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.
Waymo takes an integrated approach to building the world’s first fully autonomous driving technology, with researchers, designers, 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 autonomous driving behavior to user interfaces, we work to inspire the product vision and then make it a reality.
In this role, you'll:
- We seek strong TPMs to manage program fundamentals, including risks, timelines, dependencies, and progress to meet our monthly, quarterly and yearly performance goals
- The Behavior Prediction team takes Perception signals to project the path of others in the scene, and works with Planner to react appropriately
- This is a lead role which is both strategic and tactical -- we are looking for senior TPMs and ML experts to guide the path of the Behavior Prediction team overall, and get hands on with specific projects. TPM management experience required for this lead role preferred.
- Build strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders from across Waymo, including Perception, Planner, Safety, SysEng, Sim, and Research.
- Evolve new ML models to scale the Waymo driver
- Strong communication skills required to share execution results, risks, and path forward to leadership and partner teams.
At a minimum we'd like you to have:
- 10+ years as Technical Program Manager
- Strong technical depth in math, statistics, robotics, and/or software architecture
- BS Degree in engineering or technical field, or equivalent practical experience
It's preferred if you have:
- 2-4+ years software engineering experience
- Robotics / autonomous vehicle technology experience
- Python, SQL, data modeling and visualization
- Statistics, probability, and prediction
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Note: The following is only applicable for roles hired in the US. As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure to help end the pandemic. Because of this, Waymo requires all US-based employees who perform work onsite for Waymo to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated, Waymo will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable law.
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