Who we are

Established in 2017, Wayve is a leader in vehicle technology, driven by breakthroughs in Embodied AI. Our intelligent, mapless, and hardware-agnostic technologies empower vehicles to navigate complex environments effortlessly.

Supported by prominent investors, Wayve is advancing the transition, making transportation safer, more efficient, and universally accessible. Join our world-class, multinational team of engineers and researchers as we push the boundaries of frontier AI and driving, creating impactful technologies and products on a global scale.

Vehicle Safety Operator Role

  • Are you passionate about cars and love driving?
  • Do you care about road safety?
  • Are you interested in technology and developing new skills?
  • Do you want to help shape vehicle mobility for future generations?

Then we'd love to hear from you!

Where you will have an impact

  • Be a part of our world-class, diverse operations team to test our vehicles all over the UK.
  • Monitor our artificial intelligence and respond to all hazards to guarantee safe testing at all times.
  • Evaluate our artificial intelligence during tests, and provide expert feedback to our research teams and engineers.
  • Provide real-world driving examples to train our artificial intelligence before you test on public roads.
  • Support our safety and engineer teams by maintaining our high safety standards, and reporting safety and vehicle issues.

What you will bring to Wayve


  • Full clean UK driving licence.
  • At least 8 years' driving experience - mainly in the UK.
  • Strong communication skills and a clear ability to empathise with others.
  • Happy to work alone and equally happy working within a team.
  • Adaptable, flexible and passionate about solving problems with innovative solutions.
  • Employment is contingent upon passing pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing, in accordance with our Drugs & Alcohol policy. You will be tested during your onsite interview.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, or equivalent (Google Suite)
  • Basic Navigation: Understanding how to navigate the home screen, open and close apps, and switch between apps.
  • Touchscreen Gestures: Familiarity with common touchscreen gestures like tap, swipe, pinch, and zoom.
  • Typing and Text Editing: Using the on-screen keyboard for typing, selecting text, and using copy, paste, and other text-editing functions.
  • Connecting to Wi-Fi and Managing Settings: Knowing how to connect to Wi-Fi networks and manage settings like brightness, volume, and Bluetooth.
  • Using Basic Apps: Proficiency in using basic apps like Safari for web browsing, Mail for email, Photos for managing pictures, and Calendar for scheduling.
  • Troubleshooting Basic Issues: Handling common problems like app crashes, restarting the device, or resetting network settings.


  • You have an advanced driving background (ADI, Emergency Response Advanced Driver, or similar driving qualifications)
  • You have extensive knowledge of London, and the Home Counties

Shift Pattern - Rota issued 4 weeks in advance.

Monday to Sunday - 40 hours per week/weekend

  • 06:30-15:30
  • 14:30-23:30

Must be able to work Weekends

What we offer you

  • The chance to be part of a truly mission driven organisation and an opportunity to shape the future of driving. Unlike our competitors, Wayve is still relatively small and nimble, giving you the chance to make a huge impact.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • 33 days paid holiday.
  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment in which you will grow every day - learning on the job, from the brightest minds in our space, and with support for more formal learning opportunities too.
  • A culture that is ego-free, respectful and welcoming - we even eat lunch together every day.
  • Benefits such as an onsite chef, workplace nursery scheme, private health insurance, cycle scheme, therapy, yoga, two onsite bars, large social budgets.

This role is safety-critical, and applicants may be required to undertake appropriate health assessments and/or declare their fitness to drive prior to the commencement of, and during, any employment at Wayve.

At Wayve we're committed to creating a diverse, fair and respectful culture that is inclusive of everyone based on their unique skills and perspectives, and regardless of gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, age or religious belief.

DISCLAIMER: We will not ask about marriage or pregnancy, care responsibilities or disabilities in any of our job adverts or interviews. However, we do look to capture information about care responsibilities, and disabilities among other diversity information as part of an optional DEI Monitoring form to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring process and ensure that the process is inclusive and non-discriminatory.


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