Operations Manager

Riffyn, Inc. - Oakland, CA - riffyn.com

A Mission to Reshape Science

Breakthrough discoveries once occurred when scientists like Alexander Fleming noticed the halo of dead bacteria surrounding a mold colony. But today's breakthroughs often go unnoticed because they are buried in uninterpretable spreadsheets, inaccessible data, or excessive experimental noise. Riffyn’s mission is to unlock the full potential of today’s science by delivering clean, connected, meaningful data the moment it is collected.

The Role

We seek a committed operations manager to help us scale the company and build an environment where people are thrilled to come to work. You will be involved in a wide array of activities ranging from on-boarding new employees, facilities management, organizing company events, coordinating employee benefits, compliance, accounting and financial matters and helping develop systems and tools that enable us to scale the business efficiently.

The Opportunity

  • Key contributor to scaling the business and building a great culture

  • Front row seat to all aspects of a fast-paced SaaS company

  • Be part of a mission-driven company that is changing the pace of scientific discovery

  • Full time or part-time schedule

  • Full benefits

Who you are

  • Jack-of-all-trades who loves finding ways to streamline activities and systems

  • Good attention to detail and execution

  • Self-starter who is not afraid to take on new challenges

  • Willing to what it takes to get the job done and not worry about who gets credit


  • 5+ years of work experience

  • Strong background using Office Suite, Google Suite and standard productivity tools

  • Experience with confidential data, including payroll and HR matters

  • Familiarity with general accounting and finance concepts (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow)

  • Can-do attitude with demonstrable track record of seeing projects through to their conclusion.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Willing to learn new skills and take on new challenges

  • BA or equivalent degree

About Riffyn

Riffyn was launched in 2014 with a mission to make it easier and faster to do reproducible science. We are industry veterans who have first-hand experience with what it takes to efficiently advance laboratory research to full-scale production. Riffyn is updating the tools available to scientists so that they can get the most from their data, make evidence-based decisions and get products to market faster and cheaper. We work with some of the biggest companies in the life-science, biotech and chemical industries and we aim to change the pace of scientific discovery