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Staff Research Scientist
AI Research
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Strong research publications in top conferences or journals across several domains of interest to the AV
  • Strong expertise in machine learning / computer vision / graphics / robotics / planning / simulation
  • Track record of driving ML research projects from start to completion, including conception, problem definition, experimentation, iteration, and finally publication or productization
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Lead research efforts to solve critical issues in one of the key AV sub-areas, e.g. perception, prediction, or planning
  • Know the state-of-the-art in these areas and suggest innovative solutions to leaders across the organization
  • Implement research ideas, conduct experiments and summarize results and findings
  • Build collaborative relationships with stakeholder teams and oversee smooth tech transfers and eventual deployment on Cruise's AVs
  • Follow and understand progress and trends from academia, and extend them to Cruise's problems
  • Nurture junior members on the team. Help them grow within the organization
  • Lead efforts to publish at top-tier conferences and journals
  • Attract more top talents in the industry to join us
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience using deep-learning frameworks, e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc
  • Experience in deploying experimental algorithms and models into real-world environments
  • Experience in conducting self-driving research projects
  • Experience in the autonomous driving industry

1,001-5,000 employees

Self-driving car service
Company Overview
Cruise's is building self-driving vehicles to improve life in our cities. The company makes autonomous, sustainable, self-driving EVs.
  • 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
Company Core Values
  • Stay safe
  • Stay focused
  • Own it
  • Seek truth
  • Work together
  • Be humble