Intern, Product

  • Planet
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Apr 22, 2021

Job Description

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is headquartered in San Francisco, California, Earth.

About the Role:

The Product Management team at Planet leads complex, multi-disciplinary projects using engineering and market based expertise and product vision. Planning requirements with internal customers and ushering projects through the entire product lifecycle. 

This role would support the Imagery Product team, with focus on drafting and implementing business logic in Missions systems. Optimizing our Tasking and Order Management systems to increase daily satellite capacity and overall revenue. 

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Develop algorithms to optimize Planet’s tasking workflow and maximize daily satellite capacity
  • Work closely with Product and Sales to craft business rules around customer needs
  • Understand satellite collection constraints and their impact on tasking, image quality,  and customer experience 
  • Provide guidance to Product and Engineering to improve the overall customer experience; between ordering, tasking, and delivery   

What You Bring:

  • BS (current or recent) in Math, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Passion for creative problem solving
  • Customer-centric focus

Some Press About Us: 

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a Planet Blog

“Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth”

Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News

“Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace” —Planet Blog

Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 

Organization Type


Organization Size



Atmosphere, Ecosystems & Biodiversity

Want us to tweet your job? Please write your organization's twitter username below (just the username, please do not add the '@')