Technical Program Manager at TuSimple

| Detroit, MI
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Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

This role is located in Tucson, AZ Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to:

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.   Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!

Job Overview

The technical program manager is supporting the functional teams to develop production hardware for AV trucks.The HW TPM is responsible in managing project timeline and resources and lead the product development team in the definition of requirements, execution of design, and planning of analysis, development, & testing of electronic controls modules and other hardware electronic products. Provides technical direction to coordinates between engineering and technician for vehicle bring up and retrofit.


  • Develop and maintain project schedules for hardware electronic products. 
  • Lead system engineering, mechanical and electrical design teams to define hardware component requirements 
  • Lead project kick-off and close out activities. Outlines, documents and shares lessons-learned.
  • Set a project's strategic plan based on the program or functional team's strategic objectives. Clearly defines and sets project objectives, KPIs, and scope. Cascades strategy, objectives and KPIs to project stakeholders, ensuring all project staff understand their roles, responsibilities and individual impact in meeting project objectives.
  • Interface with tier-1 suppliers and vendors and manage progress. 
  • Conduct reviewing DFMEAs and other functional safety products for all parts / design changes.
  • Conduct technical design reviews for schematic, layout, and CAD drawing reviews.
  • Demonstrate designs meet requirements by analysis, development, and validation.
  • Lead engineers to bring problem resolution and tracking system issues to completion.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related engineering degree.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Good understanding of Project Management tools and processes.
  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, MS Project / Smartsheets, and/or other PM tools.
  • Experience in hardware/software product development cycle (Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Maintenance) of automotive electronics systems along with automotive grade system requirements.
  • Experience with either electromechanical components design and/or testing.
  • Green/Black belt certification
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with sometimes incomplete requirements
  • High level of analytical problem-solving skills where problems are unusual and difficult
  • High level of interest and a strong understanding of system level design / integration. 


  • Visa sponsorship is available for this position 
  • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Up to a 30% discretionary bonus. 
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • 100% Company paid Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plan
  • Company 401(K) program
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid education/training. 
  • Company paid gym membership.  

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

This role is located in Tucson, AZ Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to:

More Information on TuSimple
TuSimple operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. TuSimple was founded in 2015. It has 798 total employees. To see all 383 open jobs at TuSimple, click here.
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