Sr. Software Engineer

Job opening ID
3012

Posting title
Sr. Software Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Ongoing position
W2 with full benefits
Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
Labor Category: Software Engineer (Senior)

Job Description:
We are seeking a skilled Software Developer, with 7 – 12 years of experience, to help design, build, improve and maintain applications to support NASA spacecraft missions. Your duties will primarily revolve around building software,as well as modifying existing applications to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. You will be involved in directing system testing and validation procedures, and also working with customers or other teams on technical issues including software system design and maintenance. Your customers will include NASA management, other software teams, mission flight operations teams and hardware design groups.To be successful in this role, you will need extensive knowledge of programming languages and the software development life-cycle. A Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree is required.

Software Developer Responsibilities:
• Modify software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces.
• Re-platform existing client/server applications to web-based apps
• Direct system testing and validation procedures.
• Direct software programming and documentation development.
• Consult with SW teams or customers on project status and proposals.
• Work with customers and outside teams on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.
• Analyze information to recommend and plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system.
• Consult with engineering staff to evaluate software-hardware interfaces and develop specifications and performance requirements.
• Design and develop software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and design consequences.
• Prepare reports on programming project specifications, activities, or status.
• Be a self-starter, not afraid to just dig in and figure it out
• Strong analytical skills, motivated and willing to learn and go above and beyond

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a credit check
• BS degree in Computer Science or related degree.
• 7 – 12 years of solid software development experience
• Knowledge of the software development life-cycle and various development methodologies such as Agile, RAD, etc.
• Ability to develop unit testing of code components or complete applications.
• Must be a full-stack developer and understand concepts of software engineering.
• Experience working on a variety of software development projects.
• Deep programming language knowledge.
• Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• Experience with Agile Scrum principles
• Strong C, C++, C# highly desired
• Strong Java
• Experience with Git/GitHub and IDE’s such as Eclipse
• Comfortable with CSS, React, and web frameworks (Struts, Spring MVC, Angular, Node.JS)
• SQL experience and DB design knowledge is highly desired

Desired Skills:
• Experience working on NASA ground/flight/satellite missions is desired; however, experience with other US
Government or commercial systems will be considered.


Number of positions
1

Location
Greenbelt

State
Maryland