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Scientific Programmer Analyst (NASA) – Maryland

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), nestled in the Maryland suburbs of Greenbelt is located just 30 minutes from the heartbeat of America – Washington, D.C. Work in a place that pushes the envelope of science every day.

NASA, the pinnacle of human achievement wants you to join the team. We at KBR are proud to be a member of this unique team, and now, so can you. Come join KBR, and reach for the stars at NASA, with the potential flexibility for possible remote work/telecommuting, at the discretion of the NASA customer.

We are seeking a Scientific Programmer Analyst candidate to serve as a member of a KBR team working on the Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics (HBG) Support Services program at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.  The candidate will be responsible for programming and analyzing scientific data associated with technical activities in support of PolarMERRA (A Polar-Focused Global Reanalysis Project for Scientific and Stakeholder Needs). 


  • Working with Science Product Owners and Group Managers to plan and support assignments and milestones
  • Evolutionary adaptation of code to meet new requirements
  • Integration and Acceptance Testing of programs
  • Developing software documentation artifacts per NASA requirements
  • Responsible for programming and analyzing scientific data
  • Programming and analysis of large datasets to build tools


  • Minimum 3-5 years of programming experience in support of distributed scientific software applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting
  • Ability to critically assess personal work and project needs
  • Familiarity with large datasets and file types (NetCDF, bin, HDF, etc.)
  • Commitment to open science and collaboration (successfully use, Git, Jupyter Notebooks, JuptyerHub)
  • Excellent coding skills (Python, Fortran, Matlab, etc.)
  • Familiarity with super- and cloud- computing
  • Must have extensive experience specifically with:  Large Datasets; Python, Jupyter Notebooks, Git, and Cloud Computing.


  • Experience working with earth or environmental science data formats
  • Knowledge and Earth Science background experience
  • Critical thinking
  • Good judgment and relationship management
  • Ability to track detailed assignments and ensure timely delivery
  • Ability to work independently, quickly, efficiently and accurately in a dynamic and fluid environment


  • Degree – preferably MS or PhD in Earth Sciences, Computer Science, or a related field

Please Click The Link For Application:–NASA-_R2059288

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