Scientific Software Developer

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Street Line 1: 
8800 Greenbelt Road
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

We are seeking a Scientific Software Developer with 3-10 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: 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
  • C/C++
  • Perl
  • Shell scripting in UNIX/Linux/Mac OSX context
  • Experience in developing portable/multi-platform software
  • Technical Writing experience


  • Fortran
  • 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****  

    Included Benefits: 

    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 and Dental Plans
    • Direct Deposit Payroll
    • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • In-house Seminars/Workshops/Classes
    • Management Retreats/Seminars
    Application Deadline: 
    Thursday, April 30, 2020
    Current Status of Position: 
    Accepting Applicants
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