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.

About the Role:

Our Global Security Operations organization is composed of multiple teams that work together to support our engineering and operations. Our mission is to keep the things that we value safe and secure while protecting the people, assets, and operations. From offices and labs, to prototypes and ideas, we ensure Cruise’s physical and intellectual assets are safe and secure and make informed decisions to protect Cruise.

As a Strategic Business Partner, you will build and foster relationships with Global Security Operations and Cruise Engineering to scale brand strength and impact towards organizational goals. You will partner closely with leaders to identify business needs, driving opportunities for risk mitigation across Cruise through actionable business insights.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build and scale direct relationships with key Cruise Engineering partners and Global Security Operations stakeholders, assuming the role of advocate and influencer to move the needle towards the goals of Cruise Engineering and Global Security.
  • Articulate Global Security’s mission and value proposition across Cruise Engineering, acting as a strategic thought partner to drive forward decision-making and actions through business takeaways.
  • Bring to bear project management competencies to plan and implement cross-functional initiatives supporting current and future goals and strategies.
  • Provide guidance to weave success towards Global Security’s mission across Cruise Engineers partners on a broad range of policies, programs, guidelines and practices, coordinating with Global Security product and service owners to achieve impact and results.
  • Conduct analysis on business takeaways to inform Global Security’s roadmap, projects and organizational strategies with impactful insights.
  • Proactively anticipate evolutions to Cruise’s global business risks and inform organizational strategy through high impact deliverables and outcomes.

What you must have:

  • 5+ years experience forging and enhancing relationships with leaders across all levels and functions of an organization.
  • 5+ years experience with a focus on scaling and activating thought partnership and outcomes.
  • 5+ years experience influencing, facilitating, presenting, communicating, analyzing, and problem solving.
  • Experience engaging at both the strategic and operational levels, owning projects that drive impact within both.
  • Experience communicating ideas and business concepts in accessible terms.
  • Experience leveraging and analyzing large sets of information to deliver business recommendations.
  • Industry and educational experience from a subject area spanning strategy, communications, marketing and/or business analytics.
  • Proven experience taking a view of risks to a business, weighing against business objectives, and working with teams to form a plan that addresses risks.

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with security teams and professionals
  • Familiarity with physical security systems such as Lenel, Avigilon, and others
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Math, Engineering, or Business

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.

Vaccine Mandate. 

At Cruise, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #StaySafe culture transcends and informs all we do, and because of this, as of October 31, 2021 Cruise will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for all US-based Cruisers who need or want to access any of our US Cruise facilities and engage in any business travel — including attending any in-person Company-sponsored event. 

If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or a strongly-held religious belief, Cruise will consider requests for an accommodation.

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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