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Senior Systems Engineer II
Posted on 1/24/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years experience in Systems, Integration, SW/HW engineering, or Quality Management working on sophisticated and safety/time-critical products (automotive, aerospace, industrial, medical, etc.)
  • Specific knowledge of and experience with developing functional systems for these products
  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles including requirements analysis, decomposition/allocation and traceability, ConOps development, root cause analysis, and top down thinking. Familiarity with FMEA, fault trees, and/or hazard analysis
  • Ability to analyze system designs, determine tradeoffs, and optimize solutions
  • Experience working with embedded software and hardware components including knowledge of common architectures for both. Understanding of SW and HW development processes
  • Self motivated and a strong communicator who can proactively bring multi-functional teams together to get alignment. Solid presentation, written, and documentation skills
  • Generate integration requirements for the autonomous vehicle system that ensure functionality, performance and safety when individual components are integrated into the broader system
  • Drive discussions with SW, embedded, and HW engineering teams to develop the overall integration test strategy for ES projects at Cruise
  • Work with test engineers to build test plans and review test cases to validate system functionality, performance, and safety
  • Work with upstream and downstream partners to identify system needs for program milestones and drive alignment
  • Diligently supervise and communicate changes to requirements
  • Conduct requirement reviews with all vital stakeholders and efficiently close out issues and drive consensus
  • Create and maintain requirements traceability
  • Drive gap analysis efforts from current design to new requirements
Desired Qualifications
  • Domain knowledge in any of the following areas: cloud connectivity, over-the-air updates, or product engineering experience
  • Prior experience working with autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with: Jama or similar requirements management tools and Jira or similar Agile development tools

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