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Satellite Operations Technical Program Manager

Muon Space

Muon Space

IT, Operations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

About the role

Muon Space is seeking a Satellite Operations Technical Program Manager to join our team. As a Satellite Operations Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and optimization of satellite operations across multiple programs critical to our mission success. You will drive cross-functional teams, collaborate with stakeholders, and work on continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our satellite operations.

This role will be located on-site at least 3 days per week at our headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, execution, and optimization of satellite operations programs, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and operational requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define operational objectives, requirements, and key performance indicators.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive program plans, identifying dependencies, risks, and mitigation strategies.
  • Coordinate and prioritize customer requests, ensuring timely and effective responses to meet their operational needs.
  • Coordinate with all software engineering teams to support the deployment, commissioning, and maintenance of satellite systems.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external partners and service providers to support operational activities.
  • Provide regular updates to stakeholders, including senior management, on program status, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Maintain robust communication channels for incident responses and recovery efforts, ensuring effective coordination across internal and external teams.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent job experience
  • Significant experience in establishing and managing operations intersecting hardware and software programs, ideally for satellite missions.
  • Strong technical background with expertise in satellite systems, telemetry analysis, and command and control operations.
  • Experience with satellite ground systems, satellite communication protocols, and satellite mission planning tools
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in program management, including planning, scheduling, and risk management.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a commitment to driving excellence and innovation.
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with new challenges each week

About Muon Space

Muon Space is working at the forefront of satellites, advanced sensors, business intelligence, and climate science to allow humanity to close the loop on climate change. From satellite missions to modeling to data analytics and actionable insights, we believe measuring, understanding and predicting Earth’s complex, coupled systems is both a great business opportunity and key to leaving future generations a livable, productive and healthy planet.

We are a geographically diverse company with teams in the San Francisco bay area, Los Angeles, and Boulder, Colorado. We seek great talent wherever it may be.

Equal Opportunity

At Muon, our mission embraces the entire planet and we believe our team should too. Muon is dedicated to creating a diverse and dynamic company and workforce. We believe in equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We value diversity in the workplace, and that starts with our applicants. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't check all the boxes, and we look forward to reviewing your application! In addition, if you need a reasonable accommodation as part of your application for employment or interviews with us, please let us know.

ITAR/EAR Requirements

This position requires access to export controlled information. To conform to U.S. Government export regulations applicable to that information, applicant must either be (A) a U.S. person, defined as a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (green card holder), (iii) refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, (B) eligible to access the export controlled information without a required export authorization, or (C) eligible and reasonably likely to obtain the required export authorization from the applicable U.S. government agency. The Company may, for legitimate business reasons, decline to pursue any export licensing process.

Salary

At Muon Space salary is only part of our total compensation package. In addition to salary, Muon Space provides equity compensation as well as benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and an employee development program. We also offer three weeks paid vacation for new employees, along with 12 paid holidays and unlimited sick time, along with paid parental leave to name a few of our benefits.

The salary range for this role is $95K and $190k and will depend on a candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience as defined during the interview process.

About Muon Space

Founded in 2021, Muon Space is an end-to-end Space Systems Provider that designs, builds, and operates LEO satellite constellations delivering mission-critical data. Our revolutionary, integrated technology stack enables customers to optimize every dimension of their missions for faster time-to-orbit and superior constellation remote sensing performance. Our state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Silicon Valley is optimized for manufacturing spacecraft and rapid, flexible payload integration at scale. From climate monitoring to national security, Muon Space is dedicated to delivering Earth Intelligence for a safer and more resilient world.

Taking Care of Our Team

At Muon salary is only part of our total compensation package. In addition to salary, we provide equity compensation as well as benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and an employee development program. We also offer three weeks paid vacation for new employees, along with 12 paid holidays, unlimited sick time and paid parental leave.

Our mission embraces the entire planet and we believe our team should too. Muon is dedicated to creating a diverse and dynamic company and workforce. We believe in equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We value diversity in the workplace, and that starts with our applicants. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't check all the boxes, and we look forward to reviewing your application! In addition, if you need a reasonable accommodation as part of your application for employment or interviews with us, please let us know.