Controls Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics

Foster City, CA
Vehicle Development – Vehicle Integration Engineering
At Zoox we have set the goal to provide our customers a premium ride experience while using our fully autonomous vehicles. You will work with a team of world-class engineers with diverse backgrounds such as robotics, controls, and vehicle engineering, while mastering Vehicle Dynamics control to achieve the best performance. The development based on metrics analytics, direction to key chassis component areas, vehicle engineers, CAE team, and other Vehicle Integration Attribute areas to assure an excellent vehicle ride quality but also such that the vehicle behavior provides confidence to the occupant. Working at a startup gives you the chance to manifest your creativity and make a big difference in the final product.


    • Develop vehicle dynamics control functions targeting metrics from benchmark and CAE data.
    • Provide direction and requirements to key chassis, body, and control subsystems on how to achieve the vehicle level attribute targets.
    • Take ownership of VD control functions and support balancing with the other Vehicle Integration Attributes.
    • Support Vehicle Dynamics CAE development for the mechanical and controls behavior and correlation between CAE and test.


    • BS degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field.
    • Experience in VD CAE development tools: MSC Adams, CarMaker and Matlab/Simulink.
    • Experience in chassis controls development.
    • Strong background in closed loop control and state estimation.
    • Strong analytical skills.

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 artificial intelligence, robotics, 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.