Software Developer for Satellite Operations

Clearance Level
Software Development
Monterey, California

REQ#: RQ44976

GDIT at NRL-MRY in Monterey, CA is looking for a person to fill the full-time one-year position of Satellite Support Software Developer to complete the work below. A qualified candidate will be a skilled Python programmer with experience manipulating scientific datasets and using geospatial tools. This work is expected to be complete in 12 months. Secret clearance required. On-site work is preferred with the ability to telecommute part-time.

What You Will Do:

The NRL-MRY Geo-located Information Processing System (GeoIPS) program, GeoIPS, is a python-based satellite data processing system developed to support the next generation of environmental satellite sensors. The advanced processing algorithms are designed to be modular and portable to a variety of environmental datasets such as geostationary and low earth orbit sensors, numerical weather prediction model output, and in-situ observations.

The developer will be involved from the start in GeoIPS re-design and development. This will include developing data manipulation tools for geospatial datasets and using git to troubleshot and manage version control. Responsibilities also include web development, database design and architecting large software systems in support of the GeoIPS project. Also, the developer will work on web page development for tropical cyclone image product demonstration.

Basic Qualifications:

B.S. in Atmospheric Science, Computer Science or closely related discipline.

2+ years of experience working with and manipulating geospatial datasets using Python.

Experience with managing HTTP requests and building REST API’s in Python.

Good working knowledge of git, JIRA, Bitbucket.

Experience working in a Linux environment.

Experience in web development including HTML, CSS, Javascript and associated libraries.

Preferred Qualifications:

M.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Computer Sciences or closely related discipline.

5+ years of experience working with and manipulating geospatial datasets.

Skilled Linux user with the ability to use text editors, computing cluster management, and perform software installation.

Web developer with experience working with RESTful API’s, web scraping, and interactive web maps.

Experience with database design and architecting large software systems.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.