Compute & Control Systems Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 6, 2023

As a compute & control systems engineer in Advanced Hardware Engineering (AHE), you will be responsible for developing and documenting component requirements for compute and control modules. You will interface with departments across Zoox to develop a system-level understanding of how the AHE hardware will enable critical operational functions. You will work closely with architects (HW & SW), and design, safety, manufacturing, and test engineers to ensure that requirements are verified throughout the engineering development process. Your assessments will be critical to meet milestones as we develop new generations of hardware.


  • Engage with product, HW/SW engineering, production, safety, and business departments to iteratively develop and build requirements for compute and control modules
  • Document requirements and ensure traceability across specifications and tests
  • Work with test engineers to build validation plans, ensure the requirements are properly tested, analyzed and evaluated. Support compute and control system troubleshooting to diagnose system problems
  • Coordinate with program management to develop long term hardware development plans for new generations of hardware
  • Review and approve architecture proposals and design verification plans
  • Work with joint development manufacturers and coordinate external product development relations

Job Requirements

  • Collaborative team player with strong written and in-person communication skills
  • Experience with automotive compute and/or control systems
  • B.S. or higher degree in Aerospace, Automotive, Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience with emphasis on systems level design and validation
  • Experience with product development cycle management from concept to product manufacturing and deployment
  • Analytical skills and passion for writing clear, concise, and verifiable requirements
  • Familiarity with common industry technologies and protocols including I2C, UART, SPI, CAN, LIN, USB
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