Senior Technical Program Manager
Updated on 2/24/2024
Zoox

1,001-5,000 employees

Self driving car robotics company
Company Overview
Zoox is reinventing personal transportation—making the future safer, cleaner, and more enjoyable for everyone. The company is building the infrastructure for self-driving cars.
AI & Machine Learning
Automotive & Transportation

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2014

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

28%

2 year growth

83%
Locations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
JIRA
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • BS or MS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in engineering, program management, or management consulting with a focus on product launches and /or validation and testing
  • Proficient in tools or processes required to manage complex projects (i.e. Gantt charts, risk matrix, Smartsheet, JIRA, etc.)
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create visualizations of KPIs and program risks
Responsibilities
  • Translate the top-down corporate strategy and milestones into detailed product road maps, timelines, and deliverables
  • Lead cross-functional teams to define and then track resource requirements (headcount and budget) as inputs to finance
  • Establish standard reports to provide concise and effective communications to key stakeholders on program status, issues/risks, and accomplishments
  • Influence key decisions by working cross-functionally across engineering, finance, and strategy to reach the right conclusions
  • Define KPIs and other methods to measure metrics that best translate progress toward goals
  • Lead execution of milestones and take it across the finish line with all stakeholders
  • Maintaining a strong technical understanding of our vehicle platforms, software lifecycle, clearance process, and test operations
  • Ensure program goals are aligned with business objectives; build and sustain momentum among cross-functional TPMs and workstreams towards delivering on time and on target
Desired Qualifications
  • PMP or equivalent certification
  • Experience with autonomous vehicles, test platforms, simulation, and/or automotive or aerospace processes
  • Experience with developing and scaling strategy, processes, plans, procedures, reporting and handling escalations
  • Strong references that highlight your ability to build strong working relationships with senior leaders, program managers, and engineers across functions and departments