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

As a core member of the Systems Engineering team, the system engineer with Functional Integration focus is responsible to help bring advanced concepts to life and keep the test vehicle fleet fit for test. This role is the enabler for cross-functional development of the product between the design responsible engineers, the test and validation engineers, and the designers.


  • As part of Canoo systems team, lead development activities from requirements to vehicle test
  • As needed assist with detailed review and development of requirements and software, electrical component specification and design, communication system design, ISO26262 safety process, and component testing
  • Functional Integration focus: Emphasis on prototype vehicle design, build, troubleshooting, modification, and testing
  • Assist with pre-production vehicle issue management including single vehicle and fleet-level testing and diagnostics, ensuring that all issues are identified, logged, tracked, and resolved during each testing phase
  • Communicate issues clearly and constructively to the rest of the organization
  • Ddevelop expertise with all Canoo vehicle systems, their core functions, and their interoperation with the aim of contributing to design and issue resolution on production and various levels of pre-production vehicles


  • Knowledge of electric vehicle software and systems, vehicle communication systems, vehicle 12v power systems, and theory and practice of embedded software development in C/C++, Matlab+Simulink, etc.
  • Motorsport, electric motorsport, heavy vehicles, or prototype electric vehicle experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated performance in a position requiring engineering technical excellence
  • Demonstrated hands-on troubleshooting experience
  • BS in a relevant engineering discipline
  • High level of oral and written communication skills

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.

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