Intern — Ground Software Engineer (Full Stack)


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 12/30/2020
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Astranis

Astranis is a company building small telecommunications satellites. It offers MicroGEO, a satellite designed for geostationary orbit (GEO) and powered by a software-defined radio. The company is aimed to provide users with internet access in remote regions.

Job Description

(Note: This is due to U.S. export regulations, and we are unable to make exceptions.)
Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online. 
Come work with incredibly smart people who have flown things in space before. No prior space experience needed, you just need to enjoy getting your hands dirty with real hardware and be okay with struggling to do things that seem impossibly hard.
We’re a well-funded team of over 100 world-class engineers that move fast. We raised our Series B ($90M) from Andreessen Horowitz and Venrock, launched our first satellite in 2018, secured our first major customer deal in 2019, and we’ll triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska in 2021. 
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.


    • Work with the engineering team to design, build, and implement our ground software system for GEOSat-1
    • Collaborate with our operations and satellite teams to build command interfaces and telemetry screens that command and control our satellite through its mission


    • Currently pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent technical degree
    • Object-oriented: Python or C++
    • Frontend: JavaScript (React, Angular, etc.)
    • Database: SQL, NoSQL
    • Demonstrated ability to design, write, and test software from scratch
    • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.


    • Experience with real time operating systems
    • Experience with tools like Docker and load balancers for cloud resource provisioning, deployment, and management

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.