Mission Operations - Intern

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online. We are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. We are have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis. Our team is growing fast. Apply to be a part of our mission to connect the world! Internships at Astranis typically last for twelve weeks, and are hourly roles designed for students who are currently enrolled at a four-year university. As an Intern, you will have an amazing opportunity to work on hard problems - we pride ourselves on giving everyone at Astranis a chance to do meaningful work on challenging projects, no matter their seniority. Many past interns have designed and tested hardware/software that is heading to space on our first satellite, and many of them are now full-time employees at Astranis. If you have already graduated from a four-year university, please apply to be an Associate Engineer. Role: * Work with satellite engineers to design, create, test, and execute satellite operations procedures, including commissioning procedures and nominal operations procedures * Investigate anomalies and work with the mission operations and engineering team to safely resolve them * Participate in commanding activities during the operation of our first production satellite * Help develop tools and processes to enable the Mission Operations team to maintain a high level of service uptime for our customer * Automate manual processes using scripting and software tools * During launch and initial operations, this role will require some rotating evening and overnight shifts Requirements: * Currently pursuing or possesses a B.S., M.S, or PhD degree in an engineering, physics, or computer science related major. * Experience in scripting with Python * Basic understanding of satellite systems * Highly motivated, self-starting, and able to perform duties without supervision * A passion for working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on development and testing * Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria. Bonus: * Experience doing telemetry analysis and anomaly investigation * Experience building operational software tools and user-friendly UIs * Experience with software development tools such as Git and Phabricator U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required (To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

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