Power Electronics – Intern
Fall 2024
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Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access
Company Overview
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.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

39%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
Python
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a B.S. in electrical or computer engineering (or equivalent technical degree)
  • Interest in learning about, designing, and working with power electronics systems
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test hardware from scratch
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • 55 hours per week
  • Must be onsite in San Francisco 3 days a week minimum
Responsibilities
  • Work with the power engineering team to build and test flight hardware
  • Design test equipment to validate designs across a wide range of stressed conditions
  • Design prototype circuits
  • Bringup and debug designs in the lab
  • Write code to help evaluate performance and automate testing of satellite hardware
  • Coordinate assembly, integration and environmental test efforts
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Altium Designer (or other PCB design software)
  • Experience with SPICE-based simulators (LTSpice, PSPICE, ADS, etc)
  • Comfortable with soldering and rework
  • Familiarity with standard EE lab bench (power supply, oscilloscope, multimeter, etc)
  • Familiarity with basic switched mode converter design (boost and buck converters)
  • Experience with Python