Software Release Technical Program Manager, Vehicle Software (Fall 2023)

March 20, 2023
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What to Expect

Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August/September and continue through December/January. Internships are in-person for 40 hours a week for a minimum of 16 weeks. Please consider before submitting an application.

International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time depending on their academic standing.

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The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions that they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by given them projects that are critical to their team's success.


  • Palo Alto, CA
  • About the Team

    Tesla's Vehicle Software team is looking for amazing interns who are passionate about driving the world's transition to a sustainable future! We are hiring highly motivated candidates for the position of Technical Program Manager Intern. Internship roles in our teams provide significant independence and ownership of projects, while still providing excellent mentorship and guidance.

    As a TPM intern, you'll be responsible for end-to-end launch coordination of Tesla's over-the-air (OTA) software releases, ensuring the execution of smooth, on-time, and quick turnaround software releases. In this role, you will support and work closely with the software release management team, and cross functional software engineering teams.

    What You'll Do

  • Schedule, and communicate software release target timelines to stakeholders.
  • Coordinate end-to-end the software release sign off process ensuring on- time software launches.
  • Manage and communicate scope, schedule, and launch changes smoothly while ensuring continuous communication to leadership, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Manage and communicate cross-functional deliverables required for timely software launches.
  • What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Computer Science or Computer Engineering is a plus) OR proven track record of exceptional abilities and/or equivalent professional experience and achievements.
  • Able to work a minimum of 16 weeks or longer.
  • Prior experience in technical program management (TPM/EPM), software release management, managing consumer electronics software programs is ideal.
  • Ability to work with agility in a fast-paced environment while managing conflicting priorities, and achieving tight launch schedules.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Prior experience with software development and program management tools (Ex: JIRA, GIT/Stash, Confluence) is preferred but not required.
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