2022-05-25 Waymo

Program Manager, Strategic Business Programs

Mountain View, California, United States
Mountain View, California, United States
San Francisco, California, United States

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: 

  • Lead critical company-wide cross-functional planning efforts, improving workflows and processes where needed
  • Lead highly-visible programs across Waymo to improve overall team efficiency and velocity, and reduce internal process bottlenecks
  • Represent programs to senior leadership and partner with them to solve major issues
  • Drive and own critical company-wide initiatives, manage risks and dependencies, resolve misalignments with overall scope and schedule
  • Keep stakeholders across Waymo informed and aligned
  • Prioritize projects across strategic business objectives

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in Technical Program Management or Program Management in a technical domain
  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence, collaborate, and deliver solutions in a highly complex, always-changing environment
  • Ability to turn critical workflows into structured, repeatable processes
  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

It’s preferred if you have:

  • Experience working directly with C-level leadership across a variety of initiatives
  • Experience driving robust, lasting organizational change

 

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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