recruiting for Akenza AG

Akenza AG

Senior Business Developer “Connected Products” (a)

zürich, switzerland
Full-time 100%
2 Days Home Office Possible

We work directly on behalf of Akenza AG and do not charge any agency fees.

What this position has to offer:

  • Futuristic IoT Ventures: Dive into the future of IoT market & explore groundbreaking technologies 🚀  
  • Empowering Team Dynamics: Embrace a collaborative & flat-hierarchy environment 🤝
  • Rapid Scale-Up Experience: Thrive in a fast-growing scale-up culture 📈
  • Innovative Product Excellence: Contribute to an exciting product line-up 💡

Interested? Then book a call with us now! 📞

Job Summary

Are you looking for a thrilling opportunity to shape your career? Your search ends here! 🌟

As Akenza AG's recruiting partner, we're on the hunt for a passionate Senior Business Developer (a) for “Connected Products” in vibrant Zürich. In this role, you'll immerse yourself in the Industry and SME sector, understanding client needs and elevating existing projects. Be the driving force behind the industry outreach campaigns, collaborating closely with innovative marketing team. Plus, you'll orchestrate seamless (B2B) sales deals in partnership with the expert sales team. 💼💡 Join a dynamic scale-up in the innovative realm of Internet of Things, offering a flat hierarchy, room for personal initiatives, and responsibilities, along with a fantastic office in Zürich Oerlikon and remote work options.

What’s in store for you? Enjoy fantastic perks including fitness, transport, and phone discounts, all wrapped up with flexible working hours. Akenza AG believes in your potential and provides a thriving platform for your career to soar! 🌟🔝

Excited to shape the future with us? Schedule your first interview now and become a part of the revolution! 🏗️🌐 

#InnovationLeaders #JoinTheTeam #CareerOpportunity #AkenzaFamily 🌟👩‍💼👨‍💼

What You Will Be Doing

  • Leverage your existing network and engage the Industry and SME sector
  • Understand client's needs and requirements
  • Expand existing customer projects
  • Provide your Knowledge for industry outreach campaigns with the marketing team
  • Prepare and close (B2B) sales deals in coordination with the sales team

What You Bring To The Job

  • International experience and Network (DACH/Central Europe & UK) in Product Management, R&D and Engineering
  • Understanding for the IoT Pains of Heads of R&D, Heads of Product and Digitalisation Champions
  • Have a technical understanding of IoT, Data Management and Software Architecture
  • Travel Requirements: Travel within Europe is expected, approximately 20%, with each trip lasting around 1-2 nights
  • english: C1 – Advanced
  • german: C1 – Advanced


The team of Akenza AG embodies a flat hierarchy, fostering a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere. Meaning a group of young, dynamic individuals who bring energy and creativity to the table. In this relaxed environment, authenticity is valued, and there's no room for unnecessary bureaucracy or complexity. Together, the team focus on innovative solutions and meaningful collaborations, making work enjoyable and productive. 🌟 

#TeamSpirit #InnovationCulture #CollaborationMatters

  • Reports to: Co-CEO
  • Colleagues: 3
  • Team Language: German & English


Work From Home (WFH) possible


Annual contribution of CHF 300 to fitness or sports subscription

ZVV Bonus Pass, SBB GA railcard or half-fare travelcard

70% contribution to private mobile contract (max. CHF 50 per month)

CHF 500 to the purchase of a mobile phone every 3 years

About Akenza AG

Akenza AG is a Swiss IoT software company headquartered in Zurich and consists of a team of almost 30 people.

The company believes that the Internet of Things will improve our lives radically. The goal is to enable system integrators, service providers and enterprises to quickly realize their IoT projects. To develop and deploy IoT applications faster and easier than ever before, akenza AG provides a scalable IoT platform. It reduces time-to-market and enables rapid roll-out of feature-rich applications globally and at large scale. It connects, controls, and manages IoT devices, all in one place. With simple and secure management of smart devices, connectivity, and data, the akenza IoT application enablement platform enables the rapid introduction of innovative, smart solutions.

The platform is adapted to organizations of all sizes, from startup to enterprise, from one device to massive IoT deployments. Thanks to the self-service and low-code functionalities of akenza, you can start creating your IoT case right away, even without coding skills.

  • Industry: Software & Services
  • Founded: 2017
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