Software Architect (AXIOM) (R0000171)

Houston, TX, USA

Full-Time Exempt Position

U.S. Citizenship Required

About the Role

Intuitive Machines is working alongside our sister company, Axiom Space, to lead the charge of commercializing human spaceflight in Low Earth orbit via the Axiom Station. 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 innovative team.


· Lead design, integration and testing across flight, ground and simulation software elements

· Maintain and assess project schedule across all software components

· Properly strategize technical decisions to ensure a scalable and robust architecture•

Required Education/Experience/Skills

· B.S. in computer science or engineering domain

· Previous successful delivery, deployment and maintenance of customer facing production systems

· 5+ years experience in software project management

· 5+ years experience with full stack applications and/or service-oriented architectures

· 5+ years experience with embedded, real-time system development, preferably involving spacecraft flight software

· 5+ years experience in object-oriented design

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

· 5+ years experience with virtualization and containerization

· 5+ years experience with relational and NoSQL persistence solutions

· Organized, thorough and methodical approach to leadership

· 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


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

· 5+ years experience in Python, C, and C++ development

· Experience with AWS-based solutions

· Experience with computer networking at various OSI layers (i.e. Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP, etc.)

· Experience in project management, development and testing of safety critical applications

· Experience with test driven development methodologies

· Experience with software release engineering

· Familiar with the NASA Trick simulation framework

· Familiar with the NASA Core Flight System (CFS) framework

· Familiar with Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) standards

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

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods