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LabVIEW Engineer

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Other Engineering
Webster, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic LabVIEW Engineer who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Programming the User Interface and NI cRIO real time/FPGA code using LabVIEW to test various systems for the Environmental Control and Life Support Systems (ECLSS) and other engineering teams as needed
  • Developing, designing, and building electrical break-out boxes and cable harnessing for the PLSS test systems
  • Programming and creating wiring diagrams for various instrumentation including pumps, blowers, chiller carts, heaters, proportionally controlled valves, solenoid valves, pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTD’s, flowmeters
  • Programming and wiring for various signal types including 4-20mA, 0-5 VDC, 0-10 VDC, RS-485, RS-232, Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP/IP, TTL, Discrete Input, Discrete Output
  • Creating, designing, and wiring the power distribution (24 VDC, 120-460 VAC) for the PLSS systems

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field required
  • 5+ years’ experience in LabVIEW programming
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and working in a dynamic environment
  • LabVIEW programing with training certification preferred
  • Familiarity with lab instrumentation such as pressure controllers, sensors, and computers
  • Experience with cRIO controller and C Series NI hardware
  • Experience with LabVIEW RT and LabVIEW FPGA
  • Experience with advanced architectures, communication methods, and instrumentation protocols such as Modbus, RS-232, RS-485, GPIB, and LAN

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.