Operations Coordinator
Posted on 8/18/2023
Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting
Company Overview
Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.
Redmond, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree (Business, Social Sciences, Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related field)
  • 2+ years of experience in operations, consulting, related industries
  • Analytical and quantitative problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal, written, numerical)
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential financial or personal information
  • Ability to learn quickly and a deep curiosity of engineering
  • High level of empathy and patience with others
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in Redmond, Washington, USA
  • Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects
  • Job Type: Full-time (Salary)
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time
  • Build, deploy, and maintain business operations systems, infrastructure, and special projects for the Seattle office
  • Coordinate with the Purchasing team on purchasing reconciliation and on interfacing with local vendors
  • Coordinate with Business Development teams for proposals and contracts
  • Coordinate with Project Management teams to deploy project infrastructure, including project management tools, resource projections, hours reporting
  • Coordinate with Finance team to develop project KPIs and build financial models
  • Coordinate with the IT team to maintain critical on-site IT systems
  • Maintain high-level context about SOE and our projects in order to be knowledgeable when interfacing with external parties
  • Maintain Seattle area facilitates including coordinating maintenance, repairs, and upgrades of building infrastructure
  • Support Human Resources in the Seattle area, including the on-boarding of new employees
  • Plan and coordinate office wide events