Zoox is looking for an Operations Manager to support our Embedded Software and Systems Integration organization. This role could be based in Foster City, CA or San Diego, CA.


  • Understand and modify vendor engagements in association with the procurement team to meet demands for contingent work force from various Engineering teams
  • Build and track projections for contingent work force expansion in association with Engineering managers and the Procurement team 
  • Design, Develop and ensure conformance to various Key Performance Indicators(KPI) used to gauge effectiveness of service provided by vendors
  • Work actively with the Data Sciences team to help carve out internal metrics towards improving productivity of engineering teams
  • Create and deliver technical presentations that explain operational initiatives/on going efforts to Project Management team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders and Finance team in order to define and track resource requirements (headcount and budget)
  • Management of timesheets and tactical accounting
  • Periodic sync/visits to vendor engineering center to monitor, optimize and improve hiring, training and retention of contingent workforce
  • Aid strategizing contingent workforce deployment


  • BS or MS degree in STEM
  • 5+ years of experience in engineering, program management, or management consulting or operations management
  • Familiarity with software, hardware development processes
  • Track record of managing vendors and other outsourcing initiatives in KPI or T&M model
  • Provide clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audience
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.