Canoo Technologies Inc.

Technical Project Manager - Digital Products

Project Manager
Full Time
Location : Location

About Canoo

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Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.


The “Canoo Way”


Canoo’s success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other’s back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, innovate and are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


The Digital Products, technical project manager will drive the development of features to meet the program timelines and deliverables. The role requires the ability to coordinate and drive several cross-functional projects, as well as lead the teams to execute the program goals. The role will align both software and hardware components to achieve a smooth integration for development. The role will communicate project updates and issues to the program management team.


Candidate must be located in Michigan, Oklahoma, or Texas


80s of the Position

  • Manage progress of several Digital Products feature projects.
  • Understanding of technical aspects and capabilities of their organization.
  • Develop project roadmaps that align with high-level business plan.
  • Manage weekly meetings to gather updates, issues, and dependencies from team.
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams to deliver a unified product.
  • Escalate blocking issues to obtain direction from management.


Required Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in computer/electrical engineering or related field is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working as a project manager.
  • Expert in Project Management and Task Management tools.
  • Technical knowledge of Consumer Application technologies.
  • Exposure to automotive industry (preferably EV).
  • Worked in an AGILE environment.
  • Self-driven and passionate about their work.
  • Strong organization, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Knowledge/experience in Front-End and Back-End Systems.
  • Basic understanding of automotive network strategies Cloud Framework.
  • Basic understanding of SAAS platform.
  • Basic understanding of Saleforce.
  • Experience with JIRA.
  • Experience with requirement management tools.

Travel Requirements


  • Some travel as needed


Physical Requirements for Non-Physical Positions


While performing the duties of this job, employees may be required to sit for prolonged periods of time, occasionally bending or stooping, lifting up to 10 pounds, and prolonged periods of computer use.

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine the automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting. 


Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!


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