Senior DevOps and Automation Engineer, Functional Safety

San Francisco, CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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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.

Cruisers have the opportunity to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the forefront of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

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, join us.

Cruise is looking for a Senior DevOps and Automation Engineer to help safety teams automate and streamline underlying tools and processes. In this position, you will play a central role deploying safety centric tools and connecting them to automate artifact generation.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Work closely with SW/HW developers to understand their workflows and how to improve them.
  • Connect various TMS (such as testrail) to requirement management systems (such as JAMA) through APIs to automate requirements traceability
  • Write batch scripts to extract reports from various linting tools (such as cpplint) and coverage tools (such as gcov)
  • Prototype various safety tools in continuous integration systems to be adopted by other engineering teams at Cruise.
  • Create processes to simplify and standardize tasks, such as running unit tests and debugging on target platforms
What you must have:
  • BS + 7 years related work experience or MS + 5 years related work experience
  • 5-7 years of Python, Bash and Batch scripting experience
  • Previous experience working with a Functional Safety Team in automation capacity
  • Familiarity with automotive standards such as ISO 26262
  • Proficient understanding of C++ compilers and build-systems using GNU Make, CMake and Bazel and other build tools
  • Previous experience using REST APIs
  • Proficiency at using ssh, git, grep, sed, and other common Linux tools
  • Strong verbal communication, troubleshooting, and debugging skills
Bonus Points!
  • Working knowledge of safety centric tools such as JAMA, Coverity, VectorCast, GCov, Axivion etc
  • Previous experience developing integration bridges between tools and systems (e.g. linking github task management feature with JIRA)
  • Experience with some of the following data serialization formats, such as: JSON, XML, YAML, and CSV
Why Cruise?
  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • One Medical membership
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental leave
    • Fertility Benefits 
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, subsidized by Cruise
    • Flexible Spending Account 
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan for non-remote employees
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, Microsoft, SoftBank, & T. Rowe Price, have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We’re Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow.

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

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.

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.

Job tags: Bash C Git Jira Linux Python REST
Job region(s): North America
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