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Technical Program Manager

| Greater Boulder Area
As part of the highly respected Technical Program Management team, you will drive both the big picture and the details so that the team can deliver complex cross-functional projects, often under tight deadlines.
Responsibilities:
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Define functional requirements of products, programs and features
- Lead daily engineering team stand-ups
- Own & drive project schedules across multiple software teams
- Refine processes for effective delivery of the above
- Understand technical implementation and ask questions that clarify priorities and push the team to be highly effective.
- Develop broad domain and technical knowledge
- Clearly communicate project status and anticipate bottlenecks
- Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress
- Identify communication gaps, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities
- Proactively drive results
Key skills required
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Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical architecture, designs, challenges and risks in development and production
- A bias towards action
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional emotional intelligence.
- Ability to influence and motivate people across a broad variety of job functions through relationships
- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously, without losing sight of highest priority items
- Strong technical, analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive decisions
- Ability to understand complex concepts and make reasoned decisions objectively.
- Strong critical thinking capabilities necessary
Ideal background:
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Computer Science or other engineering degree
- Experienced at working with and shipping great products
- Experience at a high paced, rapidly growing, scrappy tech startup
- A passion for leading edge technology
- Humor
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PhoenixFrameworks
    • ElectronFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics

Location

We're in Flatirons Industrial Park which has tons of businesses, food trucks and with Upslope brewery and Ozo coffee roastery just steps away.

An Insider's view of CANVAS Technology

What's something quirky about your company?

1:5 – dog to people ratio in our Boulder Headquarters
4 – the number of continents our employees hail from
35% of our employees bike to work
8 Average ski outings during winter per employee

Sandra McQueen

VP Marketing

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The type of autonomy that will dominate industry in the decades to come will be of a new kind: adaptive. It will work around its changing environment with ease. It will work seamlessly with people and it will be reconfigurable in minutes. It will do this through the power to see. Visual perception is the harder road, but it will be future proof.

Nima Keivan

CTO

What makes someone successful on your team?

We look for bright people with low ego and a talent for communication and collaboration.
We have witnessed world-class PhDs deferring to engineers just out of school because they came up with a great idea. We have given people with less experience enormous responsibility when they showed drive, good sense and the ability to bring people together.

Sandra McQueen

VP Marketing

What is your vision for the company?

We started CANVAS with the belief that autonomous technology would help transport resources more wisely, both human and material. We set out to create a system with excellent perception that could see well enough to find its way through the most complex indoor warehouses and factories, and also navigate outdoor roads and construction sites.

Jonathan McQueen

CEO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is deeply rooted in learning and continuous improvement. It means that employees are voluntarily enrolling in classes, going to seminars, reading the latest papers on computer vision and machine learning, etc. In addition, we’ll sometimes hear how a developer has spent the weekend building something they were excited about.

Sandra McQueen

VP Marketing

What are CANVAS Technology Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences