Astranis

We're building small, low-cost, geostationary telecommunications satellites. Astranis satellites will help bring online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.

Intern — Propulsion Engineering (Fall 2020)

Location
 
San Francisco, CA, USA / Remote
Job Type
 
Internship
Experience
 
About 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.

About the role

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

FOR FULL DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY: https://jobs.lever.co/astranis/77af96c5-9707-4525-837b-2c5430f5c3bb

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 Work with the GNC & Propulsion team to design, build, and test satellite hardware and software. Take on an interdisiciplinary role to test propulsion hardware and integrate it into satellites. Analyze the effects of operating propulsion systems, and develop solutions to mitigate consequences to other spacecraft systems.

Requirements Currently pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, CS, physics) with a focus on chemical and/or electrical propulsion for spacecraft Familiarity with spacecraft systems and operation Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test hardware and/or software from scratch US Citizenship or Green Card

Bonus Familiarity with spacecraft design Experience with Python Test experience with spacecraft propulsion systems Test experience with electrical hardware

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