GD131 Development and Operations (DevOps) Engineer

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 analysis and visualization tools. The tools you will help develop will be used by data analysts and researchers around the globe as well as benefit educational organizations.

NASA, the pinnacle of human achievement wants you to join this team. We at ADNET Systems are proud to be a member of this unique team, and now,  so can you. Come join ADNET Systems.

ADNET Systems Inc is looking for enthusiastic DevOps Engineer with DevOps CI/CD pipeline implementation in an agile framework to support  work at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Earth and Data Information Services Center (GES DISC). The responsibilities for this project requires full stack engineering with team members performing multiple roles. We are also transitioning a significant portion of our on-prem operations to cloud processing so experience or certifications in  AWS DevOps or SysOps would be highly  desirable.

The DevOps Engineer will work with a team of experts in Earth Science data informatics and Software Engineers to support a NASA Earth Science Data Center (https://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov) located in Greenbelt, MD. The ADNET team is involved in supporting the archiving and distribution of Earth Science data from NASA Earth Science missions, development of online discovery and analysis applications (https://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov). The DevOps Engineer will have technical development responsibilities and help with planning, coordination and delivery of applications based on infrastructure-as-code concepts. The ideal candidate must have experience and expertise with container-based architectures Docker and  Kubernetes and with AWS serverless services (Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, etc.) and managing resources through Infrastructure as Code (IaaC).

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is just 30 minutes from the heartbeat of America – Washington, D.C. Now you can have it all, the nightlife, museums, great food and theatre. Work in a place that pushes the envelope of science every day, yet spy a deer or a Canadian goose as you stroll the grounds of Goddard during lunch.

Come, reach for the stars with NASA.

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Working with Product Owners to plan sprints
  • Deploying and validating production releases
  • Ensuring availability of the production system
  • Migrating current data services to AWS
  • Communicating with stakeholders on releases and system status


DevOps Engineer Requirements:

  • Min BS in Computer Science or a related computational fields
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience with structured software development using any or all of the following: Python, JavaScript/Node.js
  • Demonstrated experience in developing code, implementation and adopting to cloud strategy for example develop scripts to create, monitor and control AWS-hosted infrastructure
  • Experience Using Github for Open Source Development
  • Atlassian Tools Suite – Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Serverless Services: AWS Step, ECS/Fargate
  • Experience with infrastructure/platform management, and deploying/troubleshooting applications using AWS services. Preferably, familiarity with AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Solid understanding and experience with configuration management and source code management (Git).
  • Experience with automated testing, continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD)
  • Solid understanding of Linux
  • Experience with Integrated development environments (IDE) and collaborative code development for example Jupyter Notebook
  • Passionate about the concept of infrastructure as code and leverages modern tools to define, build and manage containerized infrastructure
  • Good understanding of core principles of Scrum in letter and spirit

USA Citizenship or permanent Residency required

ADNET 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 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. Some features of our compensation plans include:

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