Staff Software Engineer
Simulation
Posted on 8/25/2023
INACTIVE
Zipline

1,001-5,000 employees

Automated delivery system for equitable global logistics
Company Overview
Zipline stands out for its commitment to equitable logistics, utilizing advanced robotics and autonomy to operate the world's largest automated delivery system, serving millions globally. The company has demonstrated industry leadership through significant projects such as powering Rwanda's national blood delivery network, Ghana's COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and providing on-demand home delivery for Walmart. With a focus on clean, electric logistics, Zipline not only reduces environmental impact but also enhances accessibility, making it a compelling place to work for those passionate about technology and social impact.
Robotics & Automation
Aerospace

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$833.1M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

32%

2 year growth

90%
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional experience developing software for hardware products in a safety-critical field, e.g. aerospace, robotics, medical devices, autonomous vehicles
  • Strong software engineering skills, with proficiency in at least one strongly typed language (e.g. Julia, C, C++, Python)
  • Experience developing software in production environments
  • Experience with simulation of robots or vehicles (e.g. satellite, car, drone, plane)
  • A basic understanding of fundamental physics
  • A basic understanding of numerical methods and optimization fundamentals
  • Empathy for your users - You're comfortable talking to other engineers about the challenges they're facing and iterating together on solutions
Responsibilities
  • Develop simulation software used by various teams for development, validation and certification
  • Develop tools to improve the productivity of simulation users, such as graphical and command line interfaces
  • Work alongside autonomy teams to integrate simulation with flight code and hardware
  • Work alongside the modeling team to implement simulation models
  • Generate simulation test scenarios
Desired Qualifications
  • Aerospace relevant engineering experience is a plus, but not required