2022-08-08 Waymo

Full Stack Engineer, ML Data Infrastructure

Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is an autonomous 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 fully 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 20 billion miles of simulation testing.

Software Engineering builds the brains of Waymo's fully autonomous driving technology. Our software allows the Waymo Driver to perceive the world around it make the right decision for every situation, and deliver people safely to their destinations. We think deeply and solve complex technical challenges in areas like robotics, perception, decision-making and deep learning, while collaborating with hardware and systems engineers. If you’re a software engineer or researcher who’s curious and passionate about Level 4 autonomous driving, we'd like to meet you. 

Machine learning is at the core of solving autonomous driving technology, and data is the rocket fuel of machine learning. Large-scale datasets are critical to training and evaluating state-of-the-art machine learning systems for driving. The Data Warehouse team, part of the Waymo ML Infra team, empowers teams at Waymo to create, use, and understand these datasets. Some example projects tackled by the team include:

  • Building state-of-the-art data analysis tools to help ML practitioners understand their datasets & models, and accelerate onboard model improvement to make autonomous driving a reality.
  • Building monitoring products to track dataset healthiness, promoting high quality and high efficiency in dataset curation. 
  • Visualizing the vast amount of ML data to unlock new insights into Waymo’s datasets.
  • Improving product excellence and smooth user experiences when they navigate among different UIs for development and analysis related to their datasets.

The team already manages one of the largest labeled datasets in the entire autonomous driving industry, and further scaling the dataset efficiently is critical to Waymo’s future success. Join us in this ride to the future, and bring autonomous driving technology to the world together.

At a minimum, we’d like you to have:

  • A BS or MS in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Product engineering experience in building frontend / full-stack web apps.
  • Experience with modern web stack (e.g. Angular with JS/TS).

It’s preferred if you have:

  • Experience with data visualization and data analysis tools.
  • Experience with three.js, or building 3D user interfaces using other frameworks.
  • Experience with C++.

Note: The following is only applicable for roles hired in the US. As we keep the safety of our employees and our communities top of mind, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be a critical prevention measure to help end the pandemic.  Because of this, Waymo requires all US-based employees who perform work onsite for Waymo to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated, Waymo will provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable law.

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