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 Application Strategy Lead will be responsible for defining and governing the application strategy. The application strategy is a critical aspect of the IT strategy and ensures the application landscape enables the business capability both effectively and efficiently. You will apply best practice technologies and provide support and guidance to IT programs and projects.


  • Strategic role setting the direction and approach for deploying applications to meet required business capabilities
  • Provide oversight and governance of an integrated enterprise-wide application landscape
  • Support delivery of IT programs and projects
  • Verify new application solutions comply with strategic direction
  • Ensure solution designs meets the domain architecture and business outcomes


  • Bachelors or Master’s in Information Management, Engineering or similar
  • 5-10 years of full-time experience in an IT Architecture role
  • Experience in leading a technical team and defining application strategies
  • Experience in a service role interacting with internal customers
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the automotive industry is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of information systems and support best practices

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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