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Our Program Management Office (PMO) seeks a technical, hands-on energetic individual contributor to drive innovation in the systems, tools and processes supporting PMO and Engineering operations.
Day-to-day responsibilities may include:
* Work closely with Program Leads/Managers to specify, configure and deliver tools & processes that support in-depth program planning, execution & reporting: * Optimize use of tools such as JIRA, Looker, Confluence and Smartsheet. * Understand program- and executive-level tracking and reporting needs and tailor processes, tools and reports as needed. * Work closely with Program and Engineering leadership to design, implement and promote effective workflows, execution and supportive tooling: * Create a roadmap for current and future Engineering and PMO process & tooling needs. * Define standards around projects, workflows, schemes, screens, field configurations, etc in JIRA; implement smaller solutions directly and provide more complex specifications to IT admins. * Define and enforce best practices through easy-to-follow processes, policies, and controls related to project management tooling. * Work proactively with IT to research, recommend, test and configure helpful new tools and extensions (e.g. JIRA plugins). * Liaise with IT, procurement and vendors to ensure high value solutions and effective service levels. * Develop processes & tools to support portfolio management, such as project evaluation, capacity planning, prioritization, roadmapping and executive reporting. * Develop and deliver actionable program resource utilization forecasts and reports for Team leaders.
You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:
* 6+ years of relevant industry experience in a fast-paced medium-/large-sized company. * 2+ years end-user-admin-level expertise with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence), advanced plug-ins (e.g. Structure, ScriptRunner) and data visualization tools (e.g. Looker, EazyBI). * Experience translating business needs into lightweight-but-sufficient processes and tools. * Experience managing complex program development/scheduling/delivery lifecycles and processes. * Proven ability to calmly and confidently bring clarity, order and organization to complex undertakings with diverse stakeholders. * Motivated self-starter with ability to adapt quickly, operate under ambiguity, identify & act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency.
* S/W and H/W development methodology knowledge; experience selecting and applying the best methodologies & tools to large-scale development environments (JIRA, Github, etc). * Management of large-scale programs managed in JIRA (e.g. JIRA Portfolio, BigPicture, Structure). * Experience in a complex multi-disciplinary PMO supporting S/W and highly technical product development teams. * Experience with data analytics and metrics-informed decision-making. * Experience with robotics, autonomous vehicles, complex electromechanical systems, real-time and/or high-availability systems. * Prior exposure to full program lifecycles, from inception and development to delivery and support.
Perks of being a Cruiser:
While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:
* The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications * Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals * Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life * Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family's fleet * Health and Wellness reimbursement * Annual Learning and Development stipend * Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays * State of the art equipment for your work station * Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
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About Cruise Automation, Inc.
Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.