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:

The Engineering Manager, LiDAR will lead an engineering team to support the LiDAR team. The team will troubleshoot issues, conduct in-depth root cause investigations into vehicle-specific or fleet-wide issues, and work with GM and Cruise engineers to develop long-term permanent solutions to these issues.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of hardware engineers to troubleshoot vehicle-specific and fleet-wide issues on the autonomous fleet
  • Conduct root cause analyses on a variety of complex issues, affecting hardware, software, integration, and the vehicle system
  • Develop processes and training for Vehicle Technicians to take on lower-level troubleshooting and maintenance, continually elevating Engineers to tackle the most complex and unique issues
  • Work with GM and Cruise engineers to drive continuous improvement into the design, operation, and maintenance of the autonomous vehicle based on field findings
  • Work cross-functionally to develop tools for tracking, reporting, and diagnosing issues and implement automation where possible
  • Work with GM and suppliers to drive issues to closure and to improve processes to prevent reoccurrence
  • Improve, standardize, and scale on-call support for all Cruise global locations
  • Work with the GM and Global Markets team to drive consistent processes for supporting the fleet to all Cruise locations
  • Balance operational needs with engineering requirements to maintain impeccable safety record and high uptime

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

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Industrial, or similar Engineering
  • Experience in an industrial, manufacturing, automotive, robotics, or similar industry
  • Hands-on experience with mechanical, electrical, and software engineering components and an understanding of how they interact in a complex electromechanical system
  • Experience in automotive, sensors, or calibration a plus
  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills
  • Able to ramp up quickly on numerous new technical areas
  • Able to analyze large data sets
  • Basic programming skills for purposes of automated testing and data processing, i.e. scripting, Python, knowledge of APIs, and data security

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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