Do you want to change the world? Zipline is on a mission to transform the way goods move. Their 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, they 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 Zipline's technology that includes robotics and autonomy, they are decarbonising 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 them to make good on their promise to build an equitable and more resilient global supply chain for billions of people.

About You And The Role

The Enterprise Systems team is responsible for the operating system of Zipline – they develop critical applications that enable the manufacturing, maintenance, and service of their drone delivery system. Their team is currently creating and improving systems to optimise various aspects of their operations across the business, such as within finance, supply chain, inventory, manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering tools.

They are seeking a dynamic Lead Systems Engineer to oversee their suite of engineering tools, responsible for managing the tools utilised in designing and releasing parts, such as NX. In this role, you will lead a small team of system engineers, ensuring the health, configuration and change management processes of these systems. You will drive customisations and integrations into the ERP system, collaborating closely with software engineers and product managers. Additionally, you will work with users to define the roadmap for tool enhancements and resolve issues to optimise user experience.

We are looking for intelligent, driven, and collaborative individuals who love challenges, aspire to contribute to a profoundly impactful mission, and enjoy a fast pace of execution. You will take full ownership of complex problems, collaborating with a team of passionate engineers and stakeholders with diverse perspectives to architect and implement solutions that propel Zipline towards its objectives.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a small team of system engineers responsible for managing engineering tools, ensuring system health and functionality.
  • Oversee the configuration and change management processes within the tools, ensuring alignment with best practices and business requirements.
  • Drive customizations and integrations of engineering tools into the ERP system, collaborating closely with software engineers and stakeholders.
  • Work with users to understand their needs and challenges, resolving issues to optimize user experience
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop a vision for the tools and space, creating and driving a roadmap to improve efficiency, productivity, and innovation within the engineering domain.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies in engineering tools and systems, incorporating relevant advancements into our toolset to maintain a competitive edge.

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in systems engineering or a related technical field, with a focus on managing engineering tools.
  • Proven experience in system health management, configuration, and change management processes.Strong technical proficiency in engineering tools and systems, with the ability to drive customizations and integrations into the ERP system.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to collaborate with users to define requirements, troubleshoot issues, and drive solutions.
  • Strategic mindset, with the ability to develop and communicate a vision for the tools and space, aligning with business objectives and driving initiatives forward.
  • 3 years of demonstrated people management experience, with a proven ability to mentor and develop individuals

What Else You Need to Know

The starting cash range for this role is $170,000 - $210,000. Please note that this is a target, starting cash range for a candidate who meets the minimum qualifications for this role. The final cash pay for this role will depend on a variety of factors, including a specific candidate's experience, qualifications, skills, working location, and projected impact. The total compensation package for this role may also include: equity compensation; overtime pay; discretionary annual or performance bonuses; sales incentives; benefits such as medical, dental and vision insurance; paid time off; and more.

Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, 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 their other policies.

Zipline values diversity and welcomes 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!