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

This role will direct a team of homologation engineers which will support the homologation efforts for all Canoo electric vehicle programs and markets. Your team works across all engineering disciplines, design studio and test teams to provide guidance and ensure compliance with global regulatory requirements to support the certification and launch of all Canoo programs.


  • Manage the activities and priorities of the homologation team
  • Be leadership’s point of contact for all homologation issues
  • Manage and organize the homologation requirements and documentation of Canoo programs for the target markets
  • Work closely and collaborate with the design and engineering teams to provide advice and direction by defining regulatory requirements
  • Clearly and effectively document compliance for the vehicle programs
  • Support Canoo’s interactions with NHTSA and other domestic and international regulatory agencies
  • Interface with technical services and approval authorities to deliver certification for required global markets
  • Monitor new global regulations and ensure team awareness and understanding


  • Experience leading engineering teams and large projects
  • Experience negotiating and collaborating with external and internal contributors
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or another related field
  • 15+ years’ experience delivering full automotive homologation programs throughout all stages of the process
  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to simplify highly technical regulatory requirements to ensure understanding by all team members
  • Basic CATIA skills for part and zone requirement verification
  • Polarion and Jira knowledge

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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