The Autoware Foundation is a non-profit organisation focused on the democratisation of autonomous vehicle technology. It is developing a fully open-source software stack for autonomous vehicles, known as Autoware.Auto. Autoware.Auto is currently capable of autonomously driving a vehicle through a car park and parking the car, and its capabilities are steadily growing.
Along with this growth in capability comes a growth in the size of the team developing Autoware.Auto and growth in the complexity of the project. The Autoware Foundation is now at the point where a dedicated Project Manager position is necessary to manage the future development of Autoware.Auto.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful person will :
Ensure smooth progress in the development, testing and demonstration of Autoware.Auto
Ensure achievement of technical milestones in accordance with the Autoware Foundation’s strategic plan and technology development roadmap
Contribute to developing the technical roadmap for Autoware.Auto in coordination with the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) and the Technical Steering Committee (TSC), providing necessary estimates and metrics to ensure a realistic roadmap
Monitor and measure project progress and potential delays, and keep Autoware Foundation members informed with a professional communication style
Liaise with the Board of Directors of the Autoware Foundation, the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), and the Technical Steering Committee (TSC) as an important communication point
Assist development participants in answering questions about activities to be performed and tasks available
Grow a fundamental understanding of the challenges of developing complex software in an open-source environment with a team of volunteers
Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline
Minimum of two years’ experience in project management
Experience in using project management tools, such as JIRA and Asana
Solid communications, stakeholder, and relationship management skills to connect different types of people and organizations
The ability to lead a diverse team distributed around the world
A willingness to attend online meetings outside of standard work hours
NICE TO HAVE
Experience in managing or contributing to open-source software
Experience with GitLab or GitHub, particularly their project management features
Experience with distributed source code version control systems, such as git or mercurial
If you are interested in the position, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.