GM Cruise LLC System Integration Engineer in San Francisco, California

System Integration Engineer

at Cruise

San Francisco, CA

We're the driverless car company. We’re building the world’s best autonomous vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

Our vehicles are on the road in California, Arizona, and Michigan navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments. We’re hiring people who want to solve some of today’s most complex engineering challenges and make a positive impact.

Cruise is looking for a System Integration Engineer to help develop scalable vehicle calibration and bring-up systems for autonomous vehicle production.

As a System Integration Engineer on the autonomous vehicle engineering team at Cruise, you’ll have the chance to work at the intersection of hardware, software and AV technology and have a hand in nearly every component of a technically sophisticated autonomous system.

This is a great opportunity to apply your transferable skills and experience from a crossover industry, such as aerospace / avionics, UAVs / drones, robotics, automated manufacturing, or medical devices.


  • Actively and regularly participate in initial system bring-up, system debugging and troubleshooting over multiple abstraction layers of an electromechanical system

  • Identify and diagnose technical issues and find solutions, and ensure procedural, regulatory and safety compliance

  • Participate in the design of experiments, equipment, and processes for improving electromechanical system designs, calibration and integration processes, data analysis, and automated testing

  • Collaborate with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, algorithm developers and manufacturing teams to transition calibration and bring-up techniques from R&D to the production line

  • Conduct segmentation and decomposition of complex engineering problems, breaking them down into manageable solutions


  • Previous commercial experience (2+ years) in systems integration working closely with mechanical, electrical, and software teams on electromechanical systems

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with system level assembly, bring-up, and debugging

  • Deep understanding of how mechanical, electrical, and software engineering components behave and interact together in a complex electromechanical system

  • Previously played a key implementation role in shipping a complex system at scale and understand the difference between building small scale prototypes and scaling for mass production

  • Able to work quickly but thoroughly, with strong attention to detail

  • Able to ramp up quickly on numerous new and unfamiliar technical areas

  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills, able to identify and surface issues within complex HW/SW systems

  • Able to identify gaps and troubleshoot issues on multiple aspects of a system

  • Understanding of engineering concepts such as system design, implementation, testing, and maintenance

  • Solid programming skills for purposes of automated testing and data processing, i.e. scripting, Python, knowledge of APIs and data security

  • BS, MS, PhD in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Software) or other applicable technical degree

Bonus Skills

  • Previous hands-on experience with autonomous or robotic systems

  • Experience with the automotive industry

  • Familiarity with processing large sized test results (statistical analysis)

  • Experience with sensor calibration

  • Strong knowledge of sensing hardware


  • 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!

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