About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo may just 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 Infotainment Systems Engineer for Canoo’s Digital Product / Connected Vehicle, will provide the definition behind the Canoo experience. You will work with the engineering and product teams to create the system and component specifications to orchestrate the product experience. You will also work with the development and QA teams to ensure the final software meets the expectations of the program. Ideal candidates will have working knowledge of both system definition strategies and automotive infotainment technologies, and will be able to hit the ground running.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and define use cases for the Digital Product / Connected Vehicle
  • Write and manage system and component software requirements based on the product use cases
  • Ensure alignment of your products/features with key stakeholders e.g. software developers, ECU engineers, UXUI designers, etc
  • Communicate regular status on progress & needs

Supporting Responsibilities

  • Work with the QA team to develop verification and validation plans
  • Support integration of new features into existing architecture
  • Support bringup of vehicle functionality during prototype build runs
  • Create and maintain system artifacts that clearly convey key information
  • Work alongside engineering teams to deliver your products/features on time and with quality


Core Competencies

  • Experience defining a system from the ground up; ability to identify key components and performance criteria
  • Strong understanding of automotive technology and practices – CAN, LIN, Ethernet, FMVSS, etc.
  • Strong understanding of wireless technologies – Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Cellular
  • Excellent communication skills – e.g. technical concepts to a non-technical audience

Preferred Experience

  • 3+ years systems engineering experience
  • Working experience with requirement management software e.g. Polarion, Jama, DOORS
  • Experience working under Agile Management principles e.g. sprints, scrums, story points, etc.
  • Solid understanding of electronics, specifically ECUs, sensors, actuators, and other common automotive devices
  • Solid debugging and systems analysis skills to be able to identify and quickly resolve/mitigate issues
  • Experience with connected vehicles or IoT devices.
  • Experience with mobile app development – Android, iOS
  • Experience working on TCP/IP networking, communication protocols and distributed systems
  • Ability to work through technical tradeoffs to deliver the desired experience
  • History of successfully bringing new technologies/products to market


What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • 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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