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Peraton Corporation Software Engineer - Space Missions in Greenbelt, Maryland


We are seeking a Software Engineer with STK experience to join our team at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, supporting the Omnibus Multidisciplinary Engineering Services II (OMES-II) contract.

The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation’s economy and protect lives and property.

This is a software engineer engineering position that will be focused on the implementation of a scheduling tool for the Command, Control & Communications (C3S) segment.


What you’ll do…

  • Designs application software

  • Assist the team in the effort to develop, document, test and debugs application software

  • Determine computer user needs; analyze system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls

  • Design, test, and implement a tool to deconflict the satellite schedule requests for the National Polar Partnership (NPP), Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM), Joint Polar Satellite System 1 (JPSS-1) and JPSS-2 satellites

  • Ensure NASA software standards are met


You’d be a great fit if you have…

  • A Bachelors’ Degree and 3+ years’ experience

  • 3 years of strong technical base in the following areas:

  • Experience developing and designing JAVA based solutions

  • Experience with satellite operations / ground system development

  • Experience with either Agile or Waterfall development

It’d be even better if you have…

  • Experience working with Satellite Tool Kit (STK)

What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching

  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing

  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

  • Company-paid infertility treatments

  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

  • The ability to influence major initiatives

SECURITY CLEARANCEThis position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

About Peraton

At Peraton, we’re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We’re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We’re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can’t be done.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job LocationsUS-MD-Greenbelt

Posted Date1 week ago(9/16/2020 6:44 PM)

Requisition ID2020-9812

CategoryInformation Technology

Clearance StatusAbility to Obtain

Security ClearanceSecret

Mission AreaSpace