XRISM Scientific Software Developer (AP080)

Are you ready for an exciting new career working at NASA? Come work side by side with top scientists developing software to help analyze and process high-energy astrophysics data? The tools you will help develop will be used by data analysts and researchers around the globe as well as benefit public and private educational organizations (high schools and Universities).

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

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, while working at a place that pushes the envelope of science every day, yet spy a deer or a Canada Goose, as you stroll the grounds of Goddard during lunch

We are seeking a Scientific Software Developer with 3-10 years experience to join the staff of the XRISM Science Data Center within the NASA/GSFC’s Astrophysics Science Division (ASD), which supports a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics, and fundamental physics. Specific duties of this position include: software development and support for calibrating and analyzing data from space instruments, writing/editing technical documentation and user guides, as well as assisting with user support.  Also included are development and testing of software for pipeline processing, data ingest, and archiving


  • BS or higher in Astrophysics, Astronomy, or Physics
  • Python and the scientific Python stack (NumPy, SciPy, etc.)
  • C/C++
  • Perl
  • Shell scripting in UNIX/Linux/Mac OSX context
  • Experience in developing portable/multi-platform software
  • Familiarity with unit and functional testing
  • Technical Writing experience


  • Fortran
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Experience with GUI development
  • Scientific software packages (e.g. FTOOLS)
  • FITS data format
  • Experience analyzing astronomical data

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

***This job is with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s SESDA 4 contract and therefore requires US citizenship or Greencard****

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 include:

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