Odyssey Space Research

Job Description:
Odyssey Space Research, LLC has an opportunity for a full-time Software Engineer to support our continued growth in both the Houston, TX and Denver, CO areas. For more than 15 years Odyssey has tackled complex problems by providing innovative engineering and software solutions to advance space exploration – and had fun doing it. We foster a collaborative culture with a relaxed work environment where happy employees produce exceptional outcomes. Being a part of Odyssey Space Research means being part of a team of highly skilled professionals in fields such as aerospace engineering, software, mathematics, and physics, who create innovative products and solutions to advance space exploration. Our goal is to provide you with challenging work in a fun environment.

Qualified candidates will be innovative, analytical, and excited to further space exploration through their work on practical and impactful projects. Candidates are expected to be proficient with:

  • C/C++
  • Linux development environments
  • Software development lifecycles

We are seeking exceptional individuals of all skill levels with a strong desire to further space exploration, regardless of background.


  • U.S. Citizen (or Permanent Resident) is required due to the nature of the work
  • BS/MS/PhD in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar STEM degrees from accredited universities

Other Useful Skills (not required for every position):

  • Guidance, Navigation, Control, and Propulsion (GNCP) domain experience
  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Python
  • Rhapsody and real-time embedded systems
  • RTOS experience (RTEMS, VxWorks, Xenomai Linux, etc.). ARINC-653 desired
  • Experience developing code on various platforms (ARM, x86, PowerPC, SPARC, 8051, etc.)
  • Experience with hardware interfaces (PCI, 1553, SPI, I2C, CAN, RS-422/232, etc.)
  • Experience with developing RTOS applications and device drivers
  • Experience with various networking standards (including, but not limited to TCP, UDP, IP)
  • Experience with NASA’s Core Flight Software (cFS)
  • Experience with NASA Trick simulation framework
  • Familiar with various computer virtualization technologies
  • Experience in supporting NASA and other government sector contracts

Additional Information:

Positions are available in the Houston, TX and Denver, CO areas