Feature Validation Engineer


  • Full Time

The Vehicle Integration team at Zoox is responsible for defining vehicle attribute and feature requirements and working with cross-functional teams to integrate and validate all systems within the vehicle. You will be challenged to validate vehicle systems to demonstrate delivery of our world class product. We are looking for an engineer that is passionate about autonomous driving and has strong problem-solving skills.




  • You will develop, maintain, and execute the vehicle-level validation plan for all vehicle-level features
  • You will create test cases for all vehicle-level features: both product and customer-centric
  • You will work with the feature integration team, product team, hardware, software, and electrical engineers, and HMI to define success criteria for the test cases
  • You will conduct validation tests
  • You will document all validation test results in written form
  • You will lead the investigation of issues identified during testing
  • You will track cross-functional validation efforts to ensure high success for first-time through vehicle-level validation
  • You will identify and establish a regression testing suite and cadence for applicable features
  • You will report out of metrics for feature validation
  • You will support homologation test case creation and validation



  • BS or equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical, or Software Engineering or Associate Degree/Skilled Trade with experience
  • Experience writing test cases and test reports for feature or vehicle requirements
  • Experience testing vehicle systems (electrical, mechanical, HMI, dynamic, quasi-static, inspection)
  • Experience managing test assets
  • Knowledge of vehicle engineering or software validation process
  • Familiarity with CAN networks and vehicle system architecture
  • Excellent writing skills, organization, verbal communication, leadership skills, and deadline

    Bonus Qualifications


  • Working knowledge of requirements management tools (Polarion, JIRA)
  • Experience diagnosing issues on CAN and LIN
  • Project management experience
  • LINUX and Python familiarity
  • Compensation


  • There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $132,000 to $217,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate’s relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
  • Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

    Vaccine Mandate
    Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.
    Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.
    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.