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Software Engineer Intern



Software Engineering
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Who We Are:

GITAI is the world’s leading space robotics startup, aiming to provide safe and affordable labor in space and reduce operational costs by 100 times. GITAI is developing highly capable, safe, and reliable robots to help build and maintain satellites, space stations, lunar bases, and cities on Mars.

As part of GITAI’s elite team, you will collaborate with some of the brightest visionaries in the field, including esteemed researchers from the University of Tokyo and accomplished Founders & CxOs with successful exits to industry giants such as Google and American Express. Our rapidly growing company offers a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment, tailored for the relentless pursuit of innovation.

About the Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Intern to join our Software Engineer team. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for those passionate about space exploration, robotics, and software engineering to gain hands-on experience.

The position will serve a critical role in enhancing GITAI’s robotic capability by adopting state-of-the-art techniques and software.


* Important notice *


  1. This position is subject to compliance with U.S. export control requirements, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  2. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor visas for this position.
  3. Please send your GitHub or GitLab account URL to this email address:
  4. Onsite work is mandatory. We cannot support relocation costs for this position.
  5. We accept applications from students who are expected to graduate in 2024 or 2025.


  • Enhance what GITAI’s robots can do through tangible demonstrations
  • Identify project priorities, software/hardware requirements, and design constraints with team members and translate those into minimum-viable systems
  • Work with other engineers and the manufacturing team to correct any problems with the robot.
  • Develop software that matches GITAI's quality standards
  • Perform any testing necessary to maintain the software. Including manual testing using actual equipment and automated testing.


  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s or Ph. D’s degree in Robotics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Demonstrable experience with robotics software and hardware, including sensors, controllers, actuators, and communication devices.
  • Experience with C++ and Python
  • Experience developing software with ROS and Linux
  • Basic understanding of robotic kinematics and computer vision.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

GITAI USA Inc. is Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status