Software Technical Project Manager, Battery Technology

November 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world's best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.

This position will provide comprehensive support to Proterra's Director of Systems Engineering and other site leadership team members. This position will lead embedded software development projects for state-of-the-art heavy duty EV battery technologies, reporting to Director of Systems Engineering. Proterra is looking for an engineering professional with strong technical, communication, and leadership skills to meet the demanding technical, quality, and schedule requirements of these development programs. This position will be immersed in the product design process and will work cross functionally shepherd projects from concept through to prototype validation and then production ramp hand-off. As a Software Technical Project Manager of Battery Technology, you would be expected understand the product requirements, technical risks and the validation strategy to accelerate the development process. You'll be passionate about managing complex projects, demonstrate a high degree of process ownership and innovation, and want to have fun while working towards clean, quiet transportation for all.

About the Role – You will:

  • Gather internal software functionality requirements for core architectures and external customer requirements and feature requests for applications.
  • Develop and communicating project plans and schedules for the design, release, and validation of software deliverables.
  • Identify creative ways to overcome obstacles and meet the schedule despite setbacks.
  • Proactively ensure that risk mitigating actions are on-going within the engineering teams
  • Identify multi-functional design dependencies and risks
  • Ensure problems are transparent and risks are identified, escalating with leadership team when required
  • Participate in weekly cross-functional team meetings as a liaison for the software development team.
  • Track and drive closure to software bugs with software development team.
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • About Our Group:

  • The Battery Systems team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with the wider Battery Technology Development team, cross support functional groups, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills
  • Excellent communicator, relationship builder and able to thrive in multi- functional team engagement
  • Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated, action-driven and biased towards results, and has a strong sense of ownership
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Your Experience Includes:

  • 3+ years of experience in managing complex software projects through the full product development life cycle.
  • Demonstrated understanding of software requirements, release, and validation during the product design cycle.
  • Demonstrated experience in software development cycle
  • Demonstrated experience in software configuration management and version control
  • Demonstrated experience managing vendor or contractor software requirements and deliveries
  • Demonstrated experience scoping software engineering efforts
  • Demonstrated experience creating, maintaining and communicating schedules.
  • Demonstrated understanding of product release cycle as it relates to the creation and validation of software requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand and communicate tradeoffs between engineering design, customer requirements, schedule and cost.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate/present complex technical concepts to non-technical teams, audience ranging from cross functional support individuals to executive leadership
  • BS in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to travel as needed to Proterra and project-related partner sites
  • You might also have:

  • Battery pack or other transferable experience.
  • Experience with hybrid or electric vehicles.
  • Travel: 0-15%


    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

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