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.

Astrobotic’s FlatSat Systems group is seeking a fulltime intern for the summer 2023 term. This temporary position is expected to last from May 22, 2023, to August 11, 2022.


  • Design and build racks, harnesses, and/or electrical support equipment to assist in the integration of and test on a hardware-in-the-loop platform
  • Design and build custom PCBs, including circuit design, schematic creation, and PCB layout
  • Various programming opportunities including basic python scripting, custom driver development, regression test deployment, and embedded software development
  • Write and execute test procedures for evaluating the capabilities of custom electrical hardware and software
  • Write documentation (including integration plans, test results, and user’s guides) to plan and describe work


  • Ability to write and execute integration and test procedures
  • Python scripting capability
  • Understanding of basic electrical concepts and experience with electrical assemblies
  • Ability to thoroughly document software or hardware design


  • Experience with C and/or C++
  • Experience with circuit design
  • Experience with PCB layout
  • Experience with programming systems such as software- or hardware-in-the-loop sims

Salary 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 contact@astrobotic.com.

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United States, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted 10d ago
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