Uptake is the actionable insights platform that makes the world more productive, safe, secure and reliable. We create products and solutions to achieve measurable results and outcomes to enable insight and predictive analytics across key industries by leveraging a common platform.

Director, Mining Practice at Uptake

What We Do:

Uptake is a Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths—machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development—with the expertise of our industrial partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for Uptake’s partners and a proven industrial grade software platform that delivers value to partners and their end customers.

What You'll Do:

In this client-facing role, you will be responsible for managing our partnerships in Mining and developing new project opportunities to this sector. You will focus on delivering excellence for our mining partners. Your contributions will be focussed around commercial growth whilst leading technical delivery to ensure best in class service. You will also be a strong people manager who is passionate about developing team members and helping them grow to their next level. 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience: 


  • Defining and driving the mining segment strategy and execution
  • Creating and inspiring a shared vision of success
  • Managing top worldwide partnerships and projects
  • Developing the strategic plan and helping refine our approach to the industry
  • Developing market specific product portfolio with Product Management
  • Providing accurate forecasting and budgeting information for sales segment
  • Providing specific/actionable guidance to local sales teams
  • Leveraging our suite of Commercial Excellence tools to communicate progress and success across the organization


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related science preferred. MBA also preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in mining and mining applications, as an operator or OEM
  • Acute understanding of IoT and the opportunity to create value with data and analytics
  • Extensive experience in the mining and metals industry, ideally in both a consultancy and client capacity;
  • Driven to develop professionally, and to grow mining and metals business,
  • Strong track record in project management and leadership
  • Manage and grow our key partnership in the mining industry and support communications across teams
  • Well connected in the industry, with the ability to leverage those relationships to develop new business opportunities and deliver excellence for our clients
  • Strong business acumen – able to understand business risk and challenges, and recognize corporate opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in product software development preferred

Company Reviews

What binds us is a passion for tackling hard problems and having a lot of fun along the way.
Nick Singh
UX Researcher
at Uptake
We have access to resources the moment we need them, and we can tap into an amazing talent pool at a moment’s notice.
Brad Nicholas
Lead Innovation Architect
at Uptake
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Perks & Benefits
Health/dental/vision coverage
401(k) match
Open PTO policy
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
Speaker series
Lunch stipend
Happy hours

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