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Communications/DSP Engineer Intern
Posted on 12/20/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
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
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria
Responsibilities
  • Design signal processing for custom software defined radio hardware (ex. channelization, equalization, PA linearization, gain control, carrier synchronization, symbol mapping, framing, channel coding/FEC, etc)
  • 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
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with software defined radios
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with GNU Radio
  • Experience with FPGA development (and/or embedded C)
Astranis

51-200 employees

Next generation internet satellites
Company Overview
Astranis' mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.
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.
Company Core Values
  • Master Your Craft - We take pride in our work and go the extra mile.
  • Step Up - We are unapologetically ambitious and take on great responsibility.
  • Assume Good - We assume the best of intentions and communicate with kindness and candor.
  • Stay Curious - We seek out new knowledge and are happy to teach others what we know.
  • Space is Hard - We are resilient in the face of adversity and get help when needed.
  • Take the Time - We level up not just at work but beyond — mind, body, spirit, family, community.