Autonomous Systems Engineer II (FW/SW)

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 5, 2023

Cruise is looking for a Systems Engineer on the Commercial Operations team to help us scale our autonomous fleet and support commercialization. This is not a typical Engineering role! It sits at the intersection of hardware, software, and AV technology, acting as a liaison between engineering and operations to ensure successful operations of our fleet and improve reliability on key firmware releases and software scripts.


  • Operationalize continuous improvement strategies into the design and execution of firmware changes and key recurring SW processes such as vehicle launch and integrity checks
  • Lead performance tracking and prioritization to improve process stability balancing operational needs with engineering requirements to maintain impeccable safety record and achieve high fleet availability
  • Proactively drive process improvements and design to support safety, maintainability, and scalability
  • Work across partner teams to develop tools for tracking, reporting, and diagnosing issues; automate where possible

Job Requirements

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical, Automotive, Industrial, Robotics, Semiconductors, Telecommunications or similar Engineering field
  • 4 years+ work experience on a system level across firmware on electromechanical modules and compute systems
  • Experienced in interfaces between the vehicle platform, actuators, vehicle software and communication network
  • Capability to adapt, operate, and act decisively in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to articulate technical issues and solutions to all levels of the business, within and beyond the engineering communities
  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
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