Propulsion Software Engineer

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.

Intuitive Machines is seeking a propulsion software developer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to*

  • Design, implement and maintain embedded flight software features and improvement

  • Draft unit/integration tests and coordinate high-level testing of features

  • Design, analysis, and development of propulsion systems and components for space flight

  • Design and operate propulsion system testing equipment during integrated and offline testing per procedures and with a focus on safety.

  • Requires knowledge and experience with fluid systems, valves, regulators, pumps.

  • Mathematical modeling of dynamic systems

  • Apply advanced knowledge of propulsion system design, analysis principles, systems engineering, and operations.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university

Required Experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability*

  • Experience in propulsion component/system design and production

  • Experience in C/C++ development

  • Experience with hardware/software integration

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

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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

  • A passion for spaceflight

Desired experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability*:

  •  Experience with GSFC Core Flight Software (CFS) framework

  • Experience with device driver implementations

  • Experience in Gitflow coordinated configuration management schemes



* U.S. Citizenship Required

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