Impossible Sensing develops next-generation optical sensing applications for deployment and operation in the most extreme terrestrial and extraterrestrial environments. Through our cutting-edge adaptive technologies, we make sense of deep ocean, deep space, and everywhere in between. 


We strive to foster a creative, collaborative and inclusive work environment that combines the best minds with the most innovative optoelectronics and data analytic technologies. We're always looking for candidates interested in projects ranging from planetary exploration to deep ocean survey to join our growing team (of full-time geniuses) in St. Louis, MO. Questions? Contact



Optical Instrument Technician

Lead assembly, alignment, verification, and validation of Impossible Sensing optical sensor technologies.


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Software Engineer/Developer 

Lead Impossible Sensing software development efforts at all stages of the design process

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Operations Coordinator

Supports a multi-disciplinary team and manages the day-to-day functional requirements of supporting a state-of-the-art research facility.

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Please check back with us for future opportunities and follow our social media to get updates and keep up with what we're doing year-round. In the meantime, check out what people are saying about working at IMS!

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Thanks to Pablo Sobron and his company Impossible Sensing, there’s a piece of St. Louis on Mars, so to speak. Impossible Sensing created two data-gathering instruments for NASA’s Perseverance rover, which will try to figure out if there has ever been life on Mars. For us, it raises the question: “Is there a cooler place to work in St. Louis?”