The Field Quality Engineer will support the Field Quality Team. The Quality Engineer will develop, document, and implement troubleshooting and investigatory methods for Zoox vehicle components. This position will foster strong cross-functional partnerships to improve Zoox products and the customer experience. The Engineer will use their technical background to perform failure analysis on vehicles and at the bench, record their findings, and communicate critical information to the cross-functional team.


  • Develop and document troubleshooting test methods with cross-functional teams to root cause of failed components
  • Coordinate with the BaseOps team on field containments
  • Design review and feedback to respective design teams
  • Specify and source new equipment for failure analysis
  • Work with the Reliability Team to identify and communicate trends within Zoox
  • Create/update quality documentation
  • Drive investigations and product/process improvements


  • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 6+ years experience in automotive, EV, or aerospace
  • Ability to read technical drawings and understand CAD models
  • Broad technical background with mechanical and electrical systems
  • Strong failure analysis abilities and poke-yoke 
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ability to effectively communicate investigation findings and technical information

Bonus Qualifications

  • JIRA experience
  • SQL
  • Experience building test equipment
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 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.