Strategic Finance Software Engineer

Departments: Engineering

Location: Remote

About Us

We're on a mission is to revolutionize the CAD industry by developing the world's most advanced hardware design infrastructure and tools. Mechanical CAD is in the dark ages, and hardware 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. We were founded and incubated by Embedded Ventures in 2021, and we're a fully remote team.

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. We think you’ll thrive on our team if you’re:

  • Passionate about making an impact on the ground floor of something big!
  • Curious at your core, with an eagerness to learn and do things differently
  • Customer focused, always thinking about ways to improve the user experience
  • Able to operate autonomously while also being an effective team player 
  • Agile and thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment 

About The Role

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

What You’ll Do

  • Build, codify, and own financial and operational models to enable strategic decision-making, 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
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data and identify trends and/or areas of opportunity for the business
  • Support Zoo’s financial operations including tax filing, bookkeeping, and financial planning & analysis as needed
  • Lean into support other engineering related projects as needed

What You’ll Need

  • BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Professional software engineering experience with an ability to automate or optimize processes through code
  • Strong business acumen with financial modeling and quantitative analysis skills
  • 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 SQL
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with CAD


What We Offer 

  • Competitive compensation & equity packages 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your dependents 
  • 401K match (for US-based employees)
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Home office stipend & wifi reimbursement to set you up for success working remotely
  • Pet insurance reimbursement for your animal 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.