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Autonomy Flight Operations Intern [Fall 2024]

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10d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Uncrewed Systems Technology and 100+ hours flying large drones, Part 107 rating, technical skills, physical strength, fieldwork enthusiasm, and Linux experience for this Internship.
  • You will work on testing and validating prototype systems, inspecting and maintaining aircraft, reviewing data, and identifying challenging environments to train Zipline's autonomy flight operations safely and efficiently.

Off-cycle Internship

EngineeringSan Francisco


  • As an Autonomy Flight Operations Intern you’ll be flying a variety of different aircraft with custom sensor payloads to collect data that is representative of our intended operational areas. You’ll be out in the world, applying your intuition and piloting abilities to get high quality, representative sample scenarios for our algorithms teams to build and test against.


  • Working towards a degree in Uncrewed Systems Technology or other UAV related fields
  • 100+ hours of experience flying large multirotor aircraft (DJI experience a plus)
  • Current Part 107 rating and a good understanding of operating under Part 107 rules
  • Familiarity with common debugging techniques and baseline technical knowledge
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more on a regular basis.
  • A desire to work in a hands-on environment and out in the field
  • Experience with Linux systems a plus

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Apply intuition to identify challenging real world environments to fully train and test our systems to work safely and efficiently
  • Work with engineers and technicians to run tests and validate prototype systems and hardware
  • Inspect and maintain aircraft and sensor clusters
  • Review videos and other data to ensure the system is working properly


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco