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

Develop ADAS future strategies, roadmaps, and execution plans for Canoo.


  • Lead and mentor the following teams: algorithm development team, controls, driver monitoring system (DMS), sensor fusion, and R&D
  • Develop strategies for future ADAS feature development
  • Define ADAS roadmaps for Level 2+ and beyond
  • Develop key strategic partnerships with supplier and universities
  • Define and execute strategies for internal and external development
  • Grow team by attracting and maintaining talent for key competencies

      Required Experience

      • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
      • Minimum 3 years director level experience
      • High level of oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal effectiveness and able to manage and escalate issues to management
      • Experience leading technical teams
      • Experience managing supplier relationships with agile software development
      • Experience with ADAS sensor technologies and software feature capabilities
      • 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

            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.

            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.