We're the driverless car company. We’re building the world’s best autonomous vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.
 
Our vehicles are on the road in California, Arizona, and Michigan navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments. We’re hiring people who want to solve some of today’s most complex engineering challenges and make a positive impact.

GM/Cruise is looking for a Systems Engineer to lead and manage requirements gathering, definition, specification development and validation of technologies governing path planning for sophisticated autonomous vehicle technology..

Responsibilities:

  • Develop functional / feature, system and subsystem requirements for determining the desired AV’s behavior including where to route and how to maneuver around a complex road environment.  
  • Guide the development of and traceability of verification and validation testing
  • Evaluate internal and external engineering design change requests
  • Analyze and negotiate requirements with internal and external stakeholders, trace their implementation throughout product development and integration
  • Conduct requirement reviews with all stakeholders in alignment with safety and regulatory constraints
  • Support system FMEA process & develop DFMEA (Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis) for recording potential failure modes and planned corrective actions
  • Responsible for leadership and cross-functional teamwork, providing assistance in the development of consensus and win-win situations
  • Apply ISO 26262 to manage safety related requirements
  • Lead problem resolution, tracking, and provide feedback on status to tracked problems
  • Apply solid technical understanding, critical reasoning and a structured approach to solving problems in both familiar and unfamiliar domains

Requirements:

  • BS or MS, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or another relevant engineering field
  • 4+ years of industry experience in complex system requirements management especially relating to: feature detection and tracking, multi-view geometry, sensor fusion architectures and systems for automotive applications, positioning, navigation and timing techniques automotive radar signal processing and design, robot path planning and control algorithm design, simulation and implementation
  • Project and Time Management: Manage multiple priorities while maintaining a commitment to the tasks at hand
  • Problem Solving: Able to identify problems, analyze varying courses of action to determine, recommend and negotiate optimal solutions and execute contingency plans
  • Complex Analysis / Synthesis: ­ Able to process a large amount of information flow, identify multiple parameters, interdependencies and inconsistencies to provide both high level systems overview and deep subject matter expertise
  • Strong technical and nontechnical communication skills
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Able to operate with a high tolerance of ambiguity

Bonus Points:

  • Ability to understand C++
  • Experience with robotics or autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with machine learned applications
  • Experience with transportation engineering, road safety, road design or design of Intelligent Transportation (ITS) Systems
  • Experience in the development of transportation related software
  • Experience working in a regulated or safety critical environment
  • Skilled in cross functional team communication; scrum and agile techniques

Perks:

  • Solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and benefits including matched 401k, medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your work station
  • Lunch, snacks, and dinner
  • Free rides in self-driving cars!
 
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