Senior Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
Shanghai, China
Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2023

The Autonomous Vehicles Perception team is searching for a creative and experienced Sr. Technical Program Manager to help us bring NVIDIA's autonomous vehicle software out to the world. You will participate in a focused effort to develop and productize ground-breaking solutions that will redefine the world of transportation and the growing field of self-driving cars. You will work with hardworking and dedicated multi-functional engineering development teams across various vehicle subsystems to integrate their work into our Autonomous Driving DRIVE SW platform, while achieving or exceeding all relevant NVIDIA and automotive standards & guidelines. You'll find the work is exciting, fun, and meaningful. We have customers and competition.

What you will be doing:

  • Work with the Perception engineering team to come up with project roadmaps and manage high-quality, on-schedule releases.

  • Identify risks or issues that affect the project’s scope, schedule, and quality, and resolve them.

  • Partner with the engineering team on planning and delivery in a proper agile manner.

  • Coordinate work needed to achieve the required safety certification.

  • Collaborate with the product, release, and QA teams as part of the execution.

  • Identify areas for efficiency improvement and drive initiatives to improve team's efficiency.

  • Regularly communicate the program status and key issues to management and across the AV organization.

  • As the focal point, schedule and lead status meetings, handle communication of progress/status within/across engineering teams, and supervise critical issues.

  • Lead and improve existing product development and software release processes

What we need to see:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience, with 8+ overall years' experience in a similar or related role.

  • 5+ years of recent Program/Project Management experience driving the planning and execution of software engineering projects and releasing commercial products.

  • Consistent track record of leading and successfully delivering medium to large organizational-wide programs and projects.

  • Proven ability to evaluate and drive adoption of new and improved process workflow.

  • Consistent track record of being well organized, having excellent listening skills and being meticulous in an environment with shifting priorities and changing requirements.

  • Experience with Agile tools and processes is a must

  • Proficient with road-mapping tools, JIRA, and Confluence.

  • Detailed knowledge of software engineering principles.

  • Certified Project Management Professional & Agile/Scrum Master certification is a plus.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Commercial SW product experience as a product owner.

  • SW product experience in sophisticated cloud backbone and embedded device system, working with multimedia data.

  • Commercial SW product experience in operational heavy products.

  • Automotive background.

With competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology industry's most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working with us and our engineering teams are growing fast in some of the most impactful fields of our generation: Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Autonomous Vehicles. If you're a hardworking individual who enjoys autonomy and shares our passion for technology, we want to hear from you. We are looking for great people like you to help us accelerate the next wave of artificial intelligence.