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Software Engineer 1

Job No.: GCS-243

Job Description

This position provides software engineering support to the International Space Station (ISS) Operations within the NASA JSC Flight Operations Directorate. Individuals will work in a dynamic team environment and will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, user support, and maintenance of software in support of the Mission Systems Operations Contract (MSOC).

This individual will work with System Engineers, System Testers, Software Developers and the user community. A subset of the following skills are desired: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Unix/Linux, Web development, SharePoint, and ServiceNow. Strong initiative, teamwork and problem solving skills are also required.

This individual will have an excellent opportunity to develop and maintain the Mission Control Center (MCC21) Common Services subsystem that encompasses the Distribution Bus, Operational History and User Experience software. This position supports the MCC21 software maintenance at JSC in Houston, TX. The applicant will require full software-lifecycle knowledge using engineering and programming skills (C++ or Java).

The applicant will work in a dynamic team environment and will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, and user support after the release of the software. Applicant will work closely with the user community and therefore, must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.

Candidate must be able to apply technical knowledge and operations concepts to exercise effective decision making and initiative. Candidate should be a self-starter who excels in a dynamic environment that requires him/her to work effectively both alone or as part of a team. Successful candidates must be able to apply for and successfully receive and maintain security clearance per eligibility requirements.

Qualifications & Experience

  • This is a junior level position at JSC. Preferred candidates will hold a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or a related area and 0-4 years of position related experience. This position also requires successful completion of a government background check before commencement of employment.
  • Preferred candidates will hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or a related area and 0 - 4 years of position related experience.
  • Experience with a subset of the following skills are desired: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Unix/Linux, web development, SharePoint, and Service Now.
  • U.S. Citizen is preferred for successful clearance and associated position requirements.

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