Senior Manager - Enterprise Applications


Palo Alto, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 05/12/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Orlando, FL

About Luminar

Pioneering the future of autonomous transportation.

Job Description

Luminar Technologies is seeking an Enterprise Applications Senior Manager with strong analytical skills to drive best practices towards processes adoption & standardization and enabling systems which can scale with the business. Our vision is to make autonomous transportation safe and ubiquitous. Far too many lives are lost in vehicle accidents each year. Because when real people’s lives are at stake, driving safely 99% of the time isn't good enough. We just signed an industry-first deal with Volvo Cars to bring autonomy to a highway near you by 2022 - come join the mission of a lifetime. Visit us @ to find out more.


*We are interviewing and on-boarding candidates completely virtually until the County of Santa Clara eases restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our team is currently entirely working from home, except for those individuals carrying out ‘essential’ business activities.



  • Work with business functions to collaborate, understand needs, and design scalable system solutions based on industry best practices
  • Work with internal teams and partners on implementations
  • Define business process flows, process documentation, and system setup
  • Lead or participate in new Enterprise or Productivity software selection process
  • Staying current with latest process and IT advancements to support automation and modernization of systems
  • Willingness to be hands-on to drive requirements gathering, designing and implementing solutions
  • Ability to manage, document, report and communicate effectively to stakeholders of various initiatives and ensuring timely completion of projects
  • Creating a sustainable project and support model for Enterprise Applications 
  • Defining process, prioritizing & running a IT portfolio roadmap with the business stakeholders
  • Ability to staying flexible and taking on other roles and responsibilities as required from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Engineering, Management, or a related field 
  • 12+ years of industry experience
  • 10+ Experience with Enterprise softwares like ERP, HRIS, MES, PLM or CRM 
  • Experience with middleware, reporting, and Modern UI tools and technologies
  • Experience using Agile methodologies for project delivery using Jira or similar tools
  • Experience in working with Sales/Manufacturing/Operations/HR/Finance business functions 
  • Experience with in-house & outsourced manufacturing, intercompany relationships, in-house warehousing & outsourced 3PL partners with EDI functionality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Automotive or High Tech industry
  • Experience with cloud based ERP systems or large ERP systems like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills 
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic and continuously evolving environment
  • Enjoy mentoring and developing team members
  • Exposure and knowledge of productivity tools like Jira, Confluence, automation, etc.


  • Location: Near Stanford University in the city of Palo Alto, California 
  • Timing: Recent IPO, backed by industry leaders; at a critical stage of growth
  • Compensation: Competitive salaries and meaningful equity.
  • Benefits: Comprehensive package (medical, dental, vision, and more).
  • PTO: Take it when you need it, we are a results-oriented team (not just a 9-5 job).


Industry: Automotive, High-Tech 

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: IT



Luminar is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview at the company.

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