About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo may just 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 Software QA Lead for Canoo’s Digital Product, you will be last line of defense. You will work with the engineering & product teams to define & execute QA standards and processes. You will be expected to provide an efficient, scalable test strategy using both manual and automated procedures to ensure the quality goals of the product are met.


  • Plan, develop and execute test strategy for Digital Product / Connected Vehicle including the Vehicle, Mobile and Cloud software
  • Provide technical guidance in test automation, testing methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Lead a high performing QA team that drives for improvements in quality
  • Monitor status of QA activities, test results and test coverage while continually looking for areas of improvement
  • Report detailed test results including defects found and metrics to the program key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the engineers to diagnose issues, determine root causes and propose regression tests


  • 5+ years of quality assurance and test engineering experience
  • Experience in Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, C/C++ or equivalent coding language
  • Experience in testing and debugging web, mobile, or embedded applications
  • Hands-on experience with test planning, designing and execution including functional & stress testing
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools & automation frameworks
  • Experience testing applications on Android and iOS devices
  • Experience testing connected IoT Devices
  • Experience with automotive, connected vehicle or fleet management solutions
  • History of successfully bringing new technologies/products to market
  • Shows creativity for solving problems and optimizing test strategy

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.