Internship - GNC Engineer

Intern / Student, Full or part-time · Munich

Your mission
Here at The Exploration Company we are developing, producing, and operating Nyx, a modular and reusable space orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit, and which carries cargo – and potentially humans in the longer run. 

We want you as a talented engineer to join the GNC team and support us by working on our GNC analysis tools. 

In your capacity as Intern in the GNC team, you will participate in the following tasks: 
  • Create tools, applications, and execution pipelines to run and postprocess GNC analyses 
  • Contribute to the development of high fidelity 6 degrees of freedom models  
  • Specify, conduct, and analyse auto-generated GNC code 
  • Perform design, optimisation, and dispersion analyses 
  • Reporting of test results and analyses, with a focus on efficient and automated documentation 
What we would love to see from you
In the role of GNC Intern Engineer, you will ideally have the following: 
  • Enrolled in an Aerospace Engineering Program or related engineering discipline.  
  • Educational background in Guidance, Navigation and Control  
  • Academic experience in C, Python or MATLAB/Simulink. 
  • Understanding of classical dynamics, orbital and flight mechanics, modelling and simulation, and software development. 
  • Highly motivated to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up environment. 
  • Fluent in English. German or French is an asset. 
Skills and Behaviours: 
  • Ability to work equally well unsupervised or as part of a team 
  • Strong organising and prioritisation of tasks 
  • Positive and flexible attitude to get the job done 
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business 
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with The Exploration Company’s core values of Commitment, Innovation, Trust, Quality, and Teamwork 

Why you should join us
What makes us special here at The Exploration Company and why we think you will enjoy working here is: 
  • We’re Agile - we make decisions fast whilst keeping our goals and systems in mind 
  • We’re Open and Collaborative - we are transparent about risks and obstacles, so that we can cooperate to overcome them 
  • We have a lot of Fun - we refuel our energy knowing we are democratising space. It’s a wonderful and rare opportunity, are YOU up for the challenge? 
We'd love to hear from you if you wish to be a part of our journey. Please submit your CV now for immediate consideration and we will be in touch shortly. 

The Exploration Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Relocation assistance is provided for those willing to relocate including visa sponsorship where applicable.  
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.

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