Scientific Programmer, University of Maryland

The Small Bodies Node (SBN) of NASA’s Planetary Data System, based in
the Department of Astronomy at the University of Maryland, College
Park, is seeking a programmer with analytic experience who would work
with a larger group of planetary scientists and programmers. The ideal
candidate will also work closely with programmers at the Minor Planet
Center at the Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, concerned with
small body astronomy and orbital calculation. Five years experience is
required, including some system administration experience or training,
and with some experience either designing or implementing IT security
measures in a Linux network environment. A familiarity with relational
database management is also desired. A Bachelor’s or Master’s level
degree in computer science or a related field is prefered, but previous
work experience will also be considered. Near-term tasks include
developing a cross-identification database for all bodies represented
in the archive, overseeing the security plan for the SBN, back-end
development and user interface development, and reporting to NASA.

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To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted by
August 25, 2017.