Internship

Communications/DSP Engineer – Intern

Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access

Hardware
Aerospace

$29hourly

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
FPGA
Requirements
  • A passion for working in a fast-paced environment and constantly learning
  • Strong fundamentals in "signals and systems" (basic transforms, filters, aliasing, analysis in both continuous and discrete domains, interpolation, decimation, etc)
  • Strong fundamentals in digital communications (modulation, coding, synchronization, fading, doppler, multiple access, channel capacity, etc)
  • Familiar with software development (some experience writing software for DSP, MCU, and/or FPGA, experience in one or more scripting languages)
  • Familiar with analog concepts (amplifiers, analog filters, gain and delay variation, reflections, compression, etc)
  • Experience working with signal generator, signal analyzer, network analyzer, oscilloscope, etc
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • 40 hours per week minimum
  • Must be onsite in San Francisco 3 days a week minimum
Responsibilities
  • Design signal processing for custom software defined radio hardware
  • Work closely with FPGA developers to implement and test the signal processing on radio hardware
  • Model the end-to-end radio system from earth to space, and back
  • Drive radio architecture trade studies, run link budgets, optimize the radio system for maximum performance for dozens of markets and use cases around the world

Astranis Space Technologies is a leader in the telecommunications industry, specializing in the creation of small, cost-effective satellites aimed at providing internet access to the 4 billion people globally who are currently without. The company's unique satellite broadband networks offer unparalleled capabilities, attracting both commercial and government customers, and have led to partnerships with top industry players like Orbits Corp, Pacific Dataport, Grupo Andesat, and Anuvu. These collaborations are not only expanding Astranis' global reach but also enabling the company to bring high-speed internet to underserved communities, demonstrating its commitment to social impact.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

37%

Benefits

An equity stake in the company.

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Unlimited vacation days.

Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.

Complementary OneMedical membership.

Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.

Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF

Generous, fully-paid parental leave.