• Location
    • Mountain View
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 6, 2022
  • Function
  • Administration
  • Sector
  • Mobility

Who We Are

At Aurora, we’re on a mission to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. It all starts with the Aurora Driver, a platform created from industry-leading hardware and software and designed to adapt across a variety of vehicle types and industries.

We’re led by a team of self-driving luminaries, and we’ve forged strategic partnerships with leading transportation companies—including ride-hailing network Uber, truck-manufacturers PACCAR and Volvo Trucks, and the world’s largest automaker Toyota—setting us up to deliver the Aurora Driver in both trucks and passenger vehicles. We are funded by Amazon, Uber, T Rowe Price, and some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock, and Index Ventures.

Aurora is in the best position to lead the self-driving space with a team of unparalleled depth and expertise, the technology to deliver, and the partnerships to build a transformative business for the long-term.

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We are searching for an Executive Assistant to partner with our SVP of Software Engineering and 1-2 of her Directors in Mountain View, CA.

In this role, you will

  • Manage dynamic and complex calendars.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to leaders and help them juggle competing priorities.
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents; prepare background documents and communications.
  • Assist with preparation of presentations, plan and coordinate team all-hands meetings, internal events, team off-sites, and all logistical and budget requirements.
  • Effectively communicate with leaders to keep them informed and share meeting outcomes.
  • Act as partner and liaison for the leaders’ team(s) and be the key coordinator between departments or agencies inside and outside of the business.
  • Coordinate external partner meetings.
  • Navigate ambiguity, proactively anticipate needs of teams and leaders, and prioritize commitments.
  • Synthesize key elements of meetings, take and distribute notes, and ensure clarity and ownership of delegated tasks.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, following through on issues quickly and thoroughly.
  • Promote and introduce processes in service of efficiency and consistency, and seek to identify and remedy inefficiencies.
  • Proactively seek, set, monitor, and manage clear meeting agendas.
  • Become a knowledgeable information resource for members of your leaders’ teams.
  • Exemplify company values, promote team morale and team building, and support cultural initiatives.
  • Arrange travel schedules, manage reservations, and handle expenses.
  • Help orchestrate and/or lead special projects.
  • Required Qualifications
  • Exceptional judgment and active foresight.
  • Able to work collaboratively and calmly, especially in stressful circumstances.
  • Able to adapt in a fairly dynamic business environment.
  • Creative problem solver and self-starter.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Highly adaptable to competing demands.
  • Good decorum, discretion, and executive presence in dealing with internal teams and external partners.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Demonstrates ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Executive level project coordination.
  • Excellent calendar management skills, including the coordination of complex executive meetings.
  • Quick learner with proficiency in a broad array of online tools, including spreadsheets and slide presentations.
  • Flexibility to perform job duties outside of normal business hours.
  • Light travel may be required.

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Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our Blog

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law.

About Aurora

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation – making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services,  to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including Toyota, Uber, Volvo, FedEx, and PACCAR. Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle, WA; Louisville, CO; and Wixom, MI. To learn more, visit www.aurora.tech.