Manager – System Safety Technical Program Management
Posted on 3/15/2023

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.
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in technical program management role in a fast-paced environment where ambiguity is seen as opportunities
  • 3+ years of people management experience developing high-performing teams
  • Possesses excellent EQ with an empathetic communication style that fosters connection, collaboration and motivation
  • Working-level knowledge of system safety and/or systems engineering
  • Strong track-record in managing complex cross-functional projects
  • Collaborative team player with strong written and in-person communication skills
  • Lead, mentor, and develop SDMA Technical Program Managers to meet evolving company needs
  • Advocate for the SDMA TPM team
  • Strategically define hiring plans to support key department work streams
  • Manage and allocate team resources based on business priorities
  • Identify opportunities to increase the value and effectiveness of the SDMA team
  • Establish close collaboration and build trusting relationships with senior leaders from cross-functional teams including hardware, software, vehicle engineering, operations, human factors, program management office, legal, and safety policy
  • Lean on the partnership with peer teams to define and plan milestone workstreams, develop program schedules, flag risks, estimate and manage budgets, ensure timely and high-quality program execution, and clearly communicate on-going progress
  • Manage department quarterly planning and progress tracking
  • Represent the SDMA System Safety team at key program review meetings
Desired Qualifications
  • Working experience in automotive industry or the autonomous driving technology industry
  • Experience with safety critical systems
  • Familiarity with applicable industry safety standards such as MIL-STD-882, ISO 26262, ISO 21448 PAS, etc