Lead Finance Operations Engineer

Departments: Engineering

Location: Remote

About Us

Zoo's mission is to develop the world's most advanced hardware design infrastructure and tools. Mechanical CAD is in the dark ages, and design demands have outpaced today’s hardware design infrastructure. The industry is due for a refresh, and we're laying the foundation for a modern hardware design toolkit so that you can create new design tools never before possible. Zoo was founded and incubated by Embedded Ventures in 2021, and is fully remote.

About You

We’re looking for curious, innovative, and ambitious self-starters to join our lean and growing team to help us bring our mission to life. Our culture has innovation at its core in order to achieve competitive growth and success in our industry. We think you’ll thrive on our team if you’re:

  • Motivated to make an impact on the ground floor of something big!
  • Curious at your core, with an eagerness to learn and do things differently
  • Customer obsessed, always thinking about ways to improve the user experience
  • Able to operate autonomously but also know the importance of effective team collaboration
  • Agile and thrive in a scale-up, changing environment 

About The Role

We are seeking a technical and analytically-driven Lead Finance Operations Engineer to join the Zoo team. In this role, you will support our team with various financial and operational processes as we prepare for our next phase of growth. The right candidate will have a background in financial modeling and analysis, an understanding of technology company growth metrics, and strong technical acumen with a keen interest in optimizing business processes through automation.

What You’ll Do

  • Support Zoo’s financial operations including but not limited to tax filing, bookkeeping, financial planning & analysis, and payroll
  • Build and own financial and operational models to enable strategic decision-making
  • Build and improve business operational processes, leveraging systems and automating workflows where possible 
  • Develop and architect the company’s strategic decision-making operating system, integrating data from all aspects of the business into data-driven strategic insights

What You’ll Need

  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field, or equivalent experience 
  • Demonstrated experience designing and improving financial processes and systems for a high growth company at scale
  • Excellent financial modeling and quantitative analysis skills
  • Proficient coding skills with an ability to automate or optimize processes through code
  • Strong ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to be scrappy and roll up your sleeves to ensure success
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment with a high degree of autonomy 

Nice to Have

  • Experience with C++, Python and/or Rust
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Experience working with open-source projects and collaborating with open-source communities
  • Familiarity with CAD

What We Offer 

  • Competitive compensation & equity packages 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents 
  • 401K match 
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Home office stipend & wifi reimbursement to set you up for success working remotely
  • Pet insurance reimbursement for your furry friends

Zoo is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.