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Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM), In-Vehicle/Onboard Infrastructure

Company: Argo AI
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreArgo AI is a global self-driving products and services company on a mission to make the world's streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all. Our technology is built to enable commercial services for autonomous delivery and ridesharing in cities.With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world's top consumer brands, we're working block by block, city by city to empower people and businesses to be more successful. We're individuals driven by strong values to solve complex problems together. Come join us to reimagine the human journey.Meet The TeamThe Argo AI Software TPM team is a highly dynamic and cross-functional team. The team is responsible for the planning, technical cross-check, and plan execution of organizational level projects, as well as low level technical efforts. In this role you will be supporting the Autonomy Infrastructure engineering teams. You will closely work with engineering leads and individual contributors to build a world-class scalable, safe and secure vehicle software infrastructure. You will be responsible for setting up project plans with a focus on cross-functional efforts, as well as for driving the execution of them. Your excellent leadership and communication skills paired with your technical background in the field of infrastructural software will help you to set the right priorities, identify and close gaps in planning and execution, and to challenge the engineering teams in a constructive manner.What You'll Do

  • Engage with Engineering, Product leaders, and other TPM groups to streamline processes; simplify execution, manage objective and key results (OKRs), and help the teams with execution
  • Define projects, collect requirements, develop detailed implementation plans, maintain alignment, and monitor program status across multiple activities to reduce or remove dependencies
  • Increase visibility and strengthen communication across the teams
  • Maintain a strong technical understanding of the projects across the entire lifecycleWhat You'll Need To Succeed
    • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field
    • 3+ years experience in complex technical project management
    • Technical background and knowledge in the field of infrastructural software for safety critical systems (e.g. RTOS, GPUs, Middleware technologies, IP-based networks, security measures, safety processes, manufacturing software)
    • Hands-on experience and strong background with modern project/software management processes and tools, e.g., agile, scrum, devops, Jira/Rally, SmartSheets, and Google Suite
    • Strong problem-solving abilities - able to formulate solutions quickly
    • Strong teamwork, communication, and presentation skills
    • Works effectively under extreme pressure - consistently delivers excellent results and high output rates in a fast-paced environmentWhat We Offer You
      • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Competitive compensation packages
      • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
      • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance
      • Paid parental leave
      • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance Program
      • Paid medical leave
      • 30 day paid sabbatical upon 5 years of employment
      • Unlimited vacation
      • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
      • Pre-tax commuter benefits
      • Monthly wellness stipend
      • Professional development reimbursement
      • Employee assistance program
      • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
      • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiativesOur BackgroundArgo AI was founded in 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,700-person strong company with strategic partnerships with some of the world's leading consumer brands. With global headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate in eight cities across the U.S. and Germany in areas where self-driving technology can have the biggest impact on improving safety, traffic, and transportation equity.At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Argo AI, Palo Alto , Senior Technical Program Manager (TPM), In-Vehicle/Onboard Infrastructure, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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