2020-11-12 Waymo
Software Engineer, Fleet Infrastructure
San Francisco, California, United States

Waymo is a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the World’s Most Experienced Driver in hopes of improving the world's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 15 billion miles of simulation testing.

Fleet Infrastructure Engineering is a cooperative and tight-knit group in charge of building the systems that will manage and optimize a large fleet of truly driverless vehicles - something that has never been done before. We are a diverse group of talented Software Engineers, and we need more curious and collaborative people to help us build this system from the ground up.

In this Software Engineering role, you’ll:

  • Design and build the back-end infrastructure of Waymo’s operation services, solving the problems that arise when managing a large number of autonomous vehicles
  • Design and build the front end Web UIs for relevant teams to interact with the operations system
  • Collaborate and work closely with other teams at Waymo, including other software, hardware and product teams to deliver a system that optimizes for Waymo and all its needs as a whole

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or similar discipline. An equivalent amount of real-life experience is also welcome
  • 2+ years of industry experience or equivalent
  • Familiarity with C++ and/or familiarity with front end web development

It’s preferred if you have:

  • MS degree in Computer Science or similar discipline 
  • Strong C++ and/or strong front end web development background
  • Excellent communication skills - both technically with other engineers, and with non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience or interest in a cross-functional environment - we work with many different roles to build solutions for Waymo, our problem spaces typically require more than just software

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