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Senior Technical Program Manager, Autonomous Driving Simulation

TuSimpleFull-time$114k - $143kSan Diego, CaliforniaOct 23, 2023
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TuSimple is a global autonomous driving technology company headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United States and Asia. Founded in 2015, TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready, fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) driving solution for long-haul heavy-duty trucks. TuSimple aims to transform the $4 trillion global truck freight industry through the company's leading AI technology, which makes it possible for trucks to drive safely autonomously, operate nearly continuously, and reduce fuel consumption by 10%+ relative to manually driven trucks. Global achievements include over 200 Patents, the world's first fully autonomous, 'driver-out' semi-truck run on open public roads in the U.S. and China, and development of the world's first Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).

What you will do:

  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with stakeholders and development teams.
  • Owns project life cycles, leads project kick-off and close out activities.
  • Develops and maintains project plans, in conjunction with the project team, to meet milestones and completion dates.
  • Keeps project progress well monitored, proactively overcome project challenges and mitigate risks. Ensures project team members meet assigned project deliverables and deadlines. 
  • Effectively manages project deliverable changes and determines their impact on related and interdependent tasks and projects.
  • Leads project meetings with stakeholders to monitor and support the project’s ongoing progression. Provides project status reports to senior leadership.
  • Provides and manages project related documentation.
  • Outlines, documents and shares lessons-learned, and improves management skills for future projects.

What You Will Need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields
  • 3+ years of combined experience in project management and relevant engineering work
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Capable of listening and obtaining clarification, changing approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, understand and interpret stakeholder needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Software development life cycle and Software Release cycle
  • Experience creating and maintaining project plans, including: scope, schedules, resources and risks.
  • Ability to maintain quality of execution throughout aggressive deadlines, changing priorities, and evolving operations, as common to fast-paced start-up environments.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate multiple tasks and support projects of varying complexity concurrently.
  • Proven success with leading several small cross-functional teams, ensuring clear focus and direction, and delivering projects on schedule.

What Is Preferred: 

  • Experience in automobile industry
  • Experience in self driving related technologies
  • Experience in simulation related technologies
  • Experience using management tools and familiarity with SCRUM methodology

Our Benefits:

We take pride in providing a robust, well-rounded benefits package available to eligible employees. For this reason, we offer benefits for healthcare, tax savings, well-being, income protection, voluntary benefits and paid holidays such as...

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for your spouse or domestic partner, your dependents, and you 
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more available
  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Free Coursera enterprise account
  • Annual tuition reimbursement 
  • Employer-paid life insurance, long, and short term disability

Pay Transparency
Please note: Individual salaries will vary within the following range based on factors such as location, business needs and candidate's skills, education, and experience.

Salary Range
$114,000$143,000 USD

Our Values:

  • Partner: We share, collaborate, communicate, and work together with colleagues, customers, and partners.
  • Persevere: We are agile, adaptable, and persist through adversity to achieve objectives and follow through our commitment.
  • Pioneer: We innovate, take informed risks, and set the pace for autonomous freight and its network.
  • Protect: We safeguard the company's people, assets, reputation, partners, and how our innovations impact communities.

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.


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