Vehicle Safety Operator (Driver)



London, UK
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Autonomous Vehicle Safety Operator

  • Are you passionate about cars and love driving?
  • Do you care about road safety?
  • Are you interested in technology and developing new skills?
  • Do you want to help shape vehicle mobility for future generations?

Then we'd love to hear from you!

Who we are? We are Wayve

At Wayve, we're pioneering the future of autonomous driving by uniquely integrating artificial intelligence with advanced computer vision technologies. We're on a mission to make autonomous vehicles accessible for everyone, everywhere. By rigorously training our AI with thousands of hours of real-world driving data, we've not only set world-first milestones over the past few years but have also expanded our testing to roads across the UK and beyond, ensuring our vehicles meet the highest standards of safety and adaptability. With a relentless focus on innovation and excellence, Wayve is steering towards a future where autonomous mobility is safe, efficient, and universally available.

What you’ll do

  • Be a part of our world-class, diverse operations team to test our autonomous vehicles all over the UK
  • Monitor our artificial intelligence and respond to all hazards to guarantee safe testing at all times
  • Evaluate our artificial intelligence during tests, and provide expert feedback to our research teams and engineers
  • Provide real-world driving examples to train our artificial intelligence before you test on public roads
  • Support our safety and engineer teams by maintaining our high safety standards, and reporting safety and vehicle issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • At least 8 years' driving experience - majority in the UK
  • Strong communication skills and a clear ability to emphasise with others
  • Happy to work alone and equally happy working within a team
  • Adaptable, flexible and passionate about solving problems with innovative solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, or equivalent
  • Employment is contingent upon passing pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing, in accordance with our Drugs & Alcohol policy. You will be tested during your onsite interview

Shift Pattern - Rota issued 4 weeks in advance:

Monday to Friday:

  • 06:30-15:30
  • 08:00-17:00
  • 14:30-23:30

Weekend Shifts:

  • 06:30-15:30
  • 14:30-23:30

Must be willing to operate to operate weekends

We'd love it if (but these aren't dealbreakers)

  • You have an advanced driving background (ADI, Emergency Response Advanced Driver, or similar driving qualifications)
  • You have extensive knowledge of London, and the Home Counties

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • In-house chef, learning & development opportunities, lots of team socials, and more
  • Immersion in a team of world-class researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs
  • A key position in shaping the future of autonomous vehicles, and tackling the biggest technical challenge of our time

Wayve is built on people and their differences gives us strength. We are proud to be an equal opportunities workplace and encourage people from all walks of life to join our journey, growing and expanding with us. We don't just embrace diversity, we encourage it.

This role is safety-critical, and applicants may be required to undertake appropriate health assessments and/or declare their fitness to drive prior to the commencement of, and during, any employment at Wayve.