The Ride and Fleet Backend team is looking for a backend software engineer intern to build out the backend services that are responsible for ensuring that we are efficiently dispatching missions to our robots and providing top-notch rider and vehicle operator experience across mobile apps, robots, and web apps.
Zoox robots take missions like rideshare trips, charging, cleaning, and support rider interactions like authentication, ingress, and egress. It is the backbone of our autonomous fleet management system and the brains behind connecting our riders and vehicle operators to our robots.


  • Currently working towards a B.S., M.S., Ph.D. or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program and within 1 year of graduation. For undergraduates, we are accepting only juniors and seniors.
  • Minimum of a 3.5 gpa
  • Able to commit to a minimum of a 12-week internship
  • At least one previous industry internship or co-op in relevant area
  • 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 published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox.


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering, math, or related field
  • Fluent in Python programming
  • Be able to write reusable and modularized code
  • Good understanding of distributed system
  • Passion for learning new technologies, domains, and challenging the status quo
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.