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Build Platform Engineering Manager II

Posted on 7/17/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric autonomous vehicles

Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$171.4k - $252kAnnually

+ Bonuses + Long-term Incentives

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

DevOps & Infrastructure
Platform Engineering
Product Engineering
Software Development
Engineering Management
Required Skills
  • 8+ years of technical experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing and leading medium-sized teams
  • Experience with developer tooling, build systems, C++, Python, etc.
  • Experience with compiler toolchain integrations
  • Experience leading teams with broad impact
  • Attention to detail and desire to improve processes
  • Deep understanding of technology tradeoffs
  • Passion for developing and growing individual contributors
  • Passion for leading with empathy and developing a healthy team culture
  • Passion for self-driving technology
  • Bonus points for specific programming languages and tools
  • Bonus points for experience with ML ecosystem frameworks and cloud infrastructure
  • Lead the team responsible for improvements to C++ / Python development ecosystem and workflows
  • Collaborate with engineers across the company to support their development workflows
  • Own technical projects from start to finish and make major technical decisions
  • Drive complex projects that span teams with many partners and customers
  • Drive planning, code reviews, and design discussions
  • Contribute impactful projects to the team’s roadmap
  • Work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Drive software engineering best practices
  • Mentor and drive career conversations for engineers
  • Conduct technical interviews and play a crucial role in recruiting activities
  • Be a positive contributor to team culture

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



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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