Senior Mechanical Engineer, High Voltage Battery Module




Foster City, CA


Position summary

and your excellent communication and interpersonal skills to motivate and lead as we take a new path to redefine a traditional and well-established industry.

In this role, you will:

  • Define requirements and specifications for HV Battery module sub-systems to achieve attribute targets for structure, mass, performance, manufacturability, and cost

  • Manage the delivery of HV battery module components such as module frame, cell carrier, cooling system, and cell bus bars

  • Coordinate with both internal and supplier teams to solve design, manufacturability, and quality issues

  • Lead the HV battery module design test and verification and validation test plans, overseeing the test runs and analyzing the results to inform product design and reliability targets

  • Collaborate with key HV Battery system and powertrain component suppliers and support overall HV battery development milestones and prototype/production build events

  • Prepare technical documentation, including DFMEAs and DVP&Rs


  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years of engineering experience, with 3+ years of engineering experience in electric vehicle high voltage battery engineering, design, and development, and 5+ years of program management. (OEM or Tier 1 level).

  • Experience with technical documentation in at least 1 full lifecycle program from concept to in-field validation.

  • Experience developing specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs and PVPs, and APQP, and an overall understanding of HV battery test and certification processes and requirements. [ie UN38.3, ECE-R100.3, UL 2580, SAE J2464]

  • Success in driving complex HW/SW integration processes and optimizations and leading complex cross-functional programs end to en

Bonus Qualifications

  • Automotive or aerospace experience


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 $155,000 to $255,000. 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.

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.

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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.