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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!

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Project Manager for Lunar Rover Hardware Development (R0000256)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager for Lunar Rover Hardware Development.


  • Perform project management and engineering functions for hardware development, manufacturing, and assembly

  • Provide budgeting, forecasting and cost estimating support

  • Monitor cost performance against established plans

  • Develop and maintain company and customer (government) financial reports

  • Oversee and develop procedures, work instructions and process flows

  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware or test support hardware

  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required

  • Experience with NASA/JSC Class I flight hardware process and certification

  • Must be able to review Work Authorization Documents (WADs) to process Class I hardware for flight/testing support

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels

  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings

  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis

  • Experience with procedure development

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures

  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process

Desired Skills

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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.

Mechanical Design Engineer (R0000255)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer with Intuitive Machines.


  • Support a variety of NASA's space exploration activities with design, prototyping and testing

  • Create engineering models and drawings conforming to applicable standards

  • Perform dimensional tolerance analyses, including thermal effects and GD&T


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Experience creating 3D models and 2D fabrication drawings

  • Experience analyzing assembly tolerances, including thermal effects and GD&T

  • Experience with common machine shop processes and rapid prototyping/3D-printing

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

  • NASA or aerospace mechanical design experience

  • NASA flight hardware design experience

  • Mechanisms or robotics design experience

  • Creo CAD software and related extensions such as Cabling, Piping, Sheetmetal and Simulation


Desired Skills

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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.

HALO Spacecraft Software Engineer (R0000254)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a HALO Spacecraft Software Engineer with Intuitive Machines.


  • Software Management and Oversight

  • Software release planning and estimation

  • Software testing and verification

  • Review lower-level software testing and verification

  • Software Process Assessments (including Compliance assessments) across the full

  • Development life cycle

  • Perform software product assessment for completeness of design and implementation

  • throughout the full software development lifecycle

  • Ensure NASA requirements are satisfied by design solutions and support production/control board meetings, design, and system reviews

  • Support the development of CDR and manufacturing readiness review products and participate in module system reviews

  • Interface with NASA and spacecraft system engineering teams

  • Environmental Control and Life Support System

  • Provide engineering insight and oversight support for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) prime contractor and Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) subcontractors

  • Coordinate with the Gateway ECLSS System Management team on programmatic requirement change requests, design review support, interface definition and control, verification integration, and provide status on high level development progress and issues

  • Monitor system integration, interface management and coordination

  • Electrical Power System

  • Provide engineering insight and oversight support for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) prime contractor and Electric Power System (EPS) subcontractors

  • Coordinate with the Gateway EPS System Management team on programmatic requirement change requests, design review support, interface definition and control, verification integration, and provide status on high level development progress and issues

  • Demonstrate excellent communication, collaboration, and coordination skills

  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors

  • Work in a fast-paced, agile environment

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. degree and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

Technical (General)

  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including functional requirements and verification success criteria

  • Experience in risk assessment and implementation of risk reducing measures

  • Experience leading a software development project across the full development life cycle

Technical (Avionics & Software)

  • Experience developing software across the full development life cycle

  • Safety Critical Human-Rated Software Development

  • Human Rated Mature Software Processes

  • Data driven software systems and applications

  • Software Testing and Verification (including Independent V&V)

  • Writing/reviewing test and verification definitions

  • Avionics C&DH (Command and Data Handling)

  • Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

  • Autonomous Systems

Technical (ECLSS)

  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space ECLSS systems including Atmosphere Revitalization Systems, Atmosphere

  • Conditioning, Environmental Monitoring, Pressure Control Systems, and Emergency Systems

  • Experience with ECLSS Emergency Systems and System Safety

Technical (EPS)

  • Experience with design, assembly, verification, safety, testing and operation of distributed spacecraft power systems

Professional

  • Proficiency with team collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, Webex, Skype, SharePoint, Jira

  • Experience working as part of an Integrated Product Team to develop avionic systems

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude

  • Experience fostering a collaborative team environment

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision

  • Fostering and working in a collaborative team environment

  • Effectively communicate across a wide range of technical disciplines, with vendors/contractors, direct customers, and upper management

  • Ability to prepare written documents/presentations and to verbally present at various meetings

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles and associated documentation

  • Knowledge of commonly used NASA concepts, practices, processes, and procedures relating to mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools

  • Knowledge of the NASA Gateway Spacecraft systems and software, specifically for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO)

  • Experience with Core Flight System (cFS) Applications (or similar flight software framework)

  • Experience with Time Triggered Ethernet (or similar protocols such as ARINC 664)

  • Experience working as part of an Integrated Product Team to develop avionic systems

  • Fault Detection, Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) for Distributed Avionics Architectures

  • Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

  • Familiarity with:

  • Software project management experience

  • Safety Critical Human-Rated Software Development Processes

  • NASA software and systems development standards (incl NPR 7150.2)

  • NASA/JSC documentation databases as well as typical systems engineering products

  • NASA/JSC engineering processes

  • Object oriented software development

  • Agile software development

  • C/C++ coding

  • Linux scripting languages such as Python

  • ARINC 664, 653, SAE AS6802 or RTC DO178

  • Data Validation

  • Code Review

  • Unit Testing

  • Algorithm Design Document

  • Run for Record test and results

Desired Skills

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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.

Senior Spacecraft Rendezvous and Proximity Operations GN&C Simulation Engineer (R0000253)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Spacecraft Rendezvous and Proximity Operations GN&C Simulation Engineer.


  • Provide math modeling and simulation development, integration, and testing of commercial visiting vehicle GN&C systems

  • Develop formal math model and simulation documentation

  • Identify team simulation tasks, resolve simulation related issues and assist team members

  • Directly interact with the NASA customers, along with various NASA support contractors, during technical meetings and working groups

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and five (5) years direct engineering experience. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Experience with Linux, C/C++ and/or Python

  • Experience with version control systems

  • Experience with GN&C principles

  • Experience developing, verifying, and validating math models and simulations

  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience towards timely completion of technical products and services

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills and the ability to work in a team environment consisting of NASA civil servants and various contractor employees

  • Strong leadership skills


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Experience with spacecraft rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking

  • Experience with orbital mechanics

  • Experience with Git/GitLab

  • Previous experience with simulation visualization and graphics packages, particularly JSC EDGE or DOUG

Experience with:

  • JSC TRICK Simulation Environment

  • JEOD (JSC Engineering Orbital Dynamics) modeling package

  • LaTeX

  • Experience in product delivery and management utilizing source code management tools

  • Proficiency in MATLAB/Simulink

  • NASA flight operations and procedure


Desired Skills

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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.

Lab Operations Manager (R0000252)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lab Operations Manager to join our team as we support development and test of the next-generation EVA spacesuit.


  • Maintain the Standard Operating Procedures for each Lab, update as necessary and ensure implementation of all applicable NASA, Johnson Space Center (JSC), JSC Engineering Directorate, NASA Crew and Thermal systems division directives and standard practices.

  • Monitor lab safety activities for compliance with JSC requirements/guidelines and promote best practices in these areas

  • Coordinate lab equipment maintenance and ensure that all GSE and non-GSE ancillary equipment (force gauges, load certified straps, etc.) meets calibration requirements.  This includes monitoring calibration due dates and processing the proper paperwork for performing calibrations at JSC facilities.

  • Management of pressure systems equipment, including component calibration, cleanliness requirements compliance, and anomaly resolution

  • Approve, coordinate, plan, and schedule all test operations/testing activities for assigned labs

  • Develop and/or review essential documentation for the assigned subsystem including assembly procedures, test procedures, and any additional operations-related products

  • Periodically status management on lab and test rig activities

  • Help to identify project risks as they relate to labs, lab equipment, and GSE

  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

HS diploma and 20 years of related experience or BS in Engineering Technology or related field and 15 years of related experience. Experience with version control systems

Experience:

  • Experience with xEMU processes and operations in the JSC PLSS Components Acceptance Lab and Space Suit Systems Lab

  • Experience with lab operations, upkeep, and maintenance activities in the JSC PLSS Components Acceptance Lab and Space Suit Systems Lab, including the test rigs, controlled work areas, and video surveillance equipment

  • Experience with the development and review of xEMU PLSS assembly and disassembly procedures

  • Experience with managing the assembly and disassembly of the xEMU PLSS DVT unit per approved procedures

  • Experience with the hardware, maintenance, and operations of the Shuttle/ISS EMU flight hardware system

  • Training certifications in cleanroom operations, hazards in oxygen systems, and ESD control

  • Ability to develop processes and procedures and advise on areas for improvement

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical and electrical systems, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and component level and systems level testing


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Familiarity with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures

  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle.

Desired Skills

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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.

Sample Collections Clerk (R0000251)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sample Collections Clerk with Intuitive Machines.


  • Follow established procedures for shipping and receiving of samples from the Curation collections (Lunar, Meteorite, Genesis, Stardust, Cosmic Dust, Hayabusa, and Microparticle Impact Curation – MIC, and future collections OREx and H2) labs.

  • Update databases.

  • Prepare sample assignment forms.

  • Package and mail samples to Principle Investigators (PI's), responsible for tracking packages from the Sample Control Center (SCC) to acknowledged delivery to the PI.

  • Receive and verify PI sample inventories.

  • Receive and record returned samples from PI's; including clearing PI inventories of samples returned and transferring return samples to the appropriate processing laboratory.

  • Generate NASA Export Control reports for samples that are mailed to foreign PI's.

  • Inspect all returned packages/samples, issue return receipts.

  • Prepare packages/samples for reissue.

  • Identify damaged thin sections for repair and cleaning as necessary.

  • Maintain, collect, and store PI paperwork including PI inventories. 

  • Ensure the availability of data for validation, review, and when requested an auditable trail for all samples that enter and exit the Sample Control Center (SCC).

  • Ensure that critical shipments of samples are delivered to or received from the mail room by established times.

  • Work with collections databases as required to complete individual collections assignment tasks, including following export regulations for shipping materials to PI's.

  • Shipping and receiving of all extraterrestrial materials for the Astromaterials Acquisition & Curation Office

  • Updating the Mail Log with Federal Express Tracking numbers and verifying package deliver to PI's.

  • Interface with NASA JSC mail room, transportation, and export control for safe delivery of curation samples

  • Inspect returned extraterrestrial samples for Lunar and Meteorite collections and notify lab leads and curation managers when received.

  • Ensure compliance, maintain log out books and 892 forms for contractors for loans and returns of Astromaterials Educational samples (Lunar and Meteorite disks, displays, and meteorite hand samples).

  • Facilitate a library of Lunar and Meteorite thin sections.

  • Maintain the SCC Thin Section Access List.

  • Assess metrics for the SCC for management reports.

  • Compile sample allocations and return statistics twice a year for CAPTEM ExMAG Reports.

  • Maintain the Apollo Tool Checkout.

  • Assist with Hurricane Drill.


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and five (5) years direct engineering experience. ​This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience.

  • ​Experience with critical shipments of controlled documents, medical records, or tracked hardware.​

Desired Skills

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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.

Network Architect for Avionic Gateway System (R0000250)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Architect for Avionic Gateway System with Intuitive Machines.


  • The Network Architect supports the Gateway Command and Data Handling (C&DH) System, a critical sub-system of the Gateway Program which will return to the Moon

  • Support network configuration, VLAN, architecture

  • Support FPGA/ASIC development/procurement of hardware/software and interface

  • Support ethernet protocols and internet protocols for Quality of Service, network end systems, wired network switches

  • Review design and create models for performance and reliability studies

  • Support cybersecurity efforts including application of NIST 800-53

  • Support sub-project requirement and verification data packages to support architecture requirements, design, verification/validation, operations, and sustaining engineering

  • Support product life cycle reviews, coordinate integration, verification and validation activities

  • Work with requirements to align with hardware specifications while understanding the verifications

  • Review verification and validation reports to verify compliance with requirements

  • Participate and contribute to system requirements reviews, preliminary design reviews and critical design reviews

  • Work and present schedule and progress to customers

  • Must have good communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience. ​This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of ethernet network architecture and network hardware development

  • Must have a knowledge of spacecraft avionics and space hardware development

  • Must have knowledge and understanding of SE&I processes, methodologies, tools, and technologies

  • Must have good communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment​

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Must have a BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school

  • Must have minimum 7 years of relevant experience in engineering

  • Should have knowledge of IEEE 802.1, IEEE 802.3, ARINC 664-P7, and AS 6802

  • Should have Network Certification (CCNP, CCAr, CompTia Network+)

  • Should have knowledge of Avionic Hardware and/or Flight Processes/Paperwork

  • Should have experience in the NASA systems

  • Should have experience with Flight Hardware and/or Flight Processes/Paperwork or prior working experience with Shuttle or International Space Station flight operations​

Desired Skills

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Senior Structures and Mechanisms Engineer – Gateway (R0000249)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structures and Mechanisms Engineer – Gateway with Intuitive Machines.


  • Provide subsystem management and integration oversight in support of the Level 2 Gateway Structures and Mechanisms System Team

  • Provide understanding of integrated Gateway architecture and operations as it pertains to Structures and Mechanisms interaction

  • Provide system requirements development and interpretation, including deviations and alternate standards, as it pertains to the NASA Technical Authority Design and Construction Standards and Subsystem Specifications for structures and mechanical systems

  • Provide support to Program milestone and Safety reviews

  • Provide review of design and verification documentation related to Gateway Structural and Mechanisms systems and hardware 

  • Evaluate designs and perform technical and safety assessments. Identify areas needing independent verification and validation

  • Review and participate in test and verification of Gateway hardware

  • Provide technical support to Program Office, Boards and Panel meetings

  • Integrate with other technical disciplines to solve technical issues

  • Travel as needed to other NASA centers and commercial partner facilities, international and domestic, in support of duties

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience. ​This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, be able to work in a team, and develop cooperative relationships with NASA and commercial partners

  • Strong structural or mechanical system design experience including familiarization with design and analysis tools and testing methods

  • Experience with NASA structural, mechanical, and safety standards and their application

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with hardware and operations in direct engineering experience on manned space vehicles

  • A working knowledge and experience with Orion, Commercial Crew, Shuttle, and/or International Space Station design and verification documentation and requirements

  • Systems Engineering experience/background or a desire to learn systems engineering

Desired Skills

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Mechanical Design Drafter (R0000248)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Drafter with Intuitive Machines.


  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities on the International Space Station and space exploration

  • Work in a team environment to analyze requirements from the customer and develop design solutions

  • Design, develop, test, handle implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems

  • Perform engineering design evaluations

  • Produce engineering drawings conforming to JPR 8500 and other applicable standards

  • Perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis

  • Produce mechanical, electrical cable and soft goods drawings conforming NASA/JSC JPR 8500 and ASME Y14 standards

  • Prepare reports and present designs at various design reviews using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Support project meetings and create reports as required 

  • Produce other preferred design documentation

  • Perform other tasks assigned


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Typically requires a HS Diploma or its equivalent and normally possess 12 years of experience in the field or in a related area. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Must have the ability to produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14.5

  • Must have experience producing design, develop, test, and handle implementation of technical products and systems

  • Must have design experience using solid modeling CAD software including some working experience using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient with MS office Products


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (NASA/JSC JPR 8500)

  • Familiarization with JSC Fabrication Tolerances and Practices (SKZ36103755)

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience designing flight hardware and creating drawings for NASA/JSC.

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience using AutoCAD

Desired Skills

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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.

Mechanical Design Drafter (R0000247)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Drafter with Intuitive Machines.


  • Support Johnson Space Center's activities on the International Space Station and space exploration

  • Work in a team environment to analyze requirements from the customer and develop design solutions

  • Design, develop, test, handle implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems

  • Perform engineering design evaluations

  • Produce engineering drawings conforming to JPR 8500 and other applicable standards

  • Perform dimensional fit tolerance analysis

  • Produce mechanical, electrical cable and soft goods drawings conforming NASA/JSC JPR 8500 and ASME Y14 standards

  • Prepare reports and present designs at various design reviews using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Support project meetings and create reports as required 

  • Produce other preferred design documentation

  • Perform other tasks assigned


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Typically requires a HS Diploma or its equivalent and normally possess 12 years of experience in the field or in a related area. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Must have the ability to produce drawings conforming to ASME Y14.5

  • Must have experience producing design, develop, test, and handle implementation of technical products and systems

  • Must have design experience using solid modeling CAD software including some working experience using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient with MS office Products


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Familiarization with JSC Engineering Drawing System Manual (NASA/JSC JPR 8500)

  • Familiarization with JSC Fabrication Tolerances and Practices (SKZ36103755)

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience designing flight hardware and creating drawings for NASA/JSC.

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience using PTC CREO or Pro Engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience using AutoCAD


Desired Skills

  • .

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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.

Web Applications Software Development Lead (R0000246)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Web Applications Software Development Lead with Intuitive Machines.


  • Plan, direct, and project manage the development of scientific, applied science, and engineering data databases, applications, web site content, and computational programs for the JETS/Science and Exploration Department and with the NASA/Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division

  • Lead a diverse team of approximately a five department IT development staff to deliver software products and services, establish team roles and responsibilities, and engage and develop team skills

  • Provide direction for enhancing and formalizing the software development process

  • Provide direction for assuring that all software and system are compliant with NASA and IRD (Information Resource Directorate) security and software guidelines and requirements

  • Work with Science and Exploration Department managers and civil servant customers to determine requirements, establish a strategic approach to development and priorities, document software, and validate performance of delivered software and data

  • Project manage significant software development tasks, efforts, and projects using project management best practices for all cycles of the tasks/efforts/projects including close communication with the department manager

  • Coordinate software development with IT server infrastructure and IT security leads.

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and normally possess 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Significant experience in software development using a variety of languages, databases, and methodologies

  • Knowledge of newer web technologies including Node, React, Vue, and cloud

  • Ability to understand existing applications written in ColdFusion, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Proficient with databases especially SQL Server

  • At least five years' experience with project management, software team leadership, and software processes including development, test, deployment, maintenance, and reporting

  • Be knowledgeable of standards and best practices for integrating security and accessibility within software

  • Positive interpersonal skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and eight (8) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and four (4) years of progressive experience. Requires demonstrated technical expertise in engineering systems design and analysis

  • Advanced degrees or certifications in the field of software development and project management.

  • System administrator knowledge of MS Windows operating systems

  • Experience within the NASA JSC IT environment preferred (optional)

  • Excellent Project Management skills


Desired Skills

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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.

Test Engineer (R0000245)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

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.

Responsibilities

Intuitive Machines proudly supports NASA’s mission to further human exploration. We are seeking the best, the brightest, and the driven to be a part of our mission. Join our team and you will be rewarded with competitive compensation, benefits, and possession of your own unique place in history.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Test Engineer with Intuitive Machines.


  • Develop hardware test plans and schedules, including the identification of test cases

  • Develop hardware test procedures and execute flight hardware tests such as thermal, vibration, shock, acoustic, modal, vacuum, and radiation testing

  • Setup and operate test instrumentation and data acquisition systems for spacecraft flight hardware testing

  • Document test results and test discrepancies

  • Lead anomaly investigations and troubleshooting efforts

  • Provide technical guidance to test team members

  • Perform to functional and technical specifications and standards, aid in solutions for hardware interface problems, and ensure integration of the entire system or subsystem through test product execution

  • Coordinate subsystem and/or system testing activities

  • Work in a team environment, and report to project lead or project manager for technical support, task assignment, and processes

  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed

  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions

  • Perform other duties as required


Required Education / Experience / Skills

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in the field or in a related area. This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Experience:

  • Self-motivated person with strong verbal and written communication skills

  • This role requires the flexibility and willingness to take on new assignments as they arise

  • Experience with test procedure development

  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels

  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products


Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

Full-Time Exempt Position

About The Role

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures

  • Experience with hardware processing for spaceflight

  • Ex Co-op or Intern experience at JSC or other NASA agency

  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process

  • Experience with Creo


Desired Skills

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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.

Internship opportunities 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.

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  • 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.