Intuitive Machines​

Houston, TX 77058 - Full-time exempt position

Intuitive Machines is an innovative and disruptive company who is leading space technologies, engineering and operations. 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 an incredible and rewarding experience on our Mission And Program Integration (MAPI) contract in support of NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC).  


Job Duties:

As a network engineer the candidate will serve as and perform the following:

  • Support the NASA International Space Station Program at the Johnson Space Center.

  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot the computer network, including planning and other activities reserved for the most complex issues.

  • MAPI Senior IT Network Administrator

  • Troubleshoot and solve the most complex network connectivity problems, including monitoring the network and servers for problems, diagnosing problems, and taking the appropriate corrective measures to ensure an expedient resolution.

  • Define and implement network disaster recovery and hardware, software and information protection and file integrity.

  • Ensure network security by insuring proper user accessibility, and being able to reasonably guard against the most complex threats to security that will face our network.

  • Install, administer, support, and maintain Network and server hardware, peripherals, software, and operating systems.

  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, and e-mails, regarding network operations and/or problems.

  • Maintain, prepare, and uphold processes for reporting, statistically monitoring, and logging network performance. This includes the ability to identify and resolve the most complex performance issues that may face our servers and network.

  • Assist in planning for the future strategy of networks and servers, and providing budgetary information as needed.

  • Conduct research on various networks and products of networking in support of its development and procurement efforts.

  • Evaluate and recommend network and server hardware and software for purchase.

  • Perform all network upgrades and End Of Life (EOL) hardware replacement

Required Education/Experience/Skills*

  • Network system operational training, and at least ten years of experience in network support services – including experience with the most complex and difficult network issues - with a demonstrated ability to solve the most networking systems issues

  • Successful completion of a background check by NASA and the federal Government is mandatory.

  • Must be a US citizen

  • BS degree in a computer / system science or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience in progressive software development experience with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in software development

  • MUST be able communicate effectively both verbally and in electronic formats.

  • Ability to elaborate, understand and implement network requirements.

  • Ability to quickly identify and troubleshoot database related issues while providing verbal feedback to the System Administration and Operations Manager and Task Leads. 

  • Must be able to respond quickly to trouble calls and organize and simplify technical information.

  • Requires a thorough understanding of Computer Systems Hardware and Software in order to isolate and choose proper corrective actions under pressure. 

  • Must have patience and be tolerant of others.


Preferred skills/experience:

  • Firm understanding Cisco hardware and Software

  • Current Network certifications from an accredited network vendor

  • Has worked at other Government installation and has knowledge of federal security standards (NIST, FISMA, CDM.)


Working conditions

Working conditions vary from a typical office setting to a large computer lab with controlled access and large amounts of electrical equipment and cabling.  In addition, some work must be performed during non-working hours to meet customer requirements and system availability requirements

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.

  • 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.


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now!

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Employment Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

*U.S. citizenship is required.

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