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Autonomous Vehicle Safety Driver

The world's fastest growing rideshare company
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Palo Alto, CA
Job Description

Our client, a very well-known ridesharing company, is searching for an experienced Safety Driver for their Palo Alto office. This is a full-time role staffed through a third party agency. You have experience in working at a fast-paced, high-growth environment. You love a good challenge and are comfortable working as part of a distributed team. You are interested in the autonomous vehicle space and feel comfortable working alongside other operators and engineers. On top of your proven history of success, you have a passion for technology and, like us, you value hard work and fun in equal measure.  


  • Having a “safety first” attitude. Keeping the vehicle, team, and public safe at all times

  • Operate self-driving vehicles in both autonomous and manual modes between 6-8 hours a day, 5 days a week

  • Collaborate with operations and engineers to follow collection/missions procedures

  • Execute established procedures, processes, and checklists.

  • Provide reliable and honest feedback to operations and engineer teams on test processes and performance

  • Being an ambassador for the technology and team

  • Quickly and efficiently operate proprietary software in a moving vehicle and willingness to learn new applications.


  • 1-2 years of Autonomous Vehicle testing experience preferred

  • BS/BA degree in any field, or equivalent practical work experience.

  • Valid US Driver’s license with at least 7 years driving experience, and a clean driving record (no more than 1 point in the last 3 years)

  • Experience with workflow management systems, preferably JIRA

  • Familiarity with bash/linux command line prompts is a plus

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

HireArt values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor visas.