Vehicle Safety Operator (Driver)



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Who we are

Established in 2017, Wayve is a leader in Embodied AI, integrating breakthroughs in technology onto vehicles. Our intelligent, mapless, and hardware-agnostic technologies empower vehicles to navigate complex environments effortlessly.

Supported by prominent investors, Wayve is advancing the transition from assisted to fully automated driving, making transportation safer, more efficient, and universally accessible. Join our world-class, multinational team of engineers and researchers as we push the boundaries of frontier AI and autonomous driving, creating impactful technologies and products on a global scale.

Fleet Operator Role:

  • 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!

Where you will have an impact

  • Be a part of our world-class, diverse operations team to test our ADAS all over the US.
  • 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.
  • Conduct high-profile demos to showcase our cutting-edge technology.
  • Support specialized closed-course and track testing to ensure optimal performance and safety.

What you will bring to Wayve


  • Full clean US driving license.
  • At least 8 years' driving experience - mainly in the US.
  • Strong communication skills and a clear ability to empathize 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 (Google Suite)
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with and a working understanding of ADAS technology, including sensors, onboard hardware/firmware.


  • You have an advanced driving background (CA Driving Instructor, Law Enforcement ADI, or similar driving qualifications).
  • You have extensive knowledge of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Demonstrated experience in fleet operations, specifically in data collection and closed-loop testing of ADAS functions.

Shift Pattern - Rota issued 4 weeks in advance:

Monday to Sunday -

  • 06:30-15:30
  • 14:30-23:30

Must be able to work Weekends and holidays

What we offer you

  • The chance to be part of a truly mission driven organisation and an opportunity to shape the future of autonomous driving. Unlike our competitors, Wayve is still relatively small and nimble, giving you the chance to make a huge impact
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fully employer-covered medical, dental and vision insurance!
  • Further benefits such as catered lunch, yummy snacks, and variety of drinks, life insurance, employer contributed retirement account, therapy, yoga, office-wide socials and much more.
  • A dynamic and fast-paced work environment in which you will grow every day - learning on the job, from the brightest minds in our space, and with support for more formal learning opportunities too
  • A culture that is ego-free, respectful and welcoming (of you and your dog) - we even eat lunch together every day
  • This is a full-time role based in our office in California. At Wayve we want the best of all worlds so we operate a hybrid working policy that combines time together in our offices and workshops to fuel innovation, culture, relationships and learning, and time spent working from home. We also operate core working hours so you can be where you need to be for family and loved ones too. Teams determine the routines that work best for them.

At Wayve we're committed to creating a diverse, fair and respectful culture that is inclusive of everyone based on their unique skills and perspectives, and regardless of gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, age or religious belief.

DISCLAIMER: We will not ask about marriage or pregnancy, care responsibilities or disabilities in any of our job adverts or interviews. However, we do look to capture information about care responsibilities, and disabilities among other diversity information as part of an optional DEI Monitoring form to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring process and ensure that the process is inclusive and non-discriminatory.