Platform Stability Engineer

Zoox, Foster City, CA

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The Hardware System Integration team at Zoox is responsible for ensuring various hardware subsystems work reliably on our vehicle platform on a day-to-day basis.  As the Platform Stability Engineer, you will oversee the deployment of next generation compute, sensor and data networking systems for autonomous vehicles. Candidates should have a solid software/networking background as well as knowledge of lower-level hardware (PCBs).  

This role is essential and fundamental to the execution stage of the vehicle program, ensuring that hardware systems operate predictably at all times. We are looking for someone comfortable with working flexible hours, with excellent communication skills, and excited about being on-call as the first-responder to triage and debug difficult HW/SW integration issues.


  • Assist the Hardware System Integration team in supporting various autonomous vehicle platforms
  • Cross-functional work to help characterize of vehicle functionality, features and behaviors 
  • On-call support for autonomous vehicle missions as the first responder to new HW / SW issues
  • Work with Software SREs (Site Reliability Engineers) to improve supporting infrastructure
  • Data and metric gathering, feeding back data to validate theories or models
  • Develop new processes and human workflows to improve fleet stability
  • Work with cross-functional teams to solve system-level coexistence issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Compute Science or Computer Science Engineering
  • Networking and Operating Systems background essential
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Strong experience with in Ubuntu and other UNIX systems
  • Experience with reading circuit schematics and working with PCBs
  • Knowledge of electrical characterization equipment (oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers… etc)
  • Optional: Experience with RF and EMI characterization, or Mechatronics experience

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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