Technical Program Manager, Applied Infrastructure

San Francisco, California, United States — Applied AI

About the Team

The Applied AI team is responsible for the engineering systems behind OpenAI’s first party and 3rd party products.

About the Role

As a Technical Program Manager, you will drive complex interdisciplinary research/engineering projects and programs across many teams.

We are looking for people who have experience running large scale complex technical programs. You will work with researchers/engineers to initiate new projects, set ambitious goals and milestones, and drive execution across multiple teams.

This role is based in our San Francisco HQ. We offer relocation assistance to new employees.

In this role, you will: 

  • Collaborate closely with researchers/engineers on complex technical projects to define ambitious goals, requirements, and set priorities
  • Create technical roadmaps with milestones and coordinate across teams to deliver against them at all stages of the project lifecycle
  • Communicate progress, status and risk effectively to stakeholders internally and externally
  • Manage dependencies across multiple teams 
  • Proactively identify new opportunities
  • Drive tool and process improvements to improve efficiency

You might thrive in this role if you have:

  • Experience managing complex technical programs at large scale. Preferably in AI and Infrastructure.
  • Experience working in a high-pace environment with continuously evolving priorities
  • Ability to work with research/engineering teams to set ambitious goals, milestones
  • Strong track of execution in delivering ambitious goals on complex cross-functional projects
  • Ability to see around the corners, anticipate and plan for risks.
  • Excellent communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or other legally protected statuses. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, and requests can be made via this link.

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Compensation, Benefits and Perks

Total compensation also includes generous equity and benefits.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Mental health and wellness support
  • 401(k) plan with 4% matching
  • Unlimited time off and 18+ company holidays per year
  • Paid parental leave (20 weeks) and family-planning support
  • Annual learning & development stipend ($1,500 per year)
Annual Salary Range
$340,000$425,000 USD

About OpenAI

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. We push the boundaries of the capabilities of AI systems and seek to safely deploy them to the world through our products. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core, and to achieve our mission, we must encompass and value the many different perspectives, voices, and experiences that form the full spectrum of humanity. 

At OpenAI, we believe artificial intelligence has the potential to help people solve immense global challenges, and we want the upside of AI to be widely shared. Join us in shaping the future of technology.

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