Senior Operational Safety Risk Engineer
Posted on 3/8/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies
  • Expertise in safety analysis for autonomous vehicles or similar industry
  • Enjoy working in a collegial yet highly fast-paced and effective culture
  • Comfort with ambiguity; bias to action
  • Excellent judgment and ability to remain unbiased and independent throughout all safety activities
  • Ability to learn quickly, starting with little information and quickly becoming an expert in your domain
  • Proven experience at communicating data driven decisions to leadership
  • Strong project management skills to coordinate multiple risk assessment work streams simultaneously
  • Proficiency in extracting insights from and applying expert-provided data in the form of quantitative risk assessments, reliability analysis, and/or statistical data analysis
  • Familiarity with requirement management systems
  • Perform safety risk analysis and assessment for safety critical product features and operations activities using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Contribute to product and operational risk assessment methodology development
  • Own end to end hazard identification and risk assessment process improvements
  • Develop concept of operations and functional requirements with acceptance criteria to inform the development operational procedures, training materials and operational changes
  • Develop methods to capture data useful to monitor key safety behavior indicators and performance metrics against performance thresholds on an ongoing basis
  • Articulate safety reports, summaries, and recommendations to risk owners and other executives
  • Support Risk Working Group activities and requests for safety assessment, process improvements and risk reduction opportunities
  • Drive the development and assist with the execution of an operational safety audit program strategy to ensure effective operational safety controls implementation across all geographies, programs, and modes of operation
  • Support onsite audits as needed and review field audit data to ensure product and operational safety controls are implemented and effective in the Cruise system
  • Develop findings and corrective action plans to eliminate exposure to these risks in the Cruise system and at all sites
  • Serve as the operational safety representative in urgent fleet safety concerns or severe incident crisis management response for off-hours emergencies
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Safety, Human Factors or a related technical degree
  • Proven track record of root cause analysis in complex human factors and SW/HW systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the operations team and influence continuous improvement for systems safety
  • Expertise in Human Factors or Organizational Performance
  • Experience within an operating Safety Management System
  • Understanding of System Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) and its application

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