Job Title: Software/Cloud Developer

Job ID: #450

Job Description:

The NASA SES III contract provides IT services throughout all aspects of the engineering process of the entire space systems arena. Omitron is 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 other developers, engineers, operators, and our NASA customers providing development support to NASA’s Global Imagery Browse Services GIBS (, an open-source web service and the backend to NASA's Worldview (, as it finalizes its transition from a Linux-based on-premises system to an Amazon Web Services cloud-computing environment.

Primary responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Provide software development support that will ingest and process visualization from NASA EOSDIS partners.
  • Utilize AWS scripts/services to scale and deploy code.
  • Participate in software requirements, code reviews, and test plan reviews
  • Ensure clear and thorough code and design documentation.
  • Collaborating with team members to plan, estimate, and write clear user stories / acceptance criteria, and communicate effectively on Slack, Teams, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related IT field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in operational deployment, troubleshooting, and issue resolution preferable in a cloud environment (AWS, EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Lambda).
  • · 3-5 years’ experience with Node.js and Python backend integration
  • Experience developing and executing continuous integration tests (e.g., Bamboo, Jest, Ava, Mocha)
  • Demonstrated experience effectively maintaining a version-controlled code repository using modern tools (e.g., git)
  • Experience developing with Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Docker / containerization software
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully with a distributed team


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