Software/Hardware Technical Project Manager


Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 05/23/2022
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  • Company Address: 55 Hawthorne St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Motive

Motive, formerly KeepTruckin, builds technology to improve the safety, productivity and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy.

Job Description

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. The Motive Automated Operations Platform combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to automate vehicle and equipment tracking, driver safety, compliance, maintenance, spend management, and more. Motive serves more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.

 Motive is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company and a 2020 Career-Launching Company by Wealthfront.

About the Role:

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) role within the Motive Engineering organization is a role intended for those individuals who are willing to take total ownership of software projects and drive them to a successful completion.  The TPM will coordinate the contributions of a wide variety of internal software teams and act as liaison to the hardware teams to deliver projects on time, on budget, and within specification.  The TPM will aid individual teams in creating and tracking project schedules, test plans and responding to product issues found during testing. The TPM will actively work to unblock the team from technical and scheduling risks. As the product matures, the TPM will aid the go-to-market process, helping organizations prepare for the launch of the product.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Prepare project plans including schedules and deliverables, including those from the software teams and other teams as needed.
  • Monitor progress of projects and report status, plans, and issues to management
  • Coordinate the software aspects of product development with hardware teams to help deliver an comprehensive product solution
  • Develop and implement strategies to minimize schedule and technical risk
  • Help validate that test plans are complete and that testing is completed successfully.
  • Respond to issues that develop during the project by coordinating resolution amongst multiple groups.

What We’re Looking For: 

  • 5+ years of experience in the development and management of software projects.
  • Experience should include project scheduling, resource allocation, task management, risk management and other basic Project Management functions.
  • Experience managing projects that include multiple teams across multiple locations

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 

Please do not let an arrest or conviction record prevent you from applying for employment at Motive. Motive considers qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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