Head of Business Development, Automotive - EUROPE
Swift Navigation is looking for a Head of Business Development, Automotive to create rich customer experiences with our high-accuracy positioning products. You will be working with a small team to push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology, making high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use for automated driving and other automotive applications.
Your job will be to inspire and equip our customers with the tools and knowledge necessary to integrate our products with their platforms from a software and system perspective. You’ll work closely with our customers and engineering teams to research customer requirements, design effective tools and documentation, and help our customers integrate our products into theirs. You’ll also design and hack together creative demos to show off the capabilities of our products and to provide feedback from a user’s perspective.
Candidates should have skills and experience with:
Strong candidates will also have skills and experience with:
The candidate should expect to:
Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Automotive this position leads and drives business development, sales and revenue activities for Swift Navigation in Europe. The position will be required to develop and grow automotive business with OEM’s for Swift’s high accuracy GNSS receivers and Cloud Correction services. This position will develop robust and lasting business relationships at all levels in each OEM accounts.
This role is the global account leader for all European manufacturers. Major responsibilities are to:
Fluent in English and German
Experience with GIS/Surveying or Precision agriculture is preferred, but experience in similarly structured industries is a plus
Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Its GPS and GNSS positioning products are available a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Swift Navigation’s technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With its innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.
Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status, or other defining characteristics.
Headquartered in San Francisco, close to public transportation we are well financed. Swift offers unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, 401(k), a casual office environment, frequent catered lunches, hackathons and tech talks aiding one's professional growth in all our employees. Come join us!