Company: Argo AI GmbH

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: 

  • Work with Autonomous Vehicle software and hardware teams to develop and optimize timing requirements, objectives, and interdependencies with activities that include perception, machine learning, simulation, tracking, hardware, systems and infrastructure
  • Maintain the Master Program Schedule for Argo AI, coordinating with internal teams as needed; Ensure timely delivery of program deliverables and system capabilities according to an evolving and fast-paced, program schedule
  • Maintain the launch plan for the program that takes into consideration all internal engineering schedules from the program schedule but also operational and external OEM constraints in order to launch a driverless service in cities of choice 
  • Maintain a strong technical understanding of the entirety of the program across the entire program lifecycle
  • Interface regularly with highly-technical team leads, program managers and the executive team
  • Facilitate discussions and negotiations of deliverables with OEM partners on Argo AI’s relevant milestones, and own the delivery of integration milestones such as build and bring up of various generations of vehicles

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Automotive Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field of study, together with five (5) years of experience in a related occupation
  • Will also accept a Bachelor of Science degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Automotive Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field of study together with seven (7) years of experience in a related occupation
  • Previous work experience must have included:
  • At least 5 years of experience with technical program management for software, platform, robotics or systems development
  • At least 4 years of experience using modern project and software management processes and tools, such as agile methodology, scrum, Jira, Rally, SmartSheets, and/or Google Suite; Experience interfacing with OEM partners focused on launch / bring-up Experience guiding technical programs from design to production and roll-out
  • Experience with integrated automotive systems, including safety systems; and Knowledge of software and hardware development processes and lifecycles

Nice to haves:

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

What we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • 30 vacation days
  • Subsidized daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Global Employee assistance program (Offerings include: work-life balance support, mindfulness programs, life coaching, new parent coaching, and more!)
  • Local and global discount programs
  • 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.

Apply for this Job

* Required

When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review
+ Add Another Education