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If you are interested in joining Orbit, we’d love to hear from you. Our ordinary recruitment period is twice a year, at the beginning of each semester. Check out our available positions below and apply!

Available Positions

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Embedded Software Engineer

The embedded software group doesn’t just make satellite software, it also makes the best embedded engineers in NTNU. On top of challenging yourself technically, academically and professionally, you will get to be a part of a social group where you will make friends for life. The embedded software group will develop the software for the FRAMSat-1 this year and it will fly next year!

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Electronic Systems

The electronics team (ES – Electronic Systems) is responsible for designing, developing, and producing the electrical systems on the satellite. This includes developing and soldering circuit boards, picking suitable components for the satellites, and assembling space-grade cables. ES is also responsible for powering the satellites, ensuring enough power is delivered to each subsystem efficiently.

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Web Developer

The website team is responsible for the design, function and maintenance of the website, and will work closely with the rest of the organization leading up towards launch. Our current web-stack consists of TypeScript, React, Gatsby, Tailwind and Sanity. The team is currently looking for Front-end developers.

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Systems Engineering

The SE team explores mission concepts and designs our satellites. Our Systems Engineers manage and balance risk, cost and quality; making sure we can afford to buy components for a system that should work, and which we are able to develop on time. SE also makes sure everything fits together and works as intended by coordinating the different teams in Orbit NTNU. As a result we end up with complete and fully functional satellites. SE will design at least one new satellite mission in 2022.

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Sponsorship Event Manager

Throughout the year, we arrange many events and happenings with our sponsors. Do you want to collaborate with industry giants in arranging these for our members and other students? If so, the role of Sponsorship Event Manager fits you perfectly.

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Key Account Manager

The sponsorship team is responsible for securing the funds behind our projects. For this, we entirely depend on our sponsors. As a Key Account Manager, you will be responsible for acquiring new sponsors, as well as maintaining our relationship with current partners.

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Event

Business presentations, cabin trips, or 'julebord'? As an event manager at Orbit, you will get the chance to work in a warm marketing team arranging a broad spectre of events and happenings, ranging from cinema trips, 17. May parties, cabin trips, as well as excursions to industry leading corporations.

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Graphic Designer

Do you like to draw? Do you have experience with procreate, illustrator or photoshop? If you can make posters, have experience with graphic design and want to have a taste of space? Join our marketing team and work with people who want to show the world what Orbit really can do.

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Photo

Orbit makes a lot of cool stuff and takes part in many cool experiences. All of this needs to be documented. We have the equipment so we only need you who has a passion for photography to make sure our pictures and videos are stunning. Join our marketing team and work with people who want to show the world what Orbit really can do.

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Film and Photo Producer

Do you want to take part in the team covering Europe's first orbital launch in world history? Do you want to gain hands-on experience with photographing and filming space flight hardware, and support NTNU's largest technical student organization on its journey towards space? Orbit NTNU is now looking for another Film and Photo Producer to join our marketing team this spring.

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DevOps

We are looking for new engineers for our DevOps group. As a DevOps engineer, your tasks will largely revolve around Gitlab CI/CD solutions, finding new ones, and improving upon those in place. These could, for instance, include developing test automation pipelines or adding third-party static code analysis tools. Candidates should be familiar with Gitlab (or an equivalent), Linux, and the software development process in general. The role will be pretty autonomous, so you should be comfortable taking the initiative.

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Social Media Manager

Do you have a passion for communication and interaction through social medias, and want first-hand experience with managing an organization's image in the new Norwegian space race? Orbit is now looking for someone who knows their way around medias such as Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok, and wishes to develop their communication skills further. As our Social Media Manager at orbit you will get to join in shaping the image of a quickly growing organization as a part of our marketing team.

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ADCS Engineer

The ADCS (Attitude Determination and Control System) team is responsible for implementing Attitude control on the satellite. We are currently looking for students with knowledge of control systems to work on the FRAMSat-1 project.

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Satellite Communications Engineer

The SatCom team is responsible for making the ground segment for our satellite missions. We make the software part of our ground station, link budgets, apply for frequency allocations, and have communication tests both on ground and with satellites in orbit. During the fall semester of 2022, the SatCom team will focus on education, increasing Orbits' knowledge about radio systems, and starting development on an SDR (Software Defined Radio) whilst maintaining and improving the ground system currently made for the SelfieSat. The SatCom team is currently looking for members with radio and signal processing knowledge as well as people with basic python and Linux experience.

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Payload

Do you want to solve problems and find out what it takes to launch a plant into space? The payload team is designing a complicated subsystem consisting of water, gas, nutrients, and living organisms launching into space. The team's tasks will include research, problem-solving, design, and following up on implementing code, hardware, and tests. There are a lot of cool and unique problems that have to be solved, and we hope to see your application if problem-solving, research, or testing are of your interest.

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Mechanical Engineer

The mechanical team is responsible for creating the physical requirements of the other subsystems as well as designing and manufacturing of any custom hardware. The main focus will be on our next satellite after SelfieSat and FRAMSat.