Senior/Staff Software Engineer - Machine Learning Platform



Software Engineering
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024
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
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Fluency in Python

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience building large-scale software services on the cloud
  • Experience with hyperparameter optimization
  • Experiencewith autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with LLM
  • 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.
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.