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CAREERS

We value technical expertise, original thinking, adaptability, and a willingness to collaborate with our amazing team. While our original workforce is rooted in aerospace, we welcome new perspectives and technology expertise as we grow.

 

We have identified specific positions to meet current needs and are always looking for world-class applicants to grow our IM family as well as internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.  Be prepared to work on a wide range of projects that fire the imagination!

Current Positions

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Mission Operations Engineer (R0000210)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking a Mission Operations Engineer to coordinate multi-mission training and develop products for an integrated operations and engineering team.

Responsibilities

  • Draft and maintain procedures for multiple spacecraft subsystems and other mission elements (Lunar Landers, Surface Vehicles, Communication Satellites, Ground Network, Simulator Operations) 

  • Assist with identification of operational constraints from multiple integrated missions, including systems requirements, payload integration, and personnel/console team availability 

  • Participate in planning, scripting, and execution of training simulations to support Intuitive Machines flight controllers and engineers 

  • Provide mentorship and support of real-time operators to build and maintain effective operations teams across all IM programs 

  • Develop integration products including test plans, regulatory documentation, system architecture and design solutions as related to operations, interface definitions, mission timelines, and procedures and other mission elements (Lunar Landers, Surface Vehicles, Communication Satellites, Ground Network, Simulator Operations)  with a focus on training/pre-mission support 

  • Eligible to cross-train in real-time support positions as required 

  • Draft and maintain lessons and procedures for multiple spacecraft subsystems 

  • Assist with real-time operations

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

B.S. in science/engineering or a related technical field

Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in real-time human or robotic spacecraft operations with focus in one of the following technical disciplines: 

  • Communications operations (scheduling of ground and relay assets, managing a spacecraft comm system and customers real-time)  

  • GNC/Trajectory operations  - Spacecraft core systems (C&DH, Power, Thermal, Life Support, Propulsion, etc.)  

  • Operations Planning

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

  • Use and editing of organized operations or mission timelines 

  • Planning and use of organized training scripts 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication  

  • Development and execution of both technical and team coordination procedures 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, hard charging, high stakes environment 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Desired Skills

  • Flexibility and creativity to seek, create, and utilize operations and systems engineering practices that suit a lean and agile lunar operations company without sacrificing technical excellence and integrity 

  • Spacecraft integration and testing 

  • Development of spacecraft preliminary designs including architecture studies, design analyses and budgets, and systems requirements and specifications 

  • Experience translating design information and technical documentation into functional operations protocols, procedures, and mission sequences/timelines 

  • Experience with documentation and collaboration tools such as Confluence, Jira, MS Office (MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel)

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Integration and Test Engineer (R0000188)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking a junior level Assembly, Integration, and Test (AI&T) Engineer to join our Lunar program. The engineer, under the supervision and mentorship of the lead engineer, will be involved with all aspects of procurement, assembly, integration and testing of both test and flight articles.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the AI&T team overseeing the build and test process for the NOVA-C lunar lander.

  • Work with the composite production team to prepare flight hardware for final integration.

  • Develop, qualify, and refine manufacturing processes to accelerate the build process of the NOVA-C lander.

  • Work with manufacturing, design engineers, and project managers to evaluate designs for manufacturability and test requirements.

  • Define and take ownership of processes that support the needs of the program and work efficiently.

  • Interface with other engineers, subject matter experts, and technicians to solve production and integration problems.

  • Identify ways to resolve non-conformances and work with the quality team to implement corrective actions and process improvements.

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor of Science in engineering disciplines.

Experience:

Experience working hands-on with various types of hardware

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

  • Experience with production in clean room type environments

  • Experience with carbon composite materials

  • Previously worked in a team environment or lead a team

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Avionics Systems Engineer (R0000150)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an experienced Avionics Systems Engineer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Work with avionics enclosure designers to ensure that the enclosures meet the specified hardware requirements

  • Work with thermal engineers to ensure enclosures meet thermal requirements

  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to identify improvements to designs

  • Interact with other design teams and the avionics team to coordinate changes

  • Work with suppliers to determine the best design practices and components selection

  • Participate in design, manufacturing readiness, and test readiness reviews

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.

Experience:

Experience working hands-on with various types of hardware

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

  • Experience with power systems on aircraft or spacecraft

  • Experience with mechanical systems

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Jr. Avionics Engineer - Harness Design, Fabrication, Test (R0000151)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an Jr. Avionics Engineer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers to design flight and test harnesses

  • Work with technicians to fabricate test and flight cables

  • Take initiative to read through Interface Control Documents to ensure that cables are created correctly after being given the task to create cables for a specific test

  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to identify improvements to designs

  • Interact with other design teams, electrical technicians, and the avionics team to coordinate changes

  • Work with suppliers to determine the best design practices and components selection

  • Participate in design, manufacturing readiness, and test readiness reviews

  • Desire to work hands-on with various types of hardware

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.

Experience:

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Development Engineer - Navigation (R0000152)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with design, implementation, and test of the Nova Navigation application suite

  • Exercise the Navigation application suite against simulated environments and test rigs to validate and verify proper implementation

  • Draft unit tests and coordinate high-level testing of Navigation features and functionality

  • Assist with analyses upon nominal and off-nominal vehicle operations and performance related to Navigation behavior

  • Support console operations of onboard Navigation software during field tests and deployments

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

B.S. in physics or aerospace engineering.

Experience:

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

  • Experience in C/C++ development. 

  • Experience with optical navigation techniques and implementations. 

  • Organized, thorough and methodical approach to software quality and testing. 

  • Ability to travel to support operations in various test and deployment scenarios

Desired Skills

  • M.S. or PhD in physics or aerospace engineering

  • Experience developing navigation-related flight software

  • Experience integrating with and executing simulations

  • Experience with the design, implementation, and test of solutions involving fault detection, isolation &recovery (FDIR)

  • Experience with xUnit compliant unit test frameworks

  • Experience with GSFC Core Flight Software (CFS) framework

  • Experience with NASA Trick simulation framework

  • Experience with real-time software

  • Experience with spacecraft operations/console support

  • Experience with Windows and POSIX-based operating systems

  • Experience with Docker-based containerization

  • Experience in an agile / scrum development environment

  • Experience in Gitflow coordinated configuration management schemes

  • Strong understanding of orbital mechanics, propagation, state determination, and uncertainty

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Electrical Technician (R0000155)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an experienced Electrical Technician professional to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Electrical ground and test equipment development and test experience to include: development of ground and flight hardware

  • Soldering, cabling and wiring of spaceflight hardware experience is a must

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Experience:

At least 5 years of space flight electronics and wiring/cabling hands on experience

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

  • Space flight hardware manufacturing, integration and testing. 

  • Ground hardware manufacturing, integration and testing. 

  • Test equipment manufacturing, integration and testing.

Desired Skills

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Flight Controls Engineer (R0000157)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an experienced Flight Controls Engineer with expertise in spacecraft control systems design to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Design, development, analysis, and implementation of Flight Control Laws and control algorithms to meet vehicle performance and stability margins for an orbital spacecraft operating in a variety of mission phases.

  • Support definition of Flight Control System specifications and requirements and Flight Control Law requirements for handling qualities, sensors, actuators, and controllers.

  • Conduct engineering analysis, studies, and performance assessments.

  • Design and analysis of controllers using classical control system design approaches (frequency and s-domain).

  • Mathematical modeling of dynamic systems.

  • Controller implementation using both analog and digital approaches.

  • Integrate flight algorithms and simulation models into software and hardware-in-the-loop simulation environments.

  • Perform hardware / software integration and testing on flight hardware systems.

  • Verify and validate Flight Control Systems through testing in desktop simulation environment, systems integration labs, terrestrial spacecraft engine test, and spacecraft/system qualification and certification activities.

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

A Masters in aerospace engineering or related discipline is required, with emphasis in the area of automatic feedback control systems is required. Minimum Bachelor of Science in engineering or equivalent experience

Experience:

5 years experience in optimal control theory and estimation algorithm design.

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

  • GN&C simulation, modeling, and performance analysis. 

  • Experience developing software in C/C++ and Python. 

  • Experience with Linux and GSFC Core Flight Software and JSC Trick and JEOD simulation development tools preferred.

Desired Skills

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Flight Software Developer (R0000158)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking a software developer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain embedded flight software features and improvement

  • Analyze, test and perform I/O performance assessments upon integrated hardware/software solutions

  • Interface with hardware design and development

  • Draft unit/integration tests and coordinate high-level testing of features

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor's degree in physics or engineering domain.

Experience:

  • Experience in C/C++ development. 

  • Experience with hardware/software integration.

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

  • Familiar with multiple communications protocols. 

  • Organized, thorough and methodical approach to software quality and testing.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with GSFC Core Flight Software (CFS) framework

  • Experience with device driver implementations

  • Experience with logging frameworks and their architecture

  • Experience with xUnit compliant test frameworks

  • Experience with Windows and POSIX-based operating systems

  • Experience in an agile / scrum development environment

  • Experience in Gitflow coordinated configuration management schemes

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Mechanical Technician (R0000161)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking an experienced Mechanical Technician professional to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting engineering staff with staging, setting up, assembling, testing, and installing spaceflight hardware.

  • Hands on operations with both large and small fragile spaceflight assemblies.

  • Reading and interpreting engineering blueprints, schematics and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment.

  • Utilizing machine shop manufacturing equipment (lathe, milling machine, drill press, etc.) in parts fabrication

  • CNC experience (at least some limited CNC experience)

  • Using various electro-mechanical tools and equipment with little or no prior instruction.

  • Verifying dimensions of parts, using precision calibrated measuring instruments and tools, to ensure specifications are met.

  • Collaborating with production engineers to develop and document integration processes and procedures.

  • Performing work according to approved procedures, specifications, and test instructions.

  • Heavy rigging for large assemblies.

  • Operation of personnel platforms (boom lifts, scissor lifts, etc.) Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies

  • Ensuring all production services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner.

  • Maintaining a tidy work environment and adhering to industry regulations.

  • Performing all other assigned duties and being adaptive to changing manufacturing schedules.

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Post-secondary school training from a vocational education program. Military technical training is highly desired.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional propulsion, mechanical, electrical or avionics hardware installation experience. 

  • Experience building, testing, and handling space flight hardware.

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

  • Experience with manufacturing in Composite, Aluminum, Titanium, and/or Inconel manufacturing would be a plus.

  • Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, or similar is beneficial.

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Orbital Tube Welder (R0000163)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is seeking a Orbital Tube Welder to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities

To ensure success as an Orbital Tube Welder, you will be responsible for and exhibit solid knowledge in Orbital Gas Line Welding in a constructive and safe manner. Provide support to all areas of production and communicate technical advice to the project construction team.

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, or similar is beneficial. Post-secondary or trade school training from a vocational education program. Military technical training is highly desired.

Experience:

Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, or other high reliability operating environment.

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional OTW in Propulsion, Aerospace, Chemical or Semiconductor plant maintenance experience strongly preferred.

  • Certified in or Experience with OTW in Stainless steel, Titanium, and/or Inconel. manufacturing would be a plus.

  • ASME hand welding certification including Tig, Mig, and stick.

  • Excellent communication skills (in both written and verbal), integration, coordination.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently.

  • Experience building, testing, and handling space flight hardware.

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

General applications (R0000201)

Houston, TX

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Responsibilities

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  • Propulsion

  • Avionics & Power

  • Structures

  • Environments (Loads & Dynamics, Thermal)

  • Business Development

  • Contracts/Subcontracts

  • Purchasing

  • Logistics and supply chain

  • Technician (Electrical, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Welder - Space Certifications preferred)

  • Additive manufacturing

  • Engineering production

  • Spacecraft Test and Verification

  • Systems Engineering & Integration

  • Flight Dynamics

  • Guidance, Navigation & Control

  • Flight Software Development

  • Flight Software Testing

  • Ground Software development

  • Communications and RF

  • Spacecraft Assembly and Integration

  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

  • Sr. Accounting

  • Recruiting (Candidate screening, requisitions)

  • Drafting

  • CAD design and Mass Properties

  • Mission Operations and Training

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Experience:

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Desired Skills

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Subcontracts Specialist (R0000200)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is leading the return to the lunar surface with our Nova-C lander. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of the first commercial landing on the Moon. Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

Intuitive Machines is a leading-edge space company. We proudly put forward an exceptional team that lives at the intersection of rigor and agility.  We are seeking the best, the brightest and the driven to be a part of our mission supporting NASA various space programs.  Join our team and you’ll be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history. 

The Subcontracts Specialist will perform a full range or procurement and administrative activities associated with subcontracting work. Qualifies suppliers, issues requests for proposals, evaluates proposals, maintains subcontract files in accordance to established procedures.

Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily operation requirements and workflow of numerous government and commercial subcontracts

  • Prepares the solicitation document for complex acquisitions to include statements of work, terms and conditions, flow-down terms and conditions, bid or performance evaluation factors, and other measures incorporated into the Requests for Proposal/ Request for Quote as may be appropriate for the procurement

  • Serves as the focal point when bids are received, reviews both the technical and cost proposals, and obtains input from the technical staff

  • Reviews subcontract activities at pre-solicitation and award phase for risk and compliance assessment

  • Negotiates price, contract specifications, delivery dates, incentives and other terms and conditions

  • Prepares documentation summary and cost/price analysis

  • Prepares source selection statements and other required file documentation

  • Protect the company’s interest and ensure compliance with company policies, legal and regulatory requirements

  • Reviews and administers subcontracts to ensure satisfactory progress and compliance with terms and conditions of the subcontract, and to identify problems that threaten contractor performance

  • Works with the end user to collect feedback and identify areas requiring improvements or corrective action

  • Recommends actions when subcontractor is not in compliance with subcontract clauses and provisions, or issue corrective action plan as required

  • Manages modifications and change orders in support of customer demands and all other aspects of day-to-day subcontract administration

  • Participates in bid and proposal activities to include but not limited to data calls, and cost proposals and pricing activities, including price negotiation, in conjunction with multiple departments

  • Analyzes and independently resolves or coordinates resolution of technical and administrative problems involving subcontracts

  • Regular interaction with finance, accounting, business development and senior management

Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree is preferred; preferably in supply chain, business, finance or a related field with a minimum of 5 years experience in subcontract administration, or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

Experience managing various fixed-price contracts and cost-reimbursement contracts as described by FAR part 16.

Communication:

Excellent written and verbal communication

Required Skills:

Background in Government contracts preferred with the ability to implement FAR, DFAR requirements as related to procurement. Must have excellent Microsoft Office skills. Proven ability to work with customers to develop algorithm/tool requirements and use cases. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Capable of working in research environment.

Desired Skills

  • Highly organized and detail oriented; able to juggle, prioritize, and keep track of multiple tasks and projects

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast-pace work environment

  • Must have a “can do” attitude – no job is too big or small, problem solver

  • Ability to take on ownership of projects ad hoc and drive them from beginning to end

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated and proactive; creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements

  • Energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity

  • Professional, confident, driven and dynamic

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Internship: Fall 2023

We value the opportunity to provide our interns with hands-on experience and mentorship by our incredibly skilled professional team. Our internships are subject to projects and personnel availability. If you are interested in the possibility of an internship, please apply via General Application. 
Due to the great volume of applicants, we recommend submitting resumes six to nine months in advance.

More info

  • Technical degrees in computer science, engineering, physics, and mathematics

  • Software and simulation developers (Python, C/C++, Real-time OS, Linux) with knowledge of physical systems and model development.

  • Software development and platform development (JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, JSON).

  • Data processing and state estimation theoretical and practical experience with sensor data collection and real-time processing.

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Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.   However, due to restrictions imposed through contracts supporting the U.S. Government, some positions require U.S. citizenship. Candidates for certain positions may be required to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

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