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Senior Platform Engineer

Ensure the high uptime, stability, accuracy, and usability of robot testing platforms.
Foster City, California, United States
5 months ago


Developing autonomous mobility solutions with an aim to improve urban transportation.

✨ About The Role

Senior Platform Engineer

Foster City, CA
Software – Firmware & Systems Integration /
/ Hybrid
The Software HIL (Hardware-in-the-Loop) team ensures that the testing environment for the 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.


    • You will be 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.
    • You will be involved with all phases of rolling out different services; from design, deployment, operations, automation, and continuous improvement
    • You will 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 a related field
    • 7+ years of experience supporting multiple in-production services, on-call rotations, and SRE responsibilities
    • Proficient in Python or Golang
    • Experience building observability stack, instrumentation, open-telemetry
    • Linux system administration experience, troubleshooting kernel issues, device driver development

Bonus Qualifications

    • Built software services from scratch, owned and managed full-stack applications
    • 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
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.

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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Senior Platform Engineer
Foster City, California, United States
About Zoox
Developing autonomous mobility solutions with an aim to improve urban transportation.