Technical Program Manager, Pilot Programs at Argo AI (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

The Argo AI Product Launch Technical Program Management team is a highly dynamic and cross-functional team. The team is responsible for the planning, technical cross-check, and plan execution of organizational level projects, as well as low level technical efforts. We are looking for several Technical Program Managers to support our engineering teams. You will closely work with engineering leads and individual contributors to build a world-class scalable, safe and secure vehicle software infrastructure. You will be responsible for setting up project plans with a focus on cross-functional efforts, as well as for driving the execution of them. Your excellent leadership and communication skills paired with your technical background in the field of infrastructural software will help you to set the right priorities, identify and close gaps in planning and execution, and to challenge the engineering teams in a constructive manner.

What you’ll do: 

  • Engage with Engineering, Product leaders, and other TPM groups to deliver on strategic company programs, including pilots. Our organization is responsible for end to end design and development of launching a product - must be comfortable with learning on the job and deep diving into areas adjacent to technical background. We are looking for swiss army knife TPMs
  • Streamline processes; simplify execution, manage objective and key results (OKRs), and help the teams with execution
  • Define projects, collect requirements, develop detailed implementation plans, maintain alignment, develop risk mitigation plans and monitor program status across multiple activities to reduce or remove dependencies
  • Be involved in the day to day execution while planning for the next strategic milestone
  • Maintain a strong technical understanding of the projects across the entire lifecycle

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field 
  • Experience in complex technical project management
  • Technical background and knowledge in the field of autonomous systems, cloud services, robotic system bringup and/or product launch
  • Hands-on experience and strong background with modern project management processes and tools
  • Strong problem-solving abilities - able to formulate solutions quickly
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and presentation skills
  • Works effectively under extreme pressure - consistently delivers excellent results and high output rates in a fast-paced environment

Nice to haves:

  • Previous German OEM experience is nice to have
  • Previous AV experience is nice to have

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

More Information on Argo AI
Argo AI operates in the Transportation industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allen Park, MI, Cranbury, NJ, Miami, FL, Austin, TX and Palo Alto, CA. Argo AI was founded in 2022. It has 1200 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K) and Performance Bonus. To see all 163 open jobs at Argo AI, click here.
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