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Drone software and simulation engineer - Student position

Student, Copenhagen
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"I'm helping building a next generation drone based wind turbines by organising, developing and managing the software projects needed to simulate and control a flying wings that's tethered to the ground while producing electricity"

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Software developmentPythonC++RTOSSimulationRobotics

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KiteX is one of about 10 startups worldwide that's building and advancing the state of Airborne Wind Energy. Airborne Wind Energy systems replaces the static structure of conventional wind turbines with a tether and an advanced onboard control system achieving much more efficient material usage and reduced cost. 

We are currently working towards a 20 kW dual wing demonstrator and need your help to increase software development capabilities. We are looking for one or more students to work these task along side a full time software developer:

  • Cloud based simulation
  • Develop flight control software 
  • Develop off board / ground control software

We expect you have some experience working with:

C++, cmake/make, python, linux, git and robotics

You are ideally studying on a software development related topics on a master level .  You are able to work at a minimum 15 hours a week. 

We offer:

  • An opportunity to work with extremely talented people within the field of aerospace engineering (Software, Electronics & Mechanics).
  • Work on a project that can actually have real world positive impact. 
  • A flexible work place
  • Work place located at DTU

Perks & Benefits

Flexible work hours and vacation: Morning person or night owl, this job is for you
Free coffee / tea: Get your caffeine fix for free
Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace
Equity package offer: Want to be a partner? Look no further
Free beer on Fridays: Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together
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