Staff Software Engineer

Developer Platforms

Updated on 5/9/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops electric, self-driving vehicles

Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • 7+ years experience designing, building and operating production systems at scale in the cloud.
  • Experience designing highly scalable, reliable, and maintainable services.
  • Experience writing Go, or a desire to learn
  • Understanding of Unix/Linux, SSH, and networking fundamentals
  • Attention to detail, and a desire to improve processes & systems around you
  • Ability to lead and influence others, both internal and external to the team
  • Ability to research, document, communicate, and defend proposals and take critical feedback
  • Ability to effectively make trade-offs and communicate the reasoning
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, focus on shipping, and work effectively under pressure
  • Passion for mentoring and growing junior developers
  • Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
  • Identify engineering pain points and propose/design/implement solutions that are reliable, scalable, and maintainable
  • Influencing the team’s technical roadmap
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies through PoCs
  • Ship improvements to our AV development toolchains and services which have a measurable and direct impact on engineering productivity and our core company metrics
  • Drive software engineering best practices both within your team and across the company, and create tooling which encourages these
  • Helping steer the engineering culture on the team
  • Influence the team to find the right balance between delivering impact and addressing technical debt
  • Mentor and grow engineers on the team
  • Set the example for high levels of accountability
  • Executing and delivering impact both individually and through the team

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