Software Development and Integration

  • Houston, TX
  • 4 days ago
C++, C, Python, Linux
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

In this position, you will work with our team of engineers supporting our NASA customers to design, develop and integrate flight and simulation software to support systems such as the Orion spacecraft as well as other human spaceflight, commercial and research projects. This includes development of software for integration with human/computer interfaces, flight computer data interfaces and environment simulations. Must have solid hardware/software integration and testing skills, good team communication skills, initiative and an aptitude for hands-on problem solving and troubleshooting.


  • At least 4 years of software development, integration and testing experience in a Linux environment
  • Good working knowledge of C, C++, Python and shell scripts
  • Experience using development tools for source control, unit testing, issue tracking, and continuous integration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent experience)

Additional optional experience would include:

  • Knowledge of spaceflight communication protocols, data handling, and testing architectures
  • Development experience with real-time software
  • Simulation development using the NASA Trick simulation environment
  • Avionics integration or environment simulation development
  • Development experience with the Core Flight Executive (cFE) and Core Flight System (cFS) framework

Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position.

METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

About METECS -

We are a small high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software and analysis solutions for manned space and terrestrial applications. We develop and integrate software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of custom, commercial, and open-source technologies. Our specialties include robotics controls & analysis software, spacecraft and commercial equipment dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and web-based automation tools. Active and recent projects include algorithm development for NASA's Robonaut and Valkyrie robots, autonomous UAV control, RFID-Enabled Logistics Management for the International Space Station, the NASA Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2), spacecraft wireless Developmental Flight Instrumentation (DFI), the Orion Spacecraft Ascent Abort 2 mission, NASA s Exploration System Simulation (NExSyS), and NASA s Training Systems for the 21st Century initiative.

Perks: Flex hours, casual dress, get to make history.

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1030 Hercules Ave. Houston, TX, 77058

Dice Id : RTX19f77c
Position Id : 6402384
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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