Program Manager

Sila Nanotechnologies

Sila Nanotechnologies

201-500 employees

Develops advanced materials for high-energy lithium-ion batteries.


$151,000 - $191,000

Equity, Bonuses

Mid, Senior

Alameda, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering or physical sciences
  • 5+ years of program management or similar experience, preferably in the automotive, battery, or material / chemical industries
  • 2+ years of proven experience in externally facing roles
  • Experienced in establishing and effectively using a variety of Gantt, collaboration, and communication tools
  • Experience establishing decision-making frameworks for managing program life cycles, including deep knowledge of stage-gate methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to consolidate, present, and communicate data and trade-offs clearly to varied audiences
  • Experience bringing together cross-functional needs and expectations, gaining and maintaining cross-functional stakeholder support, and closing gaps in differences to drive alignment
  • Excellent leadership, analytical thinking skills, organizational skills, and high attention to detail
  • Align and drive macro and micro-level internal and external plans for product development programs, ensuring alignment with the company's critical milestones; proactively identify and highlight critical-path dependencies, risks, and opportunities to accelerate
  • Communicate, plan, create alignment, present, and take action on tactical decisions with partners representing different functions
  • Crisply and clearly present and communicate program status to executives, partners, and across Sila
  • Refine program management tools and processes, with a focus on purpose and value
  • Cultivate strong, collaborative relationships and promote an encouraging program team environment

Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. is a pioneering company in the battery materials sector, with a significant competitive advantage due to its unique silicon anode material that enhances the energy density of lithium-ion batteries without affecting performance. The company's strong industry leadership is evident in its partnerships with leading consumer electronics and automotive OEMs, including BMW, Daimler, and ATL, to accelerate product roadmaps and commercial cell production. Sila's dynamic work culture, commitment to sustainability, and focus on technical innovation make it an attractive workplace for those passionate about contributing to a more sustainable future.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



Alameda, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth