The EE Systems Integration team at Zoox is responsible for assuring that electrical, electronic, and mechatronic systems are defined, specified, manufactured, integrated, and tested into systems and vehicles with a maximum reliability and performance.  As a Test Engineer, you will work within a high-performance, cross-functional team, integrating and testing complex electrical systems.  You will work with system owners, firmware developers, test engineers, and technicians to operate test bucks and robots in stationery and dyno environments.  You will also aid in designing, procuring, and building test bucks and robots with visible craftsmanship and deep pride in the end product.


  • You will operate and perform tests (following test plan) on bucks and hardware-in-the-loop electrical systems following test plan and collect data.
  • Work cross functionally with various teams to understand Firmware releases, fixes and system compatibility.
  • Flash firmware to vehicle components, track and document updates and changes.
  • Capture and analyze CAN messages and logs to provide detailed information of test results.
  • Design and build wiring harnesses to support electrical testing of components and systems.
  • Debug prototype vehicles electrical issues
  • Support component and vehicle level integration from prototype to production
  • Work to maintain and improve test lab operations (e.g. setup, install and replace test equipment and keep lab clean and safe).
  • Support the electro-mechanical build and bring up of testing assets and prototype vehicles.


  • 5+ years’ work experience in testing/engineering
  • BS or MS degree in ME/EE or equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • Hand-on experience with electro-mechanical integration and testing
  • Experience in R&D electronics environment or electrical testing lab, working with high voltage (400VDC)
  • Experience with electronic lab equipment and sensor such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, power analyzers, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, programmable power supplies, chillers, accelerometer, and torque sensor
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and efficiently coordinate demands from diverse development teams

Bonus Qualifications

  • Firmware and test script programming experience (C/C++, Python)
  • Experience with communication protocol: CAN, LIN, I2C, RS232, RS485, Ethernet, etc.
  • Experience with operating dSPACE and HiL virtualization systems


  • There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $119,000 to $195,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.

  • Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

Vaccine Mandate
Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.

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 robotics, machine learning, 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.

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.