Be a part of something that’s never been done before.
The chance to work with talented engineers, software developers, plant researchers, and thought leaders. The opportunity to be a leader in an explosively growing industry and science. The promise of inspiring growth for our employees so we can empower growth for our customers.
At LumiGrow, we’re working to solve the world’s food and energy challenges by revolutionizing greenhouse lighting. It takes a talented team to do something this big. We look forward to meeting you.

Benefits

With family, community and work obligations, we know how hard it can be to juggle all the responsibilities you have in a single day. We’ve provided the best care and resources we can offer to help you remain healthy, balanced and successful in all areas of your life.
For starters, we offer generous healthcare and dental plans, supplemental insurances for special needs, an FSA plan and a 401k. We also offer:

Interesting Problems
  • Our super smart team innovates every day. Join us to learn, grow, solve and create.
Interesting Problems
Community
  • A strong team serves our customers best. We stay connected with happy hours, popcorn, ping pong, monthly off-sites, volunteer work and LumiLove!
Community
Food
  • Our kitchen stays stocked with healthy snacks, drinks and fresh fruit. We splurge on sweet treats too!
Food
Fitness
  • We have bikes and a 24-hour gym on site to keep yourself fit and well.
Fitness

Career Opportunities

Director of Sales – Europe & Russia
Type: Full Time
Department: Sales
Reports to: VP of Sales & Marketing
Location: Remote (ideally based in Holland)
Package: Salary, health insurance (medical, dental), 401K and stock options
Company Background

LumiGrow, Inc., the leader in cloud-based software-enable LED lighting solutions (SmartPAR), which empowers growers and scientists to reduce energy costs, achieve operational efficiencies via low installation costs, and improve critical crop yield. LumiGrow offers a suite of robust hardware/software solutions for use in greenhouses, controlled environment agriculture and research chambers. The Company’s 3,000+ installations include top global agribusinesses, top 100 produce and flower growers, more than 200 universities and the USDA. Headquartered in Emeryville, LumiGrow is privately owned and operated.

Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned sales professional with experience in the horticultural industry to build a team of indirect resellers and drive customer adoption in Europe and Russia. We are expanding rapidly in North America and looking for someone to create and execute a sales strategy in Europe and Russia, which are prime markets for greenhouse lighting.

The ideal candidate will find opportunities and convert them to long-term profitable relationships based on trust and mutual satisfaction. We expect you to be a reliable professional able to achieve balance between customer orientation and a results-driven approach.

Responsibilities
  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails
  • Find and evaluate other channels to increase sales in territory
  • Unearth new sales opportunities through networking and turn them into long term partnerships
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Create detailed business plans to facilitate the attainment of goals and quotas
  • Manage the entire sales cycle from finding a client to securing a deal
  • Negotiate agreements and keep records of sales and communication via Salesforce
  • Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas
  • Maintain and expand your database of prospects within your assigned territory
  • Perform effective online demos to prospects
Requirements
  • 5-8 years of horticultural experience with well-organized and documented quota attainment
  • Rolodex of referenceable industry contacts in the horticultural industry
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; knowledge of CRM software (eg. Salesforce) is a plus
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and ability to build relationships
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Enthusiastic and passionate
  • Track record of closing +$1 million opportunities with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong phone presence
  • Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
  • Knowledge of the horticultural industry in Europe and Russia a plus
  • Experience within the Lighting Industry a plus

Education:                   Bachelors Degree in Business or Horticulture

Languages:                 Fluent in English and Dutch

Technical Skills:          Excellent in all office programs with a strong emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel.  Familiarity with Salesforce a plus.

Travel:                         Up to 50% domestic and International travel required

Work Visa:                  Authorized to work in Europe and travel to Canada and USA

Interpersonal Skills Requirements
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work under pressure, tight deadlines and resourcefulness in solving problems
  • Strong project management, organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentations skills
  • Excellent people skills, an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude
  • Self-Driven, self-motivated and make responsible decisions
  • Ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff
  • Superior professionalism, judgment and strong work ethic.
  • Great team players and able to adapt to work in multi-cultural environment with different departments
To Apply

Please email the following application materials to jobs@lumigrow.com. Please include your name and the title for this position (“Your name — Director of Sales – Europe & Russia”) in the subject line of your email, a cover letter, and resume with qualifications.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Equal Opportunity Employer

This Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  LumiGrow does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (as defined under California law), veteran status, sexual orientation, sex or gender (which includes gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law.  In addition, LumiGrow prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.  For information about the types of conduct that constitute unlawful harassment and the Company’s internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to the Company’s Policy against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation in this Handbook.

To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, LumiGrow will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship would result.

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Senior Software Engineer
Position: Senior Software Engineer
Type: Full Time
Department: Engineering
Location: Emeryville, CA, USA
Reports to: VP of Software Engineering
Company Background

LumiGrow, Inc., the leader in intelligent horticultural lighting, empowers growers and scientists with the ability to improve plant growth, boost crop yields, and achieve cost-saving operational efficiencies. LumiGrow offers a range of proven lighting solutions for use in greenhouses, controlled environment agriculture and research chambers.  LumiGrow solutions are comprised of powerful LED hardware, controllable from our cloud-based software, and integrated with sensor technology utilizing predictive analytics for an automated smart solution.  Headquartered in Emeryville, California, LumiGrow is privately owned and operated.

Position Summary

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment and be enthusiastic about producing quality code even when direction changes on a dime. She/He will be working with a small team of experienced programmers to take our current system to the next level and will report to the VP of Software Engineering.

Essential Job Functions
  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
  • Review and debug code
  • Perform validation and verification testing
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies
Position Requirements - Technical
  • BS degree in Computer Science or other technical field or equivalent real-world experience
  • Senior level development experience utilizing Java and modern JavaScript
  • Experience leading and driving architectural changes in a complex production codebase
  • Experience with modern frameworks across the full stack, such as Spring, Dropwizard, AngularJS, ReactJS, etc.
  • Able to work across both backend and UI, full stack. Familiar with SQL and database performance
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud-based deployment environments
  • Curiosity about new technologies and techniques
  • Able to document and communicate articulately about architectural concepts
Position Requirements - The Soft Stuff
  • Team player, passionate about growing companies
  • Integrity, excellent judgment, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills
  • Hard worker, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Confident working under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Strong project management, organizational skills, and keen attention to detail
  • Able to generate new ideas and follow through to completion
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Excellent people skills, an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude
  • Self-driven, self-motivated, and able to make responsible decisions
  • Superior professionalism, judgment, and strong work ethic
  • Great team player capable in adapting to a multi-cultural environment
  • Able to meet deadlines on time under minimal supervision
  • Prior experience in a fast paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Professional verbal and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task and manage priorities
  • Fluent in English
  • Must reside in the Bay Area
  • Work Visa: Authorized to work in United States
Bonus Points
  • Knowledge of distributed message queues, MQTT, Kafka, Spark/Hadoop, and data streaming architectures
  • A background in physics, especially light and electricity
  • Experience with embedded systems and C++
  • Show us a personal project you are working on – it doesn’t have to be code, but it should involve something technical you can explain to us
To Apply

The Berkner Group has been retained to manage the recruiting process for this position. If you were contacted by The Berkner Group for this role, please reply to that email. If you are applying based on a job posting or other source, please email your resume or online profile link to careers@berknergroup.com. Please include your name and the title for this position (“Your name — LumiGrow Senior Software Engineer”) in the subject line of your email.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Equal Opportunity Employer

This Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  LumiGrow does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (as defined under California law), veteran status, sexual orientation, sex or gender (which includes gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law.  In addition, LumiGrow prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.  For information about the types of conduct that constitute unlawful harassment and the Company’s internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to the Company’s Policy against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation in this Handbook.

To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, LumiGrow will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship would result.

Package

Salary, health insurance (medical, dental, FSA), non-matching 401k, and stock options

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Horticultural Specialist
Position: Horticultural Specialist
Type: Full Time
Department: Research
Location: Emeryville, CA, USA
Reports to: VP of Research
Package: Salary, health insurance (medical, dental, FSA), non-matching 401k, and stock options
Company Background

At LumiGrow, we’re working to solve the world’s food and energy challenges by revolutionizing greenhouse lighting. Our systems empower growers to increase yield and crop quality at reduced energy cost. The company’s 3,000+ installations include global agribusinesses, top produce and flower growers, more than 200 universities, and the USDA.

At LumiGrow, you will have the opportunity to become a part of something that has never been done before – to team with the leader in an explosively growing industry and science. Join our group of talented engineers, software developers, plant researchers, and thought leaders. We commit to inspiring growth for our employees, which we believe empowers growth for our customers.

It takes a talented team to do something this big. We look forward to meeting you!

Position Summary

The Horticultural Specialist will be a member of the LumiGrow Research Team developing customer lighting trials, meeting with commercial growers, and collaborating with universities and research centers, in order to provide customer support. She/he will manage their own trials and work closely with the Marketing and Sales Team to write and clarify content for public and internal release.

Essential Job Functions
  • Work with the Research Team and customers to develop lighting trials that answers questions associated with plant production. Duties will include:
    • Design, execute, analyze, and report on a range of horticultural trials.
    • Participate in Research strategies associated with product development.
    • Maintain detailed records of protocols and outcomes.
    • Interpret and analyze results and, based on prior results, contribute to the development of grower recommendations and procedures.
    • Be comfortable presenting findings in a variety of formats, from informal group meetings to large conferences and webinars.
  • Collaborate with our Marketing Team to generate content that will be of value to our customer base.
  • Provide technical support for other departments within LumiGrow to support and educate the teams.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Horticulture or equivalent experience in a production greenhouse
  • Experience growing plants with LEDs a plus
  • Proficient in with statistical analysis, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong team member and interest in collaboration
  • Able to meet deadlines on time under minimal supervision
  • Language: Fluent in English
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • May be required to work a non-traditional hours on occasion
  • Must reside in the Bay Area
  • Must be available to travel to locations, primarily within the United States and Canada, to meet with commercial growers to understand and advise growers on production goals
Interpersonal Skills Requirements
  • Passionate about changing the way the world grows plants
  • Integrity, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management, organizational skills, and keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, able to generate new ideas, and follow through to completion
  • Excellent people skills, an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude
Benefits

With family, community, and work obligations, we know how hard it can be to juggle all the responsibilities you have in a single day. We’ve provided the best care and resources we can offer to help you remain healthy, balanced and successful in all areas of your life.

We offer generous healthcare and dental plans, supplemental insurances for special needs, an FSA plan, and a 401k. Our kitchen stays stocked with healthy snacks, drinks and fresh fruit. We splurge on sweet treats too! We have bikes and a 24-hour gym on site to keep yourself fit and well. We stay connected with happy hours, popcorn, ping pong, off-sites, volunteer work and LumiLove!

To Apply

Apply herein or email the following application materials to jobs @lumigrow.com. Please include your name and the title for this position (“Your name — Horticultural Specialist”) in the subject line of your email. Please send a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your resume with qualifications.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Equal Opportunity Employer

This Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  LumiGrow does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (as defined under California law), veteran status, sexual orientation, sex or gender (which includes gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law.  In addition, LumiGrow prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.  For information about the types of conduct that constitute unlawful harassment and the Company’s internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to the Company’s Policy against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation in this Handbook.

To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, LumiGrow will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship would result.

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Senior Account Executive – Commercial Greenhouse
Type: Full Time
Department: Sales
Reports to: VP of Sales & Marketing
Location: Emeryville, CA, USA
Package: Salary, health insurance (medical, dental), 401K and stock options
Company Background

LumiGrow, Inc., the leader in cloud-based software-enable LED lighting solutions (SmartPAR), which empowers growers and scientists to reduce energy costs, achieve operational efficiencies via low installation costs, and improve critical crop yield. LumiGrow offers a suite of robust hardware/software solutions for use in greenhouses, controlled environment agriculture and research chambers. The Company’s 3,000+ installations include top global agribusinesses, top 100 produce and flower growers, more than 200 universities and the USDA. Headquartered in Emeryville. LumiGrow is privately owned and operated.

Position Summary

We are looking for a seasoned Account Executive to find business opportunities, manage customer relationships and leverage existing knowledge of the greenhouse or Cannabis market to expand our customer base.  The ideal candidate will find opportunities and convert them to long-term profitable relationships based on trust and mutual satisfaction. We expect you to be a reliable professional able to achieve balance between customer orientation and a results-driven approach.

Responsibilities

Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails Unearth new sales opportunities through networking and turn them into long term partnerships Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest Create detailed business plans to facilitate the attainment of goals and quotas Manage the entire sales cycle from finding a client to securing a deal Negotiate agreements and keep records of sales and communication via Salesforce Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas Maintain and expand your database of prospects within your assigned territory Perform effective online demos to prospects

Requirements
  • 5-8 years of Account Executive experience with well-organized and documented quota attainment Outstanding
  • knowledge of MS Office; knowledge of CRM software (eg. Salesforce) is a plus Excellent communication/presentation
  • skills and ability to build relationships Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively Enthusiastic and
  • passionate Track record of over-achieving quota Strong phone presence Search engines, web analytics and business
  • research tools acumen Experience within the Agricultural Industry a plus Experience within the Lighting Industry a
  • plus Must be able to reside in the SF Bay Area Education: BS Degree in Marketing or Communications  Languages:
  • Fluent in English  Technical Skills: Excellent in all office programs with a strong emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce a plus.  Travel: Up to 25% domestic and International travel required  Work Visa:
  • Authorized to work in United States and travel to Canada

Education: BS Degree in Marketing or Communications

Languages: Fluent in English

Technical Skills: Excellent in all office programs with a strong emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel. Familiarity with Salesforce a plus.

Travel: Up to 25% domestic and International travel required

Work Visa: Authorized to work in United States and travel to Canada

Interpersonal Skills Requirements
  • Integrity, excellent judgment, resourcefulness and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Confident working under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Strong project management, organizational skills, and keen attention to detail
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentations skills
  • Excellent people skills, an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude
  • Self-Driven, self-motivated, and able to make responsible decisions
  • Ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff
  • Superior professionalism, judgment, and strong work ethic
  • Great team player capable in adapting to multi-cultural environments
To Apply

Please email the following application materials to jobs@lumigrow.com. Please include your name and the title for this position (“Your name — Account Executive – Commercial Greenhouse”) in the subject line of your email. Applications will not be considered without a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume with qualifications.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunity Employer

This Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  LumiGrow does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (as defined under California law), veteran status, sexual orientation, sex or gender (which includes gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other basis protected by law.  In addition, LumiGrow prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.  For information about the types of conduct that constitute unlawful harassment and the Company’s internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to the Company’s Policy against Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation in this Handbook.

To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, LumiGrow will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship would result.

Apply Now

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