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Senior Autonomous Systems Manager

San Jose, California

The Senior Autonomous Systems Manager will be responsible for the AS vehicle platform products and services business segment, technology roadmap, and supplier management. In this role, you will work closely with the business development team to manage product portfolio growth and optimize profitability. This position will also present opportunities to conceptualize, develop, and champion a new product roadmap based on market trends, new technologies from key vendors, and customer requirements.   The Senior Autonomous Systems Manager will act as the Company’s product line technical expert and will be responsible for collaboration with internal AS engineering/support teams, vendors and customers.

AutonomouStuff offers a collaborative and dynamic workplace with opportunities for growth, innovation, and education into new and exciting technology. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits, paid vacation and personal time, travel opportunity as well as a 401k plan with a generous company match structure. AutonomouStuff takes pride in our commitment to every employee; whether it be through our PTO package, company culture events, departmental outings, career path planning and more, AS supports our team.

If you are ready to begin a career you can be passionate about in an industry that is changing the world, please submit your resume!

AutonomouStuff is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment; however, as a global company, AutonomouStuff is proud to offer job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Candidates must apply via the iCIMS link provided. Email applications will not be reviewed. Thank you.

What you will do:

  • Manage vehicle platform portfolio growth and optimize profitability
  • Drive innovation in vehicle platform products through next gen compute platforms and sensing
  • Manage key vendor relationships related to technologies in AS vehicle platforms
  • Create and own the related go-to-market plan
  • Work closely with engineering, operations, and business development to enhance existing product line profitability
  • Develop new profitable opportunities
  • Build business cases for vehicle platform products and services
  • Articulate expert information regarding product lines and support the marketing team to grow product awareness
  • Pricing for managed product lines
  • Ensure company's product roadmap aligns with customer’s needs
  • Up to 25% travel, domestic and international

What we want to see:

  • Engineering Degree and/or a Business Degree with robotics or autonomy Experience
  • Minimum 15 years of experience working in transportation related product design
  • Ability to lead and drive cross-functional team to deliver the right product and strategy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive
  • Strong financial knowledge and aptitude
  • Strong customer service skills and experience
  • Self motivated with exceptional teamwork and communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual thinking skills

How to stand out from the crowd:

  • Masters degree or PhD in Engineering or Robotics related field
  • Experience as Product Manager in ADAS/Autonomy sensors or software solutions
  • Knowledge of automotive ADAS safety standards such as NCAP, ISO for ADAS/AD and ISO26262
  • Previous experience with a successful automotive project launch
  • Prior Business Development experience
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