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Technical Program Manager
Product Integration
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Agile
Management
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an engineering or product focused Technical Program Manager, Product Manager, or Engineering Manager, or Engineer in an autonomous systems, robotics, or software development environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Information Systems or a related area, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability preferred
  • Direct, measurable impact through the design, development and launch of groundbreaking products
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, challenges and risks; ability to work closely with engineers
  • Strong experience in project management; practical familiarity with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and ability to apply them where best suited
  • Knowledge of technical architectures, computer science, and software development lifecycle preferred
Responsibilities
  • Be accountable for framing and delivering work in service of company-level integration milestones to deliver the self-driving system as a product
  • Track progress, identify success metrics, resolve dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status to upper management and project stakeholders, and engage and energize the project teams to achieve aggressive goals; in short, maintain a finger on the pulse of the company program
  • Partner deeply with senior engineering leaders across hardware, software, safety, systems, operations, and general and administrative teams to ensure technical work aligns to company level program goals and the product roadmap
  • Manage complex projects at a large scale, spanning many functional teams and cross-functional initiatives; identify and communicate cross-functional impact of open decisions within functional teams
  • Remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress, identify gaps in communication or schedule, manage issue escalations, and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively
  • Ask questions that clarify priorities, surface alternative solutions, highlight critical decisions, and push the team to be effective
  • Support technical and strategic planning, leading conversations with key stakeholders to develop concepts for initiatives, and developing those into detailed program / project plans (including roadmaps, funding planning, resource planning, and hiring goals)
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company mission
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
Benefits
  • Medical, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Aurora Academy
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Onsite Food
  • PerkSpot
  • Working from Home Support
  • Emotional & Physical Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program
Company Values
  • Operate with integrity - We do the right thing, even if it delays our work or makes less money
  • Focus - We’re solving one of the most challenging problems of our generation, and we’ll get there by fostering a culture of depth, focus, and rigorous engineering
  • No jerks - We solve hard technical problems through discussion and collaboration. We don’t waste time battling over personalities and egos
  • Be reasonable - We expect each other to use good judgment and always have the best interest of the company and our partners in mind
  • Set outrageous goals - We set ambitious goals that demand commitment and push us to do our best work
  • Win together - We are building a technology and a company that will serve people and communities around the world. Our team’s diverse perspective and experience make us stronger and better reflect the world we live in