We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.
We are building the world’s most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reimagine cities, redefine time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.
At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.
If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.
About the role:
Mapping provides navigational knowledge and intelligence of the world to AV so as to allow it to reason and maneuver safely while driving autonomously. As the team, we build frameworks and libraries to enable AV engineers to work with maps data in the most efficient and scalable way. These tools are integrated into self-driving cars' software and plays a crucial role in its ability to navigate in the world.
As an engineer, you will be challenged to design, implement and maintain one of the most fundamental and complex systems in the cars software.
Day-to-day responsibilities include:
- Design and implement systems and libraries to supply high demand to consume maps data
- Work closely with vehicle engineering to enable real-time vehicle communication and feedback
- Own technical projects from start to finish
- Consider the effects of projects across multiple teams and proactively manage conflicts
- Design and implement high performance and scalable systems
You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:
- Experience building high performance low latency solutions to access large amount of data
- Experience with microservice-based architectures
- Experience working with relational databases
- BS, MS or PhD in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience
- Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
- Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
- 5+ years of industry experience
- Advanced C++ coding abilities with strong system fundamentals
- Experience writing in Python
- Experience working with Protocol Buffer
- Experience working with multithreading
- Experience working with PostGIS, GEOS, Shapely, Well Known Test (WKT) or Well Known Binary (WKB) formats
Perks of being a Cruiser
While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:
- Competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
- Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
- Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
- Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
- Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
- Monthly gym stipend
- Quarterly offsites & working retreats
- On-site massages
- State-of-the-art equipment for your work station
Learn more about Life at Cruise through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page.
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