Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Business Operations Associate



Sales & Business Development, Operations
Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
BlueSpace.ai is revolutionizing the autonomous vehicle industry with our groundbreaking self-driving technology. Unlike conventional autonomy software, our patented 4D Predictive Perception removes reliance on data. By leveraging next-gen 4D sensors, we can precisely predict the motion of all objects, increasing accuracy, lowering latency, and setting a new standard for safety and efficiency in autonomy.
Our team consists of seasoned professionals from across the autonomous vehicle (AV) ecosystem, including OEMs, world-class research institutions, and leading autonomous driving companies. With a proven track record of successful AV service launches in California, Texas, and Florida, we are well-positioned to drive the next generation of autonomy.
We are seeking talented, self-motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and are passionate about making a significant impact on the future of mobility. If you’re driven to tackle the most complex challenges in autonomy and push the boundaries of what is possible, we want to hear from you.
About the Role
As the Business Operations Associate, you will play a key role in supporting business functions, driving company growth, and ensuring smooth operations. Your responsibilities will range from developing data-driven strategies and managing special projects to overseeing office operations and providing essential administrative support. This role requires strong analytical and strategic skills, versatility, and a passion for execution. This is a unique opportunity to gain a holistic view of how a startup operates, allowing you to learn and grow alongside the company.


  • Partner with executives to develop forward-thinking strategies, goals, and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to drive accountability and ensure consistent progress towards key objectives.
  • Develop materials to support founders in sales, investor relations, board communications, fundraising, and go-to-market initiatives.
  • Create financial projections, analyze business performance, and identify untapped market opportunities.
  • Design and scale processes for critical business and operational functions.
  • Manage and scale day-to-day office operations and maintain organized systems to foster a productive and engaging work environment.
  • Provide administrative support to executives.
  • And more!

Qualifications and Experience

  • BS/BA in engineering, computer science, business administration, economics, or a similar field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in previous academic and professional experiences.
  • Track record of success in cross-functional roles spanning strategy, analysis, and operations in fast-paced environments.
  • Proven project management expertise in driving end-to-end execution.
  • Thrives in ambiguous contexts with minimal guidance.
  • Proactive problem-solver, focusing on critical questions rather than mere task execution.
  • Exceptional skills in modeling, presentations, and written and verbal communication.
  • Strong discipline and work ethic.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Passion for autonomous driving, deep tech, and AI.
  • Based in the SF Bay Area

Nice to Haves

  • 2+ years of experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, or similar professional services roles.
  • Experience successfully collaborating with C-suite executives in high-growth autonomous driving, deep tech, or AI startups