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...

About the Job

In this role you will be responsible for building the next generation of user experiences for our award-winning Canoo web platform as well as building the fleet management systems for our connected vehicles. Attention to detail and dedication to providing high-quality, stable delivery are essential as we aim to be best in-class in this emerging market. Since you will collaborate directly with backend, design, and product teams that help create the shared vision for our digital product, you will have an opportunity to heavily influence functionality related to our connected vehicle. In addition, you will directly work on applications that will be highly visible as the passion for electric vehicles continues to grow around the world. We love folks that are aware of risks, but not scared by them, and value planning, progress, and delivery over everything else.


  • Architecting new features for our internal and consumer facing web applications with a strong intuition for good user experience.
  • Closely collaborating with design, product, engineering and marketing teams to gather requirements and discuss features
  • Designing frameworks and tools to empower our hardware and software engineers to further development on the connected vehicle

Key Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in front-end focused software development
  • Fluency with HTML5, CSS3, and ES6+ Javascript
  • Experience building highly scalable web applications with modern Javascript frameworks and tooling. (React preferred)
  • Understanding of cloud concepts and hands-on experience integrating services using a public cloud stack (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Familiarity building applications with mobile-first and responsive design
  • Demonstrative knowledge of client-side performance tuning

Bonus Qualifications

  • Understanding of functional and reactive programming paradigms
  • Experience developing UI Component Libraries
  • Experience with A/B Testing, i18n, Analytics or Monitoring frameworks
  • Experience working with Design Style Guides

Core Front End Stack

Javascript ES6, TypeScript,

React, NextJS, GatsbyJS

Styled Components



What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver 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.