We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.

We’re building the world’s most advanced, self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

Cruisers have the opportunity to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the forefront of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

The FPGA / SoC team is responsible for all FPGA development at Cruise, as well as the low level software that interfaces to it. As a Hardware / Software Co-Design Engineer, you’ll work with sensor interfacing, signal processing and high-speed data movement for our current and next generation of autonomous vehicles. You’ll work on the latest generation of FPGA / SoC silicon across both sides of the hardware / software boundary, enabling us to fully optimize our systems for each application.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop high-performance digital logic for data movement, I/O interfacing, networking and embedded signal processing
  • Develop high-performance HW interfacing software (drivers, libraries, etc) for FPGA / SoC platforms
  • Optimize algorithms across the HW and SW boundary
  • Architect our next generation of FPGA and SoC-based systems from concept to production
  • Collaborate with colleagues across multiple teams and mentor other developers
  • Deliver complex projects through incremental develop

What you must have:

  • 5+ years of experience in software and/or digital logic design
  • Experience with Verilog or System Verilog
  • Experience with C or C++ for hardware interfacing
  • Experience interfacing FPGAs with one or more of the following: PCIe, AXI3/4, JESD204B, Ethernet, Camera Link, MIPI CSI-2
  • Experience with FPGAs in one or more of the following application areas: LIDAR, RADAR, image-processing, high-speed signal processing, networking, data movement
  • Experience with HDL simulators for IP and system level testing
  • Knowledge of and experience applying software best practices

Bonus points!

  • Experience with Linux kernel or other RTOS driver development
  • Experience with machine learning / AI on FPGAs
  • Experience with FPGAs in high-reliability applications
  • Experience with system level testing of SoC FPGAs.

Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • One Medical membership
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental leave
    • Fertility Benefits 
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, subsidized by Cruise
    • Flexible Spending Account 
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan for non-remote employees
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, Microsoft, SoftBank, & T. Rowe Price, have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We’re Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow.

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. 

We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email HR@getcruise.com.

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.

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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