ES184 Principal Support Scientist

Are you ready for an exciting new career working at NASA? Come work side by side with top developers and scientists developing Earth/Atmospheric Science data.

The NASA Earth Science Data and Information Systems (ESDIS) project, headquartered at the Goddard Space Flight Center, supports data systems operations for centers across the US. This includes processing, archival and distribution of data from dozens of instruments over a span of more than 40 years. The data is used for research and applications in a myriad of fields including land processes, oceanographic and atmospheric sciences. This particular task supports the ESDIS Metrics System, which supplies information on Earth Sciences data usage to other government agencies, Congress, state governments, and researchers worldwide. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Serve as a support scientist
  • Compile, analyze and provide various metrics (ingest, archive, distribution and user) to ESDIS Project, NASA HQ, and instrument teams
  • Prepare routine (weekly, monthly and annual) metrics reports for ESDIS project and NASA HQ
  • Perform special metrics analyses/studies as needed
  • Perform analyses of anomalous metrics to identify the causes
  • Post and metrics reports on the Earthdata website
  • Coordinate with the EMS (ESDIS Metrics System) developers to support special report generating capabilities

Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency in remotely sensed products from the various instruments onboard the NASA/NOAA satellites
  • Experience in querying Oracle databases using SQL
  • Experience in MS Office S/W (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Working knowledge of visual basic and Excel macros desirable
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or have greencard

Experience will include:

  • At least Masters degree in physical sciences
  • At least 3 years of experience in remote sensing of geophysical parameters
  • Solid knowledge in remotely sensed data products, particularly those from EOS instruments
  • Excellent communication (written & oral), and team work skills

Team ADNET brings over 25 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET has now expanded into Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

Team ADNET is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions.

ADNET Systems, Inc. is an employee-centric company, committed to providing premier benefits that support our employees and their families. With affordable medical and dental plans coupled with leading disability and life insurance options, ADNET Systems, Inc. offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate:

Annual Leave/Sick Leave
Military and Family Emergency Leave
Paid Holidays
Swag Bags
Performance Bonuses
Medical and Dental Plans
Direct Deposit Payroll
401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
Tuition Reimbursement
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes