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Cruise Automation, Inc.

Staff Software Engineer - 3D Simulation 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 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.

About the role:

Cruise is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to help our 3D Simulation team achieve technical excellence.

In this position, you will work closely with 3D Simulation and Sensor Software engineers as well as our Simulation Content developers to build systems that support our real time 3D simulation environment.

If you're keen on an opportunity to have a big impact on the delivery of 3D simulation systems that ultimately help Cruise deliver self-driving vehicles that eclipse the capabilities of human drivers, join us!


* Work with technical art to help set budgets that help maintain target performance profiles
* Continuously strive to improve the efficiency of our CPU/GPU software systems
* Help us evaluate and maintain our hardware specifications for both desktop and cloud computing environments
* Design and implement core systems that support the needs of 3D Simulation at Cruise
* Collaborate with our team to deliver features that contribute to the success of AV engineering

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

* 8+ years experience developing AAA games
* Deep C++ knowledge with demonstrated proficiency in C++11 and above
* Solid understanding of 3D math used in game engines and graphics feature development
* Domain expertise in game engine or graphics programming
* Experience developing 3D game engine systems such as: high-performance math libraries, streaming, LOD, visibility, rendering, game object frameworks, game data pipelines, animation and AI
* Experience working on cross-platform software
* BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
* Passion for fully-electric, self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

Bonus points:

* 2+ years experience using Unreal Engine 4 in a production environment is highly desirable.
* Designing and building procedural content pipelines
* Prior simulation experience, especially an understanding of autonomous vehicle sensor simulation

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

Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page.

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.

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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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