Zoox

Completely autonomous in complex environments

Zoox is driving autonomously in ways that no one else has shown. We are driving in cities and on highways. Making unprotected lefts and rights on red. Yielding to pedestrians and passing double parked vehicles.

Jul 01, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
This role will be responsible for driving Zoox’s sustainability initiatives. This will include collecting and analyzing key data sets involving GHG emissions, energy, as well other sustainability-related data, supporting cross-functional partners’ sustainability projects, monitoring and tracking Climate Pledge action plans, coordinating and aligning with parent-company sustainability teams,  identifying and managing key third-party sustainability relationships, and updating executives on overall sustainability activities, goals, and obstacles. A Sustainability Analyst who can operate independently and possess expertise in GHG accounting, Scope 3 emission actions, renewable electricity procurement, ESG measurement, circular economy strategies, Life-Cycle Accounting, and Assessments, or energy efficiency projects is highly desirable. RESPONSIBILITIES Develop Zoox’s annual Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Identify and pursue resource and material management initiatives including...
Jun 30, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox is transitioning from research and development to an operational business with a public-facing product. A key internal product is the autonomy software system as the “driver” and its capabilities can be broken down into several driving behavior clusters. As an Autonomy Integration Manager you will be the accountable owner of one or more driving behavior clusters across the company. You will be responsible for orchestrating complex projects cross-functionally with autonomy software engineering, product, metrics, safety and user research. This role gives you high visibility within the company and is critical for successfully launching our autonomous driving software. Responsibilities Define readiness criteria and goals for a driving behavior cluster. Define how a driving behavior cluster can be broken down into sub-clusters and prioritize those based on upcoming milestones. Define metrics to measure driving behavior cluster’s readiness. Work with software and...
Jun 30, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox’s Planner Machine Learning team is applying leading edge ML to solve the difficult problems in motion planning. The Planner ML team is looking for ML engineers to build the ML models and integrate ML models to the planning system to improve the overall performance of the autonomous driving system. Responsibilities Research, design, implement, optimize and deploy deep learning models that advance the state of the art in planning and control, for autonomous driving Leverage fleet data and state-of-the-art techniques in ML Implement software that runs on-vehicle to efficiently execute our algorithms in real time Develop metrics and tools to analyze errors and understand improvement of system performance Qualifications Advanced degree in Computer Science, Robotics, Physics, similar field(s) of study, or equivalent practical knowledge Expertise in building deep learning systems with Python Programming experience implementing cutting-edge DeepLearning ML...
Jun 29, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
The Systems Engineering and Integration group at Zoox is looking for a senior GPU performance architect for our L5 autonomous driving platforms.  At Zoox, we are committed to our mission of autonomous driving with real-time, low-latency workload optimization to deliver ride-services with increasingly complex driving situations (and therefore more challenging workload situations, particularly with a GPU as an integral portion of the architecture). In this position, you will be part of a systems team with expertise in performance modeling, analysis and validation of system level features for autonomous driving that must meet real-time latency and utilization constraints.  Responsibilities Apply your C++ and GPU performance skills to develop and maintain functional and performance models Architect, design, develop and document tools to analyze and simulate key workloads of interest to validate and study new features Work with developers to understand new workloads and...
Jun 29, 2022
Full time role
Zoox San Francisco, CA
Zoox is looking for a technical manager to join our Firmware Tools team, with a focus on infrastructure. As a manager on the Firmware Tools team, you will technically lead, hire, train and retain a team of software developers focused on developing and integrating internal and external tools for automated firmware prototyping, development, testing and integration. This role requires someone passionate about automation infrastructure using both existing test frameworks, as well as developing new ones. The ideal candidate has proven experience in developing cross-platform software with continuous integration and deployment techniques in a team environment.  About the Team The Firmware Tools team designs and develops automated processes, tools and infrastructure to support on-vehicle firmware development and testing. Many projects are short term, allowing each developer to follow projects through their full life cycles while still jumping into a multitude of opportunities. On the...
Jun 29, 2022
Full time role
Zoox San Diego, CA
Zoox is looking for a technical manager to join our Firmware Tools team, with a focus on infrastructure. As a manager on the Firmware Tools team, you will technically lead, hire, train and retain a team of software developers focused on developing and integrating internal and external tools for automated firmware prototyping, development, testing and integration. This role requires someone passionate about automation infrastructure using both existing test frameworks, as well as developing new ones. The ideal candidate has proven experience in developing cross-platform software with continuous integration and deployment techniques in a team environment.  About the Team The Firmware Tools team designs and develops automated processes, tools and infrastructure to support on-vehicle firmware development and testing. Many projects are short term, allowing each developer to follow projects through their full life cycles while still jumping into a multitude of opportunities. On the...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time role
Zoox San Francisco, CA
As the Mission Readiness Team Lead on Zoox’s San Francisco Base Operations team, you will be responsible for the operational readiness of all vehicle assets that are based in San Francisco. This includes early morning and shift change vehicle preparation, deploying the right SW/FW to the right vehicles at the right time, pre-mission checks, refueling/charging, calibration support, regulatory compliance, and ensuring that the interior, exterior, and driving sensors are routinely inspected and cleaned per defined standard operating procedures. Additionally, you will keep your team aligned with milestones and provide support in ensuring goals and objectives are met. You will develop key performance indicators for your team and develop the methodology to accurately track progress against those KPIs. Responsibilities Engagement in the recruiting and hiring process for workshop personnel. Provide new-hire onboarding, training, and communicating expectations.  Creating and...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
The Charging Systems Engineering team at Zoox is responsible for the design, development, and production of a highly reliable charging system specifically tailored for charging our SAE L5 autonomous electric vehicle. Our team has an action-biased culture marked by integrity, humility, competence, and passion for the Zoox mission and the systems we design. We are building real products here and are looking for doers to join us. As a Senior Charging Systems Engineer you will be working on system design, system definition, system analysis, system behaviors, and control mechanization of our SAE L5 EV High Voltage Battery Charging System. This will include coming up with various system requirements based on a first principle system design approach, meeting various SAE, UL, IEC, and ISO standards, and helping various stakeholders both internal and external to the team and company. Work cross-functionally with several amazing engineers to solve complex system problems by breaking them down...
Jun 17, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
The Badging Coordinator will work in a fast-paced and growing environment, being the first point of engagement for both employees and contractors who will be seeking badging services. They will also be responsible for but not limited to: creating and maintaining access control profiles for employees and contractors, answering phone calls and email requests/issues related to access control, conducting audits of badging data and access control profiles, and troubleshooting access control issues with the security infrastructure vendors. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities while upholding the highest standards of confidentiality and professionalism. Job Duties & Responsibilities Activate and distribute badges for employees, contractors, vendors and visitors as appropriately needed Work closely with program manager to maintain equipment and supply inventory for the badging...
Jun 16, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox is on an ambitious journey to develop a full-stack autonomous mobility solution for cities and safely deploy such a robotaxi solution.  Zoox’s System Design and Mission Assurance (SDMA) team is responsible for constructing the safety case and validating that our vehicles are safe enough to be deployed for autonomous driving. We play a foundational role for the success of the company. As Zoox prepares to launch our technology on public roads, we are seeking an experienced systems engineer who can bring the system safety engineering discipline to the field operations to ensure safe deployment and operations of Zoox technology. Responsibilities Proactively identify potential safety hazards in Zoox’s field operation of autonomous driving technology through structured predictive safety analysis and review of historical operational data. Lead the efforts to develop prevention and mitigation strategies that can minimize potential safety issues in field operations, in close...
Jun 16, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox’s Planner Machine Learning team is applying leading edge ML to solve the difficult problems in motion planning. The Planner ML team is looking for focused, proactive software engineers.  You would work together with the research teams to design and develop large scale training platforms. You would also work closely with the internal Infra team to take advantage of the shared tooling.  Another focus is providing technical leadership to the team and mentoring new hires. Responsibilities Integrate ML tools and frameworks into the Zoox software ecosystem Design and implement in-house tools, utilities, and automation to improve ML research workflows Advise and assist Zoox’s ML research teams accomplish their goals Qualifications Experience with Python and Linux 5+ years of professional software engineering experience Strong software engineering fundamentals Experience with training Tensorflow or Pytorch Bonus Qualifications Experience with C++...
Jun 15, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Fremont, CA
Zoox Quality Management System Engineers will report to the Manager, Quality System, and have the final goal to support the development of the quality-related specifications and requirements and to ensure that Zoox’s product and service provides a high level of quality that meets the defined standards/specifications and in the end the customer expectation.   They will define and monitor Quality control activities throughout the process. Starting from the design phase, supporting quality requirement definition, FMEA creation, analysis, etc, continuing in the production process and ending up with the “in service” activity, monitoring Quality standards, and taking actions to fix quality issues (failure analysis, recall campaigns, etc). As part of the daily routine, the Quality engineers will interact with many different departments starting with supplier quality, and internal departments to service organizations in the respective field. They contribute to the definition and improvement...
Jun 15, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox is developing fully autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring the technology to market at scale. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urbanenvironments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution. At Zoox we have set a goal to provide our customers with a premium ride experience while using our fully autonomous vehicles. You will work with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in robotics, controls, vehicle engineering, supply chain, and strategy while developing unique charging systems for charging a fleet of autonomous vehicles. In this role, you will be responsible for interfacing and leading the internal and external teams of engineers and experts to design and deliver highly optimized and reliable power delivery from the utility companies to the...
Jun 14, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Zoox's Robot Software Infrastructure team is looking for a motivated software engineer to help mature the operating system on our vehicle’s primary compute platform. In addition to operating systems, the Robot Software Infrastructure team is responsible for vehicle software updates, and works on security-focused software in close collaboration with the product security team. In this role, you’ll work on software that connects networks, drivers, artificial intelligence software, build systems, and web services. If you are excited to explore a broad problem space and are mindful of how components fit within a larger system, you may be a great fit! Ideally you will be able to work remotely, on-site, and occasionally in a vehicle. Qualifications Deep expertise with the Linux kernel, filesystems, and devices Networking experience including VLANs, 802.1x, TCP tuning, NIC features and configuration Hands-on experience with secure boot, encrypted boot volumes, and TPM 2.0...
Jun 10, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
At Zoox, you will collaborate with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds in areas such as AI, robotics, mechatronics, planning, control, localization, computer vision, rendering, simulation, distributed computing, design, and automated testing. You’ll master new technologies while working on code, algorithms, and research in your area of expertise to create and refine key systems and move Zoox forward. Working at a startup gives you the chance to manifest your creativity and highly impact the final product. Qualifications Masters or PhD degree in an engineering, math, or related field Fluency in C / C++ Extensive experience with programming and algorithm design Strong mathematics skills Bonus Qualifications Experience with path planning Experience with computer vision Experience with GPU programming Experience with autonomous robots Experience handling large data sets Vaccine Mandate Employees working in this position will be...
Jun 10, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
We are looking for an organized, adaptable, and experienced Executive Assistant to support three executives: our Senior Director of System Safety Engineering & Analysis, our Vice President of Advanced Hardware Engineering, and our Senior Manager of System Engineering & Integration. This role will have an administrative component (calendar maintenance, travel, expense reporting and scheduling) and will also work to manage multiple initiatives and projects across the organization. The Executive Assistant will manage confidential communications and will interface with senior-level internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities Hands-on meeting scheduling, coordination, note taking and task management Administrative tasks including domestic and international travel, expense reporting, calendar management, meeting arrangements, and establishing agendas End-to-end project management for org-wide projects and initiatives, including inception, planning, documentation,...
Jun 10, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
The Prediction team is responsible for forecasting the future state of all the dynamic agents around our vehicle. To account for the inherent uncertainty of predicting the future, our job is to compute a probabilistic representation over the future intentions and movement of other agents. The output from our Prediction system is then tightly integrated into our Planning system to deliver a safe and comfortable ride. Responsibilities Apply distributed compute algorithms to efficiently analyze petabytes of urban driving data Work closely with ML engineers to develop metrics and tools for analyzing errors and understanding improvements in our systems Engineer software that runs on-vehicle to efficiently execute our algorithms in real time Collaborate with engineers on Perception and Planning to solve the overall Autonomous Driving problem in complex urban environments Qualifications BS, MS, or PhD degree in computer science or related field Fluency in C++...
Jun 10, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
Decision making and motion planning are the primary responsibilities of mobile robots. Taking input from a variety of perception and localization systems, the planner's job is to figure out where the robot is going and how to get there safely.  We're looking for a software engineer with an advanced degree and experience building real-time motion planning/trajectory generation algorithms for robots in uncertain environments.  Qualifications Master's degree in computer science or related field Fluency in C / C++ Understanding of configuration spaces and a variety of planning techniques (A*, D*, RRTs, etc.) Demonstrated ability to create realtime motion planning algorithms Extensive experience with programming and algorithm design Strong mathematical and geometrical skills Bonus Qualifications Significant contributions to geometric- and/or sampling-based planning algorithms Experience with autonomous robots Knowledge of computer vision techniques and machine...
Jun 10, 2022
Internship
Zoox Foster City, CA
In this role, you'll help us build novel architectures for classifying and understanding the complex and dynamic environments in our cities. You'll have access to the best sensor data in the world and an incredible infrastructure for testing and validating your algorithms. Our Perception team has offerings within Radar/CAS and Vision; candidates will be matched to the team that best fits their skill set and interests. Qualifications Currently working towards a degree in a relevant engineering program and within 1 year of graduation Minimum of a 3.5 gpa At least one previous industry internship or co-op Able to commit to a minimum of a 12 week internship Professional and positive communication skills Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California Interns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox. Technical Qualifications...
Jun 10, 2022
Full time role
Zoox Foster City, CA
The perception team at Zoox is the eyes and ears of our self driving car. Navigating safely and competently in the world requires us to detect, classify, track and understand several different attributes of all the objects around us that we might interact with, all in real time and with very high precision. Computer vision is one of several redundant sensor modalities that we use in our perception stack. As a member of the computer vision team at Zoox you will be responsible for developing and improving state of the art machine learning techniques for doing everything from 2D/3D object detection, panoptic segmentation, tracking, to attribute classification. You will be working not just with our team of talented engineers and researchers in perception, but cross functionally with several teams including sensors, prediction and planning, and you will have access to the best sensor data in the world and an incredible infrastructure for testing and validating your algorithms....