As a vehicle test engineer at Zoox, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and deploy systems that enable and support autonomous driving. You will be responsible for developing and executing vehicle-level testing for autonomous safety-critical systems.


  • Plan and execute autonomous vehicle tests on test tracks, coordinating with multiple teams including vehicle engineering, operations, software and sensor teams
  • Design efficient test plans and programs to achieve test coverage of requirements and scenarios
  • Operate and iterate upon test equipment and instrumentation systems
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in the field, and trace failures to correct subsystems
  • Identify, track and resolve test issues with cross-functional development teams
  • Maintain a high safety standard 


  • B.S. in Automotive Engineering, Aerospace, Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Systems Engineering or similar
  • Analytical skills and hands-on test engineering experience in the automobile, robotics, aerospace or medical device industry
  • Cross-disciplinary, cross functional background and curiosity

Bonus Qualifications

  • Proving ground driving licensing or experience 
  • Experience developing integration and test plans and procedures for safety critical robotic systems and/or autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with scripting and/or systems programming language: Python, Bash
  • Formal Qualification Testing or aerospace, automotive or medial systems certification experience

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.