Software Program Manager at Zitara Technologies, Inc. (S20)
Predictive battery management software for electrified fleets.
San Francisco
1+ years
About Zitara Technologies, Inc.

In order to keep climate change to 1.5°C, we’ll need 30% of global GDP (all of energy generation and transportation) to run on batteries by 2035.

Zitara Technologies (YCombinator S20) builds predictive battery management software for transportation and energy customers with large deployments. Their customers operate >$100M deployments of batteries in satellites, EVs, and renewable energy storage installations.

About the role

The Role

We're looking for an execution-driven Software Program Manager to work closely with Software Engineering managers, and partner with Product, R&D, and Operations team leads to ensure programs are completed and delivered to customers on time, with quality, and with minimal consumption of resources. This position combines a deep understanding of project management and process control to drive software products and programs with quality standards. The ideal candidate will be someone who takes initiative and has great communication skills and organizational abilities.


  • Work with Software Engineering managers to plan, coordinate, and drive software delivery for ** Customer-facing product ** Operations ** R&D tools, I.e modeling platform ** DevOps and Release Engineering
  • Organize, track, and present weekly internal and external software program
  • Drive plans into action and traceable tasks, and manage documentations
  • Help build and maintain software process
  • Manage and present to leadership software costs and budgets

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years experience in software fields
  • Clear and effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and self-motivation
  • Problem-solving and organizational experience with a focus on continuous process improvement
  • Positive and enthusiastic disposition, and high personal and ethical standards in approaching corporate goals

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Has experience of shipping a software product

What We Offer

  • Full-time position: 3 days in office in San Francisco, CA; 2 optionally remote days per week
  • Competitive pay
  • Health, Dental, and Vision care for you and your family
  • 401K savings plan
  • “Unlimited PTO” vacation policy

Our team brings top researchers in physics-based battery algorithms together with seasoned software engineers to build safety-critical firmware and large scale machine learning systems. We bring with us decades of experience from Toyota, Exponent, Proterra, Tesla, Gogoro, Google, and Facebook, and a passion for technologies that can have immediate impact on the climate crisis.

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