Technical Product Manager, Embodiment and Data



IT, Product
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Who we are

Established in 2017, Wayve is a leader in autonomous vehicle technology, driven by breakthroughs in Embodied AI. Our intelligent, mapless, and hardware-agnostic technologies empower vehicles to navigate complex environments effortlessly.

Supported by prominent investors, Wayve is advancing the transition from assisted to fully automated driving, making transportation safer, more efficient, and universally accessible. Join our world-class, multinational team of engineers and researchers as we push the boundaries of frontier AI and autonomous driving, creating impactful technologies and products on a global scale

Where you will have an impact

In the Product Manager role for Embodiment and Data, you will guide the integration and optimization of our end-to-end AI driving model within the broader self-driving vehicle system. Your unique combination of technical knowledge, product insight, and cooperative initiative is crucial to strengthening our internal capabilities. Your impact will be evident in the enhanced performance, innovation, and readiness of our autonomous driving technologies for the market.

You will foster clear and consistent communication with stakeholders such as the program, on board software, & automotive teams to ensure everyone has a comprehensive understanding of product requirements and priorities.

Challenges you will own

Embodiment and Data Interface Definition: You will articulate precise integration requirements for our AI model, influencing vehicle systems and interfaces.Compute Platform Optimization: You will identify and champion the selection of optimal compute platforms for our AI model, fostering compatibility and performance.Calibration and Commissioning Processes: Your strategies will define how calibration is managed before and after production, ensuring high-quality and performance and seamless customer workflowsData Filtering and Event Logging: You will lead the development of robust data logging systems, capturing critical events for analytics and model enhancement.Enhanced Telemetry Solutions: Drive innovation in real-time data collection from edge devices, enhancing the value and efficiency of our data.

We understand that everyone has a unique set of skills and experiences and that not everyone will meet all of the requirements listed below. If you’re passionate about self-driving cars and think you have what it takes to make a positive impact on the world, we encourage you to apply.

What you will bring to Wayve

  • Customer-Centric Visionary: With a keen understanding of market and customer dynamics, you'll anticipate needs and prioritize solutions that resonate with end-users.
  • Strategic Prioritizer: Your expertise enables you to select and focus on initiatives that align with our strategic goals, maximizing impact and satisfaction.
  • Autonomy Acumen: Your background in robotics or automotive industries prepares you to navigate the complexities of autonomous driving functions and integration.
  • Collaborative Innovator: Your cooperative approach will bridge diverse teams and stakeholders, catalyzing the product development journey.
  • Articulate Communicator: Your communication skills will demystify complex technical concepts, fostering alignment and collective understanding.


  • A strong grasp of ML/AI and robotics, particularly in the context of embodied AI products. Good systems thinker.
  • Product management experience with a proven record of delivering AI/ML-driven platforms.
  • Analytical rigor to set clear goals and measurable KPIs.
  • A collaborative mindset and proactive engagement across disciplines.
  • A product strategy that is always attuned to anticipating and exceeding customer expectations.


  • Formal technical background in robotics or embodied AI
  • Experience with autonomous/assisted driving technologies and vehicle system integrations.
  • Familiarity with LLMs, Generative AI, and their application in the automotive domain.
  • Exceptional communication skills that bridge the technical and the strategic.
  • An innovative spirit with a strategic vision for product development and feature innovation.

What we offer you

  • The chance to be part of a truly mission driven organisation and an opportunity to shape the future of autonomous driving. Unlike our competitors, Wayve is still relatively small and nimble, giving you the chance to make a huge impact
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment in which you will grow every day - learning on the job, from the brightest minds in our space, and with support for more formal learning opportunities too
  • A culture that is ego-free, respectful and welcoming (of you and your dog) - we even eat lunch together every day
  • Benefits such as an onsite chef, workplace nursery scheme, private health insurance, cycle scheme, therapy, yoga, two onsite bars, large social budgets
  • This is a full-time role based in our office in London. At Wayve we want the best of all worlds so we operate a hybrid working policy that combines time together in our offices and workshops to fuel innovation, culture, relationships and learning, and time spent working from home. We also operate core working hours so you can be where you need to be for family and loved ones too. Teams determine the routines that work best for them.

At Wayve we're committed to creating a diverse, fair and respectful culture that is inclusive of everyone based on their unique skills and perspectives, and regardless of gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, age or religious belief

DISCLAIMER: We will not ask about marriage or pregnancy, care responsibilities or disabilities in any of our job adverts or interviews. However, we do look to capture information about care responsibilities, and disabilities among other diversity information as part of an optional DEI Monitoring form to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring process and ensure that the process is inclusive and non-discriminatory.