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*filled* Senior Software Engineer for NASA Goddard



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Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven Senior Software Engineer on the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development 2 (EED-2) program for Raytheon. The work must be performed on-site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Maryland, or remotely.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

The EED-2 program is seeking an experienced software engineer with proven experience working in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment on the NASA General Application Platform (NGAP) system. As an NGAP software engineer, the candidate will be responsible for development and maintenance activities require to evolve the system into a NASA Earth Observing System Data Information System (EOSDIS) Managed Cloud Environment that will serve as a platform for hosting key NASA earth science applications and data.

Job Responsibilities:
1. As a member of the team you will participate in the design and development of the next generation application platform for the NASA EED program.
2. Ensure compliance to various program/project and NASA standards and requirements as well as the legal requirements of (SEC-508).
3. Ensure industry best practices and assets are leveraged when necessary.

Required Skills:
1. 6 years of experience working with development teams from initial requirements through delivery and maintenance.
2. 4 years of experience scripting, deploying, and testing in Cloud environment.
3. Experience with Agile development practices, specifically TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, and automated testing.
4. Experience using Java and either Ruby on Rails or clojure.
5. Ability to clearly articulate project status or operational issues to management and to the end users.
6. Proven ability to prioritize, and execute multiple concurrent project activities.
7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
8. Energetic, self-motivated, team player.

Desired Skills:
1. Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA for bug tracking, Confluence for collaboration, and preferably Bamboo for continuous integration and delivery).

• Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
• U.S. Citizen
Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

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