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Senior / Staff Technical Program Manager

Waabi

Waabi

IT, Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA · Toronto, ON, Canada · Canada · United States · Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Dallas, TX, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Waabi, founded by AI pioneer and visionary Raquel Urtasun, is an AI company building the next generation of self-driving technology. With a world class team and an innovative approach that unleashes the power of AI to “drive” safely in the real world, Waabi is bringing the promise of self-driving closer to commercialization than ever before. Waabi is backed by best-in-class investors across the technology, logistics and the Canadian innovation ecosystem.
With offices in Toronto and San Francisco, Waabi is growing quickly and looking for diverse, innovative and collaborative candidates who want to impact the world in a positive way.
To learn more visit: www.waabi.ai
You will...
- Define and manage multi-functional, cross team, cross departmental programs for autonomous driving systems that are aligned with organizational priorities and company milestones.
- Partner with leaders and IC's across Waabi to solve complex and highly ambiguous technical challenges.
- Develop detailed project plans, timelines, and milestones. Track progress, manage risks, and successfully deliver projects on time and within budget.
- Provide clear reporting and program schedules for the working teams and to leadership.
- Identify dependencies, risks, and blockers and work with partners and stakeholders to create mitigations.
- Establish best practices and processes for technical program and project management across the company.
Qualifications:
- 8 years in technical program management, with a background in autonomous driving or related fields.
- Understanding of autonomous driving hardware systems, including sensors, computing platforms, and communication networks.
- Track record of managing complex, cross-functional technical programs with successful outcomes.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex information to a wide audience.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
- Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
Bonus/nice to have:
- Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Engineering.
- Familiarity with industry standards and regulatory requirements for autonomous driving systems.
- Certification in project management (PMP, PgMP, or similar).
The US yearly salary range for this role is: $127,000 - $231,000 USD in addition to competitive perks & benefits. Waabi’s yearly salary ranges are determined based on several factors in accordance with the Company’s compensation practices. The salary base range is reflective of the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Note: The Company provides additional compensation for employees in this role, including equity incentive awards and an annual performance bonus.
Perks/Benefits:
- Competitive compensation and equity awards.
- Health and Wellness benefits encompassing Medical, Dental and Vision coverage (for full-time employees only).
- Unlimited Vacation.
- Flexible hours and Work from Home support.
- Daily drinks, snacks and catered meals (when in office).
- Regularly scheduled team building activities and social events both on-site, off-site & virtually.
- As we grow, this list continues to evolve!
Waabi is a technology start-up building technologies to transform the way the world moves. Join our talented team to be a part of the future and to make an impact!
Waabi is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive, and accessible workplace for all our employees. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, caregiver status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We make workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know.