Odyssey Space Research

About the Opportunity:

Odyssey Space Research, LLC has an opportunity for a full-time experienced Lunar Terrain Vehicle (LTV) Software Developer to support our continued growth in the Houston, TX (and Boulder, CO) area. For more than 20 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. Visit us at https://www.odysseysr.com/

Job Description:

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

  • Development and testing of planetary rover simulations and/or safety critical embedded flight software
  • Terrain relative navigation and vision navigation systems
  • Developing software in the loop and hardware in the loop test beds and tooling
  • Automated software testing
  • Maintaining software products required for test, training and operation

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


  • Proficient in C++11 or later and Python
  • Experience with modern software development tools and processes
  • Experience with configuration management and dev ops
  • U.S. Citizen (or Permanent Resident) is required due to the nature of the work
  • BS/MS/PhD in Engineering, Computer Science or similar degree from accredited universities

Other Useful Skills (not required for every position):

  • Experience with hardware/software integration
  • Experience with embedded Linux operating systems
  • Experience with NASA Trick simulation framework, NASA JEOD, NASA GUNNS, JPL DARTs and ROAMS, and other NASA simulation tools
  • Experience in supporting NASA and other government sector contracts