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Embedded Software Engineer - Flight at Astrobotic in Pittsburgh, PA



$80K — $100K *


Electrical Engineering, Systems Architecture & Engineering, Software Development


Less than 5 years

Job Description

  • Astrobotic Technology wants you to design, develop, verify and deploy software code for the Peregrine lunar lander, which was selected by NASA to return America to the Moon. You will be responsible for developing unique drivers for flight hardware components, maturing current design, assessing risk and reliability, and working with other subsystem leads to maintain hardware/software compatibility. You will integrate and test with ground and flight systems hardware-in-the-loop environments, write and present technical reports, and implement the full systems engineering development cycle, regularly reporting to the Mission Software Lead on progress.
  • Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world. The company's lunar lander, Peregrine, delivers payloads to the Moon for companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals for $1.2 million per kilogram. Astrobotic was selected by NASA in May 2019 for a $
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Valid through: 7/9/2020

About Astrobotic

Astrobotic Technology is an American privately held company that is developing space robotics technology for planetary missions. It was founded in 2008 by Carnegie Mellon professor Red Whittaker and his associates, with the goal of winning the Google Lunar X Prize. The company is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As of August 2012, the company was partnered with Carnegie Mellon University, International Rectifier, Ansys, AGI, Alcoa, and Caterpillar.[needs update] The team articulated an ambitious goal from the start in 2008: they hope to be the first to land their spacecraft "Red Rover" on the Moon, using the lander, named "Artemis Lander". Since its formation, Astrobotic has maintained a spot in the top three rankings for Evadots third-party Google Lunar X Prize Scorecard. The companys first running prototype of Red Rover was completed the same year, and on July 28, 2008, NASA awarded Astrobotic funding for its "Regolith Moving Methods" proposal.
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