Computer Engineer

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
To event remaining 13 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Science Engineering
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of The Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian. Here, we work on answering questions like:

What happened in the early universe?

What do black holes look like?

How do stars and planets form and evolve?

Does life exist outside the solar system?


At the CfA, engineers work collaboratively with scientists to develop instrumentation that will get us closer to answering these questions. From world-wide telescope arrays that can image black holes to space missions studying solar emissions, this is truly a fantastic place to work – full of opportunities and challenges for engineers who really love science.


The Computer Engineer Provide support to the engineering and scientific staff, predominantly in the area of software development.We’re seeking a motivated computer engineer to augment our software engineering department and work on several exciting new missions.


To view the complete vacancy announcement, qualification requirements and application procedure, please view our website at


Or apply directly at USAJOBS:

Recruitment bonus may be paid.

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.  


Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Human Resources