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


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ASDC Software Developer - NASA Langley Research Center
Reference #:21-3234
Open Date:8/12/2021
Location:Hampton, VA
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:
Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is seeking an Associate Software Developer for support to the Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) located at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. The successful candidate will provide programming support to the ASDC Software Engineering Group including Python and/or JavaScript development to maintain and produce software in Amazon AWS Cloud and/or Kubernetes/OpenShift environments.  The candidate will work with senior developers and the atmospheric science community to develop software that ingests and stores scientific data. The candidate will assist in preparing project plans, reports, and documentation for software development efforts, as well as design presentations.
Required Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Computer Science or closely related field and 2 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to develop code in Python and/or Java
  • Knowledge of Git code management practices
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Understanding of Agile Development
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle
  • Capable of working both independently and with small teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a US citizen
Desired Qualifications:
  • Amazon AWS Cloud and/or Kubernetes/OpenShift
  • Django
  • SQL and relational database experience
  • Able to perform test driven development
  • Ability to research and implement emerging technologies
  • Experience with automated build systems such as Terraform, Bamboo
  • Experience with REST service development
  • Experience with Platform as a Service (PaaS) concepts
  •  Experience with Ansible and NodeJS