Staff/Senior Staff Platform Software Engineer - CI/CD



Software Engineering
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Zoox is developing state of the art autonomous vehicle software for our purpose built vehicle. We believe that developing the end to end product will not only get us to market faster but will also result in a superior customer experience.
In this role, you will be responsible for designing and building an effective and scalable CI/CD solution that addresses complex problems and impacts the end-to-end development and release lifecycle. You will be playing a critical role in enabling our engineers to rapidly develop and deliver our safety-critical autonomous vehicle software and improving the speed, quality, and reliability of software delivery processes, via building innovative new solutions for running reliability, quality and safety checks at scale. You will be working with cross-functional teams to ensure that our CI/CD platform is reliable, efficient, and continuously improving. This is a critical role to squash inefficiencies and unreliability in our development process, enhancing the development productivity, ensuring software quality, and streamlining the release process.


  • Design, implement, and maintain an efficient and scalable CI/CD platform
  • Collaborate with product teams and release management to gain a deep understanding of company needs, identify any issues or gaps in existing systems and processes, and develop innovative solutions to enhance developer productivity and streamline release efficiency.
  • Define and implement metrics to track developer productivity, release efficiency, and platform performance and reliability and identify areas for improvement.
  • Work closely with SRE teams to ensure that the platform is reliable, performant and highly available.


  • 8+ years of experience in building CI/CD platforms or software engineering role
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD tools and technologies such as Jenkins, CircleCI, Git, and AWS
  • Expertise with modern web development stack (Python, Postgres, Javascript, Vue, etc)
  • Experience with containerization and microservices architectures
  • Strong understanding of software development and release lifecycles
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and a focus on quality

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience in operating with large monorepos
  • Experience in Infrastructure as code like Helm, Terraform etc
  • Experience in Bazel
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.