Simulation Software Developer

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 an experienced simulation software developer to join our Lunar program.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to*

  • 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


  • 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

Highly Desired*

  • 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

Note: A coding test may be required as part of the screening and interview process.

*U.S. citizenship is required.

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