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Simulation Engineer

    In this position you will work with our talented team of engineers to develop real-time human-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop simulation technologies and systems for government and commercial customers. This includes development of computer models for mechanisms, sensors, actuators, data interfaces and control systems. Areas of application include robotics, mechanical systems, and spacecraft systems. Must have an interest in software development, good team communication skills, initiative and an aptitude for hands-on problem solving and troubleshooting.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good working knowledge of C++ and Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with NASA's Trick simulation framework
  • Experience developing models and simulations of spacecraft vehicle systems
  • Experience with software development and integration experience in a Linux environment

3D Graphics 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 Unity, Blender, and Unreal. Our projects span a wide variety of application areas and industries including manned spaceflight, robotics, construction, agriculture, medical and petrochemical industries.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency developing in C#
  • Familiarity with 3D Modeling, texturing and animation
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

DESIRABLE:

  • Proficiency developing in C/C++ and Linux
  • 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
  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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)

PREFERRED:

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

DESIRED:

  • 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

APPLICABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • 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 hr@metecs.com. Alternatively, you may fax your resume to (281) 282-0504, or mail it to:

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

If you have questions, or would like additional information, please contact us at hr@metecs.com.

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

* METECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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