HP036 Scientific Software Developer

Want an exciting career at NASA and help the public to better understand our Earth through science?

Ever wonder what it would feel like to be the first to process and visualize new data from another planet?  

ADNET Systems, Inc. is seeking a scientific software developer to support the Space Physics Data Facility (SPDF) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.  The SPDF archives Space Physics data and provides automated services such as  ingest, search, retrieval, and display of data.  The scientific software developer position entails developing and maintaining software for the Coordinated Data Analysis Web (CDAWeb) and Satellite Situation Center Web (SSCWeb) systems.  We are seeking a scientific software developer who can work independently and within a team, and who has the capability to solve technical problems and learn new techniques.   

Duties of the position include:

  • Developing enhancements to the CDAWeb and SSCWeb software systems
  • Implementing and testing new features, particularly for improving graphical display of datasets
  • Working closely with acquisition scientists to support the integration  of new datasets into these systems
  • Validating datasets and ensuring compliance with NASA data standards

Experience :

  • 2+ years using Linux (or equivalent BSD-based operating systems)
  • 2+ years graphics programming using Interactive Data Language (IDL). Equivalent experience using languages such as MatLab or Python will be considered
  • 2+ years developing Perl /Common Gateway Interface (CGI) software for Web-based scripting applications
  • 2 + years developing software in C (desired)
  • Familiarity with standard data formats such as CDF, NetCDF, and FITS (desired)


  • BS in Computer Sciences, Space Sciences, or equivalent degree.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required.

Toss that suit and tie and come work with the movers and shakers, those few that represent the pinnacle of human achievement. NASA. Make a difference. Change your life. and others.   ADNET Systems, Inc. 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