Staff External HMI Technical Lead
Posted on 2/24/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BS or MS in optics, optomechanics, electrical engineering or a related field
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Proficiency with optical systems, specifically displays
  • Proficiency with key performance indicators for lighting systems
  • Experience with optics, illumination fundamentals, display fundamentals, and/or optical coatings
  • Experience working with LED displays, LCDs, OLED displays, or vehicle lighting solutions
  • Experience with electromechanical systems design
  • Experience working through an automotive sourcing process at a major automotive OEM
  • Experience working with automotive Tier 1 and 2 suppliers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and operate under ambiguity, setting requirements if they are not available
  • Ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Leading the development of display and lighting technologies in partnership with Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers
  • Decomposing requirements from various stakeholders to hardware requirements
  • Modeling display and lighting parameters to balance performance, cost, vehicle styling, and other requirements
  • Collaborating with test engineers to establish methods for verifying models and/or characterizing display and lighting components and subsystems
  • Evaluating supplier technology offerings for display and lighting core technology and complete solutions
  • Leading the development of an overall subsystem design that harmonizes the product experience, cost, mass, power consumption, vehicle styling, and vehicle performance such as aerodynamics
  • Collaborating with supply partners to develop, integrate, manufacture, and scale the subsystem design
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with regulations for vehicle lighting
  • Proficiency with CAD tools such as NX, Solidworks, CATIA, etc
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, etc
  • Experience with key integration concepts such as tolerance, vibration, thermal, power, etc
  • Experience developing high-reliability hardware
  • Experience with FMEA and Functional Safety concepts
  • Familiarity with working in a mass production environment

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