Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Technology
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, a growing scientific and high-technology firm, is seeking a Mid-Level Programmer/Analyst to support the NOAA NWS Satellite Readiness Support Services Contract located in Silver Spring, MD.

Position Summary:

The Mid-Level Programmer/Analyst will be responsible for providing overall software support to the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Satellite Readiness Team.

Primary Duties:

  • Requirements management
  • Systems and software engineering
  • Environmental data processing/distribution
  • AWIPS programming/configuration
  • Software programming (including Python, Javascript, XML, JSON, Linux shell and C++)
  • Application design and software dependencies
  • Software documentation
  • Software installation and testing

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, with over 8 years of professional experience. Appropriate years of relevant experience can substitute for degree.
  • Experience with collaboration/integration services, software-building utilities, version control systems, and code review and documentation tools such as Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Redmine
  • Experience with Linux, Python, Java, Javascript, JSON, XML, SQL
  • Knowledge of system and application security policies

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Prior NOAA experience, understanding of environmental data or environmental satellites.
  • Agile and waterfall development approaches
  • Familiarity or experience with messaging software, such as RabbitMQ
  • Experience with NWS VLab's enterprise web portal and/or LifeRay
  • Experience with ElasticSearch or other NoSQL databases
  • Experience with anaconda/miniconda (package management utilities)

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • None.

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to multitask.

U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is highly desirable. 

Selected applicants will be subject to a government background investigation.

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (240) 366-5994. If you need assistance, please call 301-474-9696.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status. GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


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