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About Loon: Loon is on a mission to connect people everywhere by inventing and integrating audacious technology. A network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, Loon combines advancements in materials science, atmospheric modeling, machine learning, and communications systems to expand connectivity to unserved and underserved areas around the world. Loon is the newest independent company within Alphabet.Overview: Loon employs in-field Linux (Chrome OS) systems running on processors with moderate resources. You are eager to contribute to software needs on these platforms - executing everything from shared platform services (e.g. telemetry services, log exfiltration, security, RPC services, time synchronization, health monitoring, and more) through control software that manages radios, gimbal pointing, and routing configuration control and balloon command and control channels. Software is written predominantly in C++and is built on the Google ecosystem.
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