Zoox's Cartography team is responsible for building, curating, and maintaining our high-definition road network. This includes expanding our geofences, validating the correctness of annotated data, and responding to “world change” events to ensure our maps remain up-to-date.

The Operations Manager is the leader of the Cartography team. As an Operations Manager, you will be responsible for a growing team of Cartographers and the growth/maintenance of our road network data product. You will work closely with other engineering teams to ensure the ZRN content pipeline is efficient and we are able to meet our core mapping priorities (accuracy, speed, scale). You will also be responsible for driving the growth and maintenance of our geofences.

Our ideal candidate is a leader with demonstrated experience in building and scaling high-performance teams and processes.  


  • Manage the careers & growth of Cartographers
  • Manage day-to-day mapping operations
  • Participate in hiring, resource planning, and organizing training for new Cartographers
  • Create quarterly and long term plans, then track our progress
  • Become a knowledge expert on Zoox’s mapping content pipeline and its customers
  • Constantly review processes for efficiency and assess the standards for our content deliverables
  • Act as a close partner with engineering to help improve tooling and pipelines
  • Motivate and mentor direct reports to execute and deliver road network content to Zoox’s high standards


  • 3-5+ years experience in people / operations management
  • Experience in map production or map content validation
  • Experience with planning, scheduling, and executing cross-functional projects
  • Attention to detail and drive for correctness
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Bonus Qualifications

  • Understanding of GIS systems and data
  • Technical writing skills
  • Passion for autonomous vehicles
  • Vendor management
Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

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.