Hardware Test Engineer, Sensors

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • May 15, 2021

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.

Cruise is looking for a Hardware Test Engineer (Sensors) to help us bring-up and test our next generation vehicles and sensors as well as contribute positively to our testing culture by developing sustainable and scalable test station processes and methods. In this position, you will work on a multidisciplinary team and work directly with various stakeholders in order to gather test station requirements to support robust and thorough testing on fast-paced timelines. You will need an aptitude to learn what your immediate responsibilities are as well as how they tie into the broader team and company goals. If you're interested in building the most advanced autonomous mobility sensor system with the brightest and most innovative teams in the world, let's chat!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Collaborate and build relationships with engineering stakeholders to define test requirements
  • Design and develop test systems in order to collect meaningful and useful data for internal and external sensor engineering teams
  • Drive HW Integration design and implementation for large test systems and initiatives
  • Develop, integrate, and maintain hardware system code for large hardware systems
  • Collect, compile, present, and archive understandable test data and results by using google docs/sheets/slides
  • Interface regularly with other technical leads to resolve integration issues
  • Create and execute test campaigns for various sensors and projects

What you must have:

  • 2-5 years working as an integration, robotics, or mechatronics engineer
  • Have strong software skills: Python (required), MATLAB, C/C++
  • Experience in HW integration testing and development
  • Have worked in a sensor (camera, lidar, radar, etc.) hardware R&D environment
  • Experience writing and maintaining documentation (Google Suite, Confluence, JIRA)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, quality workmanship, and team-oriented
  • A self-starter mentality. The ability to take direction and proactively seek out any missing information or details to accomplish a task.
  • Experience using Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems
  • Ability to thrive in a cooperative, rapidly changing team setting with aggressive goals and challenging timelines
  • Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis with a propensity for creative out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Fabrication skills including but not limited to harness creation and custom fixturing

Bonus Points!

  • Knowledge of or experience with sensor HW testing and characterization
  • CAD experience
  • You are able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, electrical schematics, and network diagrams to understand how they apply to a physical setup

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.

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