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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:

The Hardware Vehicle Test Engineer will lead on-vehicle testing of hardware and firmware changes to the autonomous vehicle fleet. This person will also lead tests to investigate and evaluate root causes for known hardware failure modes. This person will define test plans for a wide variety of components, work closely with technicians and operations to execute tests, and help analyze data to ensure requirements are met.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Design and execute test plans on the current autonomous vehicle fleet for new hardware, new firmware, sensor characterization, and calibration.
  • Work closely with test requesters to determine test requirements, evaluate edge cases, and suss out potential failure modes.
  • Help define the on-vehicle test program as a whole; standardize and document test methods.
  • Identify and coordinate external on-vehicle testing where needed.
  • Work closely with other GM and Cruise testing teams to ensure AV content is validated from prototype to production stages and through simulation, bench, and on-vehicle.
  • Drive continuous improvement into all testing.
  • Troubleshoot basic autonomous vehicle and sensor issues and escalate to the right teams.

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

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or another related field.
  • 4+ years of experience with test engineering with proficiency in: test development, data analysis, and test automation.
  • Solid understanding of electro-mechanical systems, vehicles, and robotics/automation sensors.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with ROS/Python/C/C++.
  • Experience with sensor calibration.
  • Experience in the automotive industry.

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

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