About Canoo

Canoo has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies traditional ownership to put customers first. Distinguished by its experienced team – totaling over 500 employees from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space and adaptable to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by autonomy and purpose, and get things done.

Job Purpose

The Manager for the feature owner software engineering team will act as a player/coach, who both leads the team and develops the code to implement a full feature into the domain controller of our ADAS system. He or she is responsible for deriving the software requirements to be consumed by internal and external development teams while ensuring support from the systems engineering and algorithms teams.


  • Align the feature development timeline with the feature roadmap
  • Work with the scrum master to create the backlog of tasks for new features and plan tasks for each sprint
  • Enable the team to write the embedded software for ADAS features
  • Ensure the team is properly documenting development with software requirements
  • Work with the test and validation team to verify functional operation to technical specification
  • Work with all stakeholders to integrate final design into the vehicle or subsystem
  • Assist in the development of detailed DVP&R plans, including statistical confidence intervals
  • Ensure all product issues are identified, logged, tracked, and resolved during each testing phase
  • Effectively communicate with the rest of the organization when issues or failures arise

            Required Experience

            • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
            • Minimum 3 years managerial level experience
            • High level of oral and written communication skills
            • Strong interpersonal effectiveness and able to manage and escalate issues to management
            • Expertise in MATLAB/SIMULINK and C++ programming and leading a team to follow best practices
            • Experience leading a technical team
            • Experience in embedded programming for automotive
            • Experience with POSIX compliant OS
            • Experience in data structures and advanced algorithms
            • Knowledge of supervised machine learning algorithms, Kalman filters, and controls algorithms
            • Self-motivated and comfortable operating without direct supervision
            • Professional experience in ADAS or autonomous driving applications
            • Demonstrated performance in a position requiring engineering technical excellence
            • Occasional travel required

                Preferred Experience

                • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
                • Automotive OEM experience plus Tier-1 supplier interactions

                            What's Cool About Working Here...

                            • Four months paid primary care giver leave
                            • Flexible PTO
                            • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
                            • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
                            • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

                            Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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