Software Engineer, Security Analysis & Assurance


  • Full Time

The Security Software Development & Analysis (SSDA) team is a subteam within ProdSec aiming at improving the security posture of Zoox robotaxi service through the development of security-critical software for vehicle platform & backend infrastructure. Including defining security requirements for individual vehicle components as well as their integrated subsystems. Engineers will also be responsible for
developing software tools, frameworks, and processes for constructing security assurance cases; providing evidence & grounds for confidence that a set of intended security controls on vehicle subsystems are effective in their application.


Required Qualifications


  • Strong background in systems security, threat modeling, security risks identification, analysis, and prioritization
  • Experience with defining security requirements for networked embedded systems 
  • Strong background in network security and network programming
  • 3+ years of programming experience in production environments
  • B.S Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Local to San Francisco Bay Area or willing to relocate

    Bonus Qualifications


  • Penetration testing and/or Quality Assurance experience
  • Background in the Automotive industry 
  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in computer science or computer engineering




    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 $187,000 to $241,000. 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.