Scientific Software Developer


We are seeking a Scientific Software Developer with 3-10 years experience to join the staff at the HEASARC (High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center), NASA/GSFC’s flagship astrophysics data archive and science support center) to support current, upcoming, and legacy high-energy astrophysics missions

The HEASARC provides several aspects of mission support, including software, data and calibration standards, processing and data archiving. Specific duties of this Scientific Software Developer position include: data pipeline processing software development and support, calibration and analysis software support, maintenance of mission web pages, data ingest and archiving, maintenance of observation logs, and assisting with user support.


  • BS or higher in Astrophysics, Astronomy, or Physics
  • Python, C/C++, Perl, and shell scripting in UNIX/Linux/Mac OSX context
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • Familiarity with Fortran
  • Experience with scientific software packages (e.g. FTOOLS) and FITS data format
  • Experience in developing portable/multi-platform software

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