Autonomous Vehicle Trainer

San Francisco
AV Testing

We're the driverless car company. We’re building the world’s best autonomous vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.

Our vehicles are on the road in California, Arizona, and Michigan navigating some of the most challenging and unpredictable driving environments. We’re hiring people who want to solve some of today’s most complex engineering challenges and make a positive impact.

We are hiring Autonomous Vehicle-Trainers to help us test and improve the performance of our driverless cars! You should have strong attention to detail along with an excellent driving record. Professionalism and sound judgment are required at all times, as well as the ability to work in a team setting. You'll be expected to keep certain project details confidential.

We're looking for people to join us in a contract position starting immediately, expected to last a year and possibly longer. Pay starts at $23 per hour.

We are hiring for our PM shift:
4pm - 12am


    • Working in teams, taking turns between (i) driving, (ii) software monitoring and logging responsibilities and (iii) providing remote assistance
    • Troubleshooting in the field to complete projects
    • Complete driving reports, procedures, and tests in order to collect data for engineering team
    • Writing detailed reports for engineers based on the car's performance
    • Ability to recognize and track issues in software
    • Testing other aspects of our driverless cars
    • Ad hoc projects as needed


    • 1-3 years previous work experience
    • Technical computer skills
    • Licensed to drive for at least 3 years in California
    • Able to drive and/or spend time sitting in the car for 6-8 hours per day, 5 days a week
    • Ability to focus on monitoring software in a moving vehicle
    • Ability to type over 50 words per minute
    • Ability to keep calm and perform well under pressure
    • Clean driving record and excellent driving skills
    • Clean background check and drug screen
    • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
    • Enthusiasm for driverless cars!

Bonus Points

    • Military experience
    • Bachelor’s degree (or relevant QA / Operations experience)
    • Defensive drivers training ( Smith Systems, etc.)
    • Route/Delivery experience


    • Solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
    • Catered lunch, snacks, etc.
    • Free rides in self-driving cars!

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