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Technical Program Manager
Online Maps
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Agile
Data Science
Management
Communications
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Technical Program Manager, Product Manager, or Engineering Manager, or Engineer in an autonomous systems, robotics, data science, machine learning, computer vision, or software development environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Data Science, Information Systems or a related area, or the equivalent in experience with evidence of exceptional ability preferred
  • A strong familiarity with machine learning models, robotics or computer vision systems and their architecture
  • Direct, measurable impact through the design, development and launch of groundbreaking products or delivery of significant and novel technology programs
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, software development lifecycle, 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
  • Passion for shipping new to market products and the ability to dynamically adapt to new responsibilities needed to do so
Responsibilities
  • Serve as the Technical Program Manager for Autonomy's Online Map team, a workstream of ~20 engineers (autonomy software, perception software, and machine/deep learning experts) and data scientists / data operations personnel
  • Partner deeply with Online Map technical leads and engineers to drive development of the Aurora Driver including:
  • Developing core technologies to navigate construction zones and handle mobile work convoys
  • Recognizing critical unmapped signs and traffic signals
  • Addressing safety and performance issues where the Aurora map is stale or incorrect
  • Ensuring that the Aurora Driver stays within mapped operating domain
  • Provide a solution for rapid updates to map content
  • Using insights from Online Map data science to define product requirements and provide critical signal to developers on what to prioritize
  • Implementing detectors and triggers for construction zones that are outside of the Aurora Drivers operating domain
  • Work with engineers to ensure robust development of subsystem requirements and test cases in partnership with System and Safety teams. Ensure appropriate documentation to support Aurora's Safety Case
  • Serve as point of contact for Online Map team between Autonomy modules and cross-functional teams. Be able to speak to team's priorities and status of top issues. Work with cross-functional teams to identify and track incoming and outgoing dependencies
  • Track team progress, evaluate risks and communicate status to upper management and project stakeholders, and engage and energize the project teams to achieve aggressive goals
  • Instill an efficient program management mindset and workflow across the team, and function as a go-to resource for project management mentorship
  • 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
  • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level and propose technical alternatives when necessary; ask questions that clarify priorities and push the team to be effective
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
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 Core 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