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Technical Program Manager, Systems and Validation

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Technical Program Manager to join our self-driving team and support our vehicle integration and validation teams. You will work with highly talented leads and engineers to manage the team's scope, schedule and dependencies The right candidate will be an excellent communicator with proven industry experience in successfully leading and coordinating teams on complex system integration projects. Responsibilities

  • Work with cross functional engineering teams to establish program scope and deliverables, development schedules, milestones, dependencies (including resources and cost), validation plans, success criteria, track progress, and drive issue resolution among the teams.
  • Work with our vehicle integration and validation teams to drive feature development, integration and validation.
  • Work with cross-functional teams and other Technical Program Managers to ensure timely delivery of software releases and integration into vehicle.
  • Collaborating with software developers to provide test feedback, jointly resolve findings, and burn down issues.
  • Provide strong leadership by reframing problems when the team is faced with ambiguity, obstacles/deadlocks and steer them towards solving prioritized problems.
  • Expertly manage stakeholder expectations for both technical and non-technical issues, when the team encounters challenging issues or obstacles. Qualifications
    • BS or MS in higher degree in Automotive Engineering, Aerospace, Robotics, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering
    • 2+ years of proven industry experience in successfully leading strong technical teams or program management teams, and delivering complex projects.
    • 3+ years of experience in Automotive or related industries.
    • Proven technology and technical program management expertise in delivering new technologies and products, and in managing teams in matrix organizations across multiple locations.
    • Experienced with agile processes and running scrum meetings.
    • Excellent communication, organization and collaborative skills. Preferred Skills
      • Experience in ADAS, Autonomous vehicle systems and/or sensors is a plus.
      • Experience in rapidly growing businesses that have expanded globally.
      • Experience working in an environment and supporting compliance to key safety standards -

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Technical Program Manager, Systems and Validation, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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