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Technical Program Manager, Strategic Initiatives - Uber ATG

Strategy, Advanced Technologies Group
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About the Role

This is a ground-zero opportunity to usher in a fundamental shift in transportation and technology, to solve really hard problems, and to experience explosive professional growth with the smartest minds in the industry. We hope you're as excited about it as we are.

What You'll Do

To be successful, you will need to bring strong leadership, communication, vision, and analytical skills, with an ability to thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment. Ideal candidates have a diverse set of general business skills and judgement, in addition to a depth of specific domain knowledge in one or more strategic focus areas:


Expertise Areas:

  • Technology Development
  • Business Operations Modeling
  • Program Management
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Financial Modeling
  • Competitive Strategy

Industry Domains:

  • Automotive Vehicles & Technology
  • Robotics & Self Driving Technology

What You'll Need

  • A deep background and proven (5+ yr) track record in automotive or robotics technology, strategy, and business leadership.
  • Strong understanding of automotive vehicle development process focused in technology planning and strategy development.
  • Team player - Great collaborator who measures their own success largely in terms of their team's success.
  • Cross Functional Collaborator - Demonstrated ability to work across teams and drive progress through relationship development and soft skills over direct authority.
  • Expert business skills - knows how to justify a decision in business terms and how to present to an executive leadership team.
  • Analytically Oriented - approaches problem solving from first principles and combines the best of qualitative and quantitative decision making in an analytical framework.
  • Experienced decision maker - you know when to make decisions quickly with limited information, when to go deep, and can combine both approaches to avoid analysis paralysis while maintaining good decision making.
  • Actionable vision - generates and communicates a compelling long term vision of the future, and also has the ability to connect the present to the future in actionable plans.
  • Master disambiguator/simplifier - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery.
  • Fearless truth seeker- Isn't afraid to find and fight for the truth even under substantial pressure. Challenges assumptions, learns quickly, and adapts continuously. Doesn't care where the truth comes from - not invented here is not a thing
  • Bar raiser - you maintain a high bar across the board, from your own contributions, to the people you work with, to the products you work on.
  • Grittiness - you never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away.
  • True passion for Uber's mission.
  • A never-ending desire to grow and lean

About the Team

Self-driving cars have the potential to make our cities safer, more connected, and less congested. At Uber ATG, we are building the technologies and teams to bring these benefits to the world.

We're building a team of unbelievably talented and enthusiastic visionaries shape our autonomous vehicle strategy and the future of transportation. As a part of the strategy team you will work across product, engineering, operations, finance, policy, and business development to create business strategies that will define the long term vision of Uber ATG.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.