Job Title: Senior Ground Software System Developer

Job ID: #443

Job Overview:

The Senior Ground Software System Developer position will be working under the SES III contract. Job is located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.

Primary Duties:

  • Performs maintenance, development, and testing of the ASIST and FEDS Telemetry and Command (T&C) software products, used by new and legacy space missions. Provides support for ground system engineering, e.g., resolving anomalies, addressing discrepancy reports, and fulfilling enhancement requests.
  • Participate in configuration management, testing, documentation; complete mandatory training, prepare status reports, and update development environments to comply with Agency and/or GSFC IT Security requirements.


  • Software engineering experience in generating, tracking, and providing successful implementation of requirements
  • Experience developing and testing in C and/or C++
  • Proficient in a Linux environment, including shell scripting and command-line tools
  • Experience with software version control systems (e.g., Git)
  • Familiarity with software debugging, profiling, make files, and inter-process communication
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with Ground System Telemetry and Command Software
  • Experience with the Java programming language
  • Experience developing on the Windows operating system
  • Experience with concurrent programming
  • Familiar with flex/bison, lex/yacc parser language development
  • Experience with device driver development
  • Experience developing automated tests

Relevant Experience: :

Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience

Education/Certification: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline

Security Clearance and other Requirements:

Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/ permanent residency requirements for access to NASA GSFC. 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