Senior Engineering Program Manager - Module

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva is building the next generation of sensing and perception for autonomous vehicles and beyond. With its unique ability to measure instantaneous velocity for each pixel, long-range performance at high resolutions, while being free from LiDAR or sunlight interference, Aeva’s 4D LiDAR is built from the ground up at silicon photonics scale for mass-market applications.

Role Overview:
We are looking for a Senior Engineering Program Manager - Module, who has experience leading complex, technical development efforts including management of build/test activity and vendor relationships to deliver high-quality products on time. The candidate will need to have a strong understanding of high-volume, manufacturing process flows with an ability to coordinate the release and delivery of products to ensure company milestones stay on schedule. 

What you'll be doing

  • Work with photonics and packaging project teams to drive design, validation, process development, and production activities 
  • Oversee development of fixtures and testers to support design and manufacturing activities
  • Drive closure on technical issues and development roadblocks to ensure projects meet top-level requirements and are delivered on time
  • Develop/manage project schedules and effectively communicate program risks/status regularly to key stakeholders
  • Serve as program interface for development activities with key suppliers

What you have

  • Experience leading photonics, semiconductor laser diode, and/or transceiver development projects from design to production
  • Demonstrated experience with semiconductor development workflows specific to silicon photonics tapeouts, wafer test, and module development
  • Familiarity with photonic, and III-V fabrication processes and technologies
  • Strong facilitation skills to lead efficient design requirements, status, and review meetings
  • Good understanding of photonics module packaging development, including active alignment, flip chip, wire-bonding, etc.
  • Good understanding of validation and production test flows from wafer to module
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience shipping complex projects within an aggressive timeline
  • Experience with efficient organization of work across the organization through scrum and agile framework
  • Ability to rapidly adapt and work independently in a fast-moving startup environment
  • Prior management experience leading a PM team (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with automotive supply chain (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (e.g. Confluence, JIRA) and Smartsheets to manage development efforts (preferred, but not required)

What's in it for you

  • Be part of a fast paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful stock grants
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Unlimited PTO: We care about results, not punching timecards

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