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 Senior Platform / Infrastructure Engineer to join our fast-growing team! In this role you will get to work on challenging technical problems, and create a best-in-class internal platform to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our engineering team.

Platform Team Charter:

  • Develop, enhance, and operate scalable and highly available components for our Kubernetes-based container platform which all teams at Cruise use to run their production workloads
  • Build self-service Continuous Delivery tooling to support deployment and lifecycle management of a wide range of compute workloads and services at Cruise
  • Design systems which improve and standardize the observability of services deployed on our platform

Technologies We Use:

  • Languages: Go, Python, Bash, YAML
  • Infrastructure: Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Bare Metal
  • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Container Registry
  • Provisioning: Terraform, Ansible, Vault
  • CI/CD: CircleCI, Spinnaker

Day-to-day Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, review, and develop scalable distributed systems to support the unique engineering challenges faced at Cruise
  • Build automation tools and frameworks for on-demand deployment environments, infrastructure provisioning and service management
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies through POCs and propose solutions for implementation
  • Drive software engineering best practices within your team, and create tooling which encourages these across the company
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for the critical platform(s) your team provides to the company
  • Continually improve reliability and optimize performance of our production systems

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

  • 5+ years experience building scalable production systems
  • Experience writing Go, or a desire to learn
  • Experience using Kubernetes, or other container orchestration solutions
  • Experience designing, operating, or building distributed systems
  • Thorough understanding of Unix/Linux and networking fundamentals
  • Attention to detail, and a desire to improve processes & systems around you
  • Ability own a project, gather requirements, communicate with stakeholders, identify milestones, track progress, and drive to completion.
  • Ability to research, document, communicate, and defend proposals and take critical feedback
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, focus on shipping, and work well under pressure
  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

Bonus Points:

  • Experience building or using operators or custom resources in Kubernetes
  • Experience building multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud environments
  • Experience owning or contributing to Open Source projects

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 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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