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About COBB Tuning Careers

COBB prides itself in having an innovative, professional, employee-focused work environment. Benefits package includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with company matched contributions
  • Paid holiday and personal time
  • Tuition reimbursement

If you are interested in any openings below, please submit the resume application below, (be sure to copy and paste the tile of the Job you are applying for in the form) and tell us how you match the requirements (include resume and relevant experience). No calls please.




COBB Austin Job Openings (Austin, TX)

IT Manager - Full-Time

COBB Tuning, a high-performance automotive engineering company based in Austin, TX, is looking for a IT Manager. Our IT team is seeking a detail orientated individual who takes great pride in their work and is capable of presenting various IT options to our management in order to help make strategic decisions for the company. They will be joining a small, close-nit team.

Job Purpose: This is a full-time IT Manager position for COBB Tuning in Austin, Texas. Duties will include:

  • Maintain network functionality, security, and efficiency
  • Implement and maintain multi-site disaster recovery system(s), including workstation recoveries
  • Implement and maintain company-wide network services (Samba, Apache, MySQL, LDAP, etc.), familiarity with code repositories (SVN, Mercurial, git, etc.) a plus
  • Review and manage all service contracts for IT functions
  • Establish and maintain a dashboard to help communicate IT capacity and throughput
  • Maintain companywide IT inventory and budget
  • Work nights/weekends as required

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience with ERP System administration (QuickBooks14, NetSuite, and QAP Pro ERP systems experience a plus)
  • Strong network design/configuration skills including VLAN, VPN, MPLS, WiFi, port forwarding, etc
  • Working/advanced knowledge of Cisco networking equipment and configuration
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems including Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012, Ubuntu, and FreeBSD
  • Advanced knowledge of computer systems, including assembly and diagnostics
  • Working/advanced knowledge in various scripting languages (Powershell/VBScript, BASH, Perl, Python, etc)

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Continuous manual agility required
  • Capable of running network cables through-out the facility in order to connect our growing employees to various systems

Compensation will be dependent on applicable experience.

This job is for the Austin, TX location only. To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


Software Engineer

Maintain and develop COBB software products - Accessport device firmware, complimentary software products deployed to customers, and utilities used internally to support and maintain all software products.

We are looking for a seasoned software engineer to design, develop and support software applications for automotive tuning. Ideal experience will include:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in CS, CE, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of professional software development
  • GUI development using any existing tool kit such as Qt, WTL.
  • Development experience in both Windows and Mac OS.
  • Experience integrating and incorporating multiple systems and applications.
  • Proficiency with C/C++ and Object-oriented programming

Candidates must also have the following:

  • Ability to problem-solve and provide high quality solutions
  • Ability to debug outside of conventional IDEs and debuggers
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to contribute as an individual in a team setting

The following are desired but not required:

  • Automobile engine operation and tuning fundamentals
  • Linux and/or Windows drivers
  • Scripting languages
  • STL, boost, or similar libraries
  • Work directly with customers on issues, feature sets, etc.

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


Junior Software Engineer

Entry-level development position, an opportunity to transform academic engineering skills into practical development skills.

The role offers the opportunity to play a key role in the support, development and evolution of products. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Develops and tests software implementation with guidance from project lead and other engineering staff.
  • Works with other team members to increase knowledge and understanding of broader areas of product or component functionality, architecture, standard routines, development frameworks and debugging practices.

Candidates must also have the following:

  • Shows an aptitude for new skills, such as new development languages, platforms, or production/component feature areas
  • Familiar with object oriented design. Proficient in C++ or similar Object Oriented programming language.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: GUI programming, STL/Boost Libraries, Mult-threading.
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to contribute as an individual in a team setting

Strong candidates may also possess one or more of the following skills and experience:

  • Automobile engine operation and tuning fundamentals
  • Embedded Linux
  • Embedded Linux
  • WTL, wxWidgets or other UI toolkit
  • Scripting languages
  • STL, boost, or similar libraries
  • Work directly with customers on issues, feature sets, etc.

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


Junior Electrical Engineer

Entry-level development position, an opportunity to transform academic engineering skills into practical development skills.

The role offers the opportunity to play a key role in the support, development and evolution of products. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • New Product development:
  • Board testing and bring up
  • Low level firmware development
  • Product enhancement:
  • Linux Driver work coding (C/C++)
  • Embedded processor coding (C)
  • HW RMA diagnostics:
  • Debug incoming HW to determine root cause of issues
  • Develop containment and corrective actions
  • HW cost reduction projects:
  • Component level cost reductions, same footprint
  • New component cost reduction
  • Schematic and Layout changes
  • Vendor management on projects
  • Validate product
  • EOL/ Component Change :
  • Evaluation of new replacement components
  • Board or code changes necessary

Candidates must also have the following:

  • B.S. Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Technical background in and a working knowledge of electronic components
  • C or C++ experience in embedded microprocessors
  • Ability to use Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, and DMM
  • Works well in a group and as an individual
  • Ability to learn

The following are desired but not required:

  • Schematic capture with Altium
  • Freescale micro-controller experience
  • Layout experience
  • Surface mount re-working
  • Automotive electronics experience.

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


Senior Software-Firmware Engineer

Plan, design and carry out projects and products related to COBB AccessPORT handheld device and peripheral software. Work with a team of talented engineers. Analyzes and assists management on scheduling and meeting deadlines. Ensures projects are developed as designed/specified and drives projects to completion.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in EE, CS, CE, or equivalent.
  • 7+ professional software/firmware development experience.
  • Has broad understanding of technology or product area related to our product lines, and can quickly understand other areas to provide useful, relevant feedback regarding issues, interactions, and development directions.
  • Hands-on experience with multiple release cycles and products, showing clear understanding of all phases of the product life cycle.
  • Understands the product cycle and the tradeoffs between schedules, cost and quality. Knows how to assess risks.
  • Can come up with creative/innovative ideas in many aspects of software engineering, including but not limited to: solving problems, enhancing features, streamlining workflow, or improving quality of our products.
  • Carries out work with minimal supervision and modify methods to resolve unforeseen situations and problems.
  • Ability to compose technical writing (functional spec, use case analysis, etc.) that conveys concepts effectively.
  • Good personal time management skills.

Strong candidates may also possess one or more of the following skills and experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of COBB products.
  • Automotive engine control and tuning.
  • Experience working directly with customers on issues.
  • Experience with training and mentoring junior staff.

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


ECU Reverse Engineer

Be a part of the team that leads the automotive aftermarket in understanding factory engine management systems.

Applicable candidates must have the following:

  • Ability to break down very large, complex problems into manageable tasks
  • Strong problem-solving and pattern recognition skills
  • Ability to understand 3rd party documentation - chip, protocol, and standardized specifications
  • Read/write assembly code
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex, technical findings through documentation
  • Ability to write code/scripts as validation, automation, etc.
  • Ability to gather requirements from various sources, including end customers
  • Creativity in solving complex problems using innovative approaches with limited resources
  • Ability to maintain focus and direction with ambiguous requirements

Strong candidates will also demonstrate knowledge in several of the following areas:

  • Experience with embedded debugging tools - JTAG, In circuit emulator, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Knowledge of communications protocols - CAN-bus, RS-232, SPI, etc.
  • Hands on experience with hashing, encryption, public key algorithms, PKCS standards, etc.
  • Automobile engine operation and control, dyno tuning
  • IDA Pro or similar tools
  • Black-box testing or reversing experience
  • Security related testing
  • Vulnerability research
  • x86 Disassembly, OllyDbg

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


CNC Machinist-Full-Time

COBB Tuning, a high-performance automotive engineering company based in Austin, TX, is looking for a CNC Machinist. Our growing manufacturing division is seeking a detail orientated individual who takes great pride in their work and exceeds our customer's expectations through the quality and precision of the components they produce. They will be joining a small, close-nit team operating modern Mori Seiki and DMG machining centers.

Job Purpose: This is a full-time CNC Machinist position for COBB Tuning in Austin, Texas. Duties will include:

  • Set-up and machining of precision components
  • Editing or creating programs
  • Safely operating CNC turning and milling machines
  • Inspecting first-run and in-process parts
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Maintaining equipment and supplies

Skill Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience in basic programming, editing, set-up and operating CNC machines for precision parts
  • Experience with 3+ axis CNC Vertical Mills and CNC Lathes with Live Tooling
  • Read and understand GCode/measuring equipment
  • Previous experience with conversational controls - Siemens & FANUC
  • Mastercam experience a plus
  • Solidworks experience a plus
  • CNC Tube Bending experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 75 lbs
  • Continuous manual agility required
  • Ability to perform job functions standing up for 6-8 consecutive hours
  • Ability to safely handle toxic materials such as coolant, oil and standard cleaning products

Compensation depends on applicable experience.

This job is for the Austin, TX location only.
To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


COBB Plano Job Openings (Plano, TX)


COBB Surgeline Job Openings (Portland, OR)

General Manager

COBB is seeking a highly motivated team leader with aftermarket performance, sales, and business management experience to lead its highly successful retail store, COBB Surgeline, in Portland, OR. COBB retail facilities are the benchmark for the aftermarket automotive performance industry.

COBB retail facilities provide a unique customer experience by offering well understood, thoughtful, and predictable performance solutions (COBB products and others) and maintenance for a variety of factory turbocharged vehicles, including Subaru, BMW, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Nissan, Porsche, and Ford. COBB Tuning offers an fun and exciting work environment, competitive pay, and full benefits packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively cultivate customer loyalty
  • Lead and manage shop workflow and inter-employee relationships
  • Confidently assist customers by phone, online, or in person
  • Effectively evaluate shop performance quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Create brand consistent localized marketing campaigns on all media platforms
  • Maintain and track vendor accounts for margin and procurement opportunities Detailed financial accounting and reporting
  • Accomodate COBB HQ research and development testing
  • Evaluate, document, and timely review employee performance

Requirements:

  • Strong enthusiasm for automotive performance
  • Familiarity with vehicles in our core markets
  • Experience in leadership roles and diverse personalities
  • Confident computer skills: spreadsheets, financial software, social media, etc.
  • Professional oral and written communication
  • Strong desire to exceed customer’s expectations
  • Familiarity with Accesstuner, Quickbooks, Netsuite, Excel, and AllData a plus

Compensation varies with applicable experience. If you are interested in joining the COBB Tuning team for this General Manager position, please submit a cover letter and your resume using the form above. To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).


COBB SoCal Job Openings (Fountain Valley, CA)

Calibrator / Tuner

COBB Tuning SoCal is seeking a highly motivated individual qualified to calibrate engines and transmissions using techniques and tools common to the aftermarket tuning industry. COBB SoCal is a leader in the retail market of the aftermarket automotive industry. COBB SoCal not only offers COBB Products, but also other complementary brands to offer a completely unique customer experience. An experienced professional calibrator is a key factor in this customer interaction.

  • Experience using COBB Accesstuner on various vehicle platforms
  • Experience operating a chassis dynometer
  • 2 to 5+ years of engine calibration experience - Standalone engine management system as well as stock ECU experience
  • Firm understanding of all basic principles combustion engine control
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Motorsports and racing experience/accomplishments a plus
  • Data analysis and presentation skills are a plus

Salary - commiserate with experience.
Benefits - health insurance, life insurance along with paid vacation and sick time.

Compensation varies with applicable experience. If you are interested in joining the COBB Tuning team for this position, please submit a cover letter and your resume using the form above. To apply, copy the job opening title, and click here to submit your application. (Paste the job opening title in the form).