ZIPLINE IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF A LOGISTICS REVOLUTION: WE DESIGN, MANUFACTURE, AND OPERATE OUR OWN FLEET OF AUTONOMOUS DRONES TO DELIVER VITAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO PEOPLE IN NEED WITHIN MINUTES, 7 DAYS A WEEK. TODAY WE DELIVER CRITICAL AND LIFESAVING MEDICINE TO THOUSANDS OF HOSPITALS SERVING MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. JOIN ZIPLINE AND HELP US MAKE THIS A REALITY FOR BILLIONS OF PEOPLE.
You’re comfy proudly owning the mechanical design of extremely built-in electronics. Up to now you will have labored by thermal challenges on a compute module or solved a vibration isolation challenge for a key system PCB. You’re comfy balancing and speaking the tradeoffs that include engaged on a extremely built-in system that’s on an especially tight timeline.You’re able to take your expertise to completely autonomous plane methods and also you wish to have a deeper impression on the world together with your work. If the above sounds such as you, this is a chance to leverage your design expertise to construct a model new unmanned aerial system with a staff that can problem you want by no means earlier than.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
As a Mechanical Design Engineer on the Avionics staff, you’re a technical contributor designing and integrating crucial digital methods for our air autos, together with vital possession on a subsequent era automobile that can increase Zipline’s impression from the tens of thousands and thousands of individuals we serve at this time to lots of of thousands and thousands of individuals throughout the globe.
You’ll be chargeable for the zero-to-one design of the mechanical elements on the avionics system: PCB mounting, flex design and routing, thermal management, EMI/ESD safety, and customized connectors. You’ll be anticipated to prototype from cardboard to CAD, check, and down-select rapidly so you may take your zero-to-one designs to excessive quantity manufacturing on schedule.
Alongside the way in which, you’ll work intently with our electrical and RF engineers to guage system-wide tradeoffs and champion a profitable mechanical design. Additionally, you will work every day with different mechanical engineers throughout the automobile to make sure system compatibility, and with cross-functional companions in provide chain, high quality, and manufacturing as you scale the product.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
- Bachelor’s diploma or equal expertise associated to: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering (with accompanying mechanical expertise)
- Significant contributions to not less than one full product life cycle from idea to buyer ship
- Familiarity with inflexible and versatile PCB manufacturing: it’s possible you’ll not know the way to do the format, however you understand how all of it mechanically comes collectively
- Demonstrated CAD fluency in any software program for medium complexity methods
- Broad understanding of producing processes of plastic, steel, and composites
- Elegant mechanical design at each degree of element: each selection you make has a cause
- Wonderful communication – written, verbal, and visible. You understand how to tailor to your viewers with the precise degree of technical depth to be as efficient as doable, together with utilizing fundamental instruments rather than full CAD when it is smart
- Keen to journey as wanted to carry up suppliers
- Should be keen to relocate to the San Francisco Bay space working commonly out of Zipline HQ
NICE TO HAVE
- Expertise fixing ESD/EMI integration issues
- Full life cycle possession expertise for mechanical thermal options
- Expertise with high-volume ultimate meeting and check (1000’s to thousands and thousands items per 12 months)
- Expertise designing safety-critical aerospace or automotive merchandise
- Working data of antennas from low band mobile to Wi-Fi and the whole lot in between
- NX is your major CAD instrument
WHAT ELSE YOU NEED TO KNOW
Zipline is an equal alternative employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind with out regard to race, shade, faith, age, intercourse, nationwide origin, incapacity standing, genetics, protected veteran standing, sexual orientation, gender id or expression, or every other attribute protected by federal, state or native legal guidelines or our personal sensibilities.
We worth variety at Zipline and welcome purposes from those that are historically underrepresented in tech. When you just like the sound of this place however usually are not positive in case you are the right match, please apply!