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Greenbelt, MD

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Job Description

Job Description



SAIC seeks to hire an experienced software engineer to support the Ocean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center (OB.DAAC) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The OB.DAAC is a world-class archive of satellite remote sensing and in situ data of the oceans. This position will support archival, quality assurance, and redistribution of oceanographic and atmospheric field data used for calibration, validation and product algorithm development for ocean color missions. Duties include development and maintenance of relational database management systems; development of World Wide Web interfaces and online search engines to access the data; and software development for related satellite calibration, data product validation, data analysis, and algorithm development activities.



A B.S. degree in physical science, computer science, mathematics or engineering

Experience programming in a Unix/Linux environment

Experience with Structure Query Language (SQL), preferably MySQL

Experience with Web development using HTML/Javascript, Python, PERL and Java

A demonstrated ability to work effectively with others

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

A very strong work ethic

Eligibility for unescorted access to GSFC


Programming skills in Unix/Linux shell, Java OSGi, and C/C++

3-5 years of experience in scripting, website development, and database management

Formal education in graphic/web site design


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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