Junior Software Engineer Job at METECS, Houston, TX

  • Houston, TX

Job Description

In this position you will work with our team of engineers and our customers to support METECS software products and services related to simulation, graphics, robotics, VR/AR, and automation. These various software products are used by customers such as NASA human spaceflight programs (such as Artemis, the Orion crew vehicle, and the International Space Station) as well as commercial customers in agriculture, petrochemical, and construction industries. Some examples of software development efforts include spacecraft simulations, integration with human/computer interfaces, flight computer data interfaces, custom development and integration tools, VR/AR visualizations, and embedded software development. Must have a strong interest in software development and the initiative and aptitude for hands-on problem solving and troubleshooting.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • Software development in a Linux environment
  • Good working knowledge of C++ and Python
  • Avionics integration or environment simulation development
  • Experience using infrastructure tools for source control, unit testing, issue tracking, and continuous integration
Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position.



We are a high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software, and analysis solutions for human space flight and terrestrial applications.  We develop and integrate custom software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of in-house, commercial, and open-source technologies.  Our specialties include robotics automation, embedded systems, hardware/software integration, multibody dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and advanced web-based tools.

We are headquartered in Houston just outside the gates of NASA's Johnson Space Center.


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

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