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Senior Software Engineer II, CI Infrastructure (Content Addressable Storage)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

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.

The CI Platform team owns the platform that builds and tests source code at Cruise along with storing the execution artifacts. We work to efficiently and reliably support Cruise’s continuous integration needs at scale. This team is responsible for Cruise’s Content Addressable Storage, managing the CI Infrastructure, and remote build & test execution.

In this role, we are seeking an engineer who is excited about working on distributed file systems and improving customer workflows when moving data to compute. Our build and simulation infrastructure is backed by a service called Content Addressable Storage (CAS) which includes a FUSE Filesystem. You will build Service Level Objectives (SLOs) for this system, write command line tools for mounting directories, and improve service to have the feel of a linux filesystem.

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.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design and implement improvements to our Content Addressable Storage and FUSE Filesystem.

  • Drive Service Level Objective (SLO) conversations with customers and track the metrics customers care about

  • Evaluate new tools and technologies through PoCs and propose solutions for implementation

  • Ship improvements to our AV development toolchains and services which have a measurable and direct impact on engineering productivity and our core company metrics

  • Drive software engineering best practices both within your team and across the company, and create tooling which encourages these

What you must have:

  • 4+ years experience designing, building and operating production systems at scale

  • Experience with filesystems

  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (for instance Go, Python, Java, or other relevant coding languages)

  • Attention to detail, and a desire to improve processes & systems around you

  • Ability to research, document, communicate, and defend proposals and take critical feedback

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, focus on shipping, and work well under pressure

  • Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, or Amazon Web Services

  • Experience writing Go, C, C++, or a desire to learn

  • Experience working on developer tooling, build systems or CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience with container and container orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, CloudFoundry, Mesos, etc.

  • Thorough understanding of Unix/Linux and networking fundamentals

  • Experience with observability tools for Logging, Metrics, and Tracing

  • Experience owning or contributing to Open Source projects

  • Experience working with modern build systems such as Bazel, Buck, Pants, or equivalent

  • Experience working with CI/CD tooling such as Buildkite, CircleCI, Jenkins, etc.

  • Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world

The salary range for this position is $178,500 - $210,000. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. You may also be offered a bonus, long-term incentives, and benefits. These ranges are subject to change.

Why Cruise?

Our benefits are here to support the whole you:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical / dental / vision, Life and AD&D
  • Subsidized mental health benefits
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental, medical, family care, and military leave of absence
  • 401(k) Cruise matching program
  • Fertility benefits
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Saving Account
  • Perks Wallet program for benefits/perks
  • Pre-tax Commuter benefit plan for local employees
  • CruiseFlex, our location-flexible work policy. (Learn more about CruiseFlex).

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, T. Rowe Price, and Walmart 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.

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.