Senior Systems Engineer, Software

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Aug 04, 2020

Job Description

We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are 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.

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.

We're looking for a Systems Engineering Analyst to develop data-driven insights on the performance of our autonomous car, and use these insights to steer requirements, development activities, and influence test and validation activities.   In this position, you’ll have the chance to work at the intersection of hardware, software and AV technology and have a hand in nearly every component of a technically sophisticated autonomous system.   If you're interested in using data to drive and influence future programs and decisions for Cruise autonomous vehicles, let's chat! 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop long-term and stable requirements, verification/validation, and/or software solutions to advanced problems.
  • Perform analysis of AV data to characterize vehicle systems performance and influence systems engineering requirements development.
  • Lead and communicate engineering analyses that provide teams with all the information needed to develop and continuously improve the systems function and performance.
  • Collaborate with Engineering Managers to ensure design, implementation, and programs are on track, and regularly drive consensus among diverse stakeholders on technical projects.
  • Develop methods to analyze and compare the impact of SW changes on relevant performance metrics, translating data and analysis into actionable recommendations.
  • Build and manage relationships with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Work with engineers and data scientists to define outcome metrics and success criteria.

What you must have:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or another related field
  • 2+ years of industry experience in data analysis, data science, statistical analysis, or other related disciplines
  • You have experience working with large datasets, SQL and Python or C++
  • You enjoy working with data visualization tools
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems
  • Ability to adapt and operate under ambiguity
  • Strong technical and nontechnical communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills - interpret what the data is telling us, and which analyses will reveal impactful conclusions

Bonus Points!

  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Experience with robotics, autonomous vehicles, vehicle development or ADAS development

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
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Commuter benefits
  • 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, SoftBank, and 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 bleeding-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.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.  And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

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.

Organization Type

Company  

Organization Size

1001-5000  

Sectors

Transportation

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