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Embedded Robotics Software Internship

Near Space Labs

Near Space Labs

Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022
<div class="content-intro"> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Near Space Labs is leading the next generation of Earth imaging. We design, build and operate a fleet of proprietary, stratospheric balloons called Swiftys. Our Swiftys fly to the edge of space to deliver high quality, highly updated imagery of our planet at down to earth prices.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Our innovations don’t stop at image capture. Customers need us to process and serve data in a format that is easily accessible for their data scientists, product managers, geographers, and remote sensing specialists. We make it easy for them to quickly and seamlessly evaluate the dynamics of our planet, climate, and urban environments.</span></p> </div><p> <span style="font-weight:400;">We are offering a flexible, part-time, paid internship in our Flight Vehicle Engineering Unit that develops our stratospheric robots. You’ll be an active member of the research and development team, helping with embedded programming of on-board processing units, sensor and actuator integration, and assisting with continuous integration and testing of our imaging platforms.</span> </p> <h3> <strong>Your responsibilities will be:</strong> </h3> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Low and high-level programming of embedded on-board processing units for our imaging platforms.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">C++ Software wrappers for various robot peripherals, including sensors and actuators</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Executing Flight readiness procedures of our high-altitude robotic platforms</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Running Hardware-in-the Loop (HIL) simulations for testing new functionalities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Participation in field test campaigns and other testing activities.</span></li> </ul> <p> <strong>Location</strong> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">This is an on-site position in our Barcelona Office. You must be a student in a Spanish university and eligible for an internship. We will prioritize candidates willing to do a 6 months or longer internship.</span> </p> <h3> <strong>Your Skills</strong> </h3> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with low level C and/or C++</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with arduino type micro-processors or similar.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Familiarity with Raspberry Pi and similar SBCs is a plus.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Python for scientific programming is a plus.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Git (or other version control tools),</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Self-driven and proactive,</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with Linux systems is a plus.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">You are in the 3rd year or later in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Telecoms, Industrial Engineering or similar bachelor degree, or doing a master.</span></li> </ul><div class="content-conclusion"> <p class="p1"><strong>What we offer:</strong></p> <ul class="ul1"> <li class="li2">An exciting startup culture where you will have the opportunity to play a critical role in building and scaling a one-of-a-kind technology and organization.</li> <li class="li2">You will be part of an enthusiastic, international and motivated team of professionals who are committed to building unique technologies, being rigorous, and finding novel solutions to interesting problems.</li> <li class="li2">A diverse and inclusive workplace where we welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.</li> <li class="li2">A commitment that you will never be bored.</li> </ul> <p class="p1"><strong>Equal employment opportunity:</strong></p> <p class="p1">Near Space Labs is committed to diversity in our organization and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.</p> <p class="p2">We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.</p> </div>
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