Software Systems Engineer

Zoox, Fremont, CA

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As a software systems engineer at Zoox, you will ensure that our safety-critical software systems are scalable and ready for real-world deployment.


  • Work cross-functionally to understand existing systems, identify gaps, and define future needs
  • Design and help develop robust hardware and software that meets the functional and safety requirements for the world’s best autonomous mobility service
  • Evangelize and ensure continued alignment for the efforts you lead
  • Propose innovative methods and tools to develop high-assurance hardware and software systems that are scalable, maintainable, and well-understood


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant subject such as software engineering, computer science, electrical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in full lifecycle safety-critical software development, including requirements, design, integration, validation, and verification
  • Hands-on experience with real-time, safety-critical hardware and software
  • Experience with programming concepts and algorithm design
  • Competence in C/C++
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with development and test processes supporting vehicle certification (ISO-26262, ISO-21448, DO-178B/C, DO-254, DO-160)
  • Familiarity with formal verification methods and tools (Spin, TLA+, etc)
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python
  • Experience with computer vision
  • Experience with GPU programming
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.


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