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Project Manager

Locomation, Inc. is bringing together leading experts in robotics and transportation to revolutionize the trucking industry. Locomation is making trucking safer and transportation more efficient through automated driving technology. With our headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA, we are building a high-performance team excited by complex engineering challenges and passionate about shaping the future of transportation.

We are recruiting top talent to be a part of our growing, fast-moving and execution-oriented team. We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek to help build this future. We want you here at Locomation, if you have a collaborative spirit and curiosity.

About Your Role:

  • Work closely with the leadership to prepare and maintain automated driving technology and product development schedules, resource allocation plans, and budgets.

  • Engage with key stakeholders and all team members to build and maintain a strong rapport. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of the organization. Building and maintaining a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and rapid feedback.

  • Work with the engineering, safety, and business development teams in breaking up product roadmap milestones into releases, decomposing the work into a cohesive plan using AGILE best practices.

  • Identify inter-dependencies in the engineering teams tasks, clarify task prioritization, and coordinate resource allocation. Driving improvement to the project key process indicators (KPI’s).

  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings to track progress in cross-functional teams using SCRUM values.

  • Work hands on with engineering managers to proactively identify obstacles/blockers and rapidly remove them maintaining a high momentum development environment.

  • Assess and capture project risks and issues. Develop mitigation strategies and communicate status to senior leadership and project stakeholders.

About You:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a technical program/project manager or engineering manager in a hardware-software product development environment.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in full lifecycle project and product management.

  • Degree in project management and/or engineering, or the equivalent industry experience.

  • 4+ years experience with Systems Engineering processes working with customers to gather and develop requirements.

  • 4+ years experience with AGILE development methodology as well as traditional waterfall methods in product development. Able to integrate change management and process improvements into the fabric of the organization.

  • 4+ years experience with project management tools, like the Atlassian Suite, Asana, Clarizen, Trello, etc.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide coaching and leadership across all levels of the organization.

Nice To Haves:

  • Have worked at an autonomous vehicle start-up.

  • Have experience working with automotive or similar industry standards.

  • PMP, Scrum Master certification.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

Locomation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable laws and Locomation, Inc. employment policies. 

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