Associate Program Manager, IT Asset Management

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 27, 2020

Job Description

We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us. 

The mission of the IT Asset Management function is to provide software and hardware asset transparency, manage inventory, assist to make the procurement process more efficient and create variance reporting of all Cruise IT owned assets; With a focus to manage cost and assist with securing Cruise assets. As an early member of this team, you are an expert in IT/Infra HW Asset Management, but are looking to broaden your expertise in overall IT Asset Management (Software, Hardware and Mobility). This function is part of the Infrastructure Decision Support(IDS) team, whose mission is to provide input into company-wide infrastructure strategy, advise on key decisions affecting budget, provide capacity planning and performance consultative expertise to various Cruise-wide stakeholders in engineering and finance.

What you'll be doing:

  • Help drive the formation of a best-in-class IT Asset Management function, with an emphasis on automation, self-service and efficiency
  • Conduct Quarterly IT Asset and Infra Asset audits to ensure Cruise assets are secure and our IT Asset Management system is up to date
  • Track and report missing assets and provide quarterly reports to the security team and Infrastructure/IT leadership
  • Act as the main point of contact from Infrastructure and IT for all HW Maintenance renewals
  • Assist with vendor negotiations and Infra procurement operations
  • Project manage continuous improvements to the IT Asset Management process and tooling, which may include the implementation of new Asset Tracking systems
  • Act as a liaison with Global Purchasing to resolve order issues
  • Manage and resolve Accounts Payable invoice questions
  • Review stock quantities to and keep up to date with IT department needs (this includes Software, Laptops/Desktops & Peripherals)
  • Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing and cost data on all products
  • Supervise tracking and receiving of all deliveries into asset management system
  • Provide ad-hoc reports, queries and analysis on request
  • Help drive quarterly audit process for HW (Infrastructure, Laptop/Desktop and Mobile)

What you must have:

  • 5+ Years of experience working in Infrastructure and IT Asset Management
  • 8+ Years of experiencing working in IT or a technical role
  • 2+ Years of leadership experience
  • Strong working knowledge of IT Asset Management tools
  • Self-disciplined and thrives in fast paced environments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
  • Expert in Excel or Google Sheets

Bonus points!

  • Experience with Looker and JIRA

Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Commuter benefits
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, SoftBank, and T. Rowe Price have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the bleeding-edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We’re Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow. 

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.  And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

Organization type

Company  

Headcount

1001-5000 employees  

Categories

Transportation & Mobility