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Radio Hardware Engineer — Associate Program (Fall 2024)

💼 Graduate Job

San Francisco

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  • You must have a passion for hardware development & hands-on design experience in analog, digital, mixed signal, & RF design. US Citizenship/Green Card required. Onsite in San Francisco 3 days/wk. Bonus: SDR exp, Altium Designer, analysis software, Python, soldering skills, EE lab exp.
  • You will design, implement, test, and integrate software defined radio hardware, troubleshoot in the lab, write code for evaluation, and collaborate with the team to bring spacecraft systems to life.

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  • Associate Engineer positions typically last for twelve weeks, and are salaried roles designed for students who have already received a bachelor's degree (or who will have done so before working at Astranis). 
  • As an Associate Engineer, 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, and our Associate Engineers work on projects that are of equal importance and difficulty to the projects we give our full-time employees. Many past Associate Engineers have designed and tested hardware/software that is now flying on our first satellite, and many now work at Astranis full-time. 
  • If you are still a college student, please apply to join us as an Intern


  • 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 PCBA hardware from scratch (student design team projects, design competitions, personal projects)
  • Solid EE foundation in one or more of the following areas:
  • analog design (op amps, transistors, RLC filters)
  • digital design (FPGAs, SOCs, SERDES, DDR, LVDS)
  • mixed signal design (ADCs, DACs, power integrity)
  • RF design (s-parameters, transmission lines, impedance matching)
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • Must be onsite in San Francisco 3 days a week minimum
  • Bonus:
  • Experience building or using software defined radios
  • Experience with Altium Designer (or other PCB design software)
  • Experience with analysis software (Spice, ADS, ANSYS, Hyperlynx)
  • Experience with Python or similar programming languages
  • Experience with soldering and rework
  • Experience with EE lab bench equipment (power supply, oscilloscope, signal analyzers, signal generators, network analyzers, etc)

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Design, simulate, implement, and test our internally developed software defined radio hardware
  • Bringup and debug hardware in the lab with top of the line instruments and equipment
  • Design test equipment to validate designs across a wide range of stressed conditions
  • Write code to help evaluate performance and automate testing of flight hardware
  • Integrate these systems into the spacecraft by working closely with the rest of the team


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco