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

Lead the team responsible for defining “What, Where, and How” the ADAS system provides value to the product and ultimately the customer. Help define the strategy for implementation of features into the product. Lead the technical team creating the systems architecture, feature requirements and targets, and safety engineering.


  • Create the details of the features from high level descriptions on the roadmap
  • Responsible to define the systems architecture, features, requirements and use cases
  • Responsible for defining the operational design domain for the ADAS system
  • Responsible for safety engineering of the ADAS system
  • Collaborate to write the embedded software for ADAS features
  • 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


  • Experience leading a technical team
  • Experience in systems engineering and requirements development
  • Experience with safety engineering processes like SOTIF and functional safety
  • Professional experience in active safety systems
  • Demonstrated performance in a position requiring engineering technical excellence
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • High level of oral and written communication skills

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.

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