Senior Software Development Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Autonomous vehicles have some of the largest, most complex software ever shipped in a safety-critical environment. Solving that problem is one of the most exciting technical challenges of our lifetime.
The Software Quality Assurance team at Zoox has a critical set of responsibilities, from AI validation to internal tools test automation. As a Software Development Engineer in Test on our team, you will take a leadership role in driving forward technical advancements in test frameworks and tools. You will implement and develop test automation frameworks, implement new solutions to technical test problems, and build novel tools for our teams to utilize. You will be a force multiplier by mentoring other test engineers and growing their test design and coding capabilities.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Development in Test or similar role
  • Experience building automated web tests using Selenium, Cypress, or similar frameworks and tools
  • Experience creating API tests
  • Strong proficiency with Python or C++
  • Fluency in Javascript / TypeScript
  • Experience with version control systems like Git
  • Experience with Linux or Unix based systems

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with Vue.js and Node.js applications
  • Experience testing 3D applications
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 $185,000 to $232,000. 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 vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and/or the World Health Organization. In addition, employees who are eligible for a COVID-19 booster vaccine (“Booster”) will be required to receive a Booster. 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.