The AM Agency
Autonomous Systems Engineer

Autonomous Systems Engineer


  • Develop methods to integrate task planning and scheduling into autonomous spacecraft systems.
  • Assess technologies for the development of advanced autonomous task execution.
  • Develop methods to ensure plans respect resource constraints.
  • Develop technology to enable large scale, distributed task planning and scheduling.
  • Work with Flight Software experts to integrate planning technologies into flight critical software.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
  • Experience with constrained task planning or scheduling algorithms, such as Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP).
  • Experience with complex distributed systems.
  • Experience using task planning, scheduling, and task execution technologies on cyber physical systems.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude.


  • Experience developing software across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Spacecraft Avionics and Software Architecture
  • NASA software and systems development standards
  • Proficiency with C/C++ coding
  • Proficiency with Linux
  • Proficiency with scripting languages such as Python
Job Category: Engineering IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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