Hardware Design Intern (Electrical) - Winter 2021
Engineering - Toronto, Ontario
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first five satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt for top-tier Hardware Engineer Intern.
Your focus will be on assisting the development and test of hardware, specifically hardware related to both our space-based communications payloads as well as ground-based assets. We are looking for exceptional candidates with the below experience along with any unique abilities that could be used to augment our hardware team.


  • Design schematics and PCB layout
  • Own new designs from start to finish or iterate on existing designs based on new feature requests and lessons learnt including switch mode power supplies, high speed design, and analog design
  • Assist with part selection and new project scoping and architecture
  • Participate in design reviews for all active designs
  • Perform functional and performance testing on individual boards or integrated sub-systems as part of prototype bring up, including development of test boards
  • Participate in pathfinding activities, new process planning, and design specification development
  • Requirements:

  • 3+ years in an electrical engineering degree program (currently enrolled)
  • Significant involvement in a hardware design (schematic and PCB) outside of class projects
  • Experience with one or more CAD tools (Altium, Eagle, Allegro, KiCad, Upverter, etc.)
  • Comfortable in a lab environment and experience using standard tools such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multimeters, VNA’s, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware issues
  • Ability to work in a team and independently with little supervision 
  • Bonus Points:

  • Experience in a University design team or building circuits for a personal project
  • Python scripting experience
  • Knowledge of CubeSats
  • Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

    As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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