Intern (f/m/d) flight computer programming (C++)

We are looking for an exceptionally motivated intern (f/m/d) flight computer programming to join our special-projects rocketry team. This is a rare opportunity allowing you to be involved in demanding prototyping efforts that are supported by major, time-and-cost-critical test campaigns allowing us to close short-iteration development cycles at fast pace.

You will work in a dedicated, dynamic and international environment that aims for excellence by creating high-performance engineering solutions while keeping prototyping and production costs at an absolute minimum.

Your responsibilities & tasks​

  • Support our avionics team by developing the C++ code for flight computer and telemetry system
  • Create optimized code for rocket control system algorithms on a real-time Linux platform
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to solve large complex issues
  • Create relevant documentation when required

Your qualifications​

  • Current student in electrical, computer or software engineering or related discipline
  • A demonstrated ability to create clean, efficient and reusable C++ code
  • Experience with a scripting language (python preferred)
  • Experience with microcontrollers and control systems (controllers, filters, observers, state estimators) is considered advantageous
  • Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English)
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

If you would like to become a valuable member of our company, we look forward to receiving your complete application to the following email address as pdf-document:



Rocket Factory Augsburg AG

Human Resources – Simone Gratz

Am Technologiezentrum 5

86159 Augsburg