About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

The Cybersecurity Engineer leads the efforts to protect our vehicle against hackers to protect our users, customers and guests. This includes protecting the vehicle as well as the cloud.


  • Design a security scheme for the vehicle and the cloud that will protect the vehicle, its hardware, the passengers, and their data.
  • Perform a Threat Analysis & Risk Assessment
  • Perform fuzz & penetration
  • Manage open vulnerabilities for the vehicle and cloud components and work to resolve them
  • Provide cybersecurity expertise and know-how during the design process
  • Actively seek or create new cybersecurity techniques and countermeasures for our vehicle and cloud


  • BS or MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Hands-on experience with HW/SW Development
  • Detailed knowledge of cybersecurity design techniques and validation methods
  • Detailed knowledge of Encryption, Certificates, Key Exchange and Public Key Infrastructure
  • Detailed knowledge of Bootloaders and Communication Protocols
  • Understanding of Linux, QNX, or another embedded operating system
  • Familiar with automotive security and the challenges specific with this industry
  • Familiar with common hacking/exploitation tools
  • Familiar with common cryptographic algorithms/protocols including weaknesses and possible attack


  • Creative mindset – Willingness to try something different
  • Self-motivated, independent – Keeps up with latest technologies
  • High attention to detail – Ability to notice what others miss

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Share Option Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

EVelozcity Inc. is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.