Greenbelt, Maryland


Systems Engineer

Permission to work in the United States is required; U.S. citizenship is preferred

All candidates must be able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screening

The EOSDIS is a core capability in NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems Program. EOSDIS provides end-to-end capabilities for managing NASA’s Earth science data from various sources – satellites, aircraft, field measurements, and various other programs. For the EOS satellite missions, EOSDIS provides capabilities for command and control, scheduling, data capture and initial processing. The development and maintenance of the EOSDIS website is led by the NASA EOSDIS Evolution & Development (EED) project.

Job Responsibilities:

As a member of the team you will participate in the support of the operations for the next generation cloud-based platform for the NASA EED program.
Ensure that the Operational agreements and polices are adhered too and that all response times are meet.
Ensure compliance to various program/project and NASA standards and requirements as well as the legal requirements of (SEC-508).
Ensure that industry best practices for automation and scalability of assets are leveraged when necessary.

Required Skills:

Knowledge and understanding of application hosting, with 2-5 years of experience using Cloud Services in an Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) or Platform as Service (PAAS) environment.
In-depth knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS), including networking and serverless services such as Lambda and Step Functions
3-5 years of programming / scripting experience in C++, BASH, Python, Java and Java script particularly within an Agile development environment.
Experience with supporting end-user applications in a cloud environment
Experience in supporting infrastructures and operations using DevOps automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform. Focus on high availability of hardware, data replication, and provide real-time recovery in failure situations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good experience in preparing IT technical documents.
Energetic, self motivated, team player that is comfortable using collaboration and open communications.

Desired Skills:

Experience with the UNIX OS.
Experience with full life cycle Software design and development experience on large/complex n-tier client/server applications.

Location: Riverdale, MD

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Greenbelt, Maryland

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