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Web Developer Software Engineer

Bay Systems Moffett Field / Mountain View, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Position: Open MCT Developer, Lunar Rover Mission Operations and Ground Data Systems

Location: NASA, Moffett Field

Full-Time- Medical, dental, vision, PTO, 410K

Description

NASA, working with private industry, is planning a return to the Lunar Surface. For the first time since 1972, NASA is planning boots on the Moon. For the first time ever, NASA will conduct Lunar Polar explorations on the surface. These explorations will include both human and robotic missions. Join the team planning the first robotic lunar polar surface exploration. At NASA in Silicon Valley, we are designing a lunar prospecting mission to search for water ice in a polar region on the Moon. This rover will launch as early as 2022.

Open MCT (Open Mission Control Technologies) is a next-generation mission control framework for operation of spacecraft missions, and is developed at NASA's Ames Research Center, in collaboration with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Open MCT is an open source project with a community of users and developers both within and outside of NASA.

We are looking for an experienced software developer to work on an open source next generation web-based mission control system. As a software developer on the Open MCT project, you will be writing code to support our lunar efforts, adding capability to a code base that is used daily in support of NASA’s interplanetary and Earth observing spacecraft, and building new capabilities to support NASA’s upcoming lunar missions.

You must be self-motivated and able to work independently. If you love space, that’s even better. This role is based at Ames Research Center, but may require occasional travel to support users at other NASA centers around the United States.

Required Skills and Traits:

  • Demonstrated software development skills (should be able to show prior work or side projects).
  • 4+ years web development experience (HTML, CSS, ES6 JavaScript),
  • Experience writing client-server code for web development (particularly REST and WebSockets).
  • Experience with git, mercurial, or similar version control systems.

Other Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Vue.js
  • Experience contributing to open source projects.
  • Experience designing, developing, and documenting open source APIs
  • Prior experience with visualization of time series data.
  • Experience with common behavior driven development including common testing frameworks and patterns (particularly Jasmine).
  • Experience in spacecraft mission operations, and the processes and software associated with it.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the Bay Systems is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Bay Systems hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. Bay Systems believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.

Bay Systems

Bay Systems is a Aerospace & Defense Federal contractor in San Francisco Bay Area with an expanding client portfolio, including Dept. of defense, Dept. of Energy, NASA etc. Currently, we represent one of the fastest growing enterprises in the Applied Sciences and information technology field.

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