Senior Technical Project Manager - München, Bayern, Germany


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 12/26/2020
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  • Company Address: 979 Commercial Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

About Apex.AI

Apex.AI offers reliable, safe and certified software for autonomous mobility.

Job Description

Apex.AI is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to manage internal development projects for our Engineering organization in Palo Alto, Berlin, and Munich. 
You will be responsible for project management tasks, processes, workflow improvements, tools, and most importantly, being responsible for the Engineering organization's project deliverables. Our constant goal is to have all sprints and projects be delivered on time for all internal and external stakeholders.  You will be working directly with our CTO, engineering team, and other cross functional stakeholders. You will have the drive and skill to work with a passionate Engineering team, and help make sure that we continue to help create a positive and collaborative engineering work culture.
Your overall tasks include 
  • to manage all projects for the engineering team,
  • act as a release manager for all engineering projects,
  • track all deliverables and coordinate all engineering action items, 
  • create and manage systematic workflows,
  • lead and schedule engineering meetings,
  • facilitate mentoring and coaching for the engineering team,
  • and help organize a fun, productive and happy engineering work culture.
1. Project Management tasks include
  • to monitor deadlines (Sprint Goal, Releases, Customer Deadlines) and report to the corresponding Team Leads, while ensuring adherence to timeline and scope,
  • identify underspecified tickets and apply different metrics based on where in the project time plan the ticket stands,
  • and generate reports regarding project and team status for stakeholders and Team Leads.
2. Release Management tasks include
  • to help decide with Team Leads and stakeholders on release data and scope,
  • define release in project management tool (collect the issues that needs to be release),
  • work on the release: Branching, Release Notes / Documentation, Providing distributable files, 
  • and facilitate validation and distribution together with all Engineering teams.
3. Scheduling tasks and meetings include
  • lead and create meeting agendas and schedules,
  • keep meetings on time, on agenda, and make sure to provide timely updates and notes to the global team via Gitlab,
  • and help provide as much information and recorded content as possible for asynchronous meetings.
3. Facilitate mentoring and coaching which include
  • to facilitate education tasks and needs for team members which included helping scheduled internal and external technical courses, conferences, coaching, educational epics, etc.
  • and to organize additional career development tasks as envisioned by the Team Leads.
4. Maintain a positive and collaborate engineering work culture which include
  • to organize social events with the help of the admin team,
  • and work with the people team to make sure that the engineering organization is happy and productive.
Expected qualifications and characteristics are
  • 2+ years of project management or other relevant experience, 
  • proven experience working with task management software such as Jira, GitLab, or similar tools, 
  • proven experience working with engineering teams of at least 15 people,
  • attention to detail is a must, 
  • a "get things done" attitude,
  • some coding experience is a plus, 
  • excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • self-motivated, comfortable operating without direct supervision,
  • to be motivated and driven to get projects to completion on strict deadlines,
  • as well as being a team player and having fun along the way!

We offer
  • an open, friendly, collaborative, organized working environment, 
  • becoming part of an awesome and global team, 
  • flexible work hours with the ability to work from home or other locations, 
  • a competitive compensation package including stock options in the company, details depending on experience.
We look forward to your application consisting of
  • a resume outlining your skills, direct experience and how they apply to the tasks above,
  • two references you have worked for or with, as this will help complete your career application.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.