As a senior leader of vehicle electrical engineering at Zoox, you will be leading a team of engineering managers covering: low voltage architecture, automotive harnesses, body controller ECUs, infotainment and telematics systems, and autonomous sensor integration.  You will work with engineering leaders across hardware, software, product, IT, infrastructure, procurement, finance, vehicle engineering, and various suppliers to develop project schedules, identify milestones, flag risks, estimate budgets, and clearly communicate on-going progress to the exec team.


  • Lead technical Design Review of EE Systems
  • Timely containment and resolution of technical issues
  • Approval of budget, resource planning, and scheduling
  • Develop, deploy and improve the technology development processes and functions for the company within the Electrical Engineering domain
  • Mentor, train, and develop electrical engineering managers
  • Review and approve requisite documentation (Reports, BOMs, Drawings, test reports, etc.)
  • Update job knowledge by remaining current on codes and requirements; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.


  • Passion for electric, autonomous mobility
  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience (EE or Mechatronics, preferably)
  • Experience: 10+ years of engineering plus 5+ years of people management
  • Demonstrated release of hardware products that depend on firmware/software
  • Hardware and software integration experience: project planning, bring-up, deploy and sustaining.
  • Track record in managing complex cross-functional projects
  • Ability to keep the big picture in focus and to provide clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audience

Bonus Qualifications

  • Automotive or aerospace experience
  • Experience with automotive functional safety (ISO26262) standards, EE HW reliability life calculations and system FMEA analysis
  • Experience with high speed automotive electronics communication protocols (GMSL, automotive ethernet, A2B)
  • Experience managing SW/FW individual contributors or teams
  • Experience with automotive EE system level communication(CAN, LIN) and  power distribution architectures
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.