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Senior Staff Software Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • 8+ years of experience in the field of robotics or latency-sensitive backend services
  • Strong programming skills in modern C++ or Python
  • Strong understanding of runtime optimization and software development for runtime-critical systems on Linux
  • Experience with profiling CPU and/or GPU software, process scheduling, and prioritization
  • Passionate about self-driving car technology and its impact on the world
  • Expertise in setting architectures that are scalable, efficient, fault-tolerant, and are easily extensible allowing for changes overtime without major disruptions
  • Ability to design across multiple systems. Ability to both investigate in sophisticated areas as well as a good breadth of understanding of systems outside of your domain
  • Ability to wear several hats shifting between coding, design, technical strategy, and mentorship combined with excellent judgment on when to switch contexts to meet the greatest need
  • Collaborating with various specialists to get algorithms and ML models deployed and integrated into the perception stack, with an eye on optimization and simplification of these procedures
  • Working on runtime optimization and architecting highly performant perception pipelines
  • Working with hardware teams to guide compute requirements, sensor selection, and sensor suite architecture in support of the perception stack, both for current and future vehicle generations
  • Working on integration of the sensor data into the stack and craft a highly efficient data flow that feeds into a different stage of the real-time algorithms
  • Spotting and collaboratively closing gaps in tooling and data introspection to accelerate engineer velocity within Perception
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with ROS, OpenCV
  • Experience with CUDA
  • Experience with ML and ML frameworks such as Tensorflow or PyTorch
  • Expertise working with various sensor technologies, including Lidar, Radar, and Camera
  • Experience in deploying perception algorithms into real-world environments

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