About Canoo

Canoo has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies traditional ownership to put customers first. Distinguished by its experienced team – totaling over 500 employees from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space and adaptable to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by autonomy and purpose, and get things done.

Job Purpose

The Body and Labcar HIL Test Engineer will be responsible for planning, conducting and reviewing testing activities to ensure the correct operation of the vehicle body ECUs.


  • Plan, Develop and execute test cases for Vehicle body ECUs on both HIL and Labcar
  • Specify and plan installation of test equipment and facilities
  • Develop scripts to automate the Hardware in the Loop test systems using python
  • Verify all body related features and functions before software is deployed to customer vehicles
  • Create Test to requirements coverage matrix for body features
  • Automation of test cases and test environment to achieve “lights out” testing
  • Support debug of software issues at HIL bench and Labcar
  • Support labcar tests such as OTA and CAN conformance tests
  • Find software bugs through manual testing, automated scripting and report investigation


  • Bachelors degree in Software engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with HIL tools such as Dspace/NI/Tracetronic ECUTEST
  • Experience in modelling in Matlab/Simulink, GT-Suite
  • Capable of carrying out wiring/dubugging HIL issues
  • Understand advanced concepts relating to RS-232/422/485, PWM, UDP, GPIB, CAN, LIN
  • Understanding of revision control software ( SVN, GIT, etc )
  • Experience with low-level and high-level programming languages (C/C++ and Python preferred)
  • Experience working in Polarion and JIRA

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Incentive Plan
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • A world-class team

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.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.