Zoox is looking for a test engineer to be responsible for the testing and test platform design of our autonomous vehicle platform’s sensor and compute architecture. In this role, you will be responsible for the development of manufacturing functional tests for PCBAs, subassemblies, and fully-assembled products. You will work cross-functionally with our electrical engineering, optics, electro-optics, electro-mechanics, and software teams to develop and test our new products and technologies.


  • Develop, document, and execute electronic board and system-level testing
  • Develop test algorithms, automated test scripts, data acquisition, measurement systems, test fixtures, and data repository to support prototype and production testing with a focus on repeatability and reliability
  • Establish system and module-level performance and functional standards, ensure specification compliance
  • Analyze test results, manufacturing yield issues, and field failures. Drive issues to closure and use lessons learned to implement preventive measures and define manufacturing test strategies for new products
  • Provide training and support to engineering technicians to expand testing capacity
  • Set up lab test infrastructure and coordinate facility installations
  • Perform first article verification of prototype designs


  • BS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, or equivalent technical degree
  • 2+ years of industry experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and testing electronic assemblies
  • Experience in computer architecture, assembly, and test methods and/or sensor (LIDAR, Radar, cameras, etc) manufacturing test development
  • Experience in developing highly-scalable and automated test platforms
  • Experience working in and developing scripts on the Linux platform
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Python and/or other (C++/bash/C#) programming experience

Bonus Qualifications

  • MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, or equivalent technical degree
  • Experience in camera / optics test development a strong plus
  • Knowledge of overall EE board-level design, development, and review
  • Prior experience in working with communications protocols including CAN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, SCPI, VISA, and IVI.
  • Familiarity with automotive testing standards
  • Data analysis to determine test failure root causes and yield impacts
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 vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and/or the World Health Organization. In addition, employees who are eligible for a COVID-19 booster vaccine (“Booster”) will be required to receive a Booster. 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.