The Space and Geophysics Laboratory (SGL) delivers multi-platform software suites to government customers for diverse applications, from real-time data-intensive network operations to standalone remote field systems, in both Linux and Windows environments.
We are seeking a software developer with a solid understanding of software development best practices. As a key member of the team you will be responsible for the full life-cycle software development; design, implementation, test, documentation, deployment, and sustainment of various applications in fulfillment of sponsored requirements. The products you are implementing and maintaining will be filled with new and emerging technologies as well as opportunities to refresh and refactor older designs.
- Design and implement new features (e.g. advanced processing options, data visualization) for scientific computing applications.
- Work directly with other software engineers, data analysts and operations teams to ensure coordinated releases.
- Design, Implement, and Maintain automated regression, integration and unit tests.
- Support the applications through quick responses to errors and user requests.
- Write and maintain documentation.
- Further develop knowledge and skills related to scientific software development.
- Provide technical assistance to users.
- Other related functions as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Software, Engineering, Math, Physics or equivalent
- Experience with in Bash, Python, C++, or C
- Experience with version control systems like git
- Experience with on Linux terminal-based environments and/or Windows.
- Attention to detail, critical thinking, and desire to work in a team environment are a must.
- Ability to debug software at different stages of its development cycle.
Applicant must have a dynamic skill set, willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision. Regular and punctual attendance.
US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.
- Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or equivalent.
- Two or more years of professional experience as a software developer
- Experience developing scientific software applications in C++ and Python.
- Proficiency with the SciPy Software Stack (NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, etc)
- Thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and data structures
- Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment.
- Experience with issue tracking tools like Jira.
- Experience working with CI/CD pipelines
- Experience with cloud services, like AWS.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0.
An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the United States, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.
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