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

The SW Operations Test Automation Engineer is responsible to help with design and implementation of unit and load testing of REST-ful APIs and cloud native applications.


  • Development of detailed test plans and test processes for Canoo cloud and connected vehicle applications like Over the Air Updates
  • Test automation of web UI using tools like selenium
  • Design and develop testing frameworks needed to optimize and scale our testing efforts
  • Design and implementation of unit and load testing of REST-ful APIs


  • 5+ years of experience
  • BS or higher in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent practical engineering experience and excellence
  • Experience developing test automation or software applications using languages such as Python, JavaScript
  • Exceptional attention to detail, deep engagement in product design, and a constant focus on customer experience
  • Experience in testing and debugging embedded systems
  • Experience in native app, web application, API, and server backend test automation
  • Experience developing and maintaining continuous integration and test pipeline tools (e.g. Docker, Jenkins)
  • Understanding of various communication protocols (CAN, RS485, UART, Wifi, etc.)

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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