Cruise Automation is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, United States

 

Job description

We're the driverless car company.

We believe in improving people’s lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We’re building the world’s most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, join us.

About the role:

Our Infrastructure team is building a highly resilient, performant, and secure internal Platform as a Service which hosts our core backend services to control our fleet of vehicles, runs driving simulations at scale, and executes machine learning training jobs for our Autonomous Vehicle engineering team. We’re currently using AWS, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, Vault, and Spinnaker, but we’re also interested in your experience and suggestions.

Cruise is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to drive our configuration management, build, deploy and monitoring platforms. You must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn and introduce new technologies as the need arises. But most importantly – we need a leader that can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver, because it’s a lot more fun to get things done.

In this position, you will work alongside our Infrastructure engineering teams to deliver a robust, reliable and scalable infrastructure that will support our development capabilities and vehicles on the road.

If you're interested in being a part of the new age of autonomous vehicles by leveraging GCP, Kubernetes and scaling micro-services, let's chat!

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Build systems that scale to manage hundreds of petabytes of data across multiple physical locations
  • Help with all facets of Site Reliability/DevOps architecture, monitoring, tools & processes, production incidents and Root Cause Analysis
  • Support our CI & Simulation infrastructure running on AWS GPU instances
  • Analyze the architecture of existing systems and propose ideas for improving and optimizing the quality of these systems while reducing the number of problems
  • Instrument monitoring solutions to gain insight into application performance and understand emerging issues

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience in Systems Engineering or DevOps engineering roles
  • Experience with AWS, GCP or other cloud infrastructure providers
  • Experience writing production software using Python, Go, C++, or similar languages
  • Experience with on-call rotation, both as a member and as someone who has improved the processes themselves.
  • Experience managing container-based workloads, using Kubernetes or other orchestration software

Bonus points!

  • Experience writing in Golang, Python, Node.js, C++, or similar in a production environment
  • OpenStack Swift Expertise
  • Strong internal tool development background

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:

  • The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family’s fleet
  • Health and Wellness reimbursement
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your workstation
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner

Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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