Spring Semester 2024 Internship – Simulation Software Engineer Job in Pennsylvania

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Job title: Spring Semester 2024 Internship – Simulation Software Engineer

Company: Astrobotic

Expected salary: $18 – 25 per hour

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Spring Semester 2024 Internship – Simulation Software Engineer Job Details:

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world. The company’s suite of lunar landers delivers payloads to the Moon for companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals. The company is also developing advanced space robotics capabilities such as terrain relative navigation, mobile robotics for lunar surface operations, and reliable computing systems for mission-critical applications. Originally spun out of Carnegie Mellon University in 2007, Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining. Astrobotic’s headquarters is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a second location in Mojave, California.

The Simulation Software Engineer Intern will assist in the development and analysis of lunar terrain products towards precision landing. They will build and validate software tools for data generation, design experiments, run analyses, draw conclusions, and document results with the assistance of senior engineers in the area.

*This internship is a 6-month rotation from January 2024 – June 2024.*

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of software tools in Python/C++ towards the generation of lunar terrain products.
  • Design and run experiments to aid in the quantification of system performance to guide system development.
  • Perform verification and validation activities on generated software tools and data products.
  • Participate in software design, testing, and code reviews with mentorship from senior engineers.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Knowledge of Python or C++, Bash in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with data analysis and design of experiments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with software testing and version control.
  • Knowledge of computer vision techniques.

Pay Range: $18-25 per hour*

*The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated salary range for this position. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors including individual performance, business objectives, and the candidates professional experience. Base salary is just one component of Astrobotic’s competitive total rewards strategy.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to [email protected].
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