HP070 HDRL Open Science Support Scientist

We are seeking a research scientist to support the Heliophysics Digital Resources Library (HDRL) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. The position will be responsible for identifying and leading the development of Open Science infrastructure at HDRL.

Duties include:

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify technical hurdles to research scientist publication of Open Science research and the commensurate gaps in HDRL infrastructure and associated priorities for implementation.
  • Be responsible for assisting in formulating HDRL Open Science strategy and technical management of HDRL Open Science projects and their implementation and documentation.
  • Act as point of contact for HDRL Open Science user support.
  • Represent HDRL Open Science perspective at various forums, meetings, and working groups.


  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a science field related to Heliophysics.
  • Publication background in Heliophysics, with demonstrated ability to author technical papers and communicate scientific and technical results.
  • Developing scientific software (Python desired).
  • Managing technical projects.
  • Public speaking/engagement.
  • Knowledge of scientific formats, data standards, and databases.

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

The candidate for this position will be expected to propose for grants and apply that funding to conducting active research in Heliophysics (HDRL-related) for up to 50% of their time. Remote telework is negotiable, with occasional travel

Team ADNET brings over 30 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 is deeply embedded in the Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

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 offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional candidate. 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 and environment perks include:

  • Annual Leave/Sick Leave
  • Military and Family Emergency Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Swag bags