2020-08-07 Waymo
Product Manager, Applied Research
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 product manager role you'll:
  • Work closely with the Engineering team to explore state-of-the-art ML technologies and use them to build self-driving software that solves user needs, saves lives, and transforms transportation
  • Define the roadmap for Applied Research team and help the team execute on it; Liaison with other engineering teams at Waymo with the objective of transferring technology to impact our product
  • Facilitate collaborations with research teams within Alphabet
  • Define and lead initiatives to engage external researchers outside of Alphabet
  • Help to refine Waymo’s product vision and strategy
At a minimum we’d like you to have:
  • Experience working on applied machine learning
  • 1-2 years of product management experience
  • Undergrad or Master’s degree in CS/EE or equivalent practical experience

It is preferred if you have: 

  • Experience managing large research project portfolios and track record in turning them into impact
We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer. Waymo’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Waymo also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
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