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Nova-Flight Software Developer-Propulsion

at Voyig

Posted: 8/6/2019
Job Reference #: 4162
Keywords: computer

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  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Houston
    Posted Date2 months ago(6/17/2019 5:00 PM)
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    Nova – Flight Software Developer – Propulsion

    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.


    • Work closely with the propulsion team to implement proper nominal and off-nominal behavior of the vehicle’s propulsion system
    • Design, implement, test and own the Nova propulsion application
    • Exercise the propulsion application against simulated environments and test rigs to validate and verify proper implementation
    • Draft unit tests and coordinate high-level testing of propulsion features and functionality
    • Conduct analyses upon nominal and off-nominal vehicle operations and performance related to vehicle propulsive function
    • Support console operations of on-board propulsion software during field tests and deployments


    • S. in computer science, physics, computer or aerospace engineering with at least 5 years of development experience
    • 5+ years experience in C/C++ development
    • Strong understanding of finite state machines
    • Experience integrating with and executing simulations
    • 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
    • Experience with the design, implementation and test of solutions involving fault detection, isolation and recovery (FDIR)
    • A passion for spaceflight

    Highly Desired:

    • S. or PhD in computer science, physics, computer or aerospace engineering
    • Experience with developing flight software for spacecraft propulsion systems
    • Experience with hardware/software integration of sensors and actuators
    • Experience with xUnit compliant unit test frameworks
    • Experience with GSFC Core Flight Software (CFS) framework
    • Experience with NASA Trick simulation framework
    • Experience with real-time software
    • Experience with spacecraft operations / console support
    • Experience with Windows and POSIX-based operating systems
    • Experience with Docker-based containerization
    • Experience in an agile / scrum development environment
    • Experience in Gitflow coordinated configuration management schemes
    • Ability to travel to support operations in various test and deployment scenarios
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