02 April 2024

Zipline International Inc. | Pilot

Dallas, TX, United States

Perception Survey Pilot (Contractor)

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, USA

About Zipline

Do you want to change the world? Zipline is on a mission to transform the way goods move. Our aim is to solve the world’s most urgent and complex access challenges by building, manufacturing and operating the first instant delivery and logistics system that serves all humans equally, wherever they are. From powering Rwanda’s national blood delivery network and Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, to providing on-demand home delivery for Walmart, to enabling healthcare providers to bring care directly to U.S. homes, we are transforming the way things move for businesses, governments and consumers. The technology is complex but the idea is simple: a teleportation service that delivers what you need, when you need it. Through our technology that includes robotics and autonomy, we are decarbonizing delivery, decreasing road congestion, and reducing fossil fuel consumption and air pollution, while providing equitable access to billions of people and building a more resilient global supply chain. Join Zipline and help us to make good on our promise to build an equitable and more resilient global supply chain for billions of people.

About You and The Role

As a Perception Data Ops pilot you’ll be flying a variety of different aircraft with custom sensor payloads to collect data that is representative of our intended operational areas. You’ll be out in the world, applying your intuition and piloting abilities to get high quality, representative sample scenarios for our algorithms teams to build and test against.

What You'll Do
  • Collect data in and around the Dallas metro area with custom sensors, visiting multiple sites a day
  • Apply intuition to identify challenging real world environments to fully train and test our systems to work safely and efficiently
  • Inspect and maintain aircraft and sensor clusters
  • Review data to ensure the system is working properly
  • Work with engineers and technicians to run tests and validate prototype systems and hardware
What You'll Bring
  • 100+ hours of experience flying large multirotor aircraft (DJI experience a plus)
  • Current P107 rating and a good understanding of operating under P107 rules
  • Familiarity with common debugging techniques and baseline technical knowledge
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more on a regular basis.
  • A desire to work in a hands-on environment and out in the field
  • You must be willing and able to travel to various locations around the Dallas metro area with potential for some 2 week travel to other metros (up to 20%)
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. 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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