Senior Support Scientist

(AP077)

Want an exciting career at NASA, developing scientific software to help analyze and process wide-field exoplanet survey data?

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 theater, 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 Senior Support Scientist with 4+ years experience to join the staff at 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: supporting the Guest Investigator (GI) program for the TESS mission; leading the development of additional user software to support mission innovations; upgrading and maintaining existing data analysis tools; creating and maintaining documentation; maintaining the GI website; and interacting with the science community

Required:

  • PhD in the Physical Sciences
  • Technical Writing experience
  • Experience in a science area relevant to the mission, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications and/or grants won

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency Required

Desired:

  • Experience with Python/AstroPy
  • Experience with GitHub

Team ADNET brings over 25 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 has now expanded into Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

Team ADNET 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
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
  • Swag bags