Spacecraft Structures Analyst
Updated on 3/22/2024
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.
Energy

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$35M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

38%

2 year growth

148%
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Materials & Structures
Research & Development
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Extensive experience running detailed finite element analyses for aerospace systems (FEMAP, ANSYS)
  • Experience designing and executing structural tests for spacecraft
  • B.S. or higher degree in an engineering field, preferably Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Extensive experience as an individual contributor structural analyst
  • Shipped hardware designed for spacecraft, aircraft, automotive or similar environments
  • Software skills in one or more of Python, Matlab, Julia, C, C++, Fortran or similar
  • 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
  • A desire to change the way the world understands and reacts to climate and environmental data
  • Travel occasionally required to execute tests on-site with environmental test vendors
Responsibilities
  • Full lifecycle ownership of structures from quick-and-dirty early analysis for conceptual design to detailed finite element modeling for static, dynamic (modes) and stress
  • Find solutions in line with the risk posture of the company and programs, suggesting alternatives to traditional approaches and specifying the risks associated with those options
  • Make economically sound choices for the company while understanding the path to constellations
  • Create quick concepts and models that can be used to discuss and spur inspiration on the team in early phases of programs
  • Establish engineering standards and tools for others on the team to help instill a culture of rigor and analysis in all aspects of mechanical design
  • Define and drive mechanical/structural validation and test approach
  • Plan, execute and run post-test analysis and reduction on system-level and component vibration, shock and other mechanical tests