The Powertrain Engineering team at Zoox is responsible for the design, development, and production of an electric powertrain specifically tailored for our autonomous mobility service. Our team has an action biased culture marked by integrity, humility, competence, and a passion for the Zoox mission and the systems we design. We are building real products here and are looking for makers to join us.


  • Prepare / build testing hardware for the HV powertrain systems to the component level
  • Troubleshoot testing hardware for the HV powertrain systems to the component level
  • Collaborate with design engineers to develop test systems that are appropriate to their needs
  • Making, updating and repairing wire harnesses for EV vehicles in the stage of development
  • Support engineering lab preparedness by maintaining inventory, clear workspace and sufficient T&ME (Test and Measurement Equipment) and tools
  • Perform FW updates on embedded HW systems (In lab and in the field)


  • Passion for electric, autonomous mobility and specifically EV powertrain development
  • AS or Trade school certificate in mechatronics, electronics or other relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience related to high voltage HEV/EV systems 
  • Understanding of basic diagnostics processes 
  • Experience with maintenance and repair of power converter systems, power electronics, high voltage distribution and low voltage PCBA circuits
  • Able to read wire harness drawings and manage wire circuit lists
  • Ability to solder, crimp, strip and fabricate harnesses
  • Ability to read wire harness schematics, product specific documentation and work instructions knowledge and/or skills of operating test equipment used for harness manufacturing
  • Experience with a wide variety of test and measurement equipment including but not limited to: DAQDC Power supplies / E-loadOscilloscope / DMM / Rogowski sensors / Hall sensorsLoad cell / strain gauge / Accelerometers / LVDTAccelerometerPressure transducerThermocouples / RTD / ThermistorsArbin Cell Test systemsRF / EMF meters

Bonus Qualifications

  • Familiarity with manual metal fabrication tools and processes: MIlling/lathe/drill/punch/press/bandsaw/shear/welding (TIG & MIG)
  • Familiarity with 3D design tools
  • Solidworks / Fusion 360 / AutoCAD preferred
  • High voltage and low voltage safety training
  • Through hole, SMA soldering / rework experience
  • EMI / EMC test techniques exposure and experience
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified standard Expert (CSE)
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.