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
Jul 10, 2020
The Mission We believe that just as the combustion engine took society from the age of the horse and carriage to the automobile, autonomous mobility technology will take us to the next era in transportation. Our vision is to connect people and places in wonderful ways, while at the same time improving public safety and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Our goal is to imagine this future and build it today, for a safer and more sustainable tomorrow. The Role We are looking for a technical recruiter who will help us shape, build, and scale our organization. You will recruit for a diverse set of roles spanning artificial intelligence software (computer vision, 3D perception, localization & mapping), robotics, and vehicle engineering. You will be given ownership of the entire recruiting process including managing clients, qualifying requirements, sourcing, recruiting and closing world-class engineering talent. This position requires an uncommon balance of teamwork,...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jul 10, 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
Jul 09, 2020
Zoox is looking for an energetic, self-starting attorney to join our growing legal team and Zoox’s mission to create the first ground-up and purpose-built autonomous vehicle mobility service. In this role, you will serve as the primary attorney responsible for counseling Zoox, Zoox’s Chief People Officer (CPO), and other executives on a broad range of issues for our People Operations and Talent teams. Primary duties include providing practical and thoughtful legal advice in a wide range of areas, including human resources, recruiting, employee relations, internal investigations, compensation and benefits, employee and human resource policies, and hiring best practices. This role will be Zoox’s dedicated human resources and employment counsel, and will have significant room for growth as Zoox’s operation matures, including interacting with and counseling leaders and executives. Qualifications JD with outstanding academic credentials and one state bar with the ability to register in...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jul 01, 2020
Reporting to the EHS Manager, the Safety Engineer is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of EHS standard to help the company meet regulatory requirements and to keep employees, contractors and visitors safe. This includes documenting procedures, developing training materials, delivering training, auditing, incident investigations, and partnership with internal organizations in environments such as office, R&D, manufacturing, auto servicing, machine shops and hardware labs Responsibilities Develop, implement, train and enforce company health, safety and environmental policies as well as local, state and federal regulations. Assist in the development and implementation of training programs. Lead incident investigations and risk assessment activities. Assist with regular safety meetings and audits. Routinely monitor operations to ensure compliance. Identify and evaluate potential facility hazards to recommend and implement appropriate...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an AI verification engineer to help analyze and evaluate online and offline data in order to justify and enable this driverless future. In this role, you will fuel our verification & validation efforts through mass simulation and data analysis and work with cross-functional teams to mine data, create statistical models of the real world, generate simulations, and draw conclusions from large datasets. Your work will be highly visible and identify areas for improvement in our stack to directly accelerate the development of software driving on public roads. Responsibilities Mine driving logs and build models of real-world data Create models of how other people and drivers behave Quantitatively measure the performance of our AI stack Develop algorithms and methods to drive targeted simulations and analyses in high-dimensional space Analyze real-world and simulated data to evaluate stack performance Qualifications Fluency in Python Master’s Degree in...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a build engineer who will be responsible for configuring and maintaining our growing C++ build of safety critical autonomous vehicle software. This will involve configuring and upgrading compilers, building for multiple target architectures, reducing build times, building and upgrading third party dependencies from source, and ultimately being the go-to person for any build-related questions. We have a solid foundation using Bazel in a monolithic repository along with a remote build farm and cache. We are looking for a passionate developer who enjoys diving into compiler and linker errors and offering guidance to developers to support our fast-paced development culture. Qualifications Knowledge of C++ build process Experience configuring compilers Experience building and deploying to multiple target architectures Familiarity with maintaining large C++ code bases Bonus Quailfications Deep C++ experience Bazel build system familiarity Intimate...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a camera test engineer to support qualification and acceptance testing for production camera systems in our autonomous vehicles. The ideal candidate will have experience defining, building, and implementing camera tests that cover all system specifications as well as experience bringing up comparable tests with global suppliers targeted for high-volume production. Strong communication skills are critical in this role in order to convey test plans to contract manufacturers and to review acceptance test reports. Qualifications BS in computer science, physics, or optics 2+ years of relevant professional experience Image Quality Tests (e.g. MTF and straylight) Intrinsic Calibration Python, MATLAB Technical writing for end-user documentation Strong communication skills Bonus Qualifications Experience with Unix/Linux Experience programming with C++, Qt, Git/GitHub About Zoox Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a Director of People Operations to be responsible for critical aspects of people management and program implementation across all of our organizations. We are looking for an experienced people influencer with the ability to build, maintain, and refine the policies, programs, and infrastructure (Total Rewards, HR Analytics, HR Systems) that support Zoox’s culture. Responsibilities Own the delivery and effectiveness of core HR processes and responsibilities across all employee lifecycle activities, including benefits administration, compliance/policy management, immigration, office management, payroll, and 401k administration Manage and develop the People Ops team members Develop and maintain programs for on-boarding, performance management, employee engagement, and professional development Develop and manage thoughtful people policies and practices that fairly balance the interests of all team members and are consistent with Zoox's company culture...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an electrical integration engineer to work at the cutting edge of integrating our complex electrical systems into autonomous driving machines.  In this role, you will be responsible for synthesizing vehicle product requirements into a real, low-voltage architecture and for developing, validating, and nurturing that architecture into production. You will do this by engaging cross-functional teams and holding yourself, teammates, and the larger organization accountable for meeting requirements. We are a small team, and you will also be responsible as an expert on a handful of systems on the vehicle, enabling you to deep dive into functional integration topics that bring hardware to life. Responsibilities Create novel networking interfaces for next generation connected vehicle applications Engage the design and development engineers across the engineering organization to ensure the relevant subsystems are designed with appropriate requirements, interfaces and...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox's Advanced Hardware Engineering team is responsible for the design, development, and innovation of sensor technology and the compute platform for our vehicles. In this role, you will work within a multi-disciplinary engineering team to design high speed digital, low noise analog, mixed signal and RF circuits in accordance with industry standards, best practices, and requirements. As an electrical integration engineer, you will work alongside electrical engineers on the team to validate our system operations standalone and across multiple platforms. Responsibilities Integration of multiple compute and control electrical subsystems. Ensure functionality/performance of multiple electrical subsystems across various corner conditions.  Design validation of electrical subsystems on vehicles and test platforms. Support the debug of vehicle level issues. Focus on triaging low level HW integration issues that are specific to compute and control subsystems Support EE design of...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an electronics test engineer to join our EE Systems and Powertrain team. In this role, you will work closely with electrical engineers throughout the design cycle of in-house developed electronics for Zoox’s robots. Your focus will include defining test plans, designing test fixtures, and executing component-level testing. You will also use internal and external standards to define appropriate test conditions and be involved in root causing test failures and driving design solutions. Responsibilities Write detailed test plans and procedures for design validation tests Develop test scripts and test fixtures to support validation testing of our ECUs Develop instrumentation maps and work with various data acquisition systems to collect the required data Analyze test results and write detailed test reports Work alongside design teams to conduct failure analysis, develop, implement, and validate any required mitigations Procure and/or develop the test...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an embedded software engineer to join our Firmware Body Systems team. In this role, you will be 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. You will work closely with vehicle engineers, systems engineers, controls engineers, software engineers, and suppliers to create a seamless and highly automated rider experience for the Zoox vehicle. We are looking for people who are passionate about working with hardware and developing production-quality code for complex dynamic systems. Responsiblities Design, develop, and test embedded software for body, thermal, lighting, and power management functions of the Zoox vehicle Integrate supplier sub-systems into the Zoox software stack Create software requirements, design...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an embedded software engineer to join our Firmware Drive Systems team. In this role, you will be responsible for embedded software development for the driving-related functions and sub-systems of the Zoox vehicle. This work includes throttle, braking, steering, a variety of operator controls, integration of supplier systems, coordination and control of all driving sub-systems, and low-level vehicle controls. You will work closely with vehicle engineers, systems engineers, controls engineers, and suppliers to ensure the Zoox vehicle can drive safely and reliably. We are looking for people who are passionate about working with hardware and developing production-quality code for complex dynamic systems. Responsibilities Design, develop, and test embedded software for controlling the Zoox vehicle Integrate supplier sub-systems into the Zoox software stack, including defining requirements and interfaces, leading software technical communication, and supporting...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an embedded software engineer to join our Firmware Safety Systems team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing safety-critical controls and monitoring software for the Zoox vehicle. You will work closely with systems engineers, controls engineers, software engineers, and validation engineers to ensure Zoox delivers a robust and safe product. We are looking for people who are passionate about creating software that never fails through rigorous and detail-oriented development that follows high-assurance processes and industry standards. Responsibilities Design, develop, and test embedded safety-critical algorithms and software for the Zoox vehicle Create software requirements, design documentation, test plans, and other supporting documentation Follow and implement high assurance software development processes, such as ISO-26262, DO-178 Work cross-functionally with controls engineers, systems engineers, validation engineers, and other...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
As the Manager, Electrical and Electronic Systems Integration, you will be architecting and validating a wide variety of electrical interfaces, user-facing parts and assemblies, and firmware for automotive interior and exterior environments and taking them from concept to mass production. In this highly cross-functional role, you will need to develop requirements, solve challenging design problems, create and test firmware and hardware prototypes, and coordinate projects under tight timelines. Our team is growing rapidly, and you'll have the opportunity to be involved in nearly every aspect of the vehicle development lifecycle, from concept design to supplier selection, all the way to final full vehicle bring-up and manufacturing line logistics. Responsibilities Develop novel architectures and communications interfaces to solve complex HMI interactions Create novel networking interfaces for next-generation connected vehicle applications Engage the design and development...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a firmware engineer who will be responsible for building software libraries, frameworks, and services that can be utilized across multiple projects to accelerate development and ensure we build consistent and robust embedded systems. We are looking for people who are passionate about building quality, robust, optimized, and reusable embedded software. Responsibilities Architect, develop, debug, optimize, review, and test software for real-time embedded platforms in areas including on-vehicle communication, diagnostics, logging, configuration management, and software updates Develop, extend, and maintain libraries, frameworks, and systems services to make our embedded development faster, simpler, and more testable Integrate third-party libraries into the Zoox software stack Characterize and optimize full-stack embedded systems Contribute to all phases of the software development cycle including prototyping, requirements capture, design, implementation, and...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a firmware validation engineer who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and tracking progress of our firmware validation tests. This role requires a candidate passionate about learning how things work to the point of breaking them.  The ideal candidate has proven experience testing complex embedded systems in a team environment focused on firmware behaviors. Responsibilities Write comprehensive test plans based on requirements Develop and implement automated tests on complex embedded systems Operate in multiple test layers optimized for efficiency Review tests written by teammates Assist with test prioritization Qualifications BS in relevant engineering discipline 2+ years of relevant work experience Strong interpersonal and communication skills Positive attitude, team player, and ability to quickly adapt to changes Object-oriented programming experience (Python preferred) Experience writing code with source control (Git) Bonus...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative hardware test automation engineer to be responsible for developing and documenting our hardware test automation software. This role will include both high-level (Python) programming to automate test environments and execution as well as low-level (C/C++) programming to implement test specific firmware features. You will work closely with mechanical, electrical, and optical engineers to develop and execute our hardware tests. Responsibilities Develop scripts, frameworks, and firmware/software features to perform and support prototype and production testing Set up and run tests on compute and sensory hardware Document software to make it easily accessible to others both within the team and outside of it Work collaboratively with design engineers and project managers to plan and execute component test campaigns Design and build tooling to allow post-processing and visualization of test data Qualifications BS in...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for an HRIS Analyst to join our People Experience team and drive operational excellence through the development and execution of our HRIS roadmap. In this role, you will refine and evolve our current systems (Workday) to optimize user experience while facilitating increasing demands that come with scale. Client management is crucial as this role will interface with stakeholders across the organization. Responsibilities Act as liaison between People Experience and IT and/or third-party systems vendors Lead our organization through People systems implementations and upgrades, from project planning, configuration, QA/testing, roll out plan development, and go-live and ongoing system maintenance and administration Be the subject matter expert in HR systems by researching and assessing technology needs, identifying systems/process improvements, and delivering technological solutions that support operational excellence Project manage the roadmap by setting...
Zoox Foster City, CA
Jun 26, 2020
Zoox is looking for a leader to join our Product Security team. In this role, you will be responsible for building and leading the team tasked with designing and developing security-related functionality for vehicle software systems. You will be involved in a wide variety of cybersecurity work, including hands-on penetration testing, suggesting and implementing process and technology stack improvements, putting in place security-conscious software (and firmware/hardware) development practices, working with external vendors providing security and technology services, and defining the product security roadmap. You will be a resource, mentor, and leader of a small team of highly driven computer security professionals. Examples include designing and implementing secure boot and network authentication schemes across compute modules of varied capabilities; building and supporting binary artifact signing infrastructure; conceiving Identity and Access Management (IAM) schemes for end...