Wayve • London

Platform Engineer, DevSecOps

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

Who we are

We’re building artificial intelligence capable of complex driving using end-to-end deep learning; one which can scale across diverse urban environments. Wayve is building a full driving software system which is data-driven at every layer, learning to drive. Our unique end-to-end machine learning approach learns to drive in complex, never-seen-before urban environments. We learn to drive with computer vision by both observing human driving, and by using reinforcement learning.

This is one of the world’s hardest and most impactful problems to solve. Which is why we are building a diverse, world class team of people. We are motivated to turn up, not for a job, but for an opportunity to work with clever people on difficult problems which leave a positive impact on the world we live in.

Where you will have an impact

We're looking for bold, talented and creative people to join out journey in developing next-generation autonomous vehicles. We're a growing start-up, building our cohort of engineers and you can be at the heart of this!

As a Platform Engineer in the DevSecOps team you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the company uses the right tools in the most efficient manner. You’ll be essential to make sure every project can be completed with a smooth processes in place.
  • Making our build system faster, more efficient and shinier than ever
  • Performing general administration and technical duties in order to support activities and operations within the DevSecOps team
  • Support engineers pro-actively by bringing in the latest of technology to their terminals
  • Assisting in updates and maintenance of technologies use by Wayve staff
  • Resolving problems related to supported applications and OSs Ubuntu and MacOS)

Following current government guidelines, our offices are now open, so this role will be based in London.

What you will bring to Wayve

  • Attitude; critical thinking, puzzle solving and support orientated.
  • Your love for hermetic, reproducible sandboxes, and experience with Docker, Podman or OCI in general
  • Some affinity with Ansible, and Terraform
  • Build systems experience: Bazel ideally, alternatively pants, buck, cmake, make, maven or gradle.
  • Python is required but we're not looking at language experts
  • Some amount of shell scripting


  • Team leadership experience
  • Management experience
  • Other programming languages (mostly rust, c++, go/golang, js)

What we offer you

  • Attractive compensation
  • Immersion in a team of world-class researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs
  • A unique position to shape the future of autonomy and tackle the biggest challenge of our time
  • Bespoke learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team
  • Private onsite chef, in-house bar, lots of socials, and more!

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.

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 8 weeks full pay, 16 weeks 50% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 8 weeks full pay available (4 weeks at birth, another 4 weeks available in the first 2 years)
Adoption leave – statutory
Shared parental leave – statutory
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay – 10 days full paid + statutory
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Wayve

Company employees


Office locations

London, UK and Mountain View, California

Funding levels

$258 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
DeepTech, Data & AI

DeepTech, Data & AI

Industry awards 2023