Careers at Thalamus

Working at Thalamus

If you’re visiting our Careers page, it likely means you’re interested in joining a unique, data-centric company that’s solving some of the major challenges in healthcare recruitment. For over five years, Thalamus has been developing technology-driven solutions built on process-specific optimization to ease the burden placed on medical students, residents, and hospital leadership during the residency and fellowship recruiting processes.

Thalamus is growing, and we’re hiring smart, creative people who will uniquely contribute to our culture and company. We’re a team of talented professionals, collectively referred to as “Team Thalamus,” who spend our days writing code, analyzing data, designing applications, and enhancing the sales process, with the ultimate goal of Connecting The DocsTm for the betterment of the medical profession and patient care as a whole. We have extensive experience in our respective fields and are proud to be solving some of the toughest problems facing healthcare and similar industries today.

When we hire, we look for passionate, intelligent people who are self-motivated and truly collaborative. You’ll fit in if you can do the work and deliver exceptional results, while also being humble and funny, and excited to be part of a larger team.

As a company founded by physicians who value knowledge and education, we’re also committed to your professional development. That means we’re especially interested in team members who are curious and interested in learning new things every day.

Are you ready to join our talented and creative team? Check out our job postings, and if you think you’re Thalamus material, send your resume to our Human Resources team at We look forward to hearing from you!

We have a transparent and efficient hiring process that usually takes about two to four weeks to complete. When you’re invited to interview, you can expect:

  • Phone conversation with Human Resources
  • Video interview with the team you’ll be working with
  • Demonstration of your specific skill set
  • Final Interview with our CEO and other members of the executive team

Equal Opportunity Employer

We work collaboratively across geographies in order to provide exceptional client service. We are enterprising, cooperative, and efficient. Diversity is a core value of Thalamus and we are committed to hiring, developing, promoting, and retaining top talent. We are academics at heart and believe in maximizing educational opportunities for our entire team.

Thalamus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Open Positions:

Director of Sales and Business Development

The Director of Sales and Business Development helps Thalamus achieve significant revenue growth by executing on the strategic sales plan to expand Thalamus’s customer base and increase market share. You will first develop a thorough and detailed knowledge of technical product specifications and other Thalamus features. Then you’ll present, promote, and sell Thalamus products to existing and prospective customers across the United States. Using your outstanding customer service skills, you will build and maintain strong, long-lasting, positive customer relationships to ensure future sales and the growth of the company.

To be successful in this role, you’ll have previous experience as a sales representative who consistently met or exceeded your sales goals. You’re highly motivated, persistent, and resilient with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Your communication and presentation skills are finely honed, and you feel comfortable interacting with all levels of leadership in the medical industry.


  • Meet or exceed a first-year sales goal of $1,000,000.
  • Form 10 new relationships with decision makers and key stakeholders at academic and private health systems within the first 12 months.
  • Continually build new relationships with potential customers.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy.
  • Assist with development of sales collateral and marketing materials.
  • Identify and recommend strategies to address emerging markets, market shifts, and competition status.
  • Develop and deliver both live and web-based sales pitches and customer presentations.
  • Regularly travel to meet customers and attend trade and educational conferences as a Thalamus representative.
  • Negotiate price for sale.
  • Present business development, sales, revenue, and expense reports and realistic forecasts to the executive team.
  • Advise on user training.
  • Serve as a customer service representative.


  • Successful previous experience as a software sales representative, sales account executive, or similar role
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Regularly able to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Advanced experience with multiple sales techniques, including cold calls
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present, and influence customers credibly and effectively
  • Familiarity with BRM and CRM practices and the ability to build productive professional relationships
  • Excellent relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Commitment to continuous education through workshops, seminars, and conferences

Compensation Structure

This role is compensated through salary and commission. As a full-time employee, you will have access to all Thalamus benefits, including a laptop and phone, our flexible and casual work environment, remote work options, ample vacation time, and the ability to participate in our group medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.


This position is preferably located in our Nashville, Tennessee regional office, but may also be in California or New Jersey.

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