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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer, Applications



Software Engineering, IT
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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

The Business Information Systems (BIS) team is responsible for the software that drives the ability to track hardware through its full lifecycle. As a Software Engineer on the BIS team, you will take part in the design and development of software for Zipline's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. In this role, you'll be responsible for developing ERP applications with the goal of streamlining business operations, while improving the overall user experience. The role will require you to develop a deep subject matter knowledge about connected ERP and Manufacturing Execution systems. To be a successful candidate for this role you should be a self-starting, driven, resilient individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with internal and external software engineers to deliver value to the business stakeholders
  • Collaborate with product teams and end users of the tools to ensure what is built streamlines the business and creates a user experience where the digital workflow aligns with the physical process
  • Design and develop new modules within an open source ERP application which is used to plan, build, and deploy flight hardware.
  • Develop intuitive scalable solutions using tools like React, PostgreSQL, Python and other frameworks.
  • Increase efficiency, streamline the user experience and eliminate redundancies when possible.
  • Continually learn and apply relevant software development practices, patterns, tools, and technologies.
  • Know your application! Seek to know all business and technical details of the application you are building.

What You'll Bring

  • 5+ years work experience as a full stack engineer
  • Experience in frontend development, using tools such as: React, Javascript, Typescript, etc.
  • Experience in backend development, using tools such as: Python, Node JS, etc.
  • Experience with relational databases, using tools such as: Postgres, Sqlalchemy, Prisma, etc.
  • Knowledge of database fundamentals like indexing, schema migrations, normalizing tables, and managing backup
  • Distributed Source Control, using tools such as Git

What Else You Need to Know

This role will be based out of our headquarters in South San Francisco.
The starting cash range for this role is $135,000 - $175,000. 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, 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!