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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 lead for our Systems Engineering Autonomous Vehicle Controls team to guide the development and management of our autonomous vehicle control requirements.

In this position, you will work cross-functionally and across the Cruise and GM organizations.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
  • Building strategy in team development and growth
  • Managing individual contributor reports, and resolving conflicts both within your team and between teams
  • Building and managing relationships with all relevant stakeholders
  • Working with engineers, technical program managers, and data services to define outcome metrics and success criteria
  • Creating, managing and tracing testable requirements
  • Developing validation plans and manage execution
  • Communicating across teams and outside agencies about team progress & needs
  • Guiding team on technical automotive controls
  • Routinely putting together summaries of product progress

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

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Automotive Engineering, Systems Engineering, or another relevant engineering field
  • 7-10+ years of industry experience in a fast-paced tech company
  • Previous experience leading engineering teams
  • Knowledge of automotive controls systems, including tuning and debugging
  • Knowledge 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
  • Ability to adapt and operate under ambiguity
  • Experience communicating with technical and nontechnical teams
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency

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 (100%) so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family’s fleet
  • Health and Wellness reimbursement
  • Company-sponsored tech talks, happy hours, off-sites, and volunteer programs
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your work station
  • Healthy lunch, dinner, and snacks

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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