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We are seeking a talented Backend Engineer with Frontend Experience to join our Fleet team. The ideal candidate will have experience in Go, Java, and Typescript and will be comfortable working with relational and non-relational databases like PostgresDB or Cassandra in a microservices architecture. In addition, experience with GCP and Azure cloud platforms is preferred.
The Fleet Management group is responsible for building the tools that ensure we have an ample supply of cost-effective Autonomous Vehicles mobilized to respond to and service customer demand. As a member of this team, you will support customers in Operations and Consumer Products to maximize the value of our fleet by covering the full vehicle lifecycle, assisting with new vehicle introduction, ingress and egress of AVs, the maintenance of custom hardware, real-time triage of on-road events, and support for efficient fleet orchestration in close partnership with Dispatch.
The successful candidate for this position will be expected to own the technical design and architecture of projects within our domain, and to take a role in driving the tech initiatives, technical design and architecture, planning and delivery of our initiatives through a combination of mentorship, active communication, and through direct contributions to the code base.
What you’ll be doing:
Design and implement efficient, scalable, and reliable backend systems that support our fleet management initiatives
Collaborate with product owners, designers, and other engineers to develop new features and functionality
Develop and maintain APIs that support both internal and external customers
Write high-quality code that is well-documented, thoroughly tested, and maintainable
Develop and maintain frontend applications that provide a rich user experience
Own the technical design and architecture of projects within our domain
Take a role in driving tech initiatives, technical design and architecture, planning, and delivery of our initiatives
Mentor other engineers on the team, and provide feedback on code and architecture reviews
Participate in on-call rotation to ensure that our services are highly available and performant
Own deployed code to our live production fleet of autonomous vehicles
What you must have:
MS or Ph.D. in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience.
5+ years of experience as a software engineer, with a focus on backend development in a microservices architecture
Strong proficiency in Go, Typescript, and GraphQL
Experience with databases like PostgresDB, Cassandra, Spanner
Broad knowledge of cloud computing platforms like GCP and Azure, API design and deployment (Real-time, REST, GraphQL), distributed systems, SOA and/or microservice-based architectures, datastores types and their tradeoffs, compute deployment strategies including serverless, common security vulnerabilities and mitigation, and web frontend development tech such as React
Strong understanding of software engineering principles and design patterns
Experience with software development best practices, including testing, code reviews, and agile development methodologies
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other engineers, product managers, and designers
Experience building modern front-ends using frameworks like React and state management tools like Redux
Excellent written communication skills. Your ideas, feedback, key decisions, and technical designs will be shared with other senior engineers, partners, and the company's leadership.
Strong product sense. You are aware of the value proposition of the products you are building and can drive informed decision-making around what should be built or bought and why.
A passion for self-driving technology and its impact on the world
Experience with Isitio service mesh
Experience with Temporal and Spanner
Experience in fleet management, fulfillment, dispatch, or logistics systems.
Experience in the autonomous vehicle or rideshare industry
The salary range for this position is $146,300 - 215,000. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. These ranges are subject to change.
Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.
Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email HR@getcruise.com.
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Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.
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