2021-08-31 Waymo
Program Manager, Labeling Operations
Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the World’s Most Experienced Driver in hopes of improving the world's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 20 billion miles of simulation testing.

As its name suggests, our Engineering Operations team plays a vital role in the creation and development of Waymo's autonomous driving technology. Engineering Operations complements automation by providing the human expertise necessary to build HD maps, label perception data, and ensure the safety and efficacy of the Waymo driver by evaluating real-world and simulated events and building test scenarios, all done with extraordinary levels of accuracy.

In this role, you’ll: 

  • Own and manage the delivery of data annotation workflows to enable training of ML models for Waymo, in partnership with Operations vendor partner
  • Lead the capacity planning activities with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively identify process improvement and automation opportunities to make the workflows more efficient and cost effective
  • Setup program governance structures and review mechanisms to maintain operations health and align with the dynamic business requirements
  • Proactively solve the issues and problems that affect (or may affect in future) labeling operations through a collaborative and data driven approach

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical or business discipline 
  • 5 Years experience in Program Management
  • First hand exposure to operations and process management 
  • Job is based in HYD and cannot be performed remotely

It’s preferred if you have: 

  • MBA 
  • Overall 8+ years of work experience, with 4 years in project management and managing large-scale and dynamic projects
  • Experience of managing scaled operations, preferably in the data curation / data annotation domain
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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