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Senior Software Project Manager

Company: Nikola Motor Company
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Description This role is based at our Phoenix, AZ HQ, and would require relocation to the Phoenix area. You're passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn't scare you - it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you. We feel exactly the same way. Drive Forward. Introduce yourself to us and let's start a conversation. We're excited to work with a Sr. Software Project Manager for our Vehicle Software Team, who is a proven leader, disciplined, and pragmatic; however, not afraid to take risks, push for the optimal solution, or fail. If failure occurs, you can quickly adapt, course-correct, and lead us in the right direction. You're able to dive into the data, confirm the intent and uncover issues. You will own:

  • Managing Agile software development for different workstreams.
  • Guiding Scrum process, managing backlog and managing risk related to new development.
  • Leading Sprint planning.
  • Assist in defining and prioritizing project deliverables with leadership.
  • Shaping our telematics, cloud, infotainment, and fleet management software release content.
  • Leading cross-functional teams on high-impact projects.
  • Presenting status information to internal teams. What you "Must" already bring to the table:
    • Minimum of 5 years of project management, or technical program management experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
    • Experience delivering software products using Agile methodologies.
    • Experience managing technical projects.
    • Experience using JIRA or similar software project management tools. You will catch our attention even more if you have:
      • Experience delivering telematics, automotive technology, or fleet management systems.
      • Experience working with or building APIs.
      • Experience delivering Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI).
      • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Crystal or Yocto desired.
      • SQL proficiency.
      • Basic understanding of data science models.
      • Experience using application tracing and monitoring products like New Relic APM or similar. Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT. #LI-AH1 Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO) Nikola Motor Company--- is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

Keywords: Nikola Motor Company, Phoenix , Senior Software Project Manager, Executive , Phoenix, Arizona

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