AP069 Scientific Software Developer

Astronomy, Developer, Development, Management, Perl, Physics, Python, Research, Scientific, Unix
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

AP069 Scientific Software Developer / NASA


Toss that suit and tie and come work with the movers and shakers, those few that represent the pinnacle of human achievement. NASA. Make a difference. Change your life. NASA has been voted top 50 Places in United States to work since 2010.

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 theatre. Work in a place that pushes the envelope of science every day, yet spy a deer or a Canadian goose as you stroll the grounds of Goddard during lunch. 


This position offers a casual work environment with flexible hours

We are seeking an experienced scientific software developer to join the staff at the HEASARC (High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center, NASA/GSFC's flagship astrophysics data archive and science support center) to support current and upcoming high energy astrophysics missions.  There are several aspects of support that the HEASARC provides for missions, including software, data and calibration standards, processing and archive. The duties of this position will include:

  • Software development for future missions
  • Support and development for data pipeline processing
  • Maintenance of mission web pages
  • Populating the data archive
  • Maintenance of the observation logs
  • Assisting with user support.

  • BS or higher in a Physical Sciences, Mathematics, or Computer-related field
  • Experience with C/C++, Perl, Unix C-shell
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Ability to multitask

  • Familiarity with Python
  • Background in Physics and/or Astronomy
  • Experience with scientific software packages (e.g. FTOOLS) and FITS data format
  • Experience in developing portable/multi-platform software


ADNET 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. 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

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

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Dice Id : 10212908
Position Id : AP069
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