Communications and Tracking/ RF

Intuitive Machines​

Houston, TX 77058 - Full-time exempt position

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 seeking an experienced Communications and Tracking/RF engineer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to*

  • Lead the design and development of Nova-C ground station system including ground station selection, ground stations interface definition, RF testing and integration, and payload communication interfaces

  • Develop and manage the ground station and communications requirements

  • Lead ground station and operations

  • Perform link budget analysis

  • Provide mission operations support

  • Develop technical reports and detailed test reports.

  • Lead the development of spacecraft RF communication systems from DDT&E through flight operations

  • Lead the development and documentation of electronic and electrical system requirements and verification.

  • Perform unit and system-level tests

  • CCSDS system development is desired

Required skills*

  • Knowledge of space environments and environmental testing

  • Experience building communications and tracking infrastructure layout


  • B.S., M.S., PhD in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering and minimum of 10+ years of experience in spacecraft communications and tracking systems development

*U.S. citizenship is required.

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