Core Firmware System Services Internship/Co-op



Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023
As an intern on the Core Firmware System Services team, you will build both embedded software and the tooling to connect it to Zoox’s diverse ecosystem of software infrastructure. By working across these two domains, you will help build a stable, performant, secure, and developer-friendly set of interconnected embedded systems. Our software touches all aspects of a vehicle’s operational day, from provisioning and firmware deployment, to vehicle startup and runtime configuration enforcement, to event logging and log offload, to system performance monitoring and analysis. We work with many teams both within and outside of the Firmware organization, connecting the world of embedded systems with the world of high performance compute and cloud infrastructure. Come solve complex multi-domain problems with us!

Technical Qualifications & Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in C++ and Python
  • Experience writing and debugging embedded software
  • Experience with application development targeting a unix-like environment
  • Familiarity with filesystems, networking, inter-process communication

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Real-time operating systems
  • Network introspection and debugging at and above the transport layer
  • Industrial or automotive fieldbuses (e.g., CAN, J1939, EtherCAT)
  • One or more inter-process communication mechanisms
  • Event- or message-driven software systems
The monthly salary range for this position is $6,500 to $9,500. Compensation will vary based on role, degree level and type, and benefits will be offered based on eligibility. Additional benefits may include medical insurance, 401k, and a housing stipend.
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.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process please reach out to accommodations@zoox.com or your assigned recruiter.
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.