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Power Electronics — Intern (Summer 2024)

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • You need a B.S. in electrical/computer engineering, passion for power electronics, hands-on hardware development skills, US Citizenship/Green Card, ability to design, build, and test hardware, and be in San Francisco 3 days a week. Additional skills in Altium Designer, SPICE-based simulators, soldering, and Python are a bonus.
  • You will work with the power engineering team to build and test flight hardware, design test equipment, prototype circuits, debug designs in the lab, write code for performance evaluation, and coordinate assembly and testing efforts.

Summer 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