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 IT Software Engineer will use various programming languages to develop, improve, test and/or maintain software that meets user needs.


  • Analyze user needs to determine how software should be built or if existing software should be modified
  • Translate business requirements and specifications into usable and scalable software
  • Provide delivery estimates
  • Modify existing software to fix errors, improve the overall quality and functionality, or update integrations with other software
  • Help develop and execute the software deployment process
  • Develop and/or perform software automated testing procedures, solutions, and frameworks to ensure software functions as needed
  • Troubleshoot performance issues
  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, delays, and costs ballooning within the team’s projects before they require escalation
  • Ensure expectations with the team and external stakeholders are clarified between all parties involved
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Look for security vulnerabilities in coding
  • Participate in discussions about the team’s future vision and strategy


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of experience with Python
  • 3+ years of experience with Java and/or C#
  • Strong SQL skills (preferably with PostgreSQL)
  • 3+ years of experience in DevOps, including CI/CD and test automation
  • Experience with cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
  • Knowledge of PLM systems is a plus
  • Experience in software testing and design is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle ERP a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must

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.

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