Zoox (now part of Amazon) is looking for a passionate and proven product security engineer to join our product security team and help us securely build fully autonomous mobility from the ground up. 

You will be involved in a wide variety of cybersecurity work, including: development of system-level security tools and services, implementing secure vehicle bring-up, establishing security-conscious software, firmware, and hardware development practices, and working with external vendors that provide security and technology services.


  • Design and build cryptography-powered infrastructure for autonomous vehicles 
  • Design and implement system security features for vehicle compute platforms and networks
  • Design and build cryptographic services that bridge vehicle and cloud/infrastructure systems
  • Keep up-to-date with vehicle security innovation and the evolving threat landscape


  • BS / MS in Computer Science or similar degree with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in networking, operating systems, and distributed systems concepts
  • Strong background in C / C++ programming in Linux environments 
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language such as Python or Linux Shell(s)
  • Practical knowledge of applied cryptography
  • Knowledge of development and integration (e.g. CI/CD)
  • Experience building tools and automation
  • Experience with security hardware (e.g. Trusted Platform Modules)
  • Background in secure coding best practices and code auditing
  • Clear excitement about company mission
  • Demonstrated ability to reason about complex systems and find elegant solutions that strike the right balance between security and usability

Bonus Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Security, or high-profile cyber-security track record, such as sustained product security leadership at companies known for their dynamic and technically rigorous environments
  • Demonstrated experience securing safety-critical embedded systems with varied degrees of complexity
  • Meaningful experience with security in automotive or aerospace environments
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.