SS093 Scientific Software Developer

Ever wondered what it would be like to be the first to process and visualize newly collected data from another planet? Here’s your chance!

ADNET Systems is seeking a Scientific Software Developer to support the Planetary Magnetospheres Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. As part of a team, the developer will query and process instrument telemetry from the Juno and MAVEN magnetometer experiments and design and implement instrument ground data systems for future missions. The developer will also be responsible for the creation and validation of datasets delivered to the Planetary Data System for public distribution. Critical skills for this position include the ability to accurately process and track datasets as they proceed through multiple pipelines and the ability to quickly troubleshoot and fix pipeline anomalies.


  • Minimum 5 year’s experience, each, with the Linux OS, Linux shell scripting, and IDL (Interactive Data Language) programming
  • Demonstrated ability to work with data at the bit level


  • Knowledge of, and experience with, the Common Data Format (CDF) storage specification
  • Experience with NAIF SPICE library and its associated kernel files (highly desired)
  • Experience decommutating and unpacking spacecraft/instrument telemetry
  • Experience with Perl programming


  • BS degree in a physical science discipline or computer science

Must be a US citizen or have Greencard for this position

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:

Flexible schedules

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