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*filled* Senior Software Engineer for NASA's Earthdata at Goddard


ASAP - 9/30/2021



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Skills: agile scrum AWS TDD Cucumber integrated testing complex systems

The EED-2 program is seeking a senior software engineer with proven experience in developing in a ruby on rails environment to support NASA’s Earthdata ( earth science portal. As a member of our Earthdata product team, the candidate will be responsible for development activities required to evolve and maintain the Earthdata portal, which serves as the main source of information for the NASA EOSDIS earth science community.

Job Responsibilities:
Support the Earthdata suite of applications (COTS and Custom Built).
Respond to end-user requests in a timely manner.
Support developers and engineers with the automation of tasks and development of scripts.
Develop an integrated testing system to include website testing.
Ensure industry best practices and assets are leveraged when necessary.

Required Skills:
1. 6 years of experience performing operational support duties for a large complex system
2. Ability to clearly articulate project status or operational issues to management and to the end users
3. 3 years of experience working with small web development teams working in an Agile methodology (preferably SCRUM) from initial requirements through delivery and maintenance.
4. Experience with Cloud Development (AWS), Agile development practices, specifically TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, and automated testing using Cucumber.
5. Experience using Ruby on Rails and Java. Ideal candidate would have experience developing RESTful web services, and integrating with existing SOAP services.

Proven ability to prioritize, and execute multiple concurrent project activities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good experience in preparing IT technical documents.

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

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.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Orion, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, GOES-R, OSIRIS-REx, Maven, JUNO, Grail, and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

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.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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