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2024-04-01 Waymo

Senior Staff Technical Lead Manager, Analysis 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 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.

At Waymo, we are mission-driven and believe deeply in the opportunity of autonomous driving technology to improve mobility and make people's lives better. We are united by purpose and responsibility (for our employees and riders alike). We are looking for kind, committed, employees who have integrity, dream big, work together as one team and create a sense of belonging for one another that is the foundation of our culture. We want each team member to feel welcomed and included in every step of our exciting journey. 

This role reports to the Director of Commercial Infrastructure. Work location is a hybrid of working from home and required weekly attendance in office.

The data infrastructure and analysis team owns data, solution, infrastructure and tooling for data driven decision making across Waymo. Our scope includes data processing infrastructure and pipelines, and data warehouse empowering reporting and business analysis.

Day-to-day activities and responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of engineers responsible for developing Waymo data & analysis infrastructure that drives evaluation & training of Waymo Driver.
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams across Waymo, including product managers, data scientists, and infrastructure engineers.
  • Work with partners and stakeholders across Waymo (Simulation, Planner, Behavior, Perception and ML Infra teams) to build joint roadmaps.
  • Develop a strategic vision for Waymo data and analysis infrastructure in collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Establish clear goals and objectives for the team, aligning individual efforts with the overall strategic vision.
  • Mentor and coach engineers on your team, helping them grow and develop their skills.

Required experience:

  • 8+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Experience in a people management and team leadership role.
  • Experience building data and analytics infrastructure
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems

Preferred experience:

  • Proven track record of working with data scientists and infrastructure teams to solve business problems
  • Deep understanding of data privacy, security, quality, correctness, and efficiency tradeoffs
  • Proven track record of driving collaboration effectively across organizational boundaries, building multi-dimensional stakeholder relationships, and importing and exporting ideas to achieve broad organizational goals.
  • Ability to understand the complex relationship between the organization and its environment, identify connections, adopt different perspectives, and quickly respond to changing circumstances in a strategic way.
  • Cultivate ideas across organizational boundaries that create strategic opportunities.

While at Waymo, you will enjoy benefits that cover…

Health and wellness: Our people are at the heart of everything we do. At Waymo, you can enjoy top-notch medical, dental and vision insurance, mental wellness support, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), a Health Saving Account (HSA), and special wellness programs.

Financial wellness: Your financial peace of mind is important to us. At Waymo, we offer competitive compensation, bonus opportunities, equity, a generous 401(k) plan, 1-on-1 financial coaching, a 529 College Savings Plan and lots of other perks and employee discounts. 

Flexibility and time off: Take the time you need to relax and recharge. Enjoy the flexibility to work from another location for four weeks per year. We support an on-site or hybrid work model and offer remote working opportunities, paid time off, bereavement, sick, and parental leave.

Supporting families: When it comes to growing your family or caring for your loved ones, you have our full support. Enhanced leave options include paid parental leave (birthing parent gets 24 weeks of paid leave with up to 4 weeks of additional leave before their due date, and non-birthing parent gets 18 weeks of paid leave), and 20 days of subsidized backup childcare or adult/elder care.. Access to fertility care or adoption support as you grow your family.

Community and personal development: At Waymo, you’ll find a range of opportunities to grow, connect, and give back. We offer education reimbursement, personal and professional development, mentorship, and other ways to connect through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), other internal groups, and even time off to volunteer.

Cool perks: Access to Google offices, cafes, wellness centers, massages, and so much more. To support your wellbeing at home, you can enjoy at-home fitness and cooking classes, and more. #LI-Onsite

The expected base salary range for this full-time position across US locations is listed below. Actual starting pay will be based on job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for the role location or, if the role can be performed remote, the specific salary range for your preferred location, during the hiring process. 

Waymo employees are also eligible to participate in Waymo’s discretionary annual bonus program, equity incentive plan, and generous Company benefits program, subject to eligibility requirements. 

Salary Range
$272,000$346,000 USD
We appreciate your interest in Waymo. Waymo is an equal employment opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees. Waymo does not discriminate against, and prohibits harassment of, any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Waymo will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. Waymo is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please let the recruiting team know or email waymo-candidatesupport@google.com. (This email address is intended to be used only for requesting accommodations as part of the application process. Other inquiries will not receive a response.)

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