Via provides the world's most innovative technology to help school districts and education stakeholders optimize their school bus routing and operations through our Via for Schools technology platform. As Technical Project Manager of our Via for Schools partnerships, including our project with the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), you will be responsible for managing the ongoing technical success of the largest school bus technology deal in North America. 

You will be responsible for planning and managing R&D, including ensuring that projects are delivered on time and meet product definitions, quality, and technical requirements. You will be the main point of contact for our partners’ technical teams, and work closely with various Via internal teams, including Product, Engineering, QA, and Data Science to coordinate deliverables.

You won’t be working from a playbook – you’ll be writing it. The Technical Project Manager of Via for Schools role requires a combination of intelligence, creativity, and leadership that few possess. This is an opportunity for a truly outstanding technical project manager and entrepreneur to help build Via’s newest business line and to shape the future of student transportation around the world. You’ll need to be a skillful relationship builder, a technical infrastructure and product expert, and an exceptionally creative problem solver.  We hope you’re up for it!


What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee technical project management, working between our partners’ technical and IT teams and Via’s internal cross-functional R&D team to manage all technical aspects of individual projects as well as the Via for Schools business line.
  • Define key integrations between the Via system and our partners’ existing data and technical infrastructure, including input data, identity management, output data and downstream systems integrations. 
  • Manage our QA/testing and release schedule, and provide high-quality, comprehensive test result documentation to our partners.
  • Lead technical security and approvals processes and coordinate the creation of technical documentation to meet project requirements.    
  • Build a deep and trusting long-term partner relationship with Via for School partners: identify partner pain points, and leverage deep product knowledge to distill requests and ideas into actionable next steps and technology features.
  • Collaborate with Via’s business development team to scope and design new school bus projects and develop the business line based on domain expertise. Leverage your understanding of Via’s capabilities to inform the ongoing development of our Via for Schools product and technical strategy.

Who You Are:

  • Independent self-starter: you thrive in fast-paced environments and feel comfortable with a very high level of responsibility. You can troubleshoot issues in real-time and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • A savvy and tactful communicator with a demonstrated record of building and fostering durable business relationships; you intuitively find the right tone and feel comfortable working with people from a wide range of backgrounds. You remain calm and collected when facing crisis or criticism, and celebrate partners’ successes with them.
  • A strong executor: you know how to prioritize and you get the job done while keeping the big picture firmly in mind
  • A rounded technical expert: you understand various cloud technologies (AWS, Docker, Serverless, etc.) can work with Python/JS developers and are enthusiastic about system architecture, network protocols, security, design, testing, and performance.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a technical role (software development, engineering, IT, technical project management) at a SaaS or technology company
  • Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical/STEM field, with a record of exceptional academic achievement

What Catches Our Eye:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field
  • Demonstrated success in technical project or program management, especially at a growing startup
  • Experience in or passion for education

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around. 

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We’re committed to building and nurturing a team as diverse as the communities we serve. Bringing transportation equity to the world begins with championing equal opportunity in our own offices. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated here.

We’re proud to be leading a worldwide transportation revolution and modernizing mobility for all. Through intelligently-designed systems and sophisticated algorithms, we craft localized solutions for each one of our global partners. Ready to join the ride?

Via is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply for this Job

* Required

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

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Via are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.