Nova - Simulation Software Developer (R0000206)

Houston, TX

Full-Time Exempt Position

U.S. Citizenship Required

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

  • Design, implement, test and own Nova environmental, vehicle and I/O simulation models

  • Provide other team members with simulation and Trick expertise

  • Draft unit tests and coordinate high-level testing of implemented models

  • Collaborate with flight software developers in creating reasonably realistic environment and effector models

Required Education/Experience/Skills

Education:

B.S. in physics or engineering domain

Communication:

Excellent verbal and written communication

Desired Skills

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

  • 5+ years experience in C/C++ development

  • 5+ years experience in object-oriented design

  • 3+ years experience with the NASA Trick simulation framework

  • Experience with xUnit compliant unit test frameworks

  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL database solutions

  • Experience with Windows and Unix operating systems

  • Experience with Docker-based containerization

  • 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.