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Lab Operations Associate

Posted on 6/27/2024



201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites


Compensation Overview

$90k - $110kAnnually

+ Equity


San Francisco, CA, USA

Inventory Management
Procurement & Sourcing
Quality Control & Compliance
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
  • 2+ years of experience working in a sensitive hardware development and/or manufacturing facility
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM related field is nice to have but not required
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with electrical engineering lab equipment and practices
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Understanding of electrostatic discharge (ESD) and high voltage (HV) safety and working guidelines
  • Familiarity with G-suite tools
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Jira/Confluence
  • Comfortable with both hand tools and various computer-based tools
  • Flexibility to perform work in a variety of conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and spend large portions of the day moving around and between various lab areas
  • Perform, support, and champion lab organization and cleanliness
  • Help establish and enforce safety guidelines and best practices in all lab areas
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining a fleet of both rental and owned test equipment
  • Inventory management of lab supplies and consumables
  • Work with supply chain and finance to reduce equipment procurement costs
  • Manage calibration and repairs of lab equipment
  • Help manage hazardous waste and e-waste programs
  • Support the rest of the team with other facility-related projects
  • Support engineering teams with test assistance when required and as available

Working at Astranis Space Technologies offers an enriching opportunity to engage in cutting-edge satellite technology within a focused market of telecommunications. By specializing in small, cost-effective satellites for global broadband, the company not only addresses a critical global challenge—connecting billions without internet access—but also positions itself as a leader in the satellite industry through a unique bandwidth-as-a-service model. Employees can take pride in contributing to significant technological advancements and societal benefits.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



An equity stake in the company.

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Unlimited vacation days.

Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.

Complementary OneMedical membership.

Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.

Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF

Generous, fully-paid parental leave.