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Radiation Effects Engineer — Associate Program 2024 (Fall 2024)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level
  • Engineering
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

Requirements

  • Hold a B.S., or currently pursuing a M.S. or Ph.D. in an engineering field
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Understanding and experience modeling physical environments in software
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test hardware from scratch
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.
  • Bonus:
  • Familiarity with the space radiation environment
  • Experience with radiation transport software (FastRAD, Novice, MCNPX etc.)
  • 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)

Responsibilities

  • Help to evaluate fault tolerant electrical systems for operating in a radiation environment
  • Simulate and model the GTO and GEO radiation environments
  • Support radiation testing campaigns to up-screen components
  • Work with the structures team to determine the proper shielding levels across the spacecraft
  • Work in a cross-discipline manner across teams to inform their decisions with regards to radiation considerations
  • Support other electrical design, bring-up, and test activities

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.