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.

Cruise is looking for a Systems Engineer to design a sensor suite with a focus on incorporating microphones and other transducers as well as to define requirements for autonomous vehicle integrity, to interface with stakeholders on implementation details, and direct validation activities. In this position, you will have the chance to work at the intersection of hardware, software and Autonomous Vehicle technology and have a hand in nearly every component of a technically sophisticated autonomous system.

If you're interested in being intellectually challenged while working on technology that will change the world, let's chat!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Apply technical understanding, critical reasoning, and a structured approach to solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar domains
  • Conduct requirement reviews with all stakeholders in alignment with safety and regulatory constraints
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, scope out, and solve ambiguous open-ended problems
  • Trace requirements implementation throughout all stages of hardware and software integration
  • Communicate and negotiate requirements with internal and external partners
  • Responsible for leadership and multi-function partnership, providing assistance in the development of consensus
  • Provide constructive feedback on team members' work

What you must have:

  • 5+ years of postgraduate experience in automotive sensors, aerospace, microphones, ultrasonics, acoustics, autonomous vehicle development, or systems engineering
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or another related field
  • Experience in system engineering and requirements management including system analysis, requirements authoring, test generation, and validation activities
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems
  • Solid understanding of acoustic sensors
  • Ability to adapt and operate under ambiguity
  • Priorities while maintaining the tasks at hand
  • Strong technical and nontechnical communication skillsCore skill/proficiency

Bonus Points!

  • Familiarity with requirements management tools, such as JAMA
  • Knowledge of A2B network
  • Coding proficiency with Python, Matlab, or other similar scientific programming languages

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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