Technical Project Manager - Powertrain and Thermal Controls

April 13, 2023
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About Canoo

Canoo's mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.

The “Canoo Way”

Canoo's success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other's back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment, and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, and innovate are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


Technical Project Manager - Powertrain and Thermal Controls at Canoo will drive the development of features to meet the program timelines and deliverables. The role requires the ability to coordinate and drive several cross-functional projects, as well as lead the teams to execute the program goals. The role will align both software and hardware components to achieve a smooth integration for development. The role will be to communicate project updates and issues to the program management team.

  • Manage progress of Powertrain and Thermal controls projects.
  • Understanding of technical aspects and capabilities of their organization.
  • Develop and own component-level roadmaps, timelines, and critical dependencies for powertrain and thermal software development teams.
  • Manage weekly meetings to gather updates, issues, and dependencies from team.
  • Coordinate and Triage software issues and incidents on vehicle level for timely software fixes.
  • Coordinate with Software Test Organization to validate software releases.
  • Lead technical discussions with the system's organization to gather vehicle behavior information and freeze system requirements for software development.
  • Escalate blocking issues to obtain direction from management.
  • Support other software development projects as needed
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    Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required - degree in computer/electrical engineering or related field is a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience working as a project manager.
  • Expert in Project Management and Task Management tools.
  • Technical knowledge of Powertrain and Thermal Controls technologies.
  • Exposure to automotive industry (preferably EV).
  • Worked in an AGILE environment.
  • Self-driven and passionate about their work.
  • Strong organization, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a software engineer or a test engineer within automotive software engineering is a plus.
  • Knowledge/experience in AUTOSAR.
  • Basic understanding of automotive network strategies (CAN, LIN, Ethernet).
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Experience with requirement management tools.
  • Travel Requirements

  • 5% travel may be required
  • Physical Requirements for Non-Physical Positions

  • While performing the duties of this job, employees may be required to sit for prolonged periods of time, occasionally bending or stooping, lifting up to 10 pounds, and prolonged periods of computer use.
  • Reasonable Accommodations

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • What's Cool About Working Here...
  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine the automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • A casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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