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Network Planning Sales Engineer — Intern (Summer 2024)

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Summer Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • San Francisco
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AI generated summary

  • Seeking a detail-oriented individual with strong optimization skills, a process-oriented mindset, Python scripting experience, ability to work onsite in San Francisco, and enjoy a fast-paced environment with a knack for math and strong presentation skills.
  • The candidate will work on optimizing high throughput satellite networks through pre-sales and post-sales network architecture and planning, involving digital payload configuration, orbital slot selection, antenna system optimization, and more.

Requirements

  • Strong ability to optimize systems by juggling many variables, considering all options, running a detailed trade study
  • Process oriented mindset - constantly seeking more efficient ways of doing things, anticipating features needed from both internal and external tools
  • Scripting language experience, preferably Python
  • Must be onsite in San Francisco 3 days a week minimum
  • Enjoy a fast paced environment, with just the right amount of chaos ;)
  • Bonus:
  • Knack for math
  • Ability to craft high quality presentations, deliver those presentations to potential partners, and succinctly answer challenging technical questions posed by partners
  • Willingness to travel a bit (< 10%)

Responsibilities

  • Pre-sales and post-sales network architecture and planning, which at its core involves optimizing high throughput satellite networks by understanding and trading dozens of parameters, including but not limited to:
  • Digital payload configuration
  • Orbital slot selection and frequency planning
  • Antenna system optimization, user coverage area definition
  • Gateway location(s) selection
  • User terminal selection
  • Networking / modem equipment selection and configuration
  • The role provides a balance of technical and business / customer facing responsibilities, and is high visibility and high impact. This role includes 1:1 mentorship from a senior, seasoned sales engineer, enabling rapid learning and growth!

Small, low-cost communications satellites, in higher orbits.

201-500
Employees
2015
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Astranis is building small, low-cost telecommunications satellites. Our mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.