Working Student - DevOps / Software Engineering

Working Student, Part-time · Munich

Your mission
You will join the software team and support us by working on our digital tools running on the public cloud.

There are the following main areas to which you will contribute based on your skills and interest:
  1. You will contribute to our Python-based library enabling interactions with our system database. 
  2. You will extend our CI/CD processes running on Github.  
  3. You will work on automated documentation generation.
  4. You will develop custom web frontends.
  5. You will work on our cloud infrastructure.

The majority of the tasks can be performed remotely in order to allow you to integrate the work with us efficiently into your studies. Furthermore, we offer bring-your-own-device options so that you can use your own device and do not need to carry multiple computers with you.
Your profile
You don't need to have a background in the space industry. At The Exploration Company, we are looking for a diverse team to bring in different viewpoints in order to create innovative solutions. Of course, you will be required to gain the necessary domain knowledge to fulfil our mission!

You bring the following:
  • Enrolled in a Computer Science Program or related field at a University in the Munich area
  • High-willingness to work independently and acquire new skills
  • Experience with at least one general-purpose programming language (e.g. Python)
  • First exposure to project work during either another internship or a practical university project
  • Experience with modern web frontend development 

A plus would be:
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks and tools ideally Github
  • Experience with public cloud providers
  • Experience with Terraform
Why us?
At The Exploration Company, we democratise space exploration i.e., we make it affordable, available, and open.

Our team is driven by competence, impact, and efficiency. We are doers, team players, and problem solvers. We take decisions fast. While keeping always the system in mind, each of us thrives to deliver full speed and take exceptional care of his/her area of responsibility. We are transparent about risks and obstacles so that we can cooperate to overcome them.

Our culture is driven by technology, learning by doing, and passion.

We have a lot of fun, and we refuel our energy in the meaning of our mission.
About us
The Exploration Company develops, produces and operates Nyx, a modular and reusable orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.

Your application!
We appreciate your interest in The ​Exploration Company. Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at ​career@exploration.space.

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