The Hardware Software Integration and Platform Systems team at Zoox is responsible for ensuring various hardware subsystems work reliably on our vehicle platform on a day-to-day basis, and also ensuring that the platform continues to grow in a manageable and sustainable fashion under evolving requirements.  To achieve that goal, the HWSI team is responsible for prototyping and maintaining advanced hardware/software tools for system-level testing, and evaluating the vehicle hardware/software architecture and stability.

We are looking for an intern who is excited to work in the intersection of hardware, software, and firmware. In this role, you may be called upon to do new product exploration, prototyping of hardware PCBA and systems, testing and characterization of hardware/software systems, as well as automation of tooling and processes.


  • Currently working towards a B.S., M.S., Ph.D. or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program and within 1 year of graduation. For undergraduates, we are accepting only juniors and seniors.
  • Minimum of a 3.5 gpa
  • At least one previous industry internship or co-op
  • Able to commit to a minimum of a 12-week internship
  • Professional and positive communication skills
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California
  • Interns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox.


  • EE experience with hardware (designing, testing, debugging boards)
  • Hands-on skills using instrumentation tools, characterization
  • Experience in Python (relevant to automating testing)
  • Involvement in extracurricular robotics or other hardware system projects
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.