We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.
We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, 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
* 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 the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:
* The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications * Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals * Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life * Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family's fleet * Health and Wellness reimbursement * Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays * State of the art equipment for your workstation * Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
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GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities 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. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.
About Cruise Automation, Inc.
Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.