Robot Operator at Starship Technologies
Tallinn, EE
At Starship, we are redefining how goods reach the places in which we live. We see a future where a new generation of convenience services becomes available to everyone – made possible by our awesome autonomous neighbourhood robots. We have brought together some incredible talent and have entered commercial pilots with hundreds of robots driving along sidewalks across the United States and four countries in Europe. We believe that soon there will be thousands of our robots around the world.
 
We’re striving to be 99% autonomous, which means we outsource the difficult decisions to our human operators who are able to solve various social and traffic situations. We’re seeking Operators to work in our control center located in Tallinn to oversee and guide the friendly sidewalk robots designed to deliver parcels, groceries and food.

Did we catch your attention? Here's an overview of the daily job tasks:

    • Oversee the robots during their autonomous operations via computer stations
    • Remotely operate/guide the robot in a safe and sensible manner in certain traffic situations
    • Communicate with the robot and on the ground field assistants in real-time
    • Control robot while establishing new mapping paths
    • Log and report any issues to relevant teams
    • Manage test issues as they occur

Why we think working in Starship is awesome:

    • Start-up environment and possibilities to grow within the company
    • Fun company atmosphere and never-ending snacks and drinks
    • Amazing team members

We are looking for someone who is:

      • Excited to do something totally new and inspirational
      • Has good reaction and motor skills, able to process large amounts of visual information
      • Reliable, diligent with sharp attention to detail and calm under pressure
      • Able and willing to stay alert and responsive in front of a screen for several hours at a time
      • Able to spot issues, resolve situations from a distance and suggest improvements to existing tools and processes
      • Basic computer skills but technical IT skills are not necessary to be successful
      • Have the ability to distinguish different colours (especially red and green due to our Operations tools)
      • Good spoken and written communication in English
      • Comfortable working in a team environment
 
We are 24/7 operations serving our amazing global customers. Availability to work during evenings, nights and weekends is a requirement for remote operators.

Job specifics:

    • Flexible working hours in shifts - we run 24/7 operations and have shifts with varying length (6-12 hours)
    • Location: Tallinn, Estonia
“The best thing about my job is the feeling that my contribution has an important effect on the company's development and success.” Herlent, Robot Operator