Software Development Engineer in Test

Zoox, Foster City, CA

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As our SDET, you will help accelerate our product development by helping our developers build the safest and most reliable vehicle possible. As developers build new features, you will help them build tests for their features exposing failure modes and bugs. Your work building tests in our simulator and using real-world log data will be critical to producing a safe and stable vehicle platform. Your tests will be run on every line of code that our developers produce giving them confidence that their code is ready to be run on our vehicles.

At Zoox, you will also collaborate with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in areas such as AI, robotics, mechatronics, planning, machine learning, controls, localization, computer vision, rendering, simulation, distributed computing, and design.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field
  • Experience with scripting, automation, and test development
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Fluency in Python and/or C/C++
  • Experience creating automated tests

Bonus Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with programming and backend systems
  • Experience with performance/scalability testing, security testing, test-driven development

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.

About Zoox

About us Zoox is a Menlo Park, CA-based robotics company founded by Tim Kentley-Klay and Dr. Jesse Levinson to create autonomous mobility. Operating at the intersection of design, computer science, and electro-mechanical engineering, Zoox is a multidisciplinary team working to imagine and build an advanced mobility experience that will support the future needs of urban mobility for both people and the environment.


Want to learn more about Zoox? Visit Zoox's website.