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SpaceX LabVIEW Position - Los Angeles CA

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Our Launch Operations team keeps growing. Time for another LabVIEW developer. Specific questions: Email me

Please use this link to apply. It will tag your application as coming from LAVA. (I've placed a similar post on the NI forums. That link will mark it as coming from NI. Our review process starts with LAVA, then NI, then SpaceX.com/careers, then generic job sites. Short version, use this link and not the one on NI to get higher in the queue)

Important: To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, SpaceX hires only U.S. citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents.


  • Help maintain and upgrade the PXI/LabVIEW systems that control launch pad equipment.
  • Help maintain and upgrade the LabVIEW-based vehicle control system used to command and monitor our Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 launch vehicles.
  • Assist with developing, maintaining and upgrading the LabVIEW-based Mission Operation system used to command and monitor our Dragon spacecraft.
  • Design, develop and support new LabVIEW-based applications and utilities as needed.
  • Maintenance of Mission Control Centers with the help of our IT department.
  • With the exception of the launch pad equipment program, most of our LabVIEW programs do not interact with DAQ hardware. While hardware experience is expected, advanced LabVIEW software skills are more important.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years CLD level LabVIEW experience.
  • A good understanding of basic computer networking (TCP/IP, UDP, firewalls, VPN).
  • Ability to learn new skills/languages/applications quickly (C++, MATLAB, JavaScript, STK, etc.).
  • Must be enthusiastic about space systems.
  • Must be willing to travel. Common destinations include Houston (NASA Johnson Space Center), McGregor TX (test site), Cape Canaveral FL (launch site), Kwajalein Marshall Islands (launch site).

Preferred skills

  • CLD certification



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