Data Platform Software Engineer
Posted on 9/13/2023
Muon Space

51-200 employees

Deploys custom space sensors for data insights
Company Overview
Muon Space stands out in the industry through its unique approach of deploying custom space sensors, tailored to the specific needs of their clients, thereby providing a competitive advantage in obtaining precise and actionable data. The company's culture emphasizes close collaboration between their team of scientists, operations, and data teams, ensuring a seamless and efficient process from understanding client needs to data implementation. As a leader in space-based sensing solutions, Muon Space is redefining our understanding of the planet, demonstrating technical prowess and industry leadership.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding





Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
AI & Machine Learning
Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Experience using CI/CD processes for software and GitOps processes for infrastructure
  • Experience using modern time series DB and Grafana for application and infrastructure monitoring
  • Experience with common geospatial data formats (HDF5, Zarr, COG, …)
  • Experience interacting with internal and external customers and service providers
  • Experience working with container orchestration software platform in production
  • Experience building event-driven and cloud native systems
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with new challenges each week
  • Work with product developers to build and maintain data and machine learning pipelines in production using a managed Flyte (k8s) platform
  • Support continuous improvement of software engineering processes for building, deploying, and monitoring data and machine learning pipelines
  • Provide expert support on data platform usage and best practices to product developers and scientists
  • Collaborate with platform service providers to solve platform issues
  • Integrate data platform resources with Muon's wider cloud infrastructure
  • Maintain expert knowledge of data platform solutions
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building APIs for data access
  • Experience building data indexing and provenance solutions
  • Experience working with a distributed team of developers
  • Experience working with SaaS providers of core infrastructure services
  • Experience maintaining container orchestration software platform in production
  • Experience developing products from geospatial data (including non-imagery data types)
  • Experience developing retrieval algorithms for and products from satellite Earth observation data
  • Experience harnessing compute accelerators (e.g. GPUs) in cloud container orchestration environment