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Posted by: Science Systems and Applications, Inc. on Aug 02, 2022


Location:

Lanham , MD

Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is seeking a full-time Web Application Developer to join a growing team responsible for the development, deployment, and maintenance of several websites and web-based applications within NASA's Earth Science Division. Our projects include communications-focused websites driven by Drupal and proprietary CMSs, web-based services (via APIs), and knowledge management tools.

The ideal candidate is an experienced and forward-thinking web application developer - particularly focused on PHP and Drupal - who has interests in a wide variety of application development opportunities. You will be part of a dynamic, predominantly virtual team experimenting with several different web-based platforms while collaborating and supporting cross-functional delivery teams that include fellow developers, designers, content producers, project management, and customer stakeholders.

Some of your work will be part of a larger effort, other work will be smaller, encapsulated efforts, but all are focused on delivering an experience to various internal and external audiences that will inform and create awareness about the breadth of knowledge and information held within NASA's Earth Science Division.

We offer a relaxed, fulfilling work environment, a reasonably flexible schedule, a 40-hour workweek, and competitive benefits and salary. You will get to work with some of the brightest minds in NASA science and share the fruits of their labor with the whole world. You will also have opportunities to share your creative ideas and development techniques with our larger NASA community.

** Applicants will be required to submit a code sample or point us to your personal GitHub (or similar). **

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. The position is full-time and will have the option to work onsite at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland or telework remotely. Preference will be given to candidates residing within reasonable driving distance of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Required QualificationsBS in Computer Science, Information Systems or web design/development or comparable work experience5+ years of experience in deploying commercial or government websites and secure web applications/content management systemsDrupal maintenance and development, including custom module development, preferably version 9Critical thinking focused on the delivery of architectures and solutions to challengesSound experience in fundamental web technologies (LAMP, HTML 5, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX)Experience using version control systems (we use Git)Ability to write maintainable and scalable codeAbility to both take direction and work in a self-directed environment as an effective team memberA desire to be involved in both the technical aspects of the role while also considering business strategy, customer insight, and technology platformsAn interest in supporting NASA's communication and research goalsDesired QualificationsDeveloping in an Agile environmentAWS administration experience (EC2, RDS, S3 and Application Load Balancers)System/server administration and configurationExperience using Docker, Composer, and DrushEOE, including disability/vets

Pay Rate:

Unspecified

HR. Website URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=a40f480a-47ae-461b-bf11-ceedb843d226&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US

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About Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is a customer-centered and employee-focused science and technology company headquartered in Lanham, Maryland. We are a leading provider of scientific research and development (R&D), engineering, and information analytics services across the range of Earth and space science disciplines. We have a staff of highly qualified science, engineering, and IT professionals. Their activities range from cosmological studies to learn more about the birth of the universe to examining anthropogenic changes in Earth systems. Our personnel published hundreds of peer-reviewed papers every year. We have scientists in the field who support research operations around the world, and engineers in laboratories who are building and preparing the next generation of space-based instruments. Our IT staff specializes in high-performance computing, systems administration, and network security. We create and implement data systems and applications to manage, archive, and distribute critical data. Despite our diverse skill sets and backgrounds, one theme unites us all—a genuine passion for science and technology.

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