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Program Manager, Engineering

Company: Woven Planet
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Woven by Toyota is the mobility technology subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. Our mission is to deliver safe, intelligent, human-centered mobility for all. Through our Arene mobility software platform, safety-first automated driving technology and Toyota Woven City - our test course for advanced mobility - we're bringing greater freedom, safety and happiness to people and society. -
Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship. We leverage these complementary strengths to amplify the capabilities of drivers, foster happiness, and elevate well-being.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR You are an adept program manager who brings experience in hardware / software products in a dynamic, R+D environment. You live and breathe tracking processes and interdisciplinary problem solving to make sure complex technology programs get delivered on time and as specified, and have experience working in cross-functional environments. You can hit the ground running on day 1 tracking complex product requirements and thrive in the ambiguity of a dynamic technology space / fast-moving R+D environment.
For this role we are looking for an individual with a passion for managing a complex product and engineering space. In this role you will enable development teams to build highly scalable, secure and safe experiences, giving car owners cutting edge innovations and developers access to the latest AI advances to accelerate building vehicle and mobility software. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Focus Area Level (Engineering)
  • Work within the Woven Engineering Group to structure work, deliverables, and relationships for an advanced automotive development project
  • Co-create and maintain documented plan of records at the weekly, quarterly yearly, and multi-year timescales
  • Adapt and Deploy new project management tools and processes
  • Drive day to day high velocity execution of plans via diligent and timely task tracking across program tools and vendor partners
  • Organization Level
  • Enable the Engineering Group to execute effectively in an organizational context by efficiently coordinating with vendor partners and aligning roadmaps/deliverables
  • Lead iterative delivery of strategic cross-functional initiatives from concept to ship, through focus, transparency, communication, visibility, and accountability.
  • Identify and resolve systemic issues impacting engineering and execution and proactively take action to resolve
  • Manage teams/partners across multiple time zones. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • 5+ years experience with technical program management, preferably in one of the following fields: mechanical, electrical, aerospace, systems, or software engineering.
    • Bachelors in Engineering or Computer Science or related field.
    • Knowledge and experience of software product engineering, testing, deployment, and integration.
    • Knowledge of legacy and cutting-edge automotive systems including domain-based and zonal E/E architectures.
    • Proven ability to operate effectively and autonomously across multiple teams and projects in situations of ambiguity, with only high level direction.
    • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
    • Organized and efficient, excellent time management skills, attention to detail.
    • Great communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Extensive experience using project management tools.
    • Analytical reasoning skills.
    • Experience with teams operating across time zones. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Experience with autonomy or data-driven vehicle programs.
      • PMP or other Project Management certifications.
      • Experience with programming languages and coding, such as Python and JavaScript.
      • Experience using JIRA, Confluence or other PM tools
      • Advanced knowledge of the full life-cycle of product development.
      • Exposure to high-velocity startups. $112,000- $184,000 a year Your base salary is one part of your total compensation. At Woven by Toyota, we offer a base salary, a bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package. The California pay scale for this full time position is $112,000- $184,000. The total compensation offered to an employee will be dependent upon the individual's skills, experience, qualifications, location, and level.
        By submitting your application you agree to the following terms: https://woven.toyota/en/applicant-privacy-notice
        Our Commitment ---We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. ---We pledge that any information we receive from you will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.

Keywords: Woven Planet, Palo Alto , Program Manager, Engineering, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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