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Technology Commercialization Lead Hardware/Software

Corporate, 828 Fort Street Mall Suite 600, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America ● Oceanit-Houston, 8402 Scranton St., Houston, Texas, United States of America Req #5
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Oceanit is seeking a Technology Commercialization Leader for a small team within Oceanit that is tasked with identifying promising technologies developed at Oceanit, and moving them from the lab to market. These include products and services that serve a wide range of industries, including the US Government. This position will focus on the intersection of technologies that involve software (computer vision, AI, data compression, etc) and hardware devices.


THE VALUE YOU DELIVER:

  • Partner with the Director of Technology Commercialization and key Oceanit leaders to drive key technology commercialization priorities at Oceanit.
  • Build prototypes (both physical and digital) to prospective customers to generate excitement and get user feedback.
  • Work with the Director of Technology Commercialization in identifying and evaluating promising technologies being developed at Oceanit.
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers at Oceanit to understand the new technology being developed, the potential commercial opportunities, and encourage technical progress towards relevant opportunities.
  • Develop new business plans, marketing collateral, and go-to-market strategies for identified technologies.
  • Develop physical and digital prototypes to be tested with customers.
  • Identify and source customers to test technology with.
  • User test with customers and communicate feedback to the technical team.
  • Identify and source new commercial co-development partners who might be interested in licensing specific Oceanit technologies.

THE EXPERTISE WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced “startup environment” with limited resources.
  • Self-starter and ability to work with little guidance. Each project is like doing a mini startup so the candidate needs to be able to take an idea and run with it.
  • Technical background or experience and skills to be able to actively collaborate with scientists and enigneers to build prototypes and improve the technology.
  • Entrepreneur who has started a company, raised money and/or gotten customers to buy
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to a wide range of audiences (users, customers, business leaders, government, etc.).
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to take initiative when path is not clear and work on multiple workstreams simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, bringing rigor to problem solving.
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a positive and team-oriented way whether as a project lead or as a contributor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • Startup, consulting, and/or strategy/business development experience
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD in engineering, science or equivalent technical field
  • Experience with shepherding consumer products from concept to launch / commercialization
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of time (domestically and internationally)

Other details

  • Job Family 2 - Professional - Other
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Corporate, 828 Fort Street Mall Suite 600, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
  • Oceanit-Houston, 8402 Scranton St., Houston, Texas, United States of America