AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Current Opportunities at Lumi Space

OPTOMECHANICAL ENGINEER

August 31, 2022

ASTRODYNAMICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER

August 31, 2022

OFFICE MANAGER

August 31, 2022

SALES LEAD (US)

August 31, 2022

 

OPTOMECHANICAL ENGINEER

Permanent

The role will involve:

  • Mechanical design of ground-based optical systems

  • Assisting requirements gathering for opto-mechanical systems

  • Responsible for prototyping and testing of mechanical components

  • Liaising with manufacturers and suppliers

  • Feeding in to broader system design

Person specification

Essential

  • Degree in Mechanical engineering, Physics, Optics, or similar

  • Demonstrated experience with mechanical design for optical systems

  • Experience with rapid prototyping manufacturing techniques

  • Strong user of CAD software (e.g. SolidWorks)

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

Desirable

  • PhD in Astronomy/Optics/Physics

  • Experience with various types of optical systems/components such as telescopes, cameras, lasers, LIDAR, lenses, mirrors is highly desirable

  • Experienced user of optical design software such as Zemax OpticStudio is desired but not essential

  • Experience working with institutional customers and academic partners

 

ASTRODYNAMICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Permanent

The role will involve:

  • Precisely modelling the orbits of satellites and space debris from a range of data sources

  • Simulation and analysis of time-domain data series

  • Building robust databases (relational and transactional)

  • Data fusion and uncertainty modeling (potentially including Gaussian processes)

  • Robust data analysis pipeline development

  • Front end development - data visualisation and UI/UX

  • API tools for scraping, gathering and also for presenting data

Person specification

Essential

  • Degree in Physics, Maths, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or similar

  • Demonstrated experience with astrodynamics, orbit prediction and modeling, visualisation and shared codebase development

  • Strong user of Python, Git, SQL, relational databases or equivalent alternative technology stacks

  • Strong background in classical mechanics, astrodynamics, mathematical and computational modeling, optimisation or software engineering

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

Desirable

  • PhD in relevant field

  • Experience working with institutional customers and academic partners

 

COME WORK WITH US

Join the Team

At Lumi, we are developing space lasers to make the satellite industry more sustainable. We're looking for engineers that bring creative, alternative methods that aren't always used but that bring objective advantages.

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