We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.
We’re building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.
In our cars, you’re free to be yourself. It’s the same here at Cruise. We’re creating a culture that values the experiences and contributions of all of the unique individuals who collectively make up Cruise, so that every employee can do their best work.
Cruise is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, both in our workplace and in our products. If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, come join us. Even if you might not meet every requirement, we strongly encourage you to apply. You might just be the right candidate for us.
If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.
You will leverage deep understanding of user needs to help define, design and build products that are in line with Cruise’s mission and strategy. You will play a key role in designing, building and implementing technological solutions that enable Cruise engineers to contribute to Cruise's overall security posture and solve complex security problems. 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.
This position does have the possibility of being remote.
Building and operating services that improve the security of our product and organization
Leading architecture and major design decisions that will affect our infrastructure and our product
Maintaining and building interdisciplinary skills through research, experimentation, and exploration
Designing and implementing security controls in multi-cloud environments
Mentoring other team members
Consulting with leadership on cloud security architecture decisions that will affect Cruise for years to come
Creating, deploying, analyzing, and refactoring our infrastructure through infrastructure-as-code tools, (e.g., Terraform)
Assisting engineering in the deployment of services and applications and creating a secure-by-default environment
You've operated and have an in-depth understanding of cloud infrastructure platforms, (AWS, GCP, Azure)
You have experience using infrastructure-as-code tools, (e.g., Terraform)
You have experience working with modern development and deployment workflows (containerization, container orchestration, CI/CD etc.)
You possess strong security fundamentals and have solid threat modeling and security architecture skills
Experience writing performant, maintainable, testable code in at least one of the following: Go, Rust, Python, or Node.js
You have experience working with data at scale and real time processing. (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis, etc.)
BS, MS or PhD in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience
Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
Experience scaling back-end systems
Experience with or an understanding of modern authentication and authorization protocols and concepts, (OAuth 2.0, OIDC, WebAuthn/FIDO2, Zero Trust)
Experience participating in an on-call rotation for global, critical services
Experience with secrets management systems, (e.g., Vault)
Experience with applied cryptography
Experience building and operating a service mesh, (e.g., Istio)
The salary range for this position is $187,700 - $275,900. 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, caste, 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.
We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.
Candidates applying for roles that operate and remotely operate the AV: Licensed to drive a motor vehicle in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding your application, currently holding an active in-state regular driver’s license or equivalent, and no more than one point on driving record. A successful completion of a background check, drug screen and DMV Motor Vehicle Record check is also required.
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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