Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a growing scientific and high technology company, seeks a Web Developer to support NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in the production and display of scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites.

This position is located at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. Work assignments will be done remotely until the NASA facility reopens, at which point a hybrid model of onsite and telework each week will likely be put in place.

Position Summary:

Provide full-stack web development to support GSFC's Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory (GSFC Code 619) production and display of scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide full-stack web development to support GSFC's Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory (GSFC Code 619) production and display of scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites.
  • Work with the Code 619's communications team to update and maintain the systems for web-based promotion of scientific content and descriptions.
  • Work with science and development teams to develop and troubleshoot website interfaces. For example, see https://ladsweb.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov.
  • Support migration to, and sustainment of, cloud-based platforms.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 3 years of experience in the field of website development; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 4+ years of experience with a combination of the following: Perl or PHP 7, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, CSS, HTML.
  • Must be proficient with: 1) REST API standards, 2) Accessibility standards and 508 compliance, 3) NGINX and Apache configuration knowledge
  • Strong understanding of language-specific secure programming techniques.
  • Experience writing, testing, integrating, troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, documenting existing and newly developed software
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, especially with other team members to meet deadlines.
  • Strong desire to learn and work in a science and technology environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • GitLab CI/CD or DevOps experience
  • Perl programming experience
  • Model View Controller pattern knowledge; Mojolicious framework experience or awareness
  • Knowledge of JavaScript build tools like NPM, Gulp, Webpack, or Parcel
  • SVG knowledge for use in comms diagrams
  • Test-driven development experience
  • Amazon AWS or S3 experience
  • Familiarity with Atlasian Confluence and Jira tools
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies for software development
  • React 15 or higher knowledge
  • Subversion experience
  • Knowledge of Wget for data downloads
  • SOAP API experience.

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.

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


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