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Technical Program Manager - Autonomous Vehicles

Company: NVIDIA Corporation
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are now looking for a Technical Program Manager for Autonomous Vehicles! Intelligent machines powered by Artificial Intelligence computers that can learn, reason and interact with people are no longer science fiction. Today, a self-driving car powered by AI can meander through a country road at night and find its way. An AI-powered robot can learn motor skills through trial and error - this is truly an extraordinary time and the era of AI has begun. Image recognition and speech recognition - GPU Deep Learning has provided the foundation for machines to learn, perceive, reason and solve problems. The GPU started out as the engine for simulating human creativity, conjuring up the amazing virtual worlds of video games and Hollywood films.We are seeking a creative and experienced Program Manager to help us take our autonomous vehicle software out to the world and enable our customers to use the technology we are developing. You will work with hardworking and dedicated multi-functional engineering teams across various vehicle subsystems to integrate their work into our autonomous driving application. The mission is to help define DRIVE SW application plans and then implement them including setting goals, tracking progress and communicating clearly to upper management.What you will be doing:

  • Work with the engineering team to define and implement project roadmaps, schedules, and deliverables. Coordinate release content and integration efforts with multiple program/engineering managers who own individual components.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality.
  • Establish metrics to assist with assessing the health of the release.
  • Guide the team on performing in proper agile/scrum manner.
  • Assist in defining and carrying out end to end SW integration process and platform bring up for in-car, SIL and HIL environments.
  • Assist in improving processes and procedures within the team. Help streamline day-to-day operations.
  • Support the release team to plan and implement automotive software releases in a highly dynamic environment, with release cadence of 1-3 months.
  • Regularly communicate the program status and key issues to management and across the organization.What we need to see:
    • 10+ years recent Technical Program/Project Management experience driving the planning and execution of software engineering projects, and releasing commercial products.
    • BS/MS Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
    • Experience leading successful releases with short release cadence in a dynamic environment.
    • Expertise in Agile and Scrum methodology and how to tailor these to the team.
    • Consistent record of leading and successfully delivering organizational wide programs and projects as well as process improvements.
    • Proven track record to evaluate and drive adoption of new and improved process workflows in medium to large organizations
    • Experience in successfully leading global projects across multiple time zones
    • Experience with Jira and/or Jama, to the point of being comfortable to instruct an engineering team how to use and execute using these toolsWays to Stand Out From The Crowd:
      • Technical Program Management or systems engineering experience for large-scale mission/safety critical systems
      • Experience with Autonomous Vehicles or robotics SW stacks
      • Understanding of embedded systems and the technology and algorithms involved in self-driving vehicles.
      • Experience with new product introduction and program managing production oriented teams.
      • PMP, Scrum Master certification.The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires that NVIDIA provide the compensation range and benefits offered for this position if performed in Colorado. - The base salary range for this position in Colorado is $169,200.00 - 232,650.00 USD.NVIDIA also offers a comprehensive benefits package. We provide health care coverage, dental and vision, - 401(K), including company matching and after tax contributions, - Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), company paid holidays, paid sick leave, vacation leave, - professional time off, - life and disability protection. Employees in eligible sales and positions may also be eligible for commission.Base pay is based on market location and may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, - and other job-related reasons.NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: NVIDIA Corporation, Santa Clara , Technical Program Manager - Autonomous Vehicles, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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