Come join the Data Management Division (DMD) at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). STScI is the science operations center for several NASA missions including the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). You will collaborate with a team that is passionate about their work developing ground breaking software to enable scientific breakthroughs. We offer an excellent and generous benefits package, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules and a stimulating and diverse work environment. Explore our benefits: http://www.stsci.edu/opportunities/benefits
Your role and responsibilities:
We are seeking Software Engineers (DevOps) to help build development assets upfront for missions geared towards operating in a DevOps mode for smoother, quicker, and more reliable development and delivery of software artifacts to maintain STScI’s position as a world leader in the development of software for astronomy and to provide high quality, science ready data.
Several positions are available for junior, mid-career and senior software engineers with DevOps experience. You will join a team of operations staff, software developers, and astronomers to take the software, hardware, and tools being developed in DMD and make them available to our Science Operations staff.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
Proficiency with one or more of the following are desired:
This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence to meet ITAR requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent technical degree. Experience working with astronomical data processing tools is desirable but not required. A strong software development background is more important than a background in astronomy or data analysis. The starting position and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
You are requested to complete an on-line application through the STScI website. Please upload a cover letter and resume on one PDF document for review. Applications received by October 10, 2019 will receive full consideration.
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