Jr. Software Developer-Python-Hybrid/100% Remote

Clearance Level
Software Development
Remote, Based in Idaho

REQ#: RQ114978

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Regular

This position is for a team member supporting the effort to enhance NOAA’s scientific data search, discovery, and access systems. The team member will work with a team of software developers in accordance with NCEI and NOAA processes and agile best practices. The team is responsible for all phases of development from requirements gathering and analysis to implementation using Agile methodologies. Additionally, self-learning is expected in order to find innovative solutions to complex problems. This position:

  • Is suited for an experienced professional capable of working with team members and stakeholders in various geographical locations.
  • Requires attention to detail and following established processes to plan and support various projects.
  • Requires understanding of technical tools and system architecture across various platforms.
  • Requires the ability to translate and communicate project requirements to developers and operators.
  • Requires a professional degree in computer science, systems engineering, computer engineering or a similar field.
  • Choice of working at the location: Asheville, NC or 100% REMOTE.

Required Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills at collaborating with other teams and outside partners at various locations
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Proficiency with Python and Java or similar languages
  • Experience working on Unix platforms.
  • Experience with standard application programming interfaces (APIs) and protocols such as REST
  • Familiarity with version control systems (preferably Git) in a team environment
  • Experience using Windows OS and Google G-Suite

Preferred Skills
  • Experience serving as scrum master for an Agile team
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Experience leading demos/presentations
  • Experience with XML and JSON
  • Familiarity with software utilities, data indexing, and workflow management tools such as Docker, Elasticsearch, and NiFi
  • Experience with Jenkins automation server
  • Proficiency with message-broker software (e.g. RabbitMQ) and its implementation
  • Experience with cloud computing, big data, distributed computing, and API mapping
  • Familiarity with cloud-optimized data file formats such as Zarr, Parquet, etc. as well as traditional scientific file formats such as GRIB, netCDF, and HDF5.
  • Experience working with metadata, specifically metadata standards such as ISO 19115.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 0+ years of experience or 4 years of work related experience.


The likely salary range for this position is $42,000 - $63,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.