Internship

Avionics Engineer – Intern

Fall 2024

Posted on 5/21/2024

Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites

Hardware
Aerospace

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering (or equivalent technical degree)
  • Interest in learning about, designing, and working with various spacecraft systems and subsystems
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Experience with Python and/or C++
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test hardware from scratch
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
Responsibilities
  • Work with the avionics engineering team to build and test flight hardware
  • Design test equipment to validate designs across a wide range of stressed conditions
  • Bring up and debug designs in the lab
  • Write code to help evaluate performance and automate testing of satellite hardware
  • Assist with low level software to interface with various spacecraft subsystems

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

13%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

40%

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.