Test Technician

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About Zipline

Do you want to change the world? Zipline uses drones to deliver critical and lifesaving medicine to thousands of hospitals serving millions of people in multiple countries. Our mission is to provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies. Join Zipline and help us make this a reality for billions of people.

About You and the Role

Have you ever had the experience of buying a product and having it break or become defective out of the box quickly and vow you never want to experience that again? If yes, this could be the position for you! As a critical member of the Hardware Test team, you will be part of our mission to make sure that that experience is never had by the many thousands of doctors who rely on us every day to help them save their patients' lives. We are looking for technically qualified candidates to join our team and grow with us as we obsess over how to test a product so that it can grow from serving tens of thousands to billions of customers. 

The ideal candidate  will likely have a high attention to detail, strive to make data driven decisions and present the facts as you see it.

What You’ll Do
  • Verify that test specifications are correct and can be executed on given resources available. 
  • Create test setups to match engineering specifications which includes interpretation of test procedures and diagrams, instrumentation, data acquisition, test article diagnostics and front line root causing. 
  • Accurate reporting of test incidents written in layperson terms.
  • Maintenance, safety, and use scheduling of Test Team equipment. 
  • Write high quality and detailed reports that drive to the root of any issues on a given test using data and a first order analysis. 
What You’ll Bring
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Experience working on hardware/software projects and collaborating with hardware engineers
  • Ability to understand and interpret a wide variety of technical documents (electrical specification, mechanical drawings, etc…) 
  • Ability to organize data in a way that is easy to understand
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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

South San Francisco, CA 94080

What are Zipline Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We pretty regularly participate in and host school and community events for STEM and technology. Our teams in Rwanda participate in Umuganda (community volunteering) every month.
Partners with Nonprofits
We work with groups like Black Girls Code, Drone Legends, and Women & Drones to inspire young kids and get their wheels turning about robots from a young age.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We're a pretty quirky bunch, and it's not rare to find our team doing things like having a mechanical boat race on the bay, DJing at our holidays parties, & going to comedy events together.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Zipline has a compensation philosophy centered around both cash & equity.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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