Principal Technical Program Manager
Platform Integration and Bringup
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Motional

1,001-5,000 employees

Designer & manufacturer of AVs
Company Overview
Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality. The company is commercializing a world-class driverless system that is building the future of the automotive industry.
AI & Machine Learning
Robotics & Automation

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$165.5M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

29%
Locations
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
JIRA
Confluence
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Overall 4+ years of work experience including demonstrated experience managing complex, multi-disciplinary technical programs, successfully delivering on time and within budget
  • Demonstrated experience working across teams and disciplines resolving competing priorities and managing dependencies
  • Strong understanding of Systems Engineering fundamentals, especially how it relates to hardware, software and system-level design
  • Broad knowledge of automotive system interfaces such as 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet, Automotive Ethernet, CAN / CAN-FD, LIN, and LVDS
  • Proficient in tools or processes required to manage complex programs/projects (i.e. Smartsheets, JIRA, Confluence, risk matrix)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, especially the ability to communicate complex engineering issues and tailor messaging based on audience
  • Passion for bringing cutting edge technology to a fielded production environment
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced work environment across multiple time zones
  • Degree in Engineering, Robotics, or a related field
  • Ability to work out of Motional’s Pittsburgh or Boston locations several days per week
Responsibilities
  • Drive definition, development, integration, and verification of vehicle subsystems, such as Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Emergency Stop, and Drive by Wire (DBW)
  • Work across the organization with Systems Engineering, Component Engineering, Vehicle Engineering and software developers to plan, architect, and drive rollout of the vehicle network architecture in a synchronized manner
  • Lead vehicle readiness activities for driverless milestones - Proactively work with triage and Development teams to burn down platform issues, risks, and blockers
  • Work closely with System Engineering and Safety teams to drive platform system-level analysis and verification activities
  • Facilitate technical discussions to synchronize stakeholder expectations and schedule dependencies, and flag discrepancies and misalignment
  • Provide concise and and effective communications to key stakeholders
  • Engage with representative engineering leads to develop timing plan that meets program objectives
  • Actively manage day-to-day program execution, tracking progress against key metrics and removing blockers and inefficiencies as required
  • Coordinate with the greater program and organization to prioritize and deconflict activities and resources
  • Proactively identify, manage, and report on risks and issues
Desired Qualifications
  • MS Degree in Engineering or related field
  • Familiar with Autonomous vehicle development process and architecture