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Intern — Systems Engineering (Fall 2020)

Astranis, San Francisco, CA

Building the future of telecommunications satellites.


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.

Role

  • Acquire and maintain understanding of spacecraft design and all interfaces, internal and external
  • Manage requirements, flowdowns, and verifications across many subsystems, including ground and space segments
  • Identify, reconcile, and head off conflicts across interdependent subsystem designs, teams, and interfaces
  • Track many different aspects of the system requirements, including verification and validation, flowdown, and non-compliances
  • Devise Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analyses (FMECA)
  • Promote best practices relating to system design, requirements elicitation, configuration control, human and system safety, testability, operability, reliability, and more.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a B.S. or M.S. or Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering (or equivalent technical degree)
  • Technical experience in at least one spacecraft design subsystem area
  • Ability to quickly learn new technical information and apply it to solving problems
  • Skill in understanding a problem and re-framing it to a broader audience
  • US Citizenship or Green Card

Bonus

  • Experience with space system requirements management
  • Fluency with Jira or other issue tracking systems
  • Experience with system-level budgets (mass/power/pointing/etc.) and ability to highlight inconsistencies and optimizations
  • Experience with solving interdisciplinary technical problems
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Direct experience in operating satellites

About Astranis

We are taking on one of humanity's most important challenges.

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.

Join us and work with top engineers who have flown things in space before.
We are a well-funded team that moves fast.

Astranis

Want to learn more about Astranis? Visit Astranis's website.