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Senior Platform Engineer

ZooxFull-time$100k - $250k*Foster City, CaliforniaJul 18, 2023
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The SW HIL (hardware in the loop) team ensures that the testing environment for system and subsystem improves in uptime, reliability, and feature set. To aid the adoption of our testing framework for use by other teams, the SW HIL team collaborates in test development and maintains key tests that exercise the functionality of the testing framework. 

We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic, self-starting Senior Platform Engineer to join our Systems Reliability and Stability team. This position will be responsible for ensuring the upkeep, design, and maintenance of various engineering services. You will oversee and collaborate with other teams to ensure the high uptime of our robot testing platforms while measuring and improving their stability, accuracy, and usability. 


  • Responsible for measuring and maintaining the uptime of various services critical to the development of autonomous vehicles such as testing and validation of on-vehicle software for hardware platforms.
  • Involved with all phases of rolling out different services; from design, deployment, operations, automation, and continuous improvement
  • Work with systems handling large volumes of data and data processing pipelines while performing compute-intensive tasks on CPUs and GPUs


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related field and 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Has supported multiple in-production services, on-call rotations, and SRE responsibilities
  • Proficient in SQL, Javascript, and Python
  • Expertise in building data stores, KV stores, data streaming architectures, and data pipelines
  • Experience building observability stack, instrumentation, open-telemetry
  • Linux system administration experience, Ubuntu/Debian preferred

Bonus Qualifications

  • Built software services from scratch, owned and managed full-stack
  • Experience handling large data sets, Big data
  • Experience with hardware-in-the-loop test systems
  • Experience with CI toolchains such as Bamboo, Bazel, and test frameworks such as Pytest
  • Experience managing infrastructure using IaC tools such as Terraform and Pulumi
  • Previous experience working inside a data center, building infrastructure
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.


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