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:

This candidate will be fully responsible for aspects of the AV engineering team’s critical-path deliverables, including deployment and optimization of AV software, designing the architecture of our software stack to be able to run as efficiently as possible, and designing systems to monitor for regressions. Our engineers' career development and productivity are critical. The Engineering Manager will lead the growth and organization of the team, mentor engineers and support career development, work with other Engineering Managers and Technical Leads on design decisions and code review, and communicate team status and objectives with senior management across Cruise.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
  • Lead and grow a team of engineers within the Autonomous Vehicle Engineering organization
  • Ensure high-functioning, high-output team delivers high quality engineering architecture and design along with fast, reliable, testable production code
  • Work with teams across Cruise to foster a collaborative culture of testing, safety, and documentation
  • Serve as an embodiment of our values
  • Invest heavily in recruiting, identifying opportunities for external engagement to improve the Cruise engineering brand
  • Help define, build, and embody Cruise engineering culture and principles
  • Embody Cruise behaviors: Stay Safe, Own It, Stay Focused, Seek Truth, Work Together, Be Humble 
You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:
  • Prior experience hiring, leading, and growing teams
  • Proven track record of shipping production quality software for mission-critical or complex software products
  • Previous (4+ years) experience as a software engineer delivering results within large-scale, Machine Leaning environments
  • Experience managing a team and initiatives in a mission-critical and fast-paced Machine Learning engineering organization
  • Self motivation and passion to lead your teams, encourage best practices, and constantly improve

Bonus points:

  • Experience working with robotics, and in particular Lidar Point Clouds
  • Experience writing C++ in a production environment
  • Worked on high-speed feedback loops
  • Experience in code optimization or high performance computing
  • Strategic, collaborative and execution-focused

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.

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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