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

This role will support the Software Engineering team for all Canoo electric vehicle programs and markets by updating the communication and network files needed for our software development.


  • Own and update communication files (DBC, LDF, ARXML)
  • Provide feedback to Software Engineers and Systems Team on improvement of vehicle network architecture
  • Manage communication file releases to support software releases
  • Assist validation plan and execution to ensure network architecture / design meets specifications
  • Assist in managing internal network specification documents
  • Assist in debugging communication faults and propose solutions and/or implement corrective actions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software or Electrical Engineering or other related field
  • 2+ years of experience updating communication files
  • 3+ years of experience in the automotive industry
  • Expert knowledge of DBC files and CAN communication protocol
  • Strong knowledge of CAN E2E Protection
  • Strong knowledge of ARXML and LDF files
  • Strong knowledge of AUTOSAR
  • Knowledge of CANFD
  • Knowledge of Automotive Ethernet
  • Experience with System Desk, candb++, Bitbucket (or similar)
  • Ability to read and understand wiring schematics
  • Experience with logging and analysis hardware/software
  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Polarion and Jira knowledge
  • Experience in an Agile work environment a plus

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.