Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2023.09E

Location: Adelaide, SA

Engineering areas: Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechatronic, Software, Systems, Space Mission Operations and Space Analytics

Business description:

We are a space engineering company dedicated to next generation space operations, using machine learning and gaming graphics to greatly reduce the challenge of operating spacecraft. The company has 40 employees and active laboratories in Sydney, Adelaide and Colorado. We sell operations services and spaceflight software to both government and civil customers to include the Australian Defence Force, Fortune 500 and NewSpace companies, US Space Force, and NASA. The Australian Space Agency selected our flight operations service called the “Responsive Space Operations Centre” (RSOC) for their national mission control centre. We specialise in large constellations and fleet control (100+ satellite) and machine learning applications to space.

Projects / tasks:

Space Operator Tasks:

Space operations interns can work on a variety of tasks, including: design and review of processes, procedures and spacecraft commands; design and implementation of report generation tools; design and implementation of diagnostic tools; assisting with spacecraft operations (space traffic management and spacecraft control). Operator tools testing; GUI design; flight data analysis and review; research and development into analytical tools useful for space operations.

In between development tasks, space operation interns will assist senior operators in real space operation campaigns.

Software/Data Engineering Tasks:

Software/Data Engineers can assist with the development of Sabers Mission Management Board software; Public Satellite Research and Analysis database development;  development of operational tools;  and telemetry and command database integration.

In between development tasks, software/data engineering interns will assist senior operators in real space operation campaigns.

Technical skills:

Space Operators: competencies in some or all of the following

  • Orbital Mechanics
  • Mechanical and Electrical systems
  • Satellite systems engineering
  • 3D Dynamics
  • Python
  • git
  • C#

Software/Data Engineering: competencies in some or all of the following

  • Python
  • C/C++/C#
  • git
  • Linux environments
  • Web development
  • Cloud services and development

Intern interpersonal qualities:

  • Engineers, tinkerers, and builders.
  • People who are passionate about space.
  • People who are not afraid to make mistakes