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Frontend Software Engineer (Contractor)



Software Engineering
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

About Zipline

Zipline is at the forefront of a logistics revolution: We design, manufacture, and operate our own fleet of autonomous drones, and all ground-based equipment that supports flight, to deliver critical and lifesaving medicine to thousands of hospitals serving millions of people on multiple continents. Our mission is to provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies. Do you want to change the world? Join Zipline and help us make this a reality for billions of people.

About You and the Role

Zipline builds and operates fleets of delivery drones to get critical and life-saving products, fast, to where they’re needed. To power this, our software team is building out long term, scalable solutions to expand rapidly, while empowering our world class distribution centers to serve our customers as fast as possible.

We're seeking a talented full-stack developer enthusiastic about crafting web interfaces tailored for our manufacturing and reliability testers. Your role will involve developing user-friendly tools to support our manufacturing operations as we undergo rapid scaling. The ideal candidate thrives in dynamic startup settings, adept at multitasking, and collaborates effectively with fellow engineers to deliver exceptional solutions.

What You’ll Bring

  • 5+ years of full stack with direct experience on React applications
  • Proficiency in Typescript, React, React Native or Next.js
  • Track record of validating full stack web applications from front end to backend test environments
  • A desire to build high rigor, mission critical applications

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Python web frameworks and REST API development or websockets
  • Experience with Protocol Buffers

What else you need to know

The starting cash range for this role is $85 - $90 / hour. 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, 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!