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  • Posted: Oct 24, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Zipline operates the worlds only drone delivery system at national scale, sending urgent medicines like lifesaving blood and vaccines to those in need, no matter where they live. Today, we're operating across most of Rwanda and quickly spreading across Ghana, covering millions more people with better access to medicine.


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    Data Processing Team (GIS Technician)

    About You and The Role  

    • Do you get excited about working with data that will be used to ensure that our operations are safe and efficient?
    • The Data Processing Team focuses on translating data points into a form that can be used by other teams to improve safety and efficiency.
    • Engineers at Zipline then use this data to plan flight paths that are safe and efficient.
    • If you enjoy working with large volumes of data and you enjoy performing duties that need attention to details then this position is for you.

    What You'll Do  

    In your first month, you will:

    Be responsible for photogrammetric processing of UAV imagery and Satellite data to generate photogrammetry outputs, including a DSM, orthomosaic, and point clouds

    • Train on how to perform quality control of photogrammetric outputs
    • Construct flight routes that successfully navigate around any identified hazards
    • Perform quality control on geospatial datasets to ensure data meets accuracy requirements
    • Prepare and ingest UAV datasets into Zipline’s flight planning system

    Within 3 months you will:

    • Bring on new delivery sites by using in-house tooling to develop flight routes to new sites.
    • Track production progress across multiple Zipline Distribution Centers.
    • Continuously identify and implement ways to expand, improve, and streamline the tooling and systems used to bring on new delivery sites.
    • By 6 months, you will:
    • Track productivity and measure the output of the team against ambitious goals.

    What You'll Bring 

    You will be required to have experience in some of these areas:

    • Experience working with Digital Elevation Models, Orthophotography and Lidar Point Clouds
    • Good understanding of projections/datum
    • Experience with UAV datasets
    • Experience with remote sensing: able to identify and extract features from raster imagery using a combination of manual and automated means
    • Strong working knowledge of GIS tools such as ArcGIS, QGIS, Global Mapper, and GDAL
    • Strong computer literacy: comfortable using command-line tools, able to install the software.
    • Excellent data management skills: act as a data steward for a variety of spatial datasets that are used across multiple groups within the company.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple work streams and data analysis requests.
    • Able to be prolific, efficient, and fast in order to meet demanding timelines and last-minute needs
    • Strong attention to detail and an ability to get stuff done, no matter what the hurdles are
    • Remote sensing background
    • Experience processing UAV collected imagery into Digital Surface Models and Orthomosaics
    • Comfortable using BASH terminals
    • Familiarity with git
    • Python experience will be a plus 

    What Else You Need to Know   

    • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.

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    Accounting Manager

    ABOUT YOU AND THE ROLE

    • The Accounting Manager will be responsible for  end-to-end accounting and finance responsibilities in the country as well as ensuring superb finance business partnering with all other units of the organization to actualize monthly, quarterly and annual company goals.

    What you’ll do

    • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the country’s accounting department including; month and end-year process, accounts payable/receivable, treasury, budgeting, cash forecasting, banking relationships and fixed asset activity.
    • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements.
    • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS and other applicable accounting standards.
    • Ensure proper financial control and compliance.
    • Coordinate and complete annual audit.
    • Provide initiatives and recommendations on cost reduction.
    • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective action.
    • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions.
    • Tax Management and Tax Returns Filing.
    • Coordination of banking activities and transactions.
    • Work cooperatively with all the units to meet operational and team objectives.

    What you’ll bring

    • A first degree or equivalent preferably in Accounting or Finance or Business-related discipline.
    • Recognized professional accounting certification.
    • At least 5 years’ relevant work experience.
    • Preferably bilingual in English and French

    WHAT ELSE YOU NEED TO KNOW   

    • Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws or our own sensibilities.
    • We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech.
    • If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

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