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Internship

RF Hardware Engineer — Intern (Fall 2024)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Francisco

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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

  • Passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Deep knowledge of basic RF concepts, such as transmission lines, impedance matching, filter design, and active RF circuits
  • Hands-on experience in designing, building, and testing RF hardware for microwave frequencies
  • Experience with RF simulation tools (ADS or HFSS)
  • Experience taking RF measurements with spectrum analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, etc.
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • 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:
  • Antennas and Electromagnetics propagation knowledge and background
  • Experience with Software Defined Radios (SDR)
  • Experience with PCB design using Altium or similar schematic and layout tools
  • Experience with Python (or other object-oriented programming language)
  • Experience automating RF measurements

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Design, simulate, implement, and measure passive/active RF sub-systems at microwave frequencies, including; LNAs, power amplifiers, up/down convertors, filters, oscillators, etc.
  • Integrate these systems into the spacecraft by working closely with the rest of the team

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

San Francisco