Senior Design Verification Engineer

Foster City, CA /
Advanced Hardware Engineering – Hardware Engineering /
Zoox's Advanced Hardware Engineering team is looking for a Senior Design Verification Engineer to work closely with our circuit design engineers on the development of in-house electronics for our robots. Responsibilities of this role will range from defining test plans, designing and running board-level signal and power integrity tests for validating the electric design and its margins to feeding the learnings and improvements back into the design. You will use internal and external standards to define and track appropriate test thresholds as well as drive test coverage. You will also be involved in root causing board failures, sometimes leading you deep into the vehicle architecture.


    • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals in analog/digital design, communications, sensors, power supplies, and embedded systems
    • 6+ years of professional work experience
    • A genuine passion for uncovering latent issues and bugs by diagnosing hardware, software, and process issues
    • Experience with SI and PI measurement techniques
    • Experience with Gbps or faster serial buses such as GMSL or FPDlink
    • Experience running ESD and EMI tests at external test labs
    • Familiarity with lab equipment including VNA, TDR, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.
    • Familiarity with OS tools, shell scripting, and file system manipulation in both Linux and Windows

Bonus Qualifications

    • Experience automating testing in heat chambers
    • Experience programming in Python and/or C/C++
    • Experience with Altium or equivalent PCB CAD package
    • Experience with SI and PI simulation
    • Specific experience simulating and validating DDR memory layouts

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.