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General Manager

Expa is working on a new, big, exciting project and building its founding team. We are looking for strong leaders to work alongside the core Expa team to design a new system that will revolutionize a multi-billion dollar market. As GM, you are tenacious, dynamic, visionary and you get the impact of what this system will do. Your role will be to build, scale, and lead a team to bring this system to life.

From the CEO: Military veterans bring a diverse set of qualifications and - more importantly - the drive to help startups succeed, and this program provides a great pathway for veterans to move into the civilian workforce.


Project Manager

Affirm aims to provide better financial products to improve the lives of consumers. We need an exceptional project manager to scale operations, support our growing business and lead partner management process. The ideal candidates will have strong business acumen and judgment with the ability to lead cross functional programs/projects, build new processes, drive continuous improvements and implement technology to support new businesses, vendors and partners.

From the CEO: Affirm is looking forward to welcoming military fellows into our growing team as part of our mission to build a company that reflects the rich diversity of the customers we serve and that includes our veterans and their families


City Operations

This data-driven role calls for a rare combination of analytical thinking and social ability to maintain relationships with a very valuable part of our business: our driver partners. This person will work with data to monitor driver behavior and ensure efficiency through asset utilization, product improvement and supply-chain management. This role is ultimately responsible for making sure we have drivers on the road, where we need them, and when we need them, at all times.


People Operations

Mix is an early stage company connecting the curious and the creative through content that matters most and meaningful curation. This fellow will help build experiences around attracting, growing, and enhancing people and its partnership with driving business success. Reporting directly to the Head of People Operations at Mix and working with other leaders, we expect this important work will contribute to the long term mission and vision of Mix and in turn provide a "bootcamp" of experiences for a transitioning service member passionate about people.

From the Head of People: We're excited to host a fellow because we believe in Shift's mission and hope to give back by providing an impactful fellowship experience to help transitioning service members hone the skills necessary for success in the private tech sector.


Travel Operations

Aero is a pre-launch startup working on the next big thing in travel. We’re tight-lipped about what we do, but our vision is to change the way consumers interact with existing air transportation systems, globally. Aero is hiring an operations fellow to help build and document core processes as we launch our private beta. You'll work hand-in-hand with the Aero GM to use customer feedback to build a bulletproof operational workflow.

From the GM: We believe that military experience prepares team members to think rigorously about details, timing, systems, and process. These are essential to Aero and for that reason we're incredibly excited to host a Shift Fellow.


Program Manager

Metabase is bringing data tools with the elegance and simplicity of consumer products to the crusty world of enterprise business intelligence. Our Open Source analytics and business intelligence application installs in minutes, and can connect to most commonly used databases. It lets anyone in your company quickly ask questions, and create dashboards or nightly emails without knowing SQL. We provide an opinionated open source starting point for how companies should measure, analyze and share their data as well as a suite of tools to deal with the complexity that arises as they grow.


Product Operations

Spot is an early stage company connecting people and places in a more personal way. This fellow will conduct market research and assist with product strategy, development and launch. Reporting directly to the Spot CEO, we expect this important work will eventually lead to a go-to-market strategy and successful product launch.

Spot CEO: We're excited to host a fellow because we believe that your proven ability to outline and accomplish a mission will directly impact customers and Spot's success.


Sales Operations

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, securely connecting organizations to their partners, suppliers and customers. We recognize that identity extends beyond just our product offerings, which is why we celebrate the unique identities of our people, and recruit employees with diverse backgrounds and experiences. This year, Okta is excited to welcome three new military fellows to its sales organization as part of Shift’s Military Fellowship program. By partnering with organizations like Shift, Okta hopes to create a more inclusive work environment for veterans and ease their transition into the civilian workforce.

Citrine Informatics

Community Evangelism

Citrine Informatics is the operating system for advanced materials and chemicals. Our Enterprise platform mines large-scale data to enable Global 1000 manufacturing customers to precisely optimize the materials that comprise their products. The Fellow will engage with researchers at universities and government laboratories around our Open platform, the free counterpart to Enterprise, and help these researchers integrate Citrine's data-driven tools in their research. This role reports to Citrine's co-founder / Chief Science Officer and will be instrumental in driving new data and breakthroughs on the Open platform.

From the CSO: Citrine's researcher community is essential to our company's success. We look forward to working with a Fellow from the military who excels at engaging diverse stakeholders, building strategic relationships, and both devising and executing on a broad range of community-oriented objectives.


IT Project Manager

Responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of Information Technology projects to ensure business goals and objectives are accomplished within designated timeframes and budgets.


Field Operations

Parallel is a team focused on developing a premium brand for the short-term rental space (Think, the "Starwood of Airbnb listings") Each of Parallel properties is custom designed, and managed via a remote and proprietary software stack, developed by a team of engineers from Google, Facebook, Amazon and other great teams. They recently closed a Series A, backed by a number of America's largest hotel & real estate teams, and are focused on growing 10x in the next 18 months.

From the CEO: We're excited to work with Shift because our work requires people who thrive at solving complicated problems, in real time, and balancing multiple tasks seamlessly. We believe in the potential for all our team members to grow and look forward to adding you to our team!

Stealth Company

General Manager

We’re an early stage company transforming the way teams communicate and build long-lasting internal corporate knowledge. This fellow will conduct market research and build process around core business functions. Reporting directly to the CEO, we expect this important work will eventually lead to a successful go-to-market strategy and company launch.

From the CEO: Having had a great experience working with two stellar military entrepreneurs for the past year, I am excited to welcome another to our team.