About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

The Software Test Engineer Intern will be responsible for planning, conducting and reviewing testing activities to ensure the correct operation of in Vehicle ECUs(electronic control units).

This is a paid internship for Summer 2021 with an option to start on May 24, 2021 or June 21, 2021 and an option to end on August 13, 2021 or September 10, 2021.


  • Drive testing across multiple vehicle areas: powertrain, battery, ADAS, chassis, and body
  • Conduct development and validation testing on in-vehicle ECUs using state of the art hardware in the loop test equipment and the engineering vehicle test fleet
  • Specify and plan installation of test equipment and facilities
  • Create and parameterize Simulink Vehicle Dynamics models, ADAS Sensor Models, powertrain and battery models
  • Create test to requirements coverage matrix for vehicle and ECU level features
  • Automation of test cases and test environment to achieve “lights out” testing
  • Support debug of software issues at HIL bench and vehicle level
  • Testing of CAN conformance and UDS diagnostics services
  • Support labcar testing and debug of in-vehicle software issues


  • Currently pursuing or recently completed Bachelor’s/Master’s/Phd in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in a fast paced Formula Motorsports team/racing design, build, test environment
  • Experience with HIL test tools: dSPACE control desk, Scalexio, Motion desk. CAN Bus, Vector CANoe/CANalyzer , CAN.diva CAPL programming, Python or equivalent.
  • Clean driving license and desire to succeed in electric vehicle engineering field
  • Experience developing control systems in Mathworks Simulink, m-script
  • Diagnostics experience: UDS ISO14229, CANdela studio, ODX, CANoe.Diva
  • General vehicle harness debugging/wiring/crimping skills
  • Solid understanding of HIL Testing methodologies and tools

What’s cool about our internship program…

  • Work with some of the most innovative minds in EV
  • Work closely with leaders working on LIVE projects in the EV industry
  • Build long lasting relationships in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • Take a big step towards your future career
  • Lots of team-building and networking opportunities (even remotely)
  • All Internships are PAID internships

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.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.