Canoo Technologies Inc.

Senior Network Engineer

Information Technology
Full Time
Location : Location

About Canoo

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Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.


The “Canoo Way”


Canoo’s success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other’s back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, innovate and are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


The Canoo IT team is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join the team. The individual will work on on-premises and cloud-based technologies with systems and equipment like Dell, Cisco, Palo Alto, HPE and AWS. This will be a security focused position with the need to be hands-on with day-to-day operations and architecture.


Responsibilities (80s of the Position) 

  • Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives.
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
  • Coordinate with the security team for best practice network deployment.
  • Manage and maintain Dell, Palo Alto, HPE and other premises hardware.
  • Work with the Cloud Leader to design hybrid network connectivity.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including firmware, service packs, patches, hot fixes, and security configurations.
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure.
  • Experience with routing and switching technologies for data center and campus networks.
  • Experience with SD-WAN solutions.
  • Knowledge of working in Internet and DMZ environments using firewall products (i.e., Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, HPE).
  • Knowledge of designing secure network infrastructure solutions.
  • Experience with packet capturing and protocol analysis.
  • Project and time management skills.
  • Onsite and remote infrastructure management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, or relevant experience, that emphasizes Business, IT or Computer Science.
  • 7+ years of network support or Associates Degree with 5 years of PC & network support experience, or 7+ years of progressive PC & network support experience
  • 7+ years of PC support experience.


  • Palo Alto, Cisco, HPE knowledge.
  • Server/storage experience windows, Linux, NetApp, Rubrik.
  • ITSM and ITIL experience.
  • Experience working with public cloud connectivity.

Travel Requirements

  • This position is based in our Torrance, CA office and we require at least 3 days onsite per week.
  • Up to 25% travel may be required.

Physical Requirements for Non-Physical Positions

While performing the duties of this job, employees may be required to sit for prolonged periods of time, occasionally bending or stooping, lifting up to 20 pounds, and prolonged periods of computer use.


Reasonable Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine the automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

Canoo 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. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting. 


Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!


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