Zoox is seeking a highly motivated, energetic Automotive Network Architect to lead and drive system technical designs and roadmaps. You will oversee and analyze key system architectural and implementation trade-offs in a distributed networking system, within and to a vehicle, taking into consideration systems requirements such as time synchronization, bandwidth, and security. 


  • Analyze business requirements to develop networking, related security solutions, and their framework
  • Drive validation plan and execution to ensure network architecture / design is meeting the specifications.
  • Configure network drivers; analyze and engineer software functions for execution.
  • Work with cross-functional engineering managers and architects on hardware and software-enabling technologies
  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning.
  • Build internal and external system networking and security specifications; assess vendor development/test strategies. 
  • Stay abreast of how technology infrastructures are currently impacting and driving competitors.
  • Write functional requirements/specifications documents.
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems.
  • Influence product direction and develop networking technology roadmaps across groups


  • 10+ years of Engineering Experience
  • 3+ years experience with high performance networking and synchronization applications
  • Expertise in at least one high-precision timing and synchronization standard: IEEE 1588, IEEE 802.1AS, AUTOSAR time synchronization
  • Expertise in Automotive Ethernet, CAN, LIN, WLAN, and LTE networking
  • Expertise in network security
  • Strong understanding of Linux timing and synchronization concepts and libraries
  • Knowledge of C and/or C++

Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Applicants 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.