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: 

We are looking for inertial sensing experts to create autonomous technology. The ideal candidate would have a deep background working with IMUs and wheel speed encoders, with a competency in hardware design as well as the interpretation and processing of data.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate with algorithm developers and hardware teams to architect sensing strategy for autonomous vehicles
  • Develop, improve and sustain reliable sensor testing processes through continuous integration, automated testing and design reviews
  • Evaluate and develop new and novel sensor technologies and their impact on system performance
  • Design, analyze, and test advanced localization systems
  • Develop and optimize world-class sensor suites for autonomous vehicles at scale

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

  • Three or more years of hands-on experience with localization sensor hardware in a design, integration or testing role
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to decompose complex engineering problems and systems into manageable chunks
  • Understand the complexities of scaling a technically sophisticated product including: demonstrated knowledge of technology development processes, ability to direct allocation of resources and staff, balancing technical requirements schedule and risk, and procedural and safety compliance
  • Proficiency with Python for large scale data analysis 
  • Expertise processing large-sized test results (statistical analysis)
  • Proven ability to provide technical leadership, program direction, and mentorship

Bonus Points!

  • Previous experience shipping a complex system at scale, while working in a highly cross-functional, interdisciplinary engineering team
  • Experience with automotive industry sensors
  • Experience with sensor calibration
  • Experience with computer system architecture and high-speed communication standards
  • Exposure to firmware design and/or real-time systems

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 paid company 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

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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, 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. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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