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 Operations Intern is responsible for helping design and maintain internal software applications that help in software/hardware release and developing automation through software.

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.


  • Work on building back-end API servers using Flask
  • Designing and implementing web applications for projects such as Over The Air Updates, Cloud Telemetry, Remote Diagnostics, etc.
  • Develop and maintain highly reliable and scalable web services
  • Create automation using python or other scripting languages
  • Work on developer efficiency tools
  • Understand product requirements, engage with team members and customers to define solutions, and estimate the scope of work required
  • Deliver solutions that can keep up with a rapidly evolving product in a timely fashion

Required Experience

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed Master’s degree
  • Experience in Python
  • Experience with one or more front-end frameworks such as React
  • Creating and working with custom Python pip packages
  • Experience with cloud services, such as AWS
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining REST-ful APIs

Preferred Experience

  • Proficiency with Flask/Django
  • Experience in JavaScript
  • Experience in automotive software development and release
  • Experience in building highly available production services, including deployment automation, infrastructure-as-code, monitoring, and scaling
  • Good understanding of containers, build systems, and infrastructure automation

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

Start and End Dates...

May 24, 2021 - August 13, 2021


June 21, 2021 - September 10, 2021

    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.