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Cruise Automation, Inc.

Hardware/Software Co-Design Engineer Cruise Automation, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.

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About Cruise Automation, Inc.

Job Description

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.

We are looking for a skilled HW/SW Co-design Engineer, who is proficient in both FPGA design and the software it interfaces with, to help architect and build firmware for embedded devices as part of our autonomous vehicle development team.


Design and develop complex, high performance FPGA firmware and software for data movement, I/O interfacing and embedded signal processing.

Contribute to and own SoC-based systems from concept to production

Invent, extend, design and develop next-generation features for self-driving car sensors and embedded computing devices.

Improve and deliver reliable firmware through continuous integration, automated testing and code reviews


4+ years of HW/SW co-design experience with Xilinx or Intel FPGAs / SoC FPGAs

Experience writing production quality code in VHDL or Verilog

Experience writing production quality embedded C or C++

Experience interfacing FPGAs with one or more of the following: PCIe, AXI3/4, JESD204B, Ethernet, Camera Link, MIPI-CSI2

Experience developing FPGA firmware in one or more of the following areas: image-processing, LIDAR, RADAR, high-speed signal processing, data movement

Experience with HDL simulators for IP and system level testing

Eagerness to learn and explore new technologies

Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Skills:

Experience with Linux kernel or other RTOS driver development

Experience with machine learning / AI on FPGAs

Experience with FPGAs in high-reliability applications

Experience with system level testing of SoC FPGAs

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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About Cruise Automation, Inc.

Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.

Cruise Automation, Inc.
5000 employees
Cruise Automation, Inc.

333 brannan street

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