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Isaac Asimov observed that the exclamation usually heralding new discoveries is not “Eureka” but “That’s funny…!”

Our vacancies

Human progress has often been the result of happy accidents. And right now, as we are locked in a race against time to resolve the climate crisis, such haphazard innovation is not good enough.

Monumo is using deep tech to help us escape our limitations, it can take us to new discoveries faster and help us make those unexpected connections, but deliberately not accidentally. There is little doubt that the problems we are trying to solve in electric motors are incredibly hard, but the objective is worth it.

Our company is built on trust – trusting the individual, the team, the company and its mission.

We are hiring a brilliant and diverse set of people into the company, in every role. The broader the relevant life experiences and skill sets in the company, the more varied the approaches and perspectives, the stronger we are and the more innovative we can be.

We will ensure that everyone is respected, valued and empowered to be themselves and deliver to their very best.

Our current vacancies

Our focus is on the engineering design problem of electric motors – a mature but increasingly vital technology with plenty of room for improvement. What we are doing is fundamentally novel.

You may come from a physics, computer science or engineering background – we're very open minded. We need you to help us solve complex interdisciplinary problems to improve how most of the world’s energy is used by optimising electric motors to their fundamental limits.

You will be working on a wide variety of interesting tasks in a multi-disciplinary team of hardware engineers, physicists, and computer science experts.

We currently have no vacancies available.

How we will reward you

  • 30 days holiday a year, 8 bank holidays plus additional time off between Christmas and New Year to reflect on the past year and prepare for the new.
  • After every 5th year at Monumo, you can take a paid sabbatical for 30 days to travel, work on personal projects or simply to recharge and reboot.
  • We all own a bit of Monumo! Everyone who joins will receive a meaningful share of the business in the form of Options attached to their salary.
  • Support to take care of your mental and physical well being.
  • Generous Maternity/Paternity package.
  • Pension plan with employer contributions, childcare voucher scheme and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Hybrid working. We are flexible about where you work. Most of us are in and around Cambridge in the UK and make an effort to get together frequently. Communicating openly and regularly helps us get a lot done.
  • We encourage ongoing training and development for everyone - if you have an idea let us know. If it’s viable we will sponsor it.
  • We pay a referral fee for new joiners you introduce to us as a thank you.