Job Listings : Engineer in Residence / Associate (depending on experience)

Company : Pear VC
Post Date : 07/28/2017
Type : Full Time

Role: Engineer in Residence / Associate (depending on experience)

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Timing: Immediate

Pear ( is an early stage SF/Bay area venture capital firm focused on helping exceptional entrepreneurs build category-defining companies. We're founder-first, we value ambition and conviction, and we hold integrity, humility, and trust as central tenets in what we do. Some of our portfolio companies include DoorDash, Guardant Health, Gusto, Branch Metrics, and One Concern.

We are actively recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as an Engineer in Residence. As part of the investment team, you will be responsible for the full spectrum of investing (sourcing, due diligence, evaluation), in addition to supporting portfolio companies on an ongoing basis.

Specifically, key responsibilities include:

· Develop internal software tools for various Pear projects including sourcing, research and internal operations

· Develop and maintain data platform at Pear

· Actively source new companies from your own networks, attending events, being a key part of the entrepreneurial community, etc.

· Diligence companies during deal flow

· Work with portfolio companies on an ongoing basis across a variety of technical projects


· +1 year work experience in high tech companies, high tech start-ups, or similar (internships apply)

· Strong communication skills

· Passionate about the startup space and highly empathetic to the entrepreneurship community

· Intellectual horsepower combined with humility and a willingness to learn

· Ability to be a self-started. While the job has a lot of autonomy, the Pear team is committed to mentoring you

· Ability to work with different types of individuals and ability to adapt in ambiguity and uncertainty

Nice to Have:

· Undergraduate / Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineer, Applied Mathematics or a similar field

How to apply?

(1) Fill out this short application: here

(2) Submit your resume to