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

Canoo is building an effective ADAS system for its vehicle program. The goal is to provide an elegant solution over a brute force approach. The team is looking to add more skills to the current team with an engineer who is focused on testing the system to provide development and validation data to the program.


  • Maintain the development vehicles to provide the development platform and data collection
  • Build new functionality into the development vehicles as required
  • Provide design direction review for production solutions
  • Write test cases and test plans to support the development and validation
  • Develop technical specifications as well as statement of requirements as required
  • Lead formal design, peer, and quality reviews
  • Lead resolution of technical issues
  • Lead/manage supplier resident engineers
  • Possess intimate knowledge of hardware and software interfaces
  • Ensure all vehicle program imperatives (cost, timing, investment, and quality) are met
  • Generate technical solutions for current, new, and major programs
  • Provide technical leadership for advanced technology development


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with automotive electronic modules and sensors
  • Professional experience in automotive test systems and test vehicles
  • Experience in computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning (deep learning), artificial intelligence and image processing
  • Experience with computational platforms for machine vision and sensor fusion
  • Knowledge of automotive software development, and functional safety principles
  • Experience in Design/Development of Safety Critical Systems/Components
  • Experience in automotive network protocols such as CAN and Ethernet
  • DFMEA training
  • Electronic module Validation Experience
  • DFSS Certification
  • Software Controls experience

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.

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