Software Project Manager

Phoenix, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special.  You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects.  The pace doesn’t scare you - it excites you.  Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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We’re looking for an Software Project Manager to join our Vehicle Controls Team, a proven leader who can jump into a dynamic, fast-paced environment and help guide the development of ground-breaking products.

You will:

  • Develop and own software release plans and schedules
  • Track the development of vehicle software features and functions
  • Work closely with software engineering teams, product teams, and internal stakeholders
  • Lead sprint planning in an agile work environment
  • Manage requirements and deliverables associated with the product/project

You’ll need:

  • 3+ years of project management, or technical program management experience
  • BS, MS preferred, or equivalent (and proven) work experience
  • Experience using JIRA or similar software project management tools
  • Huge plus if you have specific in-depth knowledge of automotive business practices.

Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada.  This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT. 


Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.