The Vehicle Systems Integration team at Zoox delivers validated firmware (FW), software (SW), and hardware (HW) packages to our vehicles, designs and validates vehicle level EMC performance, and creates and maintains test platform (Botz) infrastructure.  The team is also the first stop for triaging and investigating issues in the field.

As a Platform Stability Engineer, you will be on the front lines keeping our robots healthy.  You will be responsible for the initial review of an issue, including reviewing logs, investigating the issue, providing insight into the potential root cause, and then working with the responsible team to deliver a solution.  You will also drive teams to identify actions that could prevent an issue from occurring again.  This is a highly cross-functional role as you will be working with various HW and SW engineering teams, operations teams, and the program management office.

We are looking for an engineer that is passionate about autonomous driving, has strong problem-solving skills, and has a commitment to delivering on time. 

Responsibilites

  • Provide the initial issue triage for field issues 
  • Review the log data, investigate to determine the probable root cause
  • Work with the issue owner to close out the issue
  • Drive for decisions on interim containment and permanent corrective actions, as appropriate
  • Document your work in the applicable JIRA tickets
  • Work with issue owner to identify how this issue is prevented from occurring again
  • Work with the issue owner and suppliers, as needed to communicate your findings.
  • Report on issues identified, next steps, help needed and flag risks to program with appropriate mitigation plans.  This includes supporting and reporting at working level and leadership level meetings

Qualifications

  • BS or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience: 5+ years in automotive engineering 
  • Experience designing or testing vehicle systems (electrical, mechanical, HMI, dynamic, quasi-static, inspection)
  • Experience with electrical architecture, network architecture
  • Knowledge of vehicle engineering or software validation process, 8D, FMEA, problem-solving methods
  • Excellent writing skills, organization, verbal communication, leadership skills, and deadline-driven
  • Track record in managing multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously
  • Experience with CANalyzer and JIRA
  • This role will be on-site at various Zoox locations in the Bay Area

Bonus Qualifications

  • Electrical engineering or computer engineering
  • Diagnostics development
  • Experience with memorators or other add-on data logging tools for deeper analysis
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 by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) 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.