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Technical Program Manager - Infotainment

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking a Technical Program Manager for our Infotainment team. This program management position requires a highly experienced professional Program Manager with a proven track record of managing complex cross-functional programs, preferably in the Automotive Industry. The candidate will be an accomplished program manager, with a strong organizational capability and ability to command respect from the talented teams he or she will help lead and coordinate. Ideally, this candidate will have proactive communication, so each individual team member remains aware of the timing and delivery expectations placed upon them and that critical issues are identified and brought to the attention of senior management with gauged advance notice.

The Role:

  • To lead and manage to an excellent standard through hands-on example
  • Create and play a leading role in the execution of an overall timing plan for the Infotainment System and related functions
  • Facilitate daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
  • Manage the engineering development projects and facilitate product releases
  • Interact with and coordinate work between Infotainment hardware and software teams, design UX teams, and other company entities requiring inputs/outputs from Infotainment
  • To define main work packages for Infotainment and related functions
  • Drive team sprint execution, communicate with management and stakeholders, protect the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)
  • Ensure adherence to Functional Safety requirements
  • Facilitate architecture documentation
  • Thrives in lean, dynamic environments with competing priorities and leads the team in identifying the right priorities and focus
  • Define and communicate dependencies between hardware, software, and suppliers with a focus on minimizing these dependencies.
  • Communicate program status to overall software organization, other program managers and executives as required
  • Work with resource managers and technical leads to define the level of effort, resource requirements and summary timing plans
  • Plan and manage sprints and releases in conjunction with resource managers and technical leads

The Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience program/project managing large systems development programs
  • A minimum of 8 years in consumer-facing electronics development including hardware and software
  • A proven track record of delivering products to production
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum/Sprint methodology including sprint planning and execution
  • Experience bringing integrated software/hardware products from the early development phase to production
  • Embedded system development experience
  • Experience with best software practices for development
  • Experience with development in Android and Linux environments
  • Experience working directly with design/UX teams and in UX/UI development
  • Experience engaging, working and managing the output of third-party suppliers

  • Experience in developing automotive infotainment systems
  • Experience with infotainment and instrument cluster development
  • Exposure to OS/systems development, backend development, mobile application development, and hybrid (cloud/embedded) development
  • Experience with test and build aspects of software development

Education Requirements:
  • BS minimum in an engineering discipline (computer science, electrical engineering or similar)
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Automotive-SPICE certification preferred
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Sunnyvale , Technical Program Manager - Infotainment, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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