Full Stack Cloud Development Engineer / Scientific Applications Developer (GD145)

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.

At NASA Goddard Earth Sciences (GES) Data and Information Services Center (DISC) we are committed to enabling scientific research by distributing over 1400 Earth Science data collections and providing useful tools to assist data analysis. We are currently looking for a cloud development engineer to help design, build and deploy a cloud infrastructure to host GES DISC data collections and services. The GES DISC Software Development Team work within a Data Center including 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 archive and distribution of Earth Science data from NASA Earth Science missions, development of online discovery and analysis applications (like  https://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov).

The successful Scientific Applications Developer candidate will have technical development responsibilities and help with design, coding, testing, integration and taking services to operations 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 server-less services (Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, etc.) and managing resources through Infrastructure as Code (IaaC).

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable and reliable code within a cloud infrastructure to support our data collections and services 
  • Contribute to continuous delivery and test-driven development
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation
  • Contribute to engineering best practices, processes and knowledge sharing
  • Contribute to daily tech-related operations that evolve with platform architecture
  • Support deployments and infrastructure
  • Actively contribute to agile development process in a continuous development/continuous integration (CI/CD) framework
  • Collaborating with team members to plan, estimate, and write clear user stories / acceptance criteria, and communicate effectively on for example using Slack, Teams, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related IT, engineering, physical sciences field from an accredited institution.
  • 1+ years of experience designing, deploying and maintaining cloud-based environments
  • Proven track record delivering high availability architectures including load balancing, fault-tolerance, and cloud computing (infrastructure as code, configuration management systems)
  • Strong experience with Docker, Terraform, and AWS
  • Experience working in an agile environment 
  • Familiarity with geospatial data collections is a plus
  • Passion for and/or previous experience working with environmental data to help solve the climate crisis. 
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency required.

Come, reach for the stars with NASA!

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 for training and career development
  • In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
  • Swag bags