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Jr. Mechanical Engineer

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Muon Space

Muon Space

51-200 employees

Provides custom space-based sensing solutions


Compensation Overview

$100k - $140kAnnually

+ Equity Compensation


Mountain View, CA, USA

Design Engineering
Mechanical Maintenance and Reliability Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
  • B.S. or higher degree in an engineering field, preferably Mechanical
  • Some experience as an individual contributor structural/mechanical engineer
  • Design of components and small assemblies in CAD
  • Understanding of drawings, GTOLs, and BOMs
  • Excellent communication, presentation, coordination skills & curiosity
  • Dedication to drawing conclusions on the most important factors and data
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with new opportunities each week
  • Create, review, and refine spacecraft mechanical design with product structure in a modern CAD package (Solidworks)
  • Ownership of delivery of mechanical vehicles and subsystems, acting on multidisciplinary designs between launch provider, analysts, avionics, program, thermal, optical, and RF engineers
  • Find solutions and manage development of clean-sheet mechanical / structures architectures through detailed design consistent with the risk posture, development velocity and deployment schedules at Muon
  • Make economically sound choices for the company balancing the need to quickly demonstrate capability while understanding the path to scaled-up constellations (e.g Make vs Buy)
  • Create quick concepts that can be used to discuss and spur inspiration on the team in early phases of programs
  • Perform basic stress and dynamic analyses (hand calcs, simple FEM) to support and inform structures designs including joint design, basic stiffness analyses, etc.
  • Contribute to maturing Muon’s mechanical engineering standards and culture
  • Design basic test fixtures to support development and environmental testing
  • Influence flight designs to ensure hardware is easy to both build and test

At Muon Space, employees engage in crafting tailor-made sensing solutions that addresses critical environmental challenges, distinguishing the company through its focus on climate action and Earth systems data. The organization's deployment of highly adaptable space sensor technologies provides a dynamic and impactful work environment. This pioneering approach in using advanced space-based sensor networks positions the company as a leader in environmental intelligence, presenting a unique opportunity for professionals passionate about making a tangible impact on our planet's future.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



Mountain View, California



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6 month growth


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