Job description

We are currently looking for an experienced Automotive Business Development expert who enjoys meeting with customers, understanding their needs, and helping to incorporate customer feedback into our products and services. As a team we are focused and passionate but with an emphasis on cooperation, not competition and a strong belief in the value of work-life balance.

To date, DeepScale’s founders have managed all of our customer relationships; and we have put in the time to deeply understand the pain-points and organizational structure for a number of key customers and strategic partners. At this stage, we’re ready to bring on a new team member with knowledge of and extensive connections within the automotive industry to help us with these responsibilities.

  • Work alongside the founders to deepen existing and build new customer relationships
  • Develop an understanding of the sales cycle and opportunities for productization
  • Some travel to visit customers and attend conferences and trade shows
  • Freedom to use your own style for interacting with customers and opportunities to draw your own conclusions about how we can best serve them
  • Easy access to supplies and equipment as needed
  • Location: Mountain View, CA (or, near a major automotive center such as Michigan)

Important Qualifications

  • Large network of connections in the automotive industry
  • Experience supplying technologies into the automotive supply chain (e.g. while employed with a Tier-1 supplier)

Nice-to-have Qualifications

  • Formal training in engineering
  • Ideally, one of the following:
    • Experience as a product architect on a vehicle team
    • Experience as a product architect on a Tier-1 component development team
    • Experience in a business development role at a Tier-1 supplier
  • Experience in startups
  • Experience as a former team member on projects related to advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) or autonomous vehicles (AV)
  • Knowledge of automotive testing and certification topics such as ASIL, ISO 26262, Testing Readiness Levels (TRL), and Functional Safety

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