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Account Executive US (all genders)

Permanent employee, Full-time · San Jose

The role
As an experienced Account Executive of UAI within the dSPACE group you will be part of an ambitious team which enables other companies to deliver high quality data to the end customer. As the first UAI Account Executive in the US you will be solely responsible for our sales activities in the US and spearheading our go-to-market there. It will be your mission to represent the UAI product line, close new business and expand the UAI customer base in the US region. To achieve this you will work closely with the dSPACE Key Account Managers in close cooperation with and under technical guidance of the UAI Sales team in Germany.

Since this role should cover the UAI business of the entire US, we are flexible to offer this position in Wixom, MI or San Jose, CA.

Your tasks
  • You are the first UAI Account Executive in the US who will be solely responsible for our sales activities in the US
  • You build up the UAI business and go-to-market strategy for the US in alignment with our sales leadership team
  • You own the full UAI sales cycle end-to-end with support from our SDRs
  • You generate your own pipeline for strategically important accounts alongside our sales development reps
  • You work along with Customer Success teams to ensure pilots are successful and that feature requests are heard
  • You identify and influence the buying center and build deep relationships with various hiearchy levels within the customers organization
Requirements
  • Successful track record in closing 6 and 7 digit deals
  • 5+ experience in sales, preferably at an enterprise software company
  • 3+ years closing annual contracts of at least $50k/year, and handling yearly quotas of $1mm+
  • Experience with the automotive industry is a plus
  • Proven negotiation and closing skills
  • Prior experience at a fast-paced startup and able to work well in unstructured environments
  • Ability to understand our technical product and its benefits
What we offer
  • A crucial role in a dynamic, and fast-growing team
  • A work environment that fosters trust, respect, and feedback
  • An onboarding buddy of UAI to integrate you smoothly into our team
  • Competitive salary
  • Since this role should cover the UAI business of the entire US, we are flexible to offer this position in Wixom, MI or San Jose, CA
About us
UnderstandAI was founded in 2017 by Marc Mengler and Philip Kessler with the vision in mind to make AI accessible for everyone. To achieve this goal, UnderstandAI is solving the data problem of AI. The tooling and services provided by UnderstandAI enable our customers to get the right data, at the right quality and right quantity to make production grade AI products a reality.

Headquartered in Karlsruhe, our team has grown to more than 50 employees since 2017 and is part of the dSPACE Group since 2019. dSPACE is a market innovator and leader in providing solutions and systems for embedded controller software development in Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing industries. Founded in Germany in 1988, dSPACE employs over 1,800 dedicated people worldwide, who are committed to making the embedded controls software development process more efficient through innovative tools and services.

We are looking forward to expanding our team with the vision that UAI will be a different company a few years from now because our team is going to change it for the better. 

We can’t wait to see what kind of future you choose to build at UAI - so click on the apply now button and together we will solve the data problem of AI!
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