2020-02-16 Waymo
Software Engineer, Automotive Infotainment
Mountain View, California, United States

At Waymo, we’re focused on bringing self-driving technology to the world. Our mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Today, our driverless cars are serving our first customers with no drivers behind the wheel. To experience our self-driving technology, see this 360-degree video.

The Waymo UI/UX team is responsible for the rider-facing features of the Waymo cars. We aim to inspire trust in the self-driving system by visualizing the sensor data and car actions in a meaningful and beautiful way. Further, the team works on all aspects of the user experience, including interior / exterior lighting, sound, and infotainment.

We are looking for passionate engineers with a track record of bringing awesome products to market. You will work on an Android/C++ application to control the car features before and during a ride, to inspire trust in the self-driving systems. The team works closely with a small cross-functional team of product managers, designers and UX researchers, as well as the vehicle engineers and AI experts to experiment and iterate towards bringing this technology to customers.

This position requires experience in two or more of the following:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • C++
  • OpenGL on embedded / mobile platforms.
  • Experience in building and shipping an Android app
  • Client-server protocols
  • Focus on pixel-perfect UI, and collaboration with UX designers
  • Compelling communication skills, being able to collaborate with the wider Waymo team (product managers, designers, vehicle and robotics engineers, and executives)

It’s nice-to-have if you have experience in:

  • Android Platform
  • Open GL or related 3D graphics
  • Bluetooth and related technologies
  • Infotainment systems
  • ML
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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