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Thermal Engineer – Intern

Fall 2024

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Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$29Hourly

San Francisco, CA, USA

Category
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in mechanical, aerospace, or equivalent technical degree (e.g. physics or applied math)
  • A passion and enthusiasm 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
Responsibilities
  • Work together with the engineering team to design, evaluate, build, and test satellite hardware and/or software
  • Support design trades that successfully balance performance margins, resource use, risk, cost, and schedule
  • Perform thermal analysis to varying degrees of fidelity (simplified to detailed) on a variety of different types of hardware such as propulsion components, batteries, high powered electronics, RF components, mechanisms, and printed circuit boards (PCBs)
  • Design, evaluate, procure and test thermal solutions such as heaters, heat pipes, thermal interface materials, and surface coatings
  • Develop processes and procedures for integration and assembly which ensure thermal design intent is met. Collaborate with the integration and test team in the installation of thermal hardware as needed
  • Plan and run thermal vacuum testing and verification at the component and spacecraft level

Working at Astranis Space Technologies offers an enriching opportunity to engage in cutting-edge satellite technology within a focused market of telecommunications. By specializing in small, cost-effective satellites for global broadband, the company not only addresses a critical global challenge—connecting billions without internet access—but also positions itself as a leader in the satellite industry through a unique bandwidth-as-a-service model. Employees can take pride in contributing to significant technological advancements and societal benefits.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$760.7M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

12%

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.