Software Engineer Intern (Summer 2021) - 4 months

Kepler Communications

Toronto, ON
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 02/13/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 196 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON

About Kepler Communications

At Kepler, we are reshaping the satellite communications industry by developing groundbreaking technology that provides real solutions for global gaps in connectivity.

Job Description

Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first 13 satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!
We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt for a top-tier Software Engineer Intern who will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks, supporting development and testing of our satellites, and helping us push customer data through our earth stations.

Position Responsibilities:

Develop software to control and test the embedded systems that operate our satellite;
Work with electrical and digital design engineers to operate and test our satellite platform hardware.
Support development of our Mission Control System backend through which we control our space assets;
Assist with the development of the scheduling and routing algorithms we use to deliver our store-and-forward data service to our customers reliably and securely.

Position Requirements:

Bonus points:

Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.
As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.
  • Satellite Systems:
  • Ground Data Systems:
  • 2+ years in a Computer Science degree program, or equivalent (currently enrolled)
  • Solid Python programming experience
  • Relevant experience through past job/internships, hobbies or a university design teams
  • Acceptance into a Masters or PHD in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience working with computer networking
  • Exposure to hardware description languages (e.g. Verilog or VHDL)
  • Strong scripting experience (e.g. Python, bash, Tcl, Perl, etc.)

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.