We're the driverless car company.

We believe in improving people’s lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We’re building the world’s most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, join us.

About the role:

We're looking for a lead for our System Safety department to guide the development and management of safety requirements and quantifiable risk analysis and decision making for our autonomous vehicle.


  • Defines the Safety Goals for each program.
  • Defines and manages the process by which deductive, inductive and exploratory analyses are conducted.
  • Build and manage the group to perform safety analyses and produce safety requirements and fault-tolerant architectures.
  • Integrate with Systems Engineering to analyze all functions and requirements to ensure any known or foreseeable hazard is addressed in either design or test.
  • Provides quantifiable mechanism to measure failures against to determine sufficiency of design.
  • Integrates with OEM System Safety organizations to ensure all System Safety activities are understood at the vehicle level and are consistent between organizations
  • Communicate across teams and outside agencies about team progress & needs
  • Build and manage relationships with all relevant stakeholders

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • BS or MS, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or another relevant engineering field
  • 8+ years of industry experience in complex software systems or other related disciplines
  • ISO 26262 or other relevant risk management standards compliance experience
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems
  • Strong technical and nontechnical communication skills
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency

Bonus points!

  • Experience with robotics or autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with machine learned applications
  • Experience working in a regulated environment

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:

  • The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family’s fleet
  • Health and Wellness reimbursement
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your workstation
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner

Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) 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 including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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