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Software Technical Program Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Technical Program Manager, Technical Product Manager, 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
  • A strong familiarity with robotics or computer vision systems and their architecture or broad background with ML or data systems preferred
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, software development lifecycle, challenges and risks; ability to work closely and effectively with engineering teams
  • Strong experience in project management; practical familiarity with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and ability to apply them where best suited
  • Partner deeply with engineering leaders to drive successful program execution and team velocity across groups of software teams and more broadly across departments. Be an effective proxy in program and organizational matters to help engineering leads scale
  • Ensure that the organization's technical roadmap is well understood and that programs and staffing are aligned with the roadmap
  • Manage, unblock, and accelerate cross-team projects spanning multiple functional teams and cross-functional initiatives. Instill an efficient project management mindset and workflow across the teams
  • Identify and resolve systemic execution issues across the team or group that require broader initiatives to resolve
  • Partner with product leads to scope, staff, and deliver capabilities to achieve company milestones
  • Identify, resolve, escalate key cross team dependencies
  • Support leads with quarterly and ongoing staffing plans across the organization, particularly where difficult prioritization conflicts exist
  • Collaborate closely with other partner teams, such as hardware, product, and operations as needed
  • Track and communicate the progress of the team or group's key programs. Define efficient processes for communicating group program status more broadly
  • Remove obstacles to drive clarity and progress, identify gaps in communication or schedule, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively
  • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level and propose technical alternatives when necessary; ask questions that clarify priorities
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
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
  • 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