HP026 Web Developer

Want an exciting career at NASA and help the public to better understand our Sun and Space weather?

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.

We are seeking a Web Developer with a strong background in PHP and MySQL database management to support the development of the server architecture and client interface of the Helioviewer visualization tool (www.helioviewer.org) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Helioviewer is a browser-based interface (implemented principally in Javascript/AJAX, PHP, and Python) that allows users to browse images and generate movies of solar observations obtained from a variety of NASA spacecraft missions.

Position duties:
• Developing application programming interfaces and databases to support Helioviewer services
• Adapting 3rd party components, frameworks (jQuery), and modern markups to create useful Web applications
• Designing, prototyping, and implementing useful user interface elements
• Maintaining the replication of data and databases between multiple servers
• Ensuring minimum downtime of Helioviewer services during server upgrades

Additional tasks include:
• Maintaining software using the Git version control system
• Troubleshooting, tracking, and resolving technical issues
• Working with users and management to improve existing features and develop new applications

Education:
• Bachelors in Computer Science or Information Technology (or equivalent degree/diploma)

Required – at least one year of demonstrated experience in each of the following areas:
• MySQL
• PHP
• JavaScript/jQuery/AJAX
• Git version control system
• Linux OS

Desired experience:

• Python programming
• Software lifecycle methodologies
• Deploying applications to Cloud architectures such as Amazon Web Services

    U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is a must


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
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
Life and AD&D
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Vacation Time, Sick Leave, and Paid Holidays
401K Plans with Company Matching, Immediate vesting
Performance Bonuses
Tuition Reimbursement
Swag Bags
Military and Family Emergency Leave
In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
Direct Deposit Payroll
Voluntary Income Replacement
Legal Insurance
Pet Insurance