GD135 Scientific Developer for Atmospheric and Earth Data Support

Employer
ADNET Systems, Inc.
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Posted
Sep 26, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2021
Ref
114683883
Hours
Full Time
GD135 Scientific Developer for Atmospheric and Earth Data SupportCome see your career take flight at NASA.NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is just 30 minutes from the heartbeat of America - Washington, DC Now you can have it all, the nightlife, museums, great food and theater. 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 Scientific Developer position requires a motivated and capable programmer/developer to provide end-to-end support for the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC), to facilitate our mission in support of NASA earth data products. These data products include legacy, current and future NASA Earth Science mission data (satellite and modeling), and discipline-related products (such as Atmospheric Composition, Climate, and Water Energy Cycle, hydrology, precipitation etc.) For more information about the GES DISC please visit our web site ().Position responsibilities will include understanding the currently archived data at GES DISC (data formats and associated metadata), developing scientific applications such as algorithms for generating value-added products and applications to support advanced services that can be plugged into existing visualization and analysis systems, and developing tools to support interoperability for discovering, accessing, customizing, viewing, and analyzing data. Position responsibilities will also include developing extensive documentation on the data products and services, providing user-focused support, and supporting the GES DISC user outreach efforts.The applicant is expected to solve complex algorithm or data conversion problems with little or no oversight and have the ability to respond effectively to science data user questions on technical and scientific issues, provide technical and scientific support in enhancing and extending data and information services. As such, excellent communication skills (written and oral) are a must. The candidate will also have demonstrated capability and interest to learn and apply new technologies to tasks at hand and commensurate familiarity with common data formats, data analysis tools, and relevant programming languages (HDF/HDF-EOS, GRADS, netCDF, IDL, Python, Perl, C/C++).Required:M.S./BS in physical or earth sciences or related engineering or remote sensing experience with 10+ years hands on experience supporting satellite mission data2+ years related experience; scientific programming experience and skill with use of languages such as (Python, IDL, GRADS, perl, C/C++, Fortran) and data formats HDF/HDF-EOS, HDF5, netCDF4, GRIB, and metadataExcellent inter-personal and communications skillsMotivated individual with a keen sense for problem solving and ability to work with little supervision and as part of a teamExperience leading small projects from inception through executionAbility to work in a multi-task environmentUS Citizenship or Permanent Residency RequiredDesired:Experience in an operational data center or with large data storage systemsSelf motivated individual with experience or interest in leading projectsExperience with proposal writing and development is plusFamiliarity with UNIX/Linux environmentExperience visualizing scientific data or presentation of data for outreach or to a larger user community.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 LeaveMilitary and Family Emergency LeavePaid HolidaysPerformance BonusesMedical, Dental and Vision PlansDirect Deposit Payroll401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate VestingTuition ReimbursementSwag bags

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