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3D Graphics Creative Developer

    In this position you will apply your creative talent to help produce ultra-realistic interactive VR and AR applications for training and concept evaluation using Blender. Our projects span a wide variety of application areas and industries including manned spaceflight, robotics, construction, agriculture, medical and petrochemical industries.


  • Familiarity with 3D Modeling, texturing and animation using Blender
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


  • Demonstrated interest in staying up-to-date on emerging technologies and techniques
  • Experience developing and optimizing VR graphics in Unity and/or Unreal Engine to create ultra-realistic experiences
  • Proficiency with C# or C++ and Linux
  • Experience using infrastructure tools for source control, unit testing, issue tracking, and continuous integration

Software Developement and Avionics Integration

    In this position you will work with our team of engineers and our NASA customers to support manned space projects such as Gateway (extending human exploration into deep space and new destinations), the Orion crew vehicle and the International Space Station. This includes development of software for integration with human/computer interfaces, flight computer data interfaces and environment simulations. Must have solid hardware/software integration skills and the initiative and aptitude for hands-on problem solving and troubleshooting.


  • An experienced software developer with at least 3 years of software development and integration experience in a Linux environment
  • Good working knowledge of C++ and Python
  • Experience using infrastructure 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)


  • Time-Triggered Ethernet (TTEthernet or TTE) skills
  • Development of applications using Core Flight Software or Core Flight System (CFS) infrastructure
  • Knowledge of spaceflight communication protocols, data handling, and testing architectures
  • Avionics integration or environment simulation development

Robotics Software Developement

    Robotics Software Engineer for development, integration and testing of manipulation and planning algorithms. Products will include custom software for NASA robotics and spacecraft applications with focus on development of humanoid robot manipulation capabilities.


  • Demonstrated proficiency developing robotics applications using C++ and Python in a Linux OS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working in an agile small-team environment
  • Bachelor or advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering, Computer Science or other robotics-related field
  • US citizen or permanent resident


  • Graduate level research experience in robotics and/or computer science
  • Experience working in a modern software development environment including use of continuous integration and unit testing
  • Experience in JAVA
  • Experience integrating and testing on physical robotics platforms


  • Perception and/or machine vision
  • Localization and mapping
  • Path and grasp planning
  • User Interface Design experience
  • 3D rendering and simulation
  • Message-based middleware
  • Real-time control systems

METECS considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Candidates must be able to obtain a NASA security clearance (NACI).

If you are interested in working with METECS, please email your resume to Alternatively, you may fax your resume to (281) 282-0504, or mail it to:

P.O. Box 891506
Houston, TX 77289-1506

If you have questions, or would like additional information, please contact us at

All inquiries are treated with the strictest confidence. All applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident

* METECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MAILING ADDRESS:   P.O. Box 891506  |  Houston, TX 77289-1506
CORPORATE OFFICE:   1030 Hercules Ave  |  Houston, TX 77058  |  Phone: 832.476.8651