Astranis

The next generation of internet satellites.

Operations Associate

Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Full-time
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About the role

U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required

(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))

 

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online. 

 

Come work with incredibly smart people who have flown things in space before. No prior space experience needed, you just need to enjoy getting your hands dirty with real hardware and be okay with struggling to do things that seem impossibly hard.

 

We’re a well-funded team of over 100 world-class engineers that move fast. We raised our Series B ($90M) from Andreessen Horowitz and Venrock, launched our first satellite in 2018, secured our first major customer deal in 2019, and we’ll triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska in 2021. 

 

Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

Role

  • In this role, you will work across all aspects of the organization and be critical in building out the operations and logistics at a rapidly growing mission-driven aerospace startup.
  • Manage the logistics, loading, and delivery of Astranis hardware and equipment both locally and throughout the state. The role will require occasional overnight stays.
  • Organize, package, and prepare high value equipment for loading, shipping and receiving, and inventory management. 
  • Work with cross functional teams and assist them with logistics readiness and requirements.
  • Provide operational support for our spacecraft and technology development programs as needed.
  • Take part in creating your own role after identifying what our organization needs and prioritizing your initiative creation / process development accordingly.
  • Establish and manage ongoing, sustainable processes to help our company scale from 100 to 250+ employees.

Requirements

  • You are a well-rounded, high-energy, low-ego individual who wants to take their career to the next level.
  • You are highly versatile, and are an incredible problem solver who has a “Get to Yes!” mentality and always finds their way around any problem or obstacle. 
  • 3+ years of working in an operational or similarly highly cross-functional role.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Good relationship buildings skills both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Available to work full-time in the Bay Area.
  • Must be at least 21 years old with a valid CA driver license.

Bonus

  • Experience with hardware manufacturing.
  • Experience working in warehouses, labs, cleanrooms, or other complex facilities.
  • Experience working or directly interfacing with supply chain and inventory/asset management systems.
  • Experience driving a 16-26 foot box truck with liftgate, a forklift, or other industrial equipment.
  • Experience with woodworking, welding, machining, or other hands-on crafts.

Why you should join Astranis

U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR GREEN CARD REQUIRED (Note: This is due to U.S. export regulations, and we are unable to make exceptions.)

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Come work with incredibly smart people who have flown things in space before. No prior space experience needed, you just need to enjoy getting your hands dirty with real hardware and be okay with struggling to do things that seem impossibly hard.

We’re a well-funded team of over 100 world-class engineers that move fast. We raised our Series B ($90M) from Andreessen Horowitz and Venrock, launched our first satellite in 2018, secured our first major customer deal in 2019, and we’ll triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska in 2021.

Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.