Ground Software Developer 

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.


Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to*  

  • Design, implement and test full stack applications comprising the Nova ground system

  • Participate in peer review of colleague’s contributions

  • Create and execute unit tests on critical system components

  • Assist with ground system deployment and maintenance

  • Collaborate with flight software and simulation developers to execute ground system improvements and fixes


Required Education & Skills*

  • B.S. in computer science or engineering domain

  • 5+ years experience in C# .NET development of webservices

  • 5+ years experience in object-oriented design

  • 5+ years experience with Windows and POSIX-based operating systems

  • 5+ years experience with TypeScript/JavaScript

  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL database solutions

  • Experience with web API design/development

  • Experience with Docker-based containerization

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

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience in an agile / scrum development environment

  • Capable of both high quantity and high quality output

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

  • A passion for spaceflight


Highly Desired*

  • M.S. or PhD in computer science or engineering domain

  • Experience with xUnit compliant unit test frameworks

  • Experience with utilizing design patterns in object-oriented programming

  • Experience with the NASA Trick simulation framework

  • Experience with TCP/IP socket communication

  • Experience with Visual Studio/ vscode IDE

  • Experience in Gitflow coordinated configuration management schemes

*U.S. citizenship is required.

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