Zoox

Completely autonomous in complex environments

Zoox is driving autonomously in ways that no one else has shown. We are driving in cities and on highways. Making unprotected lefts and rights on red. Yielding to pedestrians and passing double parked vehicles.

Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 25, 2020
Zoox is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to drive the Design for Serviceability (DFS). In this role, you will perform evaluations of form, fit, function, access, and analysis of our products. You will present comprehensive reports, findings, and opportunities to reduce cost, time, and motion. You will collaborate with Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing, Industrial Design, and Prototyping to advocate for core initiatives that support the Service optimization of our products. You will spend time with the field team evaluating the products and identify changes that will improve the overall Serviceability and Maintainability of our products. Through feedback from the field team, you will identify, design, and provide the tooling that is required to service the products. Responsibilities Partner with cross-functional teams to drive Serviceability (Design for Serviceability).  Evaluate part and assembly design, from concept to detail design to manufacturing introduction. Evaluate...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 20, 2020
General Description Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team. In this role, Zoox is looking for a technical leader with a background in automotive radar systems. Some key responsibilities include: - Lead technical relationship and drive key milestones with radar suppliers- Define performance requirements for next generation Radars- Coordinate cross functionally within Zoox to meet key Radar deliverables- Communicate progress, needs and proposals to Zoox’s leadership Education/Work Experience - B.S. in EE, Physics, or Signal Processing- 7-10 years experience Required Skills - MATLAB, Python,...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 19, 2020
As our testing manager, you will lead the testing for the EE Systems and Powertrain Departments. We design and integrate cutting edge powertrain systems, ECUs and sensors which must survive electrical and environmental stresses seen in automotive environments.  These systems are safety critical and are held to high reliability standards. Zoox is looking for a manager with strengths across electrical and mechanical engineering, including high voltage components for automotive applications.  You should have a genuine passion for following a structured testing process and for testing components and systems to help uncover functional and durability issues. Responsibilities Work cross-functionally to coordinate test campaigns and meet company milestones Institute effective test strategies, methodologies and processes Manage internal test facilities Develop new facilities and equipment Guide EE Systems and Powertrain Engineers to complete component and system level testing from...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 12, 2020
As a Project Manager on our Prototyping team, you'll be working closely with our team leads to define and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics to drive continuous improvement. You’ll be working with IT and our department Program Managers to develop and implement the tools needed to continuously monitor and report our effectiveness. A successful applicant in this role should be knowledgeable in process development and optimization, comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and have unswerving attention to detail. We're looking for someone who has experience in data analytics and speaks the technical language, but also has a passion for the organization, optimization, and maintenance of tracking and reporting, and is comfortable coordinating and communicating with teams across the company. Responsibilities Work with team leads to develop KPIs and metrics to define our team’s effectiveness and current status of projects and workload. Establish standard...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 10, 2020
Simulation is essential for Zoox to rapidly iterate on our driving software and hardware, and to validate our safety before we drive in the real world. We create virtual worlds to challenge our robots, from real world data, entirely novel scenarios, or a combination of both. Our simulations need to run at a huge scale to cover everything that might happen, and to help prove our driving to be safe. As a simulation core engineer you build the foundation on which simulation relies - from the fundamental concepts of the simulated world and time, through the architecture of our simulation modules, to the data flows and job scheduling of simulations in our supercomputer clusters on site and in the cloud. Responsibilities Architect and support foundational sim software Help develop the tools to define, manage and edit our library of running scenarios To improve simulation performance: both directly and by building tools to help others Setup diagnostics and systems that enable...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 04, 2020
The Safety, Policy, and Regulatory Team at Zoox is a cross­-functional organization, responsible for advancing Zoox's public policy and regulatory goals and creating a proactive safety culture across the company. The Senior Regional Policy Manager will lead a critical independent policy initiative focused on regional and state efforts while supporting the team’s diverse ongoing policy and safety activities. Responsibilities Engage directly with state policymakers, regulators, industry stakeholders, and key opinion leaders to shape policy and political dialogue Track current and emerging political activity at the state level while developing and executing Zoox policy strategy Develop and maintain strong relationships with state elected officials, their staff, regulators, and other key external stakeholders Work closely with other teams at Zoox to ensure up to date knowledge of company plans and reporting policy/political developments with analysis Manage state consultant...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Nov 03, 2020
The Firmware Body Systems team is responsible for embedded software development for the body, thermal, lighting, and power management functions and sub-systems of the Zoox vehicle. This includes integration of supplier systems, coordination and control of all body sub-systems, and interactions with higher level systems. In this management role you will be responsible for building and leading this team, managing the teams priorities and roadmap, and working closely with vehicle engineering, systems engineering, software engineering, and suppliers to deliver highly cross-functional projects. We are looking for someone with a strong embedded software background who is experienced building teams and is highly motivated to create a seamless and highly automated rider experience for the Zoox vehicle. Responsibilities Lead the team responsible for developing embedded software for body, thermal, and power management functions of the Zoox vehicle Recruit and train talented engineers to...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 30, 2020
At Zoox, you’ll collaborate with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in areas such as AI, robotics, machine learning, localization, computer vision, and simulation. You’ll master new technologies while working on code, algorithms, and research in your area of expertise to create and refine key systems and move Zoox forward. We are looking for individuals with experience in Image signal processing to join the signal processing team at Zoox. You will work on developing an end to end system for cutting edge computational camera technology. You will be expected to work closely with our perception, hardware and sensor teams to develop new 3D image processing algorithms. Requirements Minimum of 2 years of academic or industry experience in developing signal processing algorithms for ToF depth cameras Experience in designing, choosing and optimizing Image Signal Processing (ISP)  and computer vision algorithms Solid background in image and video signal...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 27, 2020
The engineers on the Tele-Op Team are building telemetry and remote control systems for the first generation of autonomous vehicles. As an intern on this team, you may be working on developing the human machine platform and user interface to enable collaboration between human and vehicle, and/or working with cutting edge network equipment and technologies to design and implement a robust data pipeline. Your work will be essential to making autonomous vehicles handle the most challenging edge cases safe for human passengers. Internship Qualifications Currently working towards a degree in a relevant engineering program and within 1 year of graduation Minimum of a 3.5 gpa At least one previous industry internship or co-op Able to commit to a minimum of a 12-week internship Professional and positive communication skills Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California Interns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 22, 2020
Zoox is looking for a Restraints Engineer to join our Vehicle Engineering team. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, release, and launch of a new generation of passive restraint systems for Zoox's autonomous vehicles. You will support development and help integrate restraint performance to deliver the complete systems, rather than just components. Responsibilities Design automotive component parts in CATIA V5/V6 Work cross-functionally with engineering teams across Zoox to align on packaging, design, styling studio surfaces, and manufacturing processes to deliver the optimal balance of form vs. function vs. cost Complete and release CAD data of seatbelt assemblies and airbag modules Work cross-functionally within the Zoox Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Procurement teams to ensure the restraint systems manufacturing and assembly feasibility and serviceability Complete technical documentation including DFMEAs and DVP&R’s Qualifications...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 17, 2020
As a software engineer on TeleOps, you’ll build telemetry and remote control systems for the first generation of autonomous vehicles. You’ll develop the human machine platform and user interface that enables collaboration between human and vehicle. Your work will be essential to making autonomous vehicles handle the most challenging edge cases safe for human passengers. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field Proficiency in C++ Experience with Javascript and at least one modern JS framework: Vue, Angular, or React Extensive experience with programming and algorithm design Bonus Qualifications Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field Experience with computer graphics, especially WebGL ABOUT ZOOX Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and design, Zoox aims to...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 16, 2020
Zoox is looking for software engineers to breathe life into our virtual cities with intelligent agents - the vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and more! You will make our simulated agents so realistic and capable, that we can set up and test against all potential encounters for our self-driving software. Responsibilities Design and implement intelligent simulated agent behaviors to model the full range of human behaviors Quantify and improve how realistically the simulated agents behave Learn the distribution of agent behaviors from real-world driving data, and replicate them in simulation Qualifications Experience in traffic simulation, motion planning, crowd simulation, or related fields 4+ years of industry experience with C++ BS in Computer Science or a related discipline Bonus Qualifications MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline Experience in robotics, data science, or machine learning 2+ years of industry experience with Python...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 16, 2020
Do you enjoy creating intuitive interfaces that makes complicated systems easy to understand and use? Are you interested in applying your skills to build tools for testing and ensuring the safety of autonomous vehicles? The Simulation team at Zoox is looking for you to work on our Scenario Editor tool, and enable creation of scenarios of all kinds that capture the challenges of real world driving. Responsibilities Develop autonomous driving simulation scenario editor platform to define, inspect, & evaluate the performance of autonomous driving software in any simulated scenario. Develop C++ simulation framework to ensure all desired scenario concepts are available. Develop web front-end for graphical 3D definition of detailed autonomous driving simulation scenarios. Develop web back-end to interact with simulation and driving software / AI. Qualifications Industry experience developing in C++ Experience or interest developing web user interfaces (UI / UX) Experience...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 16, 2020
Zoox is looking for software engineers to enable automatically generating effective and useful scenarios for validation and self-driving AI development. We want to build a framework that generates highly realistic scenarios, as well as provides flexibility for users to guide the generation for specific use cases. Responsibilities Scenario generators capable of creating scenarios with realistic distributions of agents and behaviors Conversion tools that generate scenarios from driving logs APIs for users to generate their own scenarios effectively Tools to quantify and improve the realism and usefulness of our scenarios Analysis and improving scenario coverage Qualifications BS in Computer Science or a related discipline Experience with intelligent simulated agents/traffic 4+ years industry experience with C++ 2+ years industry experience with Python Strong 2D/3D math Bonus Qualifications MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline Experience with...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 15, 2020
This position is responsible for accurate and timely payroll processing for the company’s operations, assisting in month-end close activities, under the guidance of the Senior Payroll Manager. Responsibilities End-to-end payroll processing from data entries, timecard validations, to check distributions Point of contact for employees’ payroll questions and concerns Assist with maintaining employee/payment records and timekeeping records Partner with People, Benefits, Finance and other departments, as appropriate Year-end communication and reconciliations Responding to government inquiries including wage verification and garnishment orders Benefit audits and coordination with People/Benefits and 3rd party vendors Leave of Absence Payment Calculation and entries Audit support for the Senior Payroll Manager and Finance team Other payroll related tasks upon request Qualifications Two or more years of payroll processing experience Knowledge of payroll administration and...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 14, 2020
The Firmware Validation Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and tracking progress of firmware validation tests, specialized in verification of Robot Motion. This role requires a candidate passionate about learning how things work to the point of breaking them. The ideal candidate has proven experience testing in a team environment focused on one or more of the following: drive systems, vehicle localization, motion planning algorithms, and probabilistic decision-making software. Our team uses Software Engineering best practices to validate firmware with automation. Join us if you want to develop cutting edge and state of the art automation techniques in the exciting autonomous vehicle industry! Responsibilities Validate motion planning and tracking algorithms, and localization for Level 5 vehicles Validate that the vehicles are operating within the safety specifications set by the Safety Assurance team Write comprehensive test plans based on requirements...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 14, 2020
The Data team uses the data from our autonomous vehicles to drive strategic decision-making throughout the company. You will use vehicle data to improve our operations leading up to launch and then optimizing the autonomous mobility experience post-launch. You will work cross-functionally with product, engineering, and operations to perform analyses that supports decisions, directs efforts, and instills a data-first culture. Responsibilities Performing deep-dive analysis that informs how we manage and deploy our fleet of autonomous vehicles Developing metrics to track our operational performance and inform company-wide decisions Designing and building the operational data model that will take Zoox from vehicle testing to operating a service Building models and designing experiments that seek to undercover truth Evangelizing data-driven decision-making through the organization Qualifications 2+ years experience in a data-focused role, performing analyses that inform...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 13, 2020
This role will be responsible for Zoox’s strategic sourcing and industry partnerships in the Indirect Procurement space. This includes working cross-functionally to understand needs for third-party engagement across the business, finding and evaluating potential partners and suppliers, drafting and issuing RFQs, leading or assisting in negotiation of all key terms and conditions as well as pricing, managing commercial and supply chain issues, identifying and executing on cost reduction opportunities, and overall management of third party relationships across various categories of spend. Responsibilities Support various departments in their small to mid-size procurement of diverse services Support and inform internal stakeholders with respect to supplier selection and management Identify sourcing alternatives to drive efficiencies via benchmarking, competitive quotes, and engineering changes Negotiate the cost and other terms and conditions of such purchases by collaborating...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 13, 2020
Zoox is looking for a highly competent and experienced SAP S/4 HANA FICO candidate who has exceptional skills and experience working in the manufacturing industry with greenfield implementation. This person should have the ability to provide technical and process direction for complex SAP S/4 HANA issues, and can collaborate with the business end users and developers. Preference is for someone who has at least 10 years total information technology experience, 8 years of which are related to the SAP system, and at least 6 years of which are related to FI/CO modules. This individual should be self-motivated, able to demonstrate a high level of initiative, assertiveness and versatility. We're looking for someone who has strong collaboration and communication skills for working with teams, analytical skills for designing processes inside and outside the systems, able to work independently, and follow through on all aspects of responsibilities, handling multiple initiatives...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Oct 10, 2020
Decision making and motion planning are the primary responsibilities of mobile robots. Taking input from a variety of perception and localization systems, the planner's job is to figure out where the robot is going and how to get there safely.  As a software engineer on the motion planning architecture team, you are responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of the Planner software stack, monitoring and improving Planner runtime performance, hardening the underlying libraries that the Planner uses, and designing new software modules. You should be passionate about developing carefully tested high-quality C++ code for real-time systems. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field Strong proficiency in C++ 2+ years of professional software development experience Experience with software testing methodologies Experience with Linux Bonus Qualifications Experience with safety-critical systems Experience with numerical methods  Strong...