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...

Design and develop state of the art Electronic Chassis Systems, and their interactions with Powertrain and ADAS, covering a variety of engineering tasks

Responsibilities and Goal

  • Define and manage system, software and controls requirements for Chassis systems, through the design and validation phases
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of software and relevant documentation, and managing open issues to closure
  • Maintain Design Verification Plans (DVPs), support development of test cases and coordinate execution of verification tests throughout program milestones (HIL, SIL, Vehicle testing)
  • Support the definition of Functional Safety deliverables according to ISO26262 and Failure Mode Analysis
  • Support vehicle activities including data logging, feature calibration, and testing including regulatory / homologation tests
  • Conduct issue investigation
  • Support the definition of Diagnostic DTC’s, service routines, bootloader specifications
  • Maintain system architecture and interfaces with ADAS and Powertrain, ensuring integration of Chassis systems with other Vehicle controllers, and compatibility with Network design
  • Collaborate with the Vehicle Dynamics team to ensure vehicle performance targets are met
  • Provide technical inputs to the legal and homologation teams



  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Electrical/Software/Controls Engineering or Equivalent
  • 4 or more years of Chassis Systems or Control Software Development
  • Experience in requirements and test cases definition for safety critical Chassis Systems (DOORS, Polarion or similar)
  • Knowledge of Braking, Steering, and/or Suspension components and features
  • Understanding of Vehicle Dynamics, ADAS systems, and Powertrain
  • System validation and HIL testing
  • Knowledge of Diagnostic DTC’s and service routines
  • Experience of Functional Safety (ISO 26262) and Failure Mode Analysis
  • Experience with CAN-based tools for testing, data logging, feature calibration and issue investigation


  • Experience in architecture definition and system integration for automotive application
  • Experience in liaising with suppliers for SW development and issue resolution
  • Calibration of Chassis systems (Stability Control, Steering, Braking or Suspension / Damping)
  • Understanding of automotive homologation and regulatory requirements and testing for Chassis systems
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary caregiver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Share Option 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
  • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

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.