We have a great team of engineers and designers across both fields working tirelessly to create the most innovative technology together.

Great People, Great Experiences, Laughter
We believe two things drive game-changing organizations: great people and great culture. We’re all at Flare for a reason and we remind ourselves of the survivors we are fighting for everyday. We work fast and we work smart, but we never forget to have fun and enjoy the ride. And we’re proud to be a woman led team!

Flare Co-Founders, Sara Dickhaus De Zarraga and Quinn St. Clair Fitzgerald

Flare Co-Founders, Sara Dickhaus De Zarraga and Quinn St. Clair Fitzgerald

Job Postings


Senior Electrical Engineer

Flare is reinventing personal security by creating tech-enabled accessories that fit seamlessly into users lives and are uniquely designed for the threats they are most concerned about. Why can’t everyone have their own discreet, personalized security detail with them all the time? Right now, 1 in 4 women in college in the U.S. experience sexual assault. It is completely unacceptable. We are creating data-driven, connected hardware solutions to change this and give people the freedom and power to boldly live the lives they choose. We are looking for a passionate core team member who cares deeply about the safety issues facing marginalized communities, is fed-up with the status quo, and ready to fully dive into creating lasting change.

Sitting at the intersection of hardware and software development, you will be the guiding force in our product development, working closely with the other founders to spearhead our technological team. The work will require creativity, persistence, a passion for the unknown, and a solid knowledge of electronics product development. We are looking for a partner who can work to take the concept and prototypes and turn them into a go-to-market product. Are you a passionate team leader who brings a “can do” attitude to the team along with proven expertise in electronics and connected devices? Do you have an infectious enthusiasm to create? Get in at the beginning. Create something that you can have ownership over. Challenge your skills, and have a real impact.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Minimum BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Big thinker. Visionary innovator who enjoys problem solving through technology
  • Proven track record of bringing products from idea, through manufacturing, and into the hands of users. Expertise in design for manufacturability a plus
  • Hands-on experience with wireless microelectronics or other electronics projects (circuit design, etc.), rapid prototyping
  • Embedded device software development required. Wearable tech experience preferred
  • Expertise in wireless communications or related connectivity field with a deep understanding of communications technology
  • Experience leading a technology team in a startup environment
  • Experience evaluating and debugging hardware in a lab environment. Ideate and supervise the appropriate methods of testing for both prototype and production level hardware and software
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with other work streams and mentor and develop young engineers/interns
  • Thorough attention to detail and documentation
  • Strong commitment to the role is essential. Ideal candidates will make a long-term commitment to the venture though work hours can be flexible
  • Strong work ethic mixed with a strong sense of humor
  • Significant equity compensation included


Wireless/Bluetooth Engineering Intern  (Spring Semester)

We are looking for a part-time student intern with expertise in wireless/BLE to help guide product development. You will work closely with the Head of Engineering on the design and execution of electrical hardware development. Our ideal candidate is a passionate team member who brings a “can do” attitude to the team along with proven expertise in electronics, connected devices, and wireless as well as an infectious enthusiasm to create. This position is unpaid, but course credit is an option.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Minimum BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Hand-on experience with small, wireless microelectronics required. Wearable tech experience preferred
  • Experience evaluating and debugging wireless hardware in a lab environment
  • Relentless problem solver
  • Coordinate with electrical, mechanical, software, design, and other work streams
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to the role is essential, though work hours can be flexible. Ideal candidate would be interested in continuing on after the internship
  • Desire to be a core member of a small entrepreneurial team
  • Comfortable with tackling large problems from many angles and moving a product through many stages
  • Enthusiastic about preventing physical and sexual violence

 

App UI Design Intern (Spring Semester)

We are looking for a part-time student intern with expertise in app design. You will work closely with the co-founders and Head of Engineering on the design and execution of the app. Our ideal candidate is a passionate team member who brings a “can do” attitude to the team along with proven expertise in design for app, web, and/or connected devices as well as an infectious enthusiasm to create. This position is unpaid, but course credit is an option.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Minimum BS in Design or related field
  • Portfolio of design work for apps, web, and/or connected devices
  • Capable of working with storyboards and wireframes to make a design come to life. Creative, independent, and organized
  • Good listener, flexible, and excellent communicator
  • Coordinate with app development and product development work streams
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to the role is essential, though work hours can be flexible. Ideal candidate would be interested in continuing on after the internship
  • Desire to be a core member of a small entrepreneurial team
  • Comfortable with tackling large problems from many angles and moving a product through many stages
  • Enthusiastic about preventing physical and sexual violence


Legal and Policy Project

Do you believe in promoting women’s sexual and reproductive rights as a central civil and human right?  Want to advocate for the promotion of reproductive rights and become more aware of reproductive justice issues facing women when it comes to physical and sexual violence in the US? We need your help in researching and navigating pressing legal issues for survivors of assault. Be a part of something that puts your skills to work in a meaningful way fighting for people who are vulnerable.  Our ideal candidate is a passionate team leader who brings a “can do” attitude to the team along with proven expertise in law and research, as well as an infectious enthusiasm to solve.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Current law student or graduate
  • Ability to work on a short-term project that builds upon on work done by a team of HLS students and lawyers from Cooley LLC as part of the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP)
  • Help us research and navigate pressing issues facing survivors of physical and sexual assault
  • Strong commitment to the project is essential though work hours can be flexible
  • Strong research and communication skills. Relentless problem solver. Organized team member who applies appropriate processes including documentation
  • Strong work ethic mixed with a strong sense of humor
  • Desire to work with a small entrepreneurial team and comfortable with tackling large problems from many angles
  • Enthusiastic about fighting for reproductive rights and preventing physical and sexual violence

 

To apply, please email your resume to info@flarejewelry.co