Site Reliability Engineer - Onboard Software



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

At Wayve, we're not just another autonomous vehicle company. We stand out with our revolutionary approach to self-driving technology, embracing the power of embodied AI to redefine the boundaries of what's possible. While others depend on static maps and rigid rules, we believe in a future where vehicles perceive, understand, and navigate the world dynamically, in real time. Our technology is not just about getting from point A to point B; it's about crafting intelligent, adaptable solutions that thrive in the unpredictable nature of urban landscapes, ensuring safety and efficiency like never before.

Be Part of Something Bigger

We're on the lookout for a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a thirst for innovation and a desire to establish Operational Excellence and best practices. You'll be instrumental in fortifying the backbone of our AI-driven autonomous vehicles, ensuring they're robust, resilient, and ready to revolutionise urban mobility. This role isn't just a job; it's a chance to be at the forefront of an industry transformation, making a significant impact on how we live, work, and navigate our cities.

Your Impact

  • Elevate Operational Excellence: Guarantee the seamless operation of our autonomous vehicles on public roads, enhancing our ability to transform urban mobility.
  • Innovate and Automate: Drive the development of cutting-edge tools and automation to streamline operations, from first-line support enhancements to fleet management.
  • Metrics and Monitoring Mastery: Develop key metrics and monitoring/logging systems that preempt problems and promote rapid resolution, ensuring the highest levels of performance and reliability.

Your Challenges

  • Master the intricate dance of software and hardware that powers autonomous navigation, crafting solutions that set new industry benchmarks.
  • Spearhead the adoption of forward-thinking tools and technologies that align with our visionary goals, both now and in the future.
  • Champion automation to continuously elevate our efficiency, aiming to make manual interventions a thing of the past.

Who You Are

  • A visionary, always with an eye on the impact of your work on both internal and external customers.
  • A team player, knowing that together, we achieve unimaginable heights.
  • A communicator, essential for bridging efforts across global teams.
  • An innovator, never settling for the status quo, and always thinking beyond the confines of conventional wisdom.
  • A doer, committed to the company's success, willing to tackle what's needed, not just what's listed in the job description.


  • 5+ years proven experience in Site Reliability Engineering or a similar role, especially in a production environment.
  • Expertise in Python, C++, or Rust, with a solid foundation in cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP, or Azure).
  • Expert of CI/CD processes, containerization (Docker, Kubernetes), and a deep understanding of networking, distributed systems, and databases.
  • Expert with monitoring and troubleshooting utilities (DataDog, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, Splunk, Humio, etc.).
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset, coupled with outstanding communication abilities.


  • Experience with Azure, a background in autonomous vehicles, or involvement in ML/AI projects.

Our offer:

  • A position to shape the future of autonomous driving, and thus to tackle one of the biggest challenges of our time
  • Immersion in a team of world-class researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs
  • Competitive compensation and stock options
  • On-site chef and bar, lots of fun socials, a workplace nursery scheme and more!
  • Help relocating/travelling to London, with visa sponsorship
  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

Wayve is built by people from all walks of life. We believe that it is our differences that make us stronger, and our unique perspectives and backgrounds that allow us to build something different. We are proud to be an equal opportunities workplace, where we don’t just embrace diversity but nurture it - so that we all thrive and grow.