Senior Software Engineer, Perception Quality

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Nov 05, 2020

Job Description

We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.

We’re 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.

Cruisers have the opportunity to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the forefront of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

Our Software Engineers working on Perception Quality are in charge of developing cutting edge methods to evaluate Autonomous Vehicle behavior. They own and build statistical tools that allow us to predict the behavior of Cruise in the next Release using a variety of simulation frameworks and on-road data. We drive programs across cross-functional stakeholders in engineering, data science, machine learning platform, and design to develop market-leading autonomous software evaluation strategy and repeatable testing workflows across Cruise AI.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop automated workflows using python to fill framework and tooling gaps
  • Design and create useful web APIs to allow users to perform tasks necessary for testing
  • Accurately and effectively communicate problems or solutions to other engineers
  • Develop SQL queries to analyze data to create reports and dashboards to drive engineering decisions
  • Collaborate and communicate with others to concretely define and break up problems
  • Always be reviewing processes for automation and tooling efficiency

What you must have:

  • Strong problem solving skills and data driven solutions
  • Experience automating test processes and writing test frameworks
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • 2+ years of experience working as a data analyst (Experience with SQL, Python, R, VBA and/or similar programming language)
  • Experience interfacing with web APIs

Bonus Points!

  • Master's or PhD degree in engineering or science
  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Confident in solving ambiguous/undefined problems
  • Experience in testing robotics and high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Strong background in Statistics 
  • Experience with open source tools and resources
  • Experience with CI/CD

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
    • One Medical membership
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental leave
    • Fertility Benefits 
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, subsidized by Cruise
    • Flexible Spending Account 
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan for non-remote employees
  • We’re Remote Friendly
    • We believe that your value to the team can be provided at a Cruise office or from the comfort of your home. Depending on your function, enjoy the flexibility of remote work and join our growing community of remote employees in the continental United States.
  • 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, Microsoft, SoftBank, & 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 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. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. 

We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email HR@getcruise.com.

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.

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

Organization Size

1001-5000

Sectors

Transportation

Drawdown solutions

Electric Cars

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