Senior/Staff Software Engineer – Machine Learning Platform

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Job Description

Zoox is looking for experienced software engineers who can design, implement and maintain data-intensive and large-scale distributed systems. Our systems use large amounts of real-world driving data combined with high-fidelity simulation. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and scaling Automated ML platform capabilities. You will work cross-functionally with engineers in AI, simulation, and data science to push the boundaries of scalability and performance, and bring state-of-the-art machine learning and optimization applications to production.


  • Build the foundational blocks of an automated ML platform and improve its core capabilities
  • Design and support large-scale infrastructure services
  • Lead complex, cross-functional projects
  • Keep up with the state-of-the-art AI frameworks
  • Communicate your work to other teams at Zoox


  • 3+ years of industry experience in architecting and scaling distributed systems in production
  • Experience building large-scale data pipelines
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Fluency in Python

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience building large-scale software services on the cloud
  • Experience with hyperparameter optimization
  • Experience with autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with AWS Fluency in C++
  • Experience with Javascript and Vue or other JS frameworks


There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary will range from $221,000 to $319,000. A sign-on bonus may be part of a compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

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.

Company Info.


Zoox is an American autonomous vehicle company currently headquartered in Foster City, California, United States with multiple offices of operations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The company was founded in 2014, and then acquired by Amazon in 2020. Zoox is creating an entirely new autonomous vehicle targeted at the robo-taxi market.

  • Industry
    Automotive,Robotics company,Autonomous technology
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    Foster City, California, United States
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