SS108 Scientist

Seeking an entry level Scientist position to support the Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory in the Solar System Exploration Division of the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland. The candidate will work directly with scientists, engineers, and staff, supporting them on-site. This position will support lunar science integration by assisting with the development of lunar X-ray fluorescence technologies and the integration and development of data products for Artemis surface operations. This work will include, but is not limited to: laboratory testing of geologic materials, calibration set development and analysis, supporting data processing and lunar-relevant data product development, field work and/or field testing of X-ray technologies, and supporting Artemis science operations through participation in mission simulations, preparation exercises, and document development.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical sciences or engineering disciplines
  • Experience with X-ray fluorescence systems
  • Experience processing and interpreting geochemical data
  • Python programming
  • Strong communication skills
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (LPR) required, with residency in the US for the past 3 years is required.

Desired qualifications:

  • Familiarity with geology and/or planetary science topics
  • Experience with field testing in geologic environments
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users

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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Swag bags