The product security organization at Zoox focuses on designing, building, and measuring cybersecurity in Zoox products.
Our scope is broad; we:
- Architect and develop security features and subsystems
- Build training content and research mechanisms to improve code security and encourage secure software development practices
- Quantify and mitigate the risk that stems from numerous software dependencies
- Investigate areas at risk for exploits: from AI and sensor stack to physical vehicle design to communications equipment
The product security team is looking for Master's or Ph.D. candidates with relevant experience. Examples include, but are not limited to, research in static and dynamic code analysis, adversarial models for AI/ML systems or sensors, advanced interface fuzzing, and pen testing.
RequirementsCurrently working towards M.S., Ph.D., or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program. Good academic standingAt least one previous industry internship, co-op, or project completed in a relevant areaAbility to relocate to the Bay Area, California for the duration of the internshipInterns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox.
QualificationsProficiency in C++ and/or PythonAcademic work in computer security (may include networking, applied crypto, formal methods, and programming languages)Research and/or demonstrated interest and results in cybersecurity evidenced by publications with the candidate as primary author or presentations at high-profile events (BlackHat, Defcon).Ability to work independently as a software engineer
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 by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) 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.
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.