Software Developer – Simulation (AXIOM) (R0000173)

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.


· Design, implement, test and own Axiom GN&C and I/O simulation models

· Configure and build simulations to support GN&C development, testing and analyses

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

· Collaborate with flight software developers in creating reasonably realistic environment, sensor and effector models

Required Education/Experience/Skills

· B.S. in physics or engineering domain

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

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· 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 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

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods