Java/Python Developer Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

Java/Python Developer (Job Number:440376)


The Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is a world leader in satellite-based remote sensing of the ocean. SAIC has been supporting the OBPG for over 30 years. A large part of the OBPG's success is the SeaDAS data processing, display and analysis package, which makes the remote sensing data products accessible by a large scientific user group as well as the general public. SAIC seeks to hire a software developer to join the OBPG as a member of our SeaDAS team.


Contribute towards the maintenance and incremental feature enhancement of our satellite based remote sensing data processing, analysis, and visualization software - SeaDAS - including the user interface, processing code and web-based distribution system.

Contribute to user support of SeaDAS application via an online forum.

Work with the scientific staff to develop user training workshops, tutorials, and user guide documentation.

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in software development. Four additional years experience considered in lieu of a degree.

Strong Java programming skills and experience maintaining complex applications

Experience with git version control system for source code management

Experience Python or Perl

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

A demonstrated ability to work effectively with others

A very strong work ethic

Desired Qualifications:

Java-based User interface design

Experience with visualization of satellite remote sensing data

Experience with SeaDAS

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Job Posting: Oct 1, 2018, 11:46:27 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time