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:

Cruise is looking for a Systems Engineer to lead the integration of operational requirements across the organization. You will have a direct say in making sure our fleet operates with integrity.

In this position, you will work cross-functionally and across the Cruise and GM organization, including our global markets teams, legal, engineering, integrity, product, as well as vehicle engineering at GM.

If you're interested in making our fleet operate with integrity, let's chat!

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure our fleet of autonomous cars operate with integrity at scale
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, algorithm developers and manufacturing teams to transition calibration and bring-up techniques from R&D to production scale
  • Develop the requirements to ensure our fleet is operationally safe, and ensure robust execution
  • Develop the processes to ensure the ongoing integrity of our autonomous fleet
  • Identify, diagnose, and find solutions to system level technical problems
  • Participate in the design of experiments, equipment, and processes for improving electromechanical system designs, calibration and integration processes, data analysis, and automated testing
  • Conduct segmentation and decomposition of complex engineering problems, breaking them down into manageable solutions

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

  • Previous commercial experience ( 5-10+ years ) in systems integration working closely with mechanical, electrical, and software teams on electromechanical systems
  • Previous experience of ISO26262 or equivalent functional safety framework in a product development environment
  • Previous experience of DFMEA, FTA, and other quality processes
  • Knowledge of automotive diagnostics (DTC), and practical debugging
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with system level assembly, bring-up, and calibration
  • Deep understanding of how mechanical, electrical, and software engineering components behave and interact together in a complex electromechanical system
  • Previously played a key implementation role in shipping a complex system at scale and understand the difference between building small scale prototypes and scaling for mass production
  • Able to work quickly but thoroughly, with strong attention to detail
  • Able to ramp up quickly on numerous new and unfamiliar technical areas
  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills, able to identify and surface issues within complex HW/SW systems
  • Able to identify gaps and troubleshoot issues on multiple aspects of a system
  • Understanding of engineering concepts such as system design, implementation, testing, and maintenance
  • BS, MS, PhD in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Software) or other applicable technical degree

Bonus points!

  • Previous hands-on experience with autonomous or robotic systems
  • Experience with the automotive industry, product development or service
  • Familiarity with processing large sized test results (statistical analysis)
  • Familiarity with operational safety protocols

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 work station
  • 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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