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General Manager, Business Development

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 8056
About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Supermicro system department is looking for a highly well-versed General Manager of Business Development to build and grow Supermicro’s server platform business, in this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the business development cycle: leading strategic initiatives, forming partner relationships, and negotiating deals. Lead customer engagements to better understand client’s needs and to work with internal team to design optimized solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Highly proficient in data analysis to create "Target Customers" as depth or breath.

• Negotiate and execute on potential business opportunity between customers and vendors.

• Directs large, global, virtual, and cross-functional teams and communications to facilitate the development of strategic initiatives and fully integrate strategic initiatives across businesses and regions.

• Work and lead across business units, in a cross-functional team environment.

• Provides strong leadership, develops and sets individual and team goals, and acts as a change agent and leader.

• Primary focus on AMD market as presale, propose, and identify projects.


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or business; Master’s degree is a plus

• Minimum 18 years of product or engineering management experiences in the IT industry, with 12 years in people management role

• Strong organizational, planning, and presentational skills, ability to present demo and solutions to large groups and C-level executives

• Solid interpersonal (written and verbal communication) and project management skills, able to influence and lead dynamic groups in corporate environment efficiently

• In-depth knowledge in IT industry and its application, able to influence and recommend clients the right solutions and provide internal teams on technical directions

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Able to sit for long periods of time.

• Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

• Occasional bending and standing.

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions

• May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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