Senior Backend Engineer

Cruise

San Francisco

Full-time

Back-End

Our mission is to build the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We're currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

*Design and implement backend systems to manage our growing fleet of autonomous vehicles

*Work closely with vehicle engineering to enable real-time vehicle communication and feedback

*Develop APIs for client services and vehicle communication

*Own technical projects from start to finish

*Consider the effects of projects across multiple teams and proactively manage conflicts

Requirements:

*Experience building scalable backend APIs

*Experience with SOA or microservice-based architectures

*Experience working with relational databases

*BS, MS or PhD in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience

*Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

*Attention to detail and a passion for correctness

*Expertise with tools, systems and processes required to accomplish the job

*3-10 years of industry experience

Bonus Points:

*Experience writing in Node.js, Python, C++, or similar

*Experience working with Docker development and deployment workflows

*Experience installing, configuring, and managing AWS or on-premises server infrastructure

Perks:

*Solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications

*Competitive salary and benefits including matched 401k, medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life

*Paid parental leave

*Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays

*State of the art equipment for your work station

*Lunch, snacks, and dinner

*Free rides in self-driving cars!