Job Specific Information: Official job title is "Strategic Operations Technology Principal". This position will:
Provide technical expertise for key multi-year strategic initiatives related to emerging technologies such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles and robotics during planning, development and testing phases
Lead or participate in strategic / technical discussions and collaborate in the creation of new ideas / roadmap for future development with cross functional teams, suppliers, vendors, technology developers and operations
Provide data collection and analytical expertise to inform technology, design, and operations decisions
Lead testing activities including test plans and documentation
Facilitate enterprise monitoring and collaboration opportunities with a network of peers within the Operating Companies focused on emerging technology research and development
Monitor and assess implications of technological, regulatory, cybersecurity, and public acceptance advancements
Keep abreast of industry / competitive trends, technologies and best practices
Publish / present technical reports and / or pursue Intellectual property rights.
Skills/Knowledge Considered a Plus:
Knowledge of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles and/or robotics
Knowledge in enabling vehicle technologies such as control, signal processing and sensor technologies, machine learning, real-time mapping, and cloud computing
Experience with concept validation / prototype development and testing
Experience in transportation and logistics a plus
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree/equivalent in robotics, computer science, engineering, information systems, or related discipline. Master's degree or related professional designation preferred. Seven years of experience in providing innovative thinking in advanced technology, operations and design perspectives, and vision in practical business environment. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementation of emerging technologies, specifically advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles and/or robotics. Strong problem solving, critical thinking, human relations and communication skills especially with a diverse group of team members including technicians, software and hardware engineers, managers and executives (technical and non-technical groups).
Internal Number: RC43934
About FedEx Services
FedEx Services began operations in June 2000 to provide information technology, sales, and marketing support for FedEx Corp. subsidiaries FedEx Express and FedEx Ground. The same functions for FedEx Freight and FedEx Office were later aligned with FedEx Services.
In 2013, FedEx Services launched FedEx Delivery Manager®, an innovative option that provides U.S. customers with a range of flexible options to schedule dates, locations and times of delivery. Customers can also actively track and manage deliveries en route to or from their home, without a tracking number or even a FedEx account.
Today some 12,500 FedEx Services team members coordinate sales, marketing, communications, information technology, and customer service support for the global FedEx brand.