We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reimagine cities, redefine time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us. 

What You'll Do:

  • Design and implement our World Sim (using Unreal engine), which will test our autonomous stack virtually and increase the quality and scenarios the stack is exposed to
  • Design and implement gameplay systems such as AI, character controls, pathfinding
  • Work on large scale simulation systems such as traffic management, weather
  • Develop the networking layer for the game engine, enabling an MMO like experience

What We're Looking For:

  • Proficiency in writing modern C++, coupled with Unreal Engine, Unity or similar
  • Exceptional ability to write clean, fast, reliable and highly scalable software 
  • Experience implementing AI, character controls, pathfinding or related systems
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA PC or Console title
  • Proficiency in prototyping and refining gameplay systems
  • Tendency to automate and unit testing everything
  • Natural ability to communicate well across teams of developers and other staff
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment where immediate impact is a result of your efforts and where your contribution is highly visible
  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
  • Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
  • BS, MS or PhD in CS, Graphics, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience

Bonus Points

  • Previous experience using Unreal Engine
  • Experience working on games with client server architecture
  • Experience working with Technical Artists and animators
  • Strong interest in documentation, clean design and user experience
 

Perks of being a Cruiser

While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
  • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • On-site massages
  • State-of-the-art equipment for your work station

Learn more about Life at Cruise through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page.

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

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