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:

Mapping provides navigational knowledge and intelligence of the world to AV so as to allow it to reason and maneuver safely while driving autonomously. We build complex web tools to enable human mappers to complete 3D and 2D mapping with the aid of machine learning suggestions. These tools are for displaying data about maps, differences in maps and presenting various versions layers and transformations of our maps to other organizations at Cruise. We are responsible for tooling and dashboards to shepherd maps along our mapping pipeline from raw lidar point cloud ingestion to deploying finished maps to cars.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Design and implement backend systems to manage our growing fleet of autonomous vehicles
  • Work closely with vehicle engineering to enable real-time vehicle communication and feedback
  • Develop APIs for client services and vehicle communication
  • Own technical projects from start to finish
  • Consider the effects of projects across multiple teams and proactively manage conflicts

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

  • Experience building scalable backend APIs
  • Experience with SOA or microservice-based architectures
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • BS, MS or PhD in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience
  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
  • Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
  • Expertise with tools, systems and processes required to accomplish the job
  • 3-10 years of industry experience

Bonus points!

  • Experience writing in Node.js, Python, C++, or similar
  • Experience working with Docker development and deployment workflows
  • Experience installing, configuring, and managing AWS or on-premises server infrastructure

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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