Zoox

  • Foster City, CA
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 15, 2020
Zoox is developing the next generation of mobility - fully autonomous electric vehicles, designed from the ground up to move beyond our concept of cars, and provide an unprecedented experience for passengers and cities. A service to help shift society away from single-vehicle ownership, toward a shared, autonomous, electric transportation platform. The Experience Team works across Zoox to define and champion the “Human Experience”. We embrace a human-centered design process that is collaborative, data driven, and iterative.  We are growing a team of exceptional people to help invent and design unique solutions. We'll address new challenges around AI and define interaction paradigms to advance human experience through design. If you live and breathe design, if you care about the impact of technology in our society, if you can't stop thinking about how to help improve people's lives, and you want to work on some of the most exciting design challenges of our times to inspire and enable a better future, get in touch! Creative Technologists at Zoox invent and prototype new interactions through tangible experiences that are foundational to design iteration, user research, and refining Zoox’s autonomous user interactions. As part of the Experience team, Creative Technologists work closely with visual, sonic, and interaction designers to create lo-fidelity and high-fidelity idea explorations and solutions. Bridging the gap between design vision and production reality, creative technologists also collaborate with Zoox’s software, firmware, and hardware teams to translate these prototypes into Zoox’s fully autonomous fleet. Responsibilities Invent and prototype new physical and digital interactions for autonomous vehiclesDesign and create both lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity experiences for design iteration and user researchExplore, recommend, validate and push custom hardware and software ideas to their limits, while keeping cohesive design and actionable changes in sightShape the Zoox experience by blending visual, sonic and interaction design intentions into a collective experience Work dynamically across programming languages, organizational structures and test rigs to translate design intention into software/hardware reality Qualifications 2+ years of experience programming in Python and C++Strong background in design principles and processesExperience working closely with technical and design focused teamsExperience working with custom hardware and/or sensor inputs in dynamic environments/installations Bonus Qualifications Past creative applications of OpenCV, openFrameworks or other video processing frameworksFamiliarity with audio processing and other real-time sensor data manipulationFamiliarity with javascript frameworks like React, Vue, three.js, D3.jsExperience with APIs/Automation for design tools (Figma, Adobe Premiere, Reaper DAW)
Zoox San Carlos, CA
Feb 15, 2020
The Power Team is responsible for design and integration of the power modules in Zoox autonomous vehicle platform. We are looking for an electrical engineer who is enthusiastic, innovative, and passionate about the future of mobility. Responsibilities Circuit board design (including part selection, circuit design and simulation, schematic capture, and layout review). Hardware validation and debugging. Cross-functional collaboration with software, mechanical, and integration engineering teams Collaboration with contract manufacturers for prototyping activities and high volume production Qualifications Education BS or MS (in progress) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with focus on Electrical Engineering/Power Electronics. Minimum one year of professional or internship experience is required.Strong electrical engineering, analog circuits, and power electronics fundamentals.Experience in board and system level testing and characterization.Hands-on lab experience such as soldering, and experience with lab equipment (power supplies, signal generators, oscilloscope)Working knowledge of circuit design and simulation toolsWorking knowledge of schematic design and PCB layout tool (Altium Designer preferred)Familiarity with common industry technologies and protocols: I2C, UART, SPI, CAN, LIN, USB.ab scripting/test automation experience (LabView, MATLAB, Python). Experience with automotive hardware and components is a plus.Experience with micro-controllers and their peripherals is a plus.
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 15, 2020
As our technical program manager, you will support our hardware development effort. You will work cross-functionally with our engineering leaders across software, hardware, vehicle engineering, and product to help us achieve our strategic and tactical milestones. You will work with engineering teams to develop project schedules, identify milestones, flag risks, estimate budgets, and clearly communicate on-going progress. Our hardware team is in charge of designing the custom hardware that goes into Zoox’s future fleet of self- driving robots. Everything from the low-level systems to the sensors both in and outside the robot are created in-house by our team of scrappy mechanical and electrical engineers. We need someone who can assist our team to keep all the circuit boards and assembly projects in order. As with any startup, we move fast here at Zoox, and many candidates will be asked from time to time to wear many hats. We would love to hear from you if you are game for adapting to the challenges, taking on new roles as needed, and hitting deadlines. If you’re not shy about herding the cats and managing the chaos then this role was made for you! Responsibilities Work with department leaders to translate the top-down corporate strategy and milestones into detailed product road maps, timelines, and deliverablesWork with cross-functional leaders and finance to define and then track resource requirements (headcount and budget)Ensure every team understands what they need to deliver at all timesDefine and manage process and regular meetingsEstablish standard reports to provide concise and effective communications to key stakeholders on program status, issues/risks, and accomplishmentsEnsure problems are transparent and risks are identified and proactively ensure that risk mitigating actions are on-going within the engineering teamsSet the agenda for key decisions to be made at each meeting to eliminate bottlenecks and retire risksSupport key decisions working cross-functionally across engineering, finance, and strategy to reach the right conclusions Qualifications BS or MS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience5+ years of experience in engineering, program management, or management consultingExperience with hardware development and manufacturing processesPrior experience working with contract manufacturers (CMs) Bonus Qualifications Strong track-record in managing complex cross-functional projectsProficient in tools required to manage complex projects (i.e. Gantt charts)Strong references that highlight your ability to build strong working relationships with senior leaders and engineers across functions and departmentsAn ability to keep the big picture in focus and to provide clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audienceAbility to manage confidential information
Zoox San Carlos, CA
Feb 15, 2020
As a Manager of Test Engineering in Advanced Hardware Manufacturing Operations, you will work within a multidisciplinary engineering team to build & test prototype sensor and compute hardware. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the development of manufacturing functional tests for PCBAs, subassemblies and final products. The candidate will also define test strategy and manufacturing test plan for the new products to ensure product functionality is tested appropriately in a low-volume manufacturing environment. In this role, Test Engineering Manager will contribute to and oversee the conversion of product performance specifications into a workable test solution. The candidate will participate in creating automated and manual test plans, perform hands-on device measurements, product characterization and optimization, bench and automation troubleshooting. Candidate will summarize and present data reviews which will serve as a basis for product acceptance and release to products to our vehicle integration team. Responsibilities Lead and manage AHMO’s Hardware Reliability Test Engineering groupGrow and develop a team of Test Engineers and TechniciansDefine validation requirements in collaboration with design and reliability engineersDefine and lead DFMEA action plansProject management for the validation and test phases of supported projects, including reporting to leadershipDrive resolution of test findingsYou will be working closely with the circuit design engineers and manufacturing engineers to ensure that electronics for Zoox's robots are manufactured to high standards. Support and improve ongoing production test sequences for engineering deviations, quick iteration in the design cycle is very important at Zoox.Develop, document, and execute electronic board and system level testing to ensure adequate test capability for engineering and production builds that will scale with company milestones.Perform first article verification of prototype designsDevelop test algorithms, automated test scripts, data acquisition and measurement systems, test fixtures, and data repository to support prototype and production testing with focus on repeatability and reliabilityEstablish system and module-level performance and functional standards, ensure specification complianceAnalyze test results, work with design team to identify test failure root cause, implement, and verify corrective actions and solution effectivenessSet up lab test infrastructure and coordinate facility installationsParticipate in overall EE board level design, development, and review workWork closely with R&D team to ensure test equipment/software/processes for new designs meet specifications for low volume manufacturing environment and to resolve issues encountered during the test.Analyze manufacturing yield issues and field failures to determine hardware test coverage. Drive issues to closure and use lessons learned to implement preventive measures and to define manufacturing test strategy for new products.Provide training and support to engineering technicians to expand testing capacity. Qualifications 10+ years’ experience developing and leading validation, manufacturing engineering, or quality teams in an NPI environment5+ years' experience in aerospace, automotive or similar high-reliability engineering environmentExperience developing test software and systemsExperience with sensors, mechatronics, and thermal management systems preferredMS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experienceBS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalentExperience in developing scalable and automated test platformPython and/or C++ programming experienceExperience in analog and power electronics design Bonus Qualifications Experience in computer architecture, assembly, and test methodsExperience working in and developing scripts in UbuntuExperience working with automotive communications, such as CAN, LIN, Automotive Ethernet, etcFamiliarity with automotive testing standards
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 15, 2020
Zoox is looking for an experienced developer or researcher to join our Software Engineering team. The position comes with a high degree of independence and the opportunity to help define our software verification roadmap.  You will leverage your skills to build systems to analyze our large and sophisticated code base for issues. Your work will be highly visible and will contribute to our overall software quality and safety, both of which are of foundational importance to us. Responsibilities Develop software systems which analyze our C++ code base to detect issues, vulnerabilities, and bugsDeploy automated analysis at scale for our large and diverse code baseVerify state of the art AI software running on a high performance compute platform Qualifications BS / MS in Computer Science or similar degree with 5+ years of relevant experienceStrong background in static analysis and compilersDeep understanding of program analysis libraries and toolsProven ability to translate analysis findings into software quality improvements in a real-world code base Bonus Qualifications Experience with coding standards such as ISO26262Experience with Clang and the LLVM ecosystemFuzzing and symbolic execution experienceExperience building and operating systems at scaleFormal methods experience
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 15, 2020
The Technical Illustrator on the Zoox BaseOps team will provide image services for BaseOps publications, including service bulletins, service manuals, and emergency-responder manuals. They will work with the Technical Writer and other members of the BaseOps team to produce clean, clear image assets that have a consistent design and Zoox-centric look and feel. Please include a link or attachment with your non-proprietary/non-confidential portfolio or work examples with your application. Responsibilities Create complex graphics, charts, two and three-dimensional drawings for use in technical documents and publicationsCreate exploded views of assemblies, parts catalog illustrations, isometric parts breakdown assembly drawings, and electrical schematic wiring diagrams.Generate illustrations from photographsParticipate in the validation process of illustrationsSupport the development of technical writing content that will be utilized by our front-line teamsBe responsible for the information exchange between the teams, maintaining a common look and feel to all illustrations producedParticipate in technical meetings with the members of the project Qualifications Minimum 2 years of experience as a technical illustratorProficient in CATIA v5, Solidworks, Keyshot, Blender Proficiency in Adobe software, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesignProficiency with MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Ability to visualize 3D perspective from 2D drawingsExcellent written and oral communication skillsDemonstrate attention to detail and a team player attitudeAbility to multi-task and manage workload to achieve project deliverable deadlinesAbility to work in a rapidly changing environment with minimal guidance; a self-starter with the ability to build relationships across the company Bonus Qualifications Experience with Oxygen Editor/Author or DITA XMLExperience using Dozuki work instruction software Experience with electric vehicles and autonomous systems technologyExperience in a Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organization
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 14, 2020
We are looking for an exceptional visual designer, a pioneer and creative thinker, with a strong background in brand, digital, print and conceptual thinking. The ideal candidate can conceptualize and implement quickly on innovative ideas and bring them to life in new and inspiring ways. This is a hands-on design role and requires a self-starter who thrives in personal time management to meet fast-paced deadlines. If you are a passionate creative thinker, have attention to detail and possess strong design sensibilities. If you're enthusiastic about transforming mobility and bring to life a new brand we want to talk to you. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Graphic/Visual Design or related field5yrs+ experience at a creative agency or in-house company design studioA solid portfolio of work demonstrating experience in the field, a good eye for design, typography, conceptual thinking, attention to detail and visual communicationProficiency in Adobe Creative Suite in particular (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)Presentation software (Keynote, Glsides and PPTX) Sketch and Figma are a plus The ideal candidate Is a problem solver, a creative thinker, pushes boundariesExpert understanding of the formal elements of design, including typography, layout, balance, and proportionHas experience in branding and launching new productsLikes to work cross functionally and collaborativelyInterested in new technologyAble to think fast and can prioritize tasksExperience with digital, UI, web
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 14, 2020
As a systems engineering manager at Zoox you will be leading members of the functional safety and system design teams to develop and deploy systems that enable and support autonomous driving. This specific team is focused on environment perception and inertial sensing as well as overall monitoring of the vehicle status. You will be 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. This includes the creation of functional requirements for the design as well as related validation and verification tasks. Responsibilities Manage a group of engineers (both technical leadership and people management)Define product requirements and functional safety targets in cross-functional teamsCollaborate with hardware (EE/ME) and software design teams to ensure implementations meet requirements and desired functionalityDrive implementation of systems engineering processes with design teams and conduct cross-functional reviews of requirements and test casesDrive and document quantitative and qualitative functional safety (e.g., HARAs, FTAs, FMEAs, FMEDAs) and conduct cross-functional reviews of requirements and test casesReview deliverables from 3rd party suppliers to ensure safety requirements are met Qualifications Proven ability to manage, develop and deliver safety critical system productsB.S. or higher degree in Automotive, Aerospace, Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering7+ years of work experience with emphasis on systems level design and validation3+ years of people management experience, ideally in a startup environment3+ years of experience developing functional safety based environment perception systemsFamiliar with current AI/ML based machine vision and classification techniquesCollaborative team player with strong written and in-person communication skills Bonus Qualifications Well established technical expert in a sensing related engineering discipline, preferably sensor hardware and software for autonomous vehiclesAnalytical skills and experience with data analysis using tools like Matlab, Python or C++Experience with hazard analysis, functional decomposition, validation, and verificationSystem development experience within standards such as: ISO-21448, ISO-26262, ARP4754A, ARP4761, DO-178C, DO-254, IEC 61508 or military equivalentsExperience using requirements management tools such as Polarion or DOORSFamiliarity with test and validation including SIL/HILExperience with product development cycle management from concept to product manufacturing and deployment
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 13, 2020
In this position you will design and launch the systems that integrate autonomous driving sensors onto Zoox’s custom Robotaxi vehicle platform. Key responsibilities include design of complex electromechanical sensor and sensor cleaning assemblies, validation of sensor performance throughout system lifetime in automotive environments, technical supplier management, and supporting manufacturing and service as your systems are deployed across Zoox’s autonomous fleet. Responsibilities Designing electromechanical sensor assemblies; balancing requirements from multiple stakeholders: studio designers, sensor performance and optical engineers, vehicle/package architects, and your colleagues in other vehicle design domainsDesigning and building visual mockups, proofs of concept, and functional A-SamplesManaging design and development activities for multiple internal and external suppliers, towards the successful delivery of one or more electromechanical systemsManaging test and validation of your systems. Supporting test engineering, sensor performance engineers, and supplier teams in test design, failure analysis, and quality managementCollaborating with manufacturing engineers and quality personnel to ramp production processes and meet build objectivesMaintaining BOMs, documenting and approving build processes, and supporting quality and cost engineering throughout the supply chain of your assemblies Qualifications Degree in Mechanical engineering or similar. 7+ years industry experience; automotive experience preferred3D CAD design experience; Catia V5/V6 preferredExperience designing electronic modules in an automotive context. Experience uncovering and solving packaging, structural, thermal and reliability challenges. Experience with die cast, injection molded, and sheet metal partsKnowledge of automotive sensing modalities, electromechanical behaviors, and integration challengesKnowledge of automotive sensor cleaning challenges and solutions preferredExperience building products and assemblies through their entire lifecycle, from initial concept to production ramp. Experience managing external suppliers (T1s and CMs) preferredStrong communication, organization and documentation skills. Ability to drive toward decisions. Biased towards action over deliberationGeneral aptitude with machining, 3D printing, hand tools, electronics
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 12, 2020
The Drive Unit Lead will be responsible for leading supplier engagement on the inverter, motor, and gearbox development to deliver on a complete drive unit system specifically designed for autonomous mobility. The role requires 10+ years of mechanical engineering knowledge, managing a project from concept to manufacturing development. Previous experience in electric motor integration is highly desired. Responsibilities Lead supplier engagement specific to the inverter, motor, and gearbox developmentLead the design and development of internal proof of concept prototypesManage testing and validation of the electric drive unitManage system-specific BOM, documentation, and approving build processesSupport quality and cost engineeringEnsure high-quality engineering and on-time completion of projects Qualifications BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience6+ years of powertrain experience with demonstrable production implementationsExperience in gearbox designDemonstrated experience as a subject matter expert in HV drive systemsExperience with 3D design and PLM tools, CATIA 3DX or CATIA V5 preferredProject management experience Bonus Qualifications Experience with requirements management tools (Polarion or equivalent)Experience in power electronics integrationVector tool chain experience (CANape)
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 11, 2020
As an Electrical Engineer on the Infotainment and Sensor Integration team, you will be specifying and designing user-facing hardware with a focus on interior and exterior audio, connectivity, and other user interface features. In this highly cross-functional role, you will need to develop requirements, solve challenging design problems, create and test prototypes, and manage supplier ramp into mass production. You'll have the opportunity to be involved in nearly every aspect of the vehicle development lifecycle, from concept design to supplier selection, all the way to final full-vehicle bring-up and line logistics. If you are excited about solving difficult problems and have a passion for redefining the typical automotive passenger experience, we want to hear from you! Responsibilities Specify, design, and validate electrical systems for interior and exterior audio, displays, lighting, and telematics.Create system schematics and review hardware layouts.Develop prototypes and bring up electrical assemblies on integration/test buck.Contribute to cross-functional supplier management as an EE stakeholder. Qualifications A degree in Electrical or Mechatronics engineering.5+ years of experience in electrical design and integration; automotive or safety critical industry experience a plus, including high reliability systems.Experience with in-vehicle audio, microphones, and local communications (bluetooth/wifi).Familiarity with A2B, Audio DSP design, and basics of FPGA programming a major plus.Audio systems design experience; acoustic testing a plus. Bonus Qualifications Familiarity with A2B, Audio DSP design, and basics of FPGA design a major plus.Audio systems design experience; acoustic testing a plus.
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 10, 2020
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. We are looking for a highly motivated Engineer to join our Advanced Hardware Engineering organization focusing on building an automated test system for emulating various sensors. You will architect, design, code, document and lead the work from start to finish. Qualifications BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent3+ years of industry experienceStrong design and programming skills in C/C++, including object-oriented design and multi-threaded softwareFamiliarity with modern software development methodologies and tools (Agile, Git, unit testing, CI, etc.)Experience with scripting languages such as Python and BashFamiliarity with networking protocols for data transfer and timing (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, PTP)Ability to multitask in a fast-moving environmentStrong written and verbal communication skills to understand requirements and clearly document tools Bonus Qualifications Experienced with Electronics (debugging, reading schematics)Familiarity with console and graphical UI frameworks, such as Qt
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 10, 2020
As Thermal Controls Engineer you will be responsible to develop the controls strategies that bring the thermal system to life and to refine those controls to a customer-ready state.  You, along with the rest of the Thermal Systems Integration team, are responsible for keeping people and components in their ideal operating temperature, even in demanding environments.  The models, estimators and, algorithms you develop will be an important part of making Zoox robots work day in and day out over their lifespan and directly impacting our customers with a comfortable and inviting cabin.  You will take controls from concept to Simulink code and participate directly or indirectly in the implementation into the firmware, and then test and refine those algorithms through physical testing. Responsibilities  R&D strategies for control algorithms, models and estimations for cabin HVAC, battery, powertrain and specialized components to deliver never before seen customer experience and business valueWork closely with the Thermal System Design team, Firmware and Vehicle Integration engineers to implement, test, and debug models, estimators and algorithmsWork cross-functionally to develop the full suite of thermal sensors and actuators to enable the desired functionality and controlCreate new  Zoox IP in thermal and HVAC control systems Qualifications Experience in linear systems analysis, state estimation, and controller designUnderstanding of thermodynamics and heat-transfer principles,  of motion control systems, and electric propulsionFundamental understanding of thermal system sensors and actuators like chillers, evaporators, coolant and refrigerant pumps, radiators, fans, actuators and the likeProficiency in creating dynamic models of thermal, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systemsAbility to work with physical test assets, like buck or actual robots,  to evaluate and refine controller designs Experience with model development and data analysis in Matlab/Simulink3+ years experience in controls system development, modeling, and implementationMS or PhD in ME, EE, Mechatronics or equivalent Bonus Qualifications Experience with control of non-linear systemsPrevious experience with automotive thermal management developmentCapability to deliver high-quality code in an embedded environmentExperience with code development in C/C++, or code generation and review using automated means.
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 07, 2020
As a Collaborative Planning Software Engineer, you’ll develop planner behavior and trajectories in collaboration with remote guidance and write on-vehicle C++ components that integrate human guidance into the execution of the robot. You’ll solve the most complex and challenging edge cases for autonomous systems that are absolutely crucial to enabling Zoox’s mission.  Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fieldFluency in C++Experience with robotics, motion planning, or controlsExtensive experience with programming and algorithm design Bonus Qualifications Master's degree in computer science or related degreeSolid understanding of ROS or similar
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 07, 2020
This position will require experience in custom RTL design, system-level design with Xilinx IPs and embedded software programming for Xilinx FPGAs. Hands on experience with Vivado and Xilinx SDK is a must. The candidate will be expected to work closely with RTL design, DSP and embedded software engineers. This position will involve a deep understanding of the overall system and individual building blocks. Candidate will be responsible for the design of various custom components, interfacing with Xilinx IPs and ARM processors. Requirements 5+ years industry experience in designing and implementing custom Verilog RTL for Xilinx FPGAs.Embedded software (in C or C++) development skills for FPGAs and other systems.Experienced in embedded software design for ARM cores on Xilinx and Xilinx SDK.Hands on experience with Xilinx IPs and Xilinx IP integrator. Bonus Requirements Masters or PhD involving RTL Design/Verification for FPGA and/or ASIC.Experience with GPU/CUDA programming.
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 07, 2020
The Vehicle Integration team at Zoox is responsible for defining vehicle attribute and feature requirements and working with cross-functional teams to integrate and validate all systems within the vehicle. You will be challenged to solve to validate vehicle systems to demonstrate delivery of our world class product. We are looking for an engineer that is passionate about autonomous driving and has strong problem-solving skills. Responsibilities Develop, maintain, and execute the vehicle-level validation plan for all vehicle-level featuresCreate test cases for all vehicle-level features Work with feature integration team, product team, hardware, software, and electrical engineers, and HMI to define success criteria for the test casesConduct validation testsDocument all validation test results in written formLead investigation of issues identified during testingLead and track cross-functional validation efforts to assure high success for first-time through vehicle-level validationLead report out of metrics for feature validationSupport homologation test case creation and validation Qualifications BS or equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical, or Software Engineering or Associate Degree/Skilled Trade with experienceExperience writing test cases and test reports for feature or vehicle requirements Experience testing vehicle systems (electrical, mechanical, HMI, dynamic, quasi-static, inspection)Experience managing test assetsKnowledge of vehicle engineering or software validation processFamiliarity with CAN networks and vehicle system architectureExcellent writing skills, organization, verbal communication, leadership skills, and deadline driven Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of requirements management tools (Polarion, JIRA) Experience diagnosing issues on CAN and LINProject management experience
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 06, 2020
As a program manager, you will work cross-functionally with our engineering leaders across software, hardware, vehicle engineering, and product to drill-down our corporate strategy into tactical and detailed road maps that facilitate effective execution at each stage of our growth curve. You will work with each engineering team to develop project schedules, identify milestones, flag risks, estimate budgets, and clearly communicate on-going progress. You will facilitate and support time-sensitive key strategic and tactical decisions by framing the decisions appropriately and ensuring that information is complete and clearly communicated. It is your job to ensure that all engineering groups are coordinated, understand their priorities, and are on-track to deliver on our corporate milestones on time and on budget.  Responsibilities Work with hardware system owners to translate the top-down vehicle program goals and milestones into detailed product road maps, timelines, and deliverables.Ensure every stakeholder understands what they need to deliver at all times.Define and manage process and regular meetings.Establish standard reports to provide concise and effective communications to key stakeholders on program status, issues/risks, and accomplishments.Ensure problems are transparent and risks are identified and proactively ensure that risk mitigating actions are on-going within the engineering teams.Set the agenda for key decisions to be made at each meeting to eliminate bottlenecks and retire risks.Support key decisions working cross-functionally across engineering, finance, and strategy to reach the right conclusions. Qualifications BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering.Minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering hardware development, program management.Deep familiarity with the automotive development processes, with experience launching automotive electronics modules. Experience managing external, international T1 suppliers to deliver through all stages of an automotive development program.Strong track-record in managing complex cross-functional projects.Strong references that highlight your ability to build strong working relationships with senior leaders and engineers across functions and departments.An ability to keep the big picture in focus and to provide clear, well-structured, and concise communications tailored to each appropriate audience.
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 05, 2020
Zoox is looking for a patent attorney to become part of our legal team.  In this role, you will help develop Zoox’s IP portfolio across a wide range of technologies, which will require engaging with engineers, reviewing patent applications, and advising on patent strategy.  As the second dedicated IP hire, you will have the unique ability to work with, and learn from, a broad range of technology groups from artificial intelligence to vehicle engineering.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in not only patent-related strategies, but also participate in the strategy behind all of Zoox’s IP, including trademark, trade secrets, copyright, and domain names.   In addition to the qualifications below, you should be naturally inquisitive, enjoy learning, and have the ability to develop a great rapport with the engineering corps.  This role will report to Zoox’s Senior Counsel for IP.   Responsibilities Engage with employees to promote invention submission and understand areas to be protectedRecommend patent strategyReview drafts of patent applications and office actionsReview open source license requestsProvide IP-related trainings to various engineering and business groups Qualifications 3-6 years drafting and prosecuting patent applicationsMember in good standing of at least one state bar (CA preferred)USPTO Registration NumberA degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or physicsGood oral and written communication skills Bonus Qualifications 6+ years of patent prosecution experience, including in private practice at a law firmAn advanced technical degree in the field of computer science, electrical engineering or physicsPractical application in a technical field (previous employment in the technology)Working knowledge of modern neural network approaches to machine learningExperience in international patent prosecution and strategyExperience in advising on trademark strategyExperience reviewing open source licenses and advising on open source strategy
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 05, 2020
At Zoox, we have set the goal to provide our customers with the highest level of safety while using our fully autonomous vehicles. You will work with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds such as robotics, control, and vehicle engineering, to deliver the vehicleperformance using virtual tools and methodologies. In taking on the virtual durability development you will work in predicting where the vehicle is within its lifespan, and providing maintenance scenarios and optimization strategies. Responsibilities Ensure virtual tools, methodologies and correlation are in place continuously improving virtual predictive quality of durability and fatigue simulations.Develop and maintain vehicle, tire and drive CAE models to support a virtual proving ground.Responsible for generating vRLD from vehicle test data. Lead the virtual vehicle structure development in close collaboration with project and engineering teams.Lead the structural correlation virtual to physical.Lead virtual DVPs, generate concise reporting and execute design countermeasures according to engineering process.Drive the use of optimization tools, balancing performance, weight and cost targets.Report out at project gateways. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, or related fieldExpert knowledge of ANSA, NASTRAN, OPTISTRUCT, nCodeStrong analytical and communication skills Bonus Qualifications Background in Vehicle CAE performance development preferred
Zoox Foster City, CA
Feb 05, 2020
As the Sr. Engineer, Restraint Systems on Zoox’s Vehicle Engineering Team, you will be responsible for design, release and launch of a new generation of passive restraint systems for Zoox vehicles. You will utilize your expertise to develop, engineer, and integrate restraint performance and delivering the complete systems, rather than just components as you work with a lean and agile team.  RESPONSIBILITIES Design of automotive component parts in CATIA V5/V6.Develop and execute passive restraint system requirements.Participate in the iterative process with the Zoox engineering team to align on packaging, design, styling studio surfaces, and manufacturing processes to deliver the optimal balance of form vs function vs cost.Implement processes and material selections to achieve world class durability, reliability and fit & Finish of automotive restraint systems.Complete and release CAD data of seatbelt assemblies and airbag modules in the sub-system and create detailed design solutions, utilizing a mix of in-house design and supplier engineering where required.  Interpret CAE simulation results and integrate recommendations into product design.Collaborate with key restraint system and restraint module suppliers and support overall vehicle development milestones and prototype/production build events.Work closely with vehicle safety integration to align subsystem performance meets overall legal requirements and safety performance as per VTS – vehicle target specification.Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the Zoox Vehicle Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Procurement groups to ensure the restraint systems manufacturing and assembly feasibility and serviceability.Responsible for technical documentation to include DFMEAs, DVP&R’s. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Other Disciplines considered with experience) with a minimum of 7 years of experience in automotive restraint systems component and subsystem engineering (OEM or Tier I level).Technical aptitude from concept through release and launch for production and 3D modeling proficiency in CATIA V5 or the equivalent in experience.Ability to work in a fast pace environment with a high number of unknowns.Strong working knowledge of Design for Manufacturing, including familiarity with GD&T and dimensional engineering.Experience with restraint modules or restraint subsystems testing and data analysis.Experience with technical documentation in at least 2 full lifecycle vehicle programs to include DVP&R and DFMEA.Experience Managing technical suppliers.Demonstrated an ability to manage difficult projects with tight timing constraints.