Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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ASDC Software Developer - NASA LaRC
Reference #:21-3068
Open Date:3/25/2021
Location:Hampton, VA
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications, Inc (SSAI) has an exciting opportunity at the Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) Distributive Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA for a software developer. This candidate to provide software development support to the ASDC User Services, Forum, and Outreach team. The candidate will work with a team of developers to maintain the Earthdata Forum that meets the needs of several NASA DAACs and the science community. The candidate will assist in preparing project plans, reports, and documentation for software development efforts, as well as design presentations.

Required Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science with at least 4 years of applicable work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Positive attitude.
  • Be a team player.  We succeed together and tackle challenges together!
  • Willingness to experiment, learn, and try new things.
  • At least 4-6 years of PHP experience
  • At least 4-6 years of Javascript and jQuery experience
  • Experience writing a secure website.  Is familiar with all items on the OWASP Top 10 and knows how to protect against them.
  • Capable of working both independently and with small teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Must be a US Citizen
Desired Qualifications:
  • phpBB experience strongly preferred 
  • Experience with automated build systems such as Jenkins
  • Git code management practices
  • Agile Development
  • Able to perform test driven development
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle