Full-Time

Staff Applied Scientist

Perception

Posted on 4/30/2024

Cruise

Cruise

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric autonomous vehicles

Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Computer Vision
Requirements
  • PhD / MS degree in computer vision, machine learning or a related field
  • Expertise in specific areas like object detection, segmentation, transformers, etc.
  • Track record of driving ML research projects
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Exploring, prototyping, validating, and iterating new algorithms
  • Optimizing, productionizing, and monitoring/refining on-road performance
  • Identifying problems in the perception stack
  • Initiating and leading new projects
  • Guiding technology choices and balancing technology tradeoffs
  • Enabling other engineers through design and code
  • Influencing others and building consensus

Cruise is developing all-electric and emission-free self-driving vehicles, prioritizing safety and accessibility through testing in urban environments and integrated manufacturing at scale. Their technology approach involves advanced autonomous systems and electric vehicle technology.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$13.7B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-20%

1 year growth

-15%

2 year growth

13%

Benefits

Flexible vacation

Paid holidays

Paid parental leave

Fertility & family expansion benefits

401k matching program

Monthly social events

Community volunteering programs

Healthy meals & snacks for onsite employees

Quarterly offsites & working retreats

Monthly wellness stipend

Mental health support

Professional development programs

On-site gym in SF HQ

Commuter benefits for onsite employees

Medical, dental & vision coverage