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Aurora

Aurora delivers the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly.

Executive Assistant
Mountain View, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

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’re searching for an Executive Assistant.

In this role, you will

  • Manage active and complex business calendars.
  • Complete tasks that support leaders' ability to effectively lead their organizations.
  • Act as partner and liaison for the leaders’ team(s).
  • Act as a liaison between departments or agencies inside and outside of the business.
  • Help orchestrate and/or lead special projects.
  • Plan and coordinate team all-hands meetings, external partner meetings with senior executives, internal events, team off-sites, and all logistical and budget requirements.
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents; prepare background documents and communications as necessary.
  • Learn and proactively prioritize commitments from internal meetings to external events.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, following through on issues quickly and thoroughly.
  • Arrange travel schedules and handle expenses for executives.

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 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 Pittsburgh, Mountain View, San Francisco, Bozeman, Dallas and Seattle. We also offer a competitive benefits package that supports the whole you, including:

  • Competitive salary, bonus and RSU package
  • Premium choices for Medical, vision, and dental
  • 401k benefits
  • Life and disability benefits
  • 18 weeks paid leave for new parents and caregivers
  • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Fertility benefits through Carrot
  • Working from home support
  • Professional growth and mentorship opportunities through the Aurora Academy
  • Wellness Platforms (Spring Health, Headspace, Aaptiv, Quit Genius)

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.

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

Founded in 2017, Aurora was started by industry luminaries, and now we’re a team with a multitude of perspectives and experiences. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Model X and Autopilot programs. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. Regarded as the most experienced leadership team in the industry, these three bring decades of expertise, passion and focus to realizing our mission.