Build Engineer

  • Zoox
  • Foster City, CA
  • Feb 07, 2020
Full Time Engineering: Other

Job Description

In this role, you will be responsible for configuring and maintaining our fast-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.


  • 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 knowledge of nm, objdump, ldd, gdb, valgrind, etc

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.
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A Final Note:You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Impact areas


Climate solutions

Electric Vehicles,   Autonomous Vehicles  

Experience level

Entry Level,   Mid Level  


201-500 employees  

Organization type


Role Type


Will sponsor Visa