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

Strive to provide value continuously to the product and ultimately the customer. Define the strategy for engineering the product requirements at to enable implementation of features into the product. Create a comprehensive scenario to which the product may be subjected to during the operation and develop strategies and requirements to effectively manage the situations.


  • Analyze the product application from multiple scenario perspectives and define various scenarios during the operation of the product
  • Work with project dependent safety engineer to implement robust and complete safety requirements into FSRs and TSRs addressing various scenarios
  • Work with the test and validation team to verify functional operation to technical specification and update the requirements as necessary from test feedback
  • Ensure the input into the development process is updated as issues are found during each testing phase
  • Effectively communicate with the rest of the organization when issues or failures arise

    Required Experience

    • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
    • Minimum 3 years managerial level experience
    • High level of oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal effectiveness and escalate issues to management in a timely manner
    • Experience in systems engineering and requirements development
    • Knowledge/Experience in safety engineering processes like SOTIF & functional safety
    • Professional experience in active safety systems/ADAS and/or AVs
    • Demonstrated performance in a position requiring engineering technical excellence
    • Occasional travel required

    Preferred Experience

    • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
    • Automotive OEM experience plus Tier-1 supplier interactions

      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.

      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.