Job Title: Web Developer

Job ID: #448

Job Description:

The NASA SES III contract provides IT services throughout all aspects of the engineering process of the entire space systems arena. We are looking for a mid or senior level Software (Cloud) Developer who values exploration, discovery, efficiency, and finding resolutions to complex issues. Our team supports NASA’s Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) located at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), “home to the nation's largest organization of scientists, engineers and technologists who build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study Earth, the sun, our solar system and the universe.”

The ESDIS Project has the responsibility to develop, lead, monitor, leverage, and interoperate the data system activities of the overarching EOSDIS (Earth Observing System Data Information System). NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) has been a central component of the NASA Earth observation program since the 1990s. The system supports a variety of science disciplines including land use and land cover change, radiation budget, polar, ocean and atmosphere processes, global climate change, and socio-economics applications. The EOSDIS data centers, collocated with centers of science discipline expertise, archive and distribute standard data products produced by science investigator-led processing systems. The architecture of the EOSDIS provides a platform for the publication, discovery, understanding and access to NASA’s Earth Observation resources and allows for easy integration of new datasets.

Primary Duties:

The candidate will work closely with our team of developers, engineers, operators, and NASA customers, you’ll design and develop new features to support Worldview (https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov), an open-source web application (https://github.com/nasa-gibs/worldview) for interactively browsing full-resolution imagery and near real-time data products from NASA’s Earth observing satellites. Support the thousands of scientists, educators, first responders, journalists, and others across the globe who use Worldview every day for their mission. In addition, the candidate will support:

  • Developing open-source code leveraging technologies such as JavaScript, React/Redux, CSS, and HTML
  • Supporting operations by participating in software requirements development, architecture design, code reviews and testing
  • Developing and maintaining continuous integration and deployment processes and best practices

Requirements:

  • BS degree and minimum of 3+ years of professional JavaScript development experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in JavaScript application development, CSS, and HTML
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks/state-containers with an emphasis on React/Redux
  • At least 1 year experience with git repository management
  • Experience developing and executing continuous integration tests (e.g., Bamboo, Travis, GitHub Actions)
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Demonstrable experience balancing the need to work collaboratively and independently in an Agile-based development process.
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Location:

Hybrid position. Candidate must be able to support East Coast time zone and occasional visits to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD office and/or travel.

Security Clearance and other Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship required; the ability to obtain required National Agency Check (NAC) clearance.

Extensive background investigation will be performed as a requirement of the job.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. You may be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.

Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.

Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply. E-Verify Participation/ EEO/AA