Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Technical Program/Project Manager



IT, Operations
Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024
We seek a dynamic and experienced Technical Program Manager to lead critical initiatives in our development. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of technical expertise, program management acumen, and a passion for driving positive impact through innovative technologies. If you thrive in fast-paced environments, excel at cross-functional collaboration, and have a track record of bringing complex projects to fruition, we want to hear from you.
Remote candidates will be considered

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the end-to-end management of technical programs related to autonomous vehicle development, from conceptualization to market launch.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including engineering and business development to drive alignment and achieve project milestones.
  • Define major aspects of the project schedule, identify critical paths, and proactively mitigate risks to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Maintain a strategic view of the program while effectively managing day-to-day activities to keep projects moving forward.Leverage your expertise in rapidly growing businesses to scale initiatives globally and navigate challenges associated with expansion.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, fostering a shared understanding of project goals and progress.
  • Thrive under pressure, ambiguity, and time constraints, maintaining a solution-oriented mindset to overcome obstacles and drive results.
  • Bring a genuine passion for brands that prioritize positive impact, aligning with our company's mission and values.
  • Utilize prior experience in automotive, energy, or related technical industries to inform decision-making and drive innovation in autonomous vehicle development.
  • Draw upon startup experience to navigate the dynamic nature of our organization and contribute to a culture of agility, creativity, and continuous improvement.

Qualification and Experience

  • BS (Advanced degree preferred) in Computer Science or a related engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience in program management, with a proven track record of leading complex technical projects to successful outcomes.
  • Expertise in autonomous vehicles or related technologies, with a deep understanding of industry trends and best practices.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see the big picture while managing project details.