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Senior Software Engineer, Commercialization Engineering



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with the mission to be the most trusted driver. Since its start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has focused on building the Waymo Driver—The World's Most Experienced Driver™—to improve access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. The Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, a fully autonomous ride-hailing service, and can also be applied to a range of vehicle platforms and product use cases. The Waymo Driver has provided over one million rider-only trips, enabled by its experience autonomously driving tens of millions of miles on public roads and tens of billions in simulation across 13+ U.S. states.

Want to build the next generation of infrastructure for driverless cars? Join the Waymo Commercialization team, and help design the future of transportation! We are looking for a passionate SWE who wants to help build the systems that manage Waymo's fleet management systems.

You will work on cross-cutting problems that require cross-team collaboration, both technically (security, cloud backends, and the Waymo Driver) and functionally (operations, product, legal, partnerships, policy and privacy) to develop and deliver business critical infrastructure. You will report to our Engineering Manager of Commercialization Engineering.

In this role you'll:

  • Help build and evolve one or more mission-critical commercialization tools and systems
  • Collaborate with Product, Security, and other engineering teams to develop processes as our needs grow and evolve
  • Solve hard, real-world problems such as vehicle profile, secure parts transactions, vehicle configuration and build key security infrastructure.

At a minimum, we'd like you to have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of backend/infra experience
  • Knowledge of security concepts (encryption, authentication,Identity, secure communication protocols, access control)

It's preferred if you have:

  • Compiled language experience (C++, Java or Go)
  • Experience building microservices
  • Knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) concepts such as:
  • X.509
  • CSR generation and signing
  • Certificate hierarchy
  • Secure key storage
  • Knowledge of symmetric key generation, derivation and storage
  • HSM / Hardware backed secure key generation and storage
  • End to end Secure key provisioning / wrap
  • Knowledge of cryptography, including
  • Cryptographic key types
  • Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Symmetric - AES, HMAC
  • Asymmetric - RSA, ECC P256, ED25519


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
$192,000—$243,000 USD