Join the Zoox IT Systems Engineering team to focus on performance and capacity projects in support of Zoox Software Engineering.  You will work cross-functionally with a number of teams to ensure optimal operation and growth of our computing resources from both a cost and technology perspective.  Intensive GPU/CPU machine learning and simulation workloads, petabytes of data and network flows.  Help support Zoox as it creates autonomous mobility!


  • Work with Software and IT Engineering teams to find the optimal way to scale the infrastructure.
  • Tackle performance issues: Analyze and debug difficult Linux server performance issues, identify bottlenecks and optimize service performance.
  • Develop monitoring, reporting, data-mining, and benchmarking tools to do performance and capacity-related tests and analysis.
  • Provide deepest visibility to what is going on for all products: Run capacity and performance experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers.
  • Identify capacity-related issues proactively and work with systems, network, application operations and engineering teams to discover resolutions.


  • Engineering degree, related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in performance engineering or capacity engineering.
  • Experience coding in higher-level languages such as Python.
  • Experience in Linux systems internals related to performance.
  • Interpersonal and communication experience.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.


  • Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Database experience.
  • Analytical, budgeting and planning experience.

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.