2022-09-26 Waymo

Frontend/Full Stack Software Engineer, Fleet Infrastructure

San Francisco, 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 Waymo Driver—The World’s Most Experienced Driver™—to improve everyone'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.

Want to build the next generation infrastructure for managing fleets of driverless cars? Join the Waymo Fleet Infrastructure team in San Francisco and help design the future of transportation!

Waymo has already made history by transporting people in a fully autonomous car. We're planning to grow our fleet of cars and recently launched the world's first autonomous ride-sharing business! We also have a growing fleet of driverless trucks for freight deliveries, and the list goes on as the sky’s the limit for what we can do with a fleet of robots.

We are looking for passionate engineers who want to build the systems that manage Waymo’s ever-growing fleet of autonomous vehicles.

In this Software Engineering role, you’ll:

  • Work with experts in the field of autonomous vehicles
  • Implement and scale the software used by Waymo's Operations team. This collection of systems allows Ops to manage Waymo’s growing fleet of vehicles and operators, in the depot and in the field.
  • Develop expertise in and make use of various Google technologies, like Borg, Spanner, and Scaffolding

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

    • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
    • 4+ years of experience building Web Applications using best practices
  • Experience with modern web frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, TypeScript, Dart)
  • Passionate about infrastructure work: building internal tools, frameworks, and libraries
  • Excellent communication skills - both technically with other engineers, and with non-technical stakeholders
  • Excited about working on self-driving cars!

The ideal candidate:

  • is self-sufficient, product-minded and has a collaborative attitude
  • has experience building developer productivity tools with a high degree of product excellence
  • has 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
  • has C++ experience / open to full-stack development


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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