OverviewUrtheCast Systems Engineer (Coop) Internship in Vancouver, BC
Branch Vancouver BC CA
Systems Engineer (Coop)
Prepare documentation and presentation materials in support of an onboard planner preliminary design review….
URTHECAST | CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Job Title: Systems Engineer (Coop)
Location: Vancouver, BC
FT/PT: Temporary, Full-Time
UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that serves the rapidly evolving geospatial and geoanalytics markets with a wide range of information-rich products and services. The Company currently operates four Earth Observation sensors in space, including two cameras aboard the International Space Station and two satellites, Deimos-1 and Deimos-2.
Imagery and video data captured by these sensors are downlinked to ground stations across the planet and displayed on UrtheCast’s cloud-based web platform, or distributed directly to partners and customers. UrtheCast is also developing and anticipates launching the world’s first fully-integrated constellation of multispectral optical and SAR satellites, called OptiSARTM, which the Company believes will revolutionize monitoring of our planet with high quality, high resolution, and high revisit imagery in all weather conditions, any time of day.
We are growing in Vancouver and searching for a Systems Engineer (Coop) for a 4-month term starting in January. The Systems Engineer (Coop) will be responsible for supporting the design and development of the satellite real-time onboard task planning. The software will generate an optimal schedule to task the satellite to acquire imagery, taking into account complex system and resource constraints.
Work in a team environment to support analysis, definition and documentation of on-board planning use cases, timing budgets and preliminary design
Development of interface control documentation for onboard planning related interfaces with spacecraft and ground systems
Prepare documentation and presentation materials in support of an onboard planner preliminary design review
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
3rd or 4th year student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or equivalent
Completed at least 2 co-op work terms
Experience in software or systems engineering of complex resource-constrained systems
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Fluent in a high level development language such as Python, C, C++.
Self-starter and ability to work with minimum supervision
Experience in supporting large-scale complex projects with tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
Demonstrated strategic thinking, planning, and problem solving skills
Practical knowledge of databases
Experience with real-time processing tasks
Experience with scheduling algorithms
Understanding of general processor architectures and constraints
Fast-paced, open-concept, constantly evolving
What can we offer you?
Great work environment, team and office location
Great lunch programs will provide you with an opportunity to learn and socialize, and our Friday afternoons will set the right mood for the weekend
Free gym membership
Sports teams (dodgeball, soccer, volleyball etc.) and regular team events
Fully loaded kitchen!
Employment Type: Internship
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-27