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Technical Program Manager


Pittsburgh, PA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Product Mangement
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 06/15/2022
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  • Company Address: 217 Orchard Lane, Pittsburgh, PA, 15143

About Locomation

Locomation was founded in 2018 by a team of the world’s foremost experts on autonomous vehicles, robotics, and artificial intelligence from Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center and trucking industry leaders with deep knowledge and experience in every aspect of the trucking business.

Job Description

Locomation, Inc. is bringing together leading experts in robotics and transportation to redefine the trucking industry. Locomation is making trucking safer and transportation more efficient through automated driving technology. With our headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA, we are building a high-performance team excited by sophisticated engineering challenges and passionate about shaping the future of transportation.
We are recruiting top talent to be a part of our growing, fast-paced, and execution-oriented team. We encourage people from all backgrounds who seek to help build this future. We want you here at Locomation, if you have a collaborative spirit and curiosity.
About Your Role:
Work closely with the leadership to prepare and maintain automated driving technology and product development schedules, prioritization plans, and budgets.
Work with the engineering, safety, and business development teams in breaking up product roadmap milestones into releases, decomposing the work into a cohesive plan using AGILE best practices.
Identify inter-dependencies in the engineering team's tasks, clarify task prioritization, and coordinate resource allocation. Driving improvement to the project key process indicators (KPI’s).
Coordinate and facilitate daily stand-up meetings to track progress in cross-functional teams using SCRUM values.
Assess and capture project risks and issues. Develop mitigation strategies and communicate status to senior leadership and project stakeholders.
About You:
Bachelors degree in project management and/or engineering or equivalent experience.
You will have 5 years of experience as a technical program/project manager or engineering manager in a hardware-software product development environment.
You will have experience with Systems Engineering processes working with customers to gather and develop requirements.
You will have experience in a full lifecycle project and product management.
You will have experience with AGILE development methodology as well as traditional waterfall methods in product development. Able to integrate change management and process improvements into the fabric of the organization.
You will have experience with project management tools, like the Atlassian Suite, Asana, Clarizen, Trello, etc.
Nice To Haves:
Have worked at an autonomous vehicle start-up.
Have experience working with automotive or similar industry standards.
PMP, Scrum Master certification.
*Please note this job description is not crafted to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Locomation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable laws and Locomation, Inc. employment policies.