Hammerhead:

Hammerhead is a tech startup creating the software platform for the sport of cycling. At present we are focused on the Karoo, the next generation of bicycle computer. We see a future in which our computer and software is integrated into all of the worlds high end bicycles. We are a team of athletes, creators, and doers who get to spend our time building the finest product in our category, for the benefit of the sport we love. The Karoo shipped in March of 2018 and is used by thousands of customers around the world.

The Role:

We are seeking a seasoned operator to join our team in our next phase of aggressive growth. The COO will partner with the CEO to drive operational excellence and accountability across the organization. The COO will take complete ownership of the P&L. Familiarity with driving execution in a fast paced technical setting will be paramount. The COO will own daily operations and be instrumental in setting company wide short-term and long-term objectives. The successful candidate has previous experience in implementing scalable processes and is excited to jump in and make a massive impact towards our mission.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 7+ years preferably in high growth companies
  • 5+ years of managing supply chain and distribution channels for consumer businesses
  • 3+ years of being an integral part of a leadership team informing strategic decisions
  • Previous experience in overseeing operations of both software and hardware teams, preferably within a subscription/D2C business.
  • Proven track record of driving efficiency in a consumer product company with a global footprint
  • Experience in successfully implementing KPI tracking and driving OKRs across organizations
  • Extensive experience in owning P&Ls
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills
  • Passion for athletics or cycling is a plus

 

 

Who we are:

Hammerhead is building the operating system that will power the sport of cycling. Its revolutionary Karoo cycling computer has been taking users’ rides to the next level since 2018, and its frequent software releases continue to bring new advancements to the cycling experience. Hammerhead is a global company, with its primary office in Midtown Manhattan.

Be on this mission to win

We are here to build the best team, and we are here to build the best product in our category. We're dedicated to mastering our craft, and we believe that being extraordinary at one thing is more valuable than being merely good at many. We will only build products that we believe will be the best in their class.  We are fully focused on making Karoo the world’s best cycling computer. We are not interested in spreading ourselves thin to produce a wide range of products that won't push the boundaries of their categories.

Accept extreme ownership

We believe that taking ownership, focusing on the problems and solutions that we can control, regardless of how small they might be, is the most effective way to operate as individuals and as a team. We never make excuses, and we take ownership at all levels, because taking ownership leads to clear steps for action and creates a great work environment of humility. 

Intuit our customers needs to produce compelling design

Building features that will delight cyclists requires you to understand the use case intuit their needs. You must have a deep sense of the sport, or be willing to immerse yourself in the sport, fully confident in your ability to rapidly learn its nuances.

 

 

As a Equal Opportunity Employer, Hammerhead will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

 

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