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*filled* Senior Software Engineer at NASA Goddard



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Skills: Software Clojure Scrum Elasticsearch AWS GIS Atlassian

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.

A talented software engineer is needed on Raytheon’s EED-2 (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team which supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. As a member of the EED-2 team, software engineers will build innovative tools allowing scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of earth science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues. Specifically, this opening is for a software engineer on EED-2’s Common Metadata Repository (CMR) team. The CMR is an AWS hosted scalable repository for ~300M earth science metadata records from around the world. It receives approximately 1.5M queries per week and is envied for its speed and reliability. The CMR team is an established and high performing agile team working in the Scaled Agile Framework methodology.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle from user story generation, through design, development, automated testing and operational support
• Develop new feature ideas to meet the ever evolving needs of our end-users
• Continually help the team grow by sharing new ideas and industry best practices
• Suggest improvements to processes and tools to help the team be more efficient

Required Skills:
• 6 years of experience as a Software Engineer
• 4+ years of experience using Clojure
• Ability to work as a member of small team using the Scrum methodology
• Firm commitment to automated testing and continuous integration
• Proponent of continuous improvement and willingness to bring new ideas to the team

Desired Skills:
• Experience with Elasticsearch
• Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Experience with Geographic information systems (GIS)
• Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
• Experience with Ruby on Rails
• Experience developing on MacOS X and deploying to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Experience presenting at technical conferences

• Degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering

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.

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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