Systems Engineer

Zoox, Foster City, CA

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As a systems engineer at Zoox, you will be working with members of the functional safety and system design teams to develop and deploy systems that enable and support autonomous driving. You are responsible for ensuring these systems are developed within a process that results in end-to- end traceability of both functional safety targets and product requirements.


  • Participation in quantitative and qualitative functional safety activities that lead to development of HARAs, FTAs, FMEAs, and/or FMEDAs
  • Assist other teams with the implementation of systems engineering processes, can also include cross-functional reviews of requirements and test cases
  • Define and manage system requirements that both satisfy product requirements and achieve functional safety targets
  • Collaborate with hardware/software engineers to ensure system requirements and desired functionality is achieved
  • Development of test plans, test cases, and perform black box integration testing
  • Review deliverables from 3rd party suppliers to ensure system-level requirements are met
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required for some of the responsibilities listed above


  • Collaborative team player with strong written and in-person communication skills
  • Degree in Aerospace, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems
  • Engineering with 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Ability to write clear, concise, and verifiable requirements
  • Experience with hazard analysis, functional decomposition, validation, and verification
  • System development experience within standards such as: ISO-26262, ARP4754. ARP4761, DO-178C, DO-254, IEC 61508

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with a requirements management tool
  • You have either worked on at least one project across its full development cycle

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 artificial intelligence, robotics, 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.


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