Director of Product Management, Perception
Mountain View, California, United States
Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.
Waymo takes an integrated approach to building the world’s first self-driving car, with researchers, product managers, and technical program managers working side by side. We seek to understand the needs of our users and the opportunities of the technology to ensure we build the best product. From self driving behavior to user interfaces, we work to inspire the product vision and then make it a reality.
In this leadership role you'll:
At a minimum we’d like you to have:
- Lead a group of product managers in creating the perception roadmap for Waymo, combining deep technical expertise, business and market understanding, strategic thinking and organizational leadership
- Work closely with Engineering to turn breakthrough technologies into products that solve real user needs, save lives, and transform transportation
- Analyze data from real-world miles collected by our fleet, define Perception requirements and help the team make the right trade-offs between capability, cost, engineering complexity and other factors
- Interface with Hardware, Software, Systems, Research, Simulation, Data Science, Mapping, Operations, Vehicles and other teams
- Help to refine Waymo's product vision and strategy
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
- 10+ years of product management experience
- Experience in leading extremely technical products from inception to large scale user adoption
- Experience in managing product managers while still being hands-on
- Exceptional skills in prioritizing and building alignment around those priorities
It is preferred if you have:
- Experience in Autonomous Vehicle or relevant industry
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.