Manager, Software Program Management

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva’s mission is to bring the next wave of perception to a broad range of applications from automated driving to industrial robotics, consumer electronics, consumer health, security, and beyond. Aeva is transforming autonomy with its groundbreaking sensing and perception technology that integrates all key LiDAR components onto a silicon photonics chip in a compact module. Aeva 4D LiDAR sensors uniquely detect instant velocity in addition to 3D position, allowing autonomous devices like vehicles and robots to make more intelligent and safe decisions. 

Role overview:
We are looking for a candidate to lead our Software Program Management Team. The target candidate has experience leading complex technical development efforts including management of cross functional development and test teams to deliver high-quality products on-time. The candidate will need to have a strong understanding of software development and release processes with an ability to coordinate release and delivery of multiple products to ensure company milestones stay on schedule.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manage, lead, and mentor a team of Software Program Managers across Digital Signal Processing, Perception, and Embedded software domains
  • Work with cross-functional project teams to drive DSP, embedded, and Perception software design, architecture, and development
  • Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks
  • Drive closure on technical issues and development roadblocks to ensure projects meet top level requirements and are delivered on time
  • Effectively communicate program risks/status regularly to key stakeholders
  • Manage software release schedules and coordinate deliverables

What you have:

  • 7+ years of experience in program management with demonstrated experience leading a team.
  • Understanding of machine learning training and pipeline development
  • Knowledge of perception and state estimation Experience with embedded FW and SW development process and methodologies
  • Experience defining scope and prioritizing work to meet release schedules
  • Experience in Agile software development principles 
  • Strong facilitation skills to lead efficient technical design requirements, status, and review meetings
  • Experience shipping complex projects within an aggressive timeline
  • Ability to rapidly adapt and work independently in a fast-moving startup environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience with automotive software development and safety standards such as AUTOSAR and ASPICE (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with SW project management tools such as JAMA, JIRA, and Confluence

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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