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  • Posted: Jun 26, 2019
    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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    Flight Operator (Sefwi Wiawso)

    Job Description    

    • Take Off: Conduct pre-flight inspection with Zips, Work with Flight Controllers to launch Zips, Prepare ground equipment for inbound Zips
    • Drone & Technical Maintenance: Perform Zip field maintenance and repair any AVC that have experienced incidents
    • Troubleshooting: Collaborate with locally-based and USA-based engineering team to troubleshoot & optimize issues
    • Collaboration: Work with a team to scale drone deliveries to 100+ deliveries per day at one distribution center

    Requirement/Skills

    • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Aerospace Engineering OR
    • 3+ years working experience as a Maintenance Technician for Aircrafts, Power Turbines, Mining Equipment, or other Complex Technical Equipment
    • Hands-On Attitude: Must enjoy hands-on work and be adept at working with mechanical or electrical systems
    • Strength: You will be lifting up to 50lbs. objects regularly :)
    • Poise: Maintain a cool head under high pressure situations
    • Extremely process & detail-oriented
    • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
    • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery

    Benefits

    • Training: Flight Operation team will go through a rigorous training process as part of the onboarding process. This training will be across multiple teams, so you will learn not only about customer success but also drone operations and fulfillment.
    • Professional Development: Zipline is a fast growing startup and there will be many opportunities for you to rise as a leader, taking on more responsibility, and having more direct input into our processes and strategy
    • Benefits: Zipline offers benefits to its team including health insurance, access to a library of management books, and more.

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    Flight Operator (Walewale)

    Job Description    

    • Take Off: Conduct pre-flight inspection with Zips, Work with Flight Controllers to launch Zips, Prepare ground equipment for inbound Zips
    • Drone & Technical Maintenance: Perform Zip field maintenance and repair any AVC that have experienced incidents
    • Troubleshooting: Collaborate with locally-based and USA-based engineering team to troubleshoot & optimize issues
    • Collaboration: Work with a team to scale drone deliveries to 100+ deliveries per day at one distribution center

    Requirement/Skills

    • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Aerospace Engineering OR
    • 3+ years working experience as a Maintenance Technician for Aircrafts, Power Turbines, Mining Equipment, or other Complex Technical Equipment
    • Hands-On Attitude: Must enjoy hands-on work and be adept at working with mechanical or electrical systems
    • Strength: You will be lifting up to 50lbs. objects regularly :)
    • Poise: Maintain a cool head under high pressure situations
    • Extremely process & detail-oriented
    • Ability to maintain focus during extended daily flight operations
    • Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery

    Benefits

    • Training: Flight Operation team will go through a rigorous training process as part of the onboarding process. This training will be across multiple teams, so you will learn not only about customer success but also drone operations and fulfillment.
    • Professional Development: Zipline is a fast growing startup and there will be many opportunities for you to rise as a leader, taking on more responsibility, and having more direct input into our processes and strategy
    • Benefits: Zipline offers benefits to its team including health insurance, access to a library of management books, and more.

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    GIS Technician

    Job Description
    In your first month, you will:

    • Be responsible for photogrammetric processing of UAV imagery 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:

    • Help train a growing team of GIS Analysts
    • Manage competing priorities and make tough decisions
    • Track productivity and measure the output of the team against ambitious goals

    Requirement/Skills

    • Strong candidates have many of these GIS skills:
    • 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 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.
    • Real-world prioritization: adept at ruthlessly prioritizing projects, able to prioritize multiple work streams and data analysis requests.
    • Operations & productivity: 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

    Highly valued experience:

    • Remote sensing background
    • Experience processing UAV collected imagery into Digital Surface Models and Orthomosaics
    • Comfortable using BASH terminals
    • Familiarity with git
    • Python experience a plus

     

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

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