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Business Operations Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BA/BS degree, ideally in a quantitative or technical field
  • Proven track record of creating, maintaining, and enhancing business relationships and communicating effectively with senior management
  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills
  • Collaborative and able to build strong win-win relationships across the organization
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Ability to tell a story with data
  • 12+ years work experience, ideally with 6+ years of experience in a business operations on similar function in a high-growth technology company and with 2+ years of prior work experience in management consulting, investment banking, or private equity
  • Ability to lead and communicate cross-functionally
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company's success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Establish a strong foundation for business performance management and reporting, by defining and implementing KPIs we will use to operate our business
  • Drive senior leadership-oriented insights and reviews clearly communicating results, highlighting risks and opportunities, and providing recommendations impacting bottom line in a timely manner
  • Define, lead and initiate regular business reviews to track performance against targets
  • Monitor performance against targets and partner closely across multiple functions including Business Development, Product, Operations and Engineering teams to drive necessary follow-up
  • Become a thought partner to functional leaders and help them frame open-ended business-performance-related questions
  • Provide meaningful business insights and management reporting through analysis of data and trends
  • Identify, document, and follow-up on issues, to help drive closure and ensure overall productivity
  • Support the quarterly forecasting process and provide insight and guidance on what can be improved and optimized
  • Serve as subject matter expert and escalation point to ensure data quality and local needs are represented in our systems
Desired Qualifications
  • Autonomous Vehicle, or Transportation/Mobility Industry Experience
  • MBA and/or CFA
  • Experience in people management and/or mentorship of high performing, analytical professionals
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 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