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Director of Business Development – Datacenter

Director of Business Development – Datacenter

Website MIPS Technologies

We’re taking RISC-V to new heights!

MIPS is seeking a Director of Business Development to be responsible for driving business strategy to win new customers and engage strategic partners in datacenter products. This individual is to be a results-oriented and driven individual who will build and nurture a robust opportunity pipeline to expand and increase our position in this space.

You will:
Drive business growth through planning and execution
Identify key players in the datacenter and cultivate both technical and business relationships
Serve as the primary point of contact in customer and partner engagements, evangelizing MIPS IP technology and solutions
Bring leadership in this sector and work with Sales, Product, and Marketing leads to facilitate winning strategies and products
Drive and manage all pre-design-win efforts and deliverables, including and customer-specific hardware and software requirements for the product and roadmap
Understand customer business goals and requirements; foster relationships and manage customer expectations to ensure their needs are aligned with MIPS’ strategic goals
Drive high levels of customer engagement and satisfaction, understanding product requirements and be a strong advocate internally
Work with and guide the marketing teams towards Events, Conferences, and other marketing activities necessary for this market segment
Represent the business unit to improve key customer relationships through clear articulation of value propositions, industry positioning and roadmaps

Ideally, you’ll have:
Experience with datacenter CPU, GPU, AI, and DPU products, including underlying hardware and software
Experience in strategic planning, analyzing business developments, sales forecasting and monitoring marketing trends for semiconductor products
Knowledge of Intel, AMD, RISC-V CPU, ARM, MIPS, IC architecture and performance
Technical background with a good understanding of semiconductor design cycle
Strong business acumen and strategic thinking
Leadership, negotiation, and influencing skills
Bachelor’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field and 8+ years in business development or similar customer-facing roles

A plus if you have:
Familiarity with automotive or datacenter SW ecosystems
Professional experience with SoC design
Understanding of SoC firmware and upper layer SW stacks

Here’s what you can expect from us:
At MIPS, you’ll be a member of a fast-growing team of technologists that are creating the industry’s highest performance RISC-V processors.  Small teams that are part of a non-compartmentalized structure – you’ll be able to understand and have an impact on the bigger picture. A great deal of autonomy, with support from some of the industry’s most experienced CPU engineers. An unlimited growth path – with the right skills, you can decide where you want to expand and grow in your role at MIPS. The opportunity to learn a great deal about the blossoming RISC-V architecture in cutting edge applications with industry leading customers.

At MIPS we provide meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families. MIPS offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings, and paid leave!

More about us:
MIPS is well-known as a microprocessor pioneer, having led the way in RISC-based computing to enable faster and more power efficient semiconductors for a wide range of applications from consumer electronics to networking and communications. More than 30 years after the introduction of the original MIPS RISC architecture, MIPS processors have shipped into billions of consumer and enterprise products.

Today, MIPS is once again leading a RISC revolution as we build on our deep roots to accelerate the RISC-V architecture for high-performance applications. We are focused on delivering our first RISC-V products: the MIPS eVocore processors, which provide a new level of scalability for high-performance heterogeneous computing. Because of our RISC heritage, deep engineering expertise, and proven technologies, MIPS can accelerate development and deployment of RISC-V based solutions.

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