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Receptionist in Palo Alto, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2115402

Our vision is to power every autonomous vehicle with the first LiDAR capable of making them both safe and scalable. It's easy to get an autonomous vehicle to work 99% of the time, but it's the last 1% that's preventing them from becoming a reality. That's where we come in. We've built a breakthrough LiDAR from the chip level up, delivering 50x better resolution and 10x longer range than the most advanced LiDARs available today. It's not just a sensor, but the core of a platform that can enable the industry to have safe autonomous vehicles on the road.

We are a diverse team of passionate and driven individuals, making us a powerhouse of innovation, design, engineering, and manufacturing. We are hiring the best and the brightest to accelerate the industry, and bring forward the next transportation revolution.

Our ideal Receptionist administers all responsibilities related to front-desk operations including: professionally handles all incoming calls, greets and directs visitors, maintains the reception area, understands the NDA process for visitors, and oversees shipping and receiving.


  • 2+ years of reception work at a startup or corporate company
  • Experience working with shipping companies and creating shipping labels
  • A professional attitude and a willingness to learn
  • An outgoing personality
  • A flexible schedule to accommodate early morning and late evening guests
  • Candidate must have strong communication skills and critical thinking ability
Preferred skills and abilities:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Track record of professionalism and performance
  • Understanding of the startup environment

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."