VC Lead @ Juniper Ventures in Sunnyvale, CA

The Growth Strategy and Venture Investment team at Juniper Networks seeks an exceptional professional to help identify and drive the company’s venture investment initiatives and execute on its long-term strategy. As an integral member of the Venture Investment team, the Analyst/Associate will assist the team leaders on industry research, originations, underwriting, and portfolio management.


  • Participate in all aspects of an equity investment transaction including: analysis, modeling, due diligence, documentation, negotiation, legal considerations, and preparation of investment case for investment committee presentations
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of investment targets including competitive and market landscape analysis and evaluation of strategic returns
  • Proactively work with the management and board of portfolio companies to execute growth and operational improvement strategies in order to maximize value of investments
  • Perform financial analyses and modeling
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of relevant target markets, business models or technologies
  • Over time, the person in this role will take a leadership role in analysis of specific investment opportunities and sectors, and building direct relationships with the venture community

Professional Qualifications

  • Strong academic record required; MBA, or demonstrated equivalent; engineering degree a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct market analysis and competitive landscaping
  • Experience identifying, evaluating and analyzing investment opportunities
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in venture capital, strategy consulting at top tier firm, investment banking or portfolio management

Personal Qualifications

  • Outstanding analytical skills, detail-oriented, proactive and self-motivated
  • Executive presence, comfortable interacting with senior business leaders
  • Team player able to effectively lead virtual, cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • High energy, positive attitude and motivated
  • Adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

If interested, please apply here.

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