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Senior Technical Program Manager, Stability

Zoox

Zoox

IT, Operations
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024
Zoox is a robotics company developing fully autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine-learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution.
At Zoox, we have set the goal to provide our customers with the highest level of safety while using our fully autonomous vehicles. You will work with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in robotics, control, and vehicle engineering to deliver the vehicle performance. In taking on ownership of the Technical Program Manager - Stability role within Vehicle Integration, you will be an integral link in the initiative to maximize the testing value of Zoox’s test vehicles.

In this role, you will:

  • Track issues and drive issue resolution on issues identified from VI testing activities
  • Generate stability scores for test vehicles and dashboards showing issue summaries and status
  • Analyze results to identify which systems have opportunities for improvement
  • Coordinate and represent issues in regular escalation meetings with senior management to promote issue resolution.
  • Coordinate and support documenting issues for test vehicle assets
  • Align on the stability test plan

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in engineering, and/or program management
  • An ability to keep the big picture in focus and to provide clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audience
  • Proficient in tools or processes required to manage complex projects (i.e. JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills are a must, ability to create visualizations of KPIs and program risks

Bonus Qualifications

  • Track record in managing complex cross-functional projects or facilities
  • Experience with developing and scaling strategy, processes, plans, procedures, reporting, and handling escalations
Compensation
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $150,000 to $249,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
Accommodations
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process please reach out to accommodations@zoox.com or your assigned recruiter.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.