who's hiring in cle: wheedle, triple analytics and more

Welcome to the latest installment of Fresh Water’s “who’s hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for and how to apply.
 
Wheedle
John Weston knows how hard it is for bars and restaurants to draw customers. For the past seven years, the entrepreneur and president of Prime Marketing and Management Group Weston has tried just about every gimmick to bring patrons to establishments like Barley House, Town Hall and Harry Buffalo.
 
“It’s a pain in the butt to get people in,” says Weston. “The only network we had was social media, and that takes hours and hours of scrolling to find target customers. I thought, what if there’s a platform for restaurants that want to get the word out?”
 
So Weston and his partners, Brian Stein and Evan Cooper developed the Wheedle app. Wheedle, or the process of persuading someone to do something or give you something, allows users to enter details about the kind of evening they are looking for. Participating restaurants and bars can then respond with offers that match the request. The app is free for customers and establishments only pay if an offer is accepted.

“We want to have the Match.com functionality for the hospitality industry,” says Cooper. You have people marketing to you.”
 
Wheedle has been beta testing the app since its soft launch in October. After some tweaks and gathering feedback, the team is ready for a full regional launch this spring. In anticipation of the re-launch, the company is developing its internal development team.
 
Currently Wheedle needs a technology lead to oversee the outsourced development of its iOS and Android apps while the company prepares to bring development in-house over the next year. The ideal candidate will have Django/Python and mobile app development experience.  Contact Brian Stein for more information or to apply.
 
Triple Analytics
Triple Analytics, a digital health startup that uses data analytics to help care providers personalize the treatment of chronic conditions, is looking for a front end developer, a senior software engineer and a web designer.
 
The front end developer will work with the lead developer, product manager, and designer to wireframe, storyboard, and develop user experience

The senior software engineer will work with the team to define, design, implement and test big feature development; coordinate the development team to architect and build large distributed systems; and improve security and big data management while scaling our platform.
 
The web designer will manage and update Triple Analytics’ website layout and design slide decks and promotional material.
 
For detailed information about these jobs, click here. To apply for all three jobs, contact the hiring manager.

Quo
Quo is building an exciting new way to find an apartment. Our data driven personalized concierge service is in limited beta and seeking an energetic and thoughtful part time junior developer (front-end and back-end) with experience in PHP (ideally Laravel), MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, API integration (Google Maps, Facebook, Foursquare). This position offers constant exposure to our founders and an opportunity to impact all facets of the business, an entrepreneurial mind is a huge plus. Send resumes to the hiring manager.
 
The Music Settlement
The Music Settlement needs a clinical music therapist to plan and conduct data-based music therapy services at community locations and at the settlement. The therapist will provide clinical music therapy services for children and youth with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances in a residential treatment setting. The music therapist is also involved in ongoing research projects at the residential treatment center. Attach cover letter and resume to application.
 
The Cleveland Foundation
The Cleveland Foundation is looking for a gift planning officer to assist in the development and execution of strategic cultivation and fundraising activities that contribute to the growth of the endowment of the foundation. The officer interacts daily with external constituents with a primary focus on the cultivation of relationships with professional advisors and other wealth management professionals and their clients to establish new funds and planned gifts.  Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the hiring manager by February 13.
 
Pervasive Path Consulting
Pervasive Path Consulting helps clients make the most of mobile. Whether for customer engagement, or to drive internal process efficiency, Pervasive helps their clients figure out what they should do, how they should do it and then prepare the organization to be successful in their mobile initiatives. The company needs mobile application developers who have at least three years’ experience in developing web and mobile applications. Send resumes to the hiring manager.
 
BlueBridge Networks
BlueBridge Networks, a regional leader in data storage, with data center services, cloud computing and infrastructure solutions across its networks, has several technical positions open: a network administrator ; a systems engineer; and a data center sales engineer. To apply send resume and cover letter to the hiring manager.
 
Apex Construction & Management
Apex Construction and Management, a small general contractor, needs an estimator/project manager. Candidates must be able to read blueprints and take off quantities independently, be computer literate and self- motivated.  Experience of estimating software such as PlanSwift is a plus but not necessary. Candidates must be well organized, have strong knowledge of commercial construction especially interior renovation work. 
 
Applicants must also be able to serve as project manager during summers. Duties include scheduling, purchasing, coordination with subcontractors and suppliers, expediting submittals, document control, change order processing, attendance at jobsite and owner/architect meetings. Send resume and salary requirements to the hiring manager.
 
Quasar Energy Group
Quasar Energy Group needs a project development analyst to conduct research and analysis of new and existing project opportunities to support successful business development and project management activities of the broader project development team. To apply, contact human resources.
 
JumpStart
JumpStart Inc. is looking for a partner of entrepreneurial services, access to capital. The ideal candidate is an experienced investment expert who will provide subject matter expertise, assess client needs/priorities and deliver high impact services with an emphasis on helping companies gain access to follow-on capital. For more information and to apply, click here.

Read more articles by Karin Connelly Rice.

Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.
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