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Internship

Power Electronics Engineer — Intern (Fall 2024)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • You must be pursuing a technical degree, show interest in power electronics, have hands-on hardware experience, and be US Citizen/Green Card holder willing to work onsite in San Francisco. Bonus if familiar with Altium, SPICE, soldering, and Python.
  • You will work with the power engineering team to design, build, test flight hardware, design prototype circuits, write code for evaluation, and coordinate testing efforts.

Off-cycle Internship

EngineeringSan Francisco

Description

  • 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.

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
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.
  • Bonus:
  • 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

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

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

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

San Francisco