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NASA Software Engineer

Job ID: 2112261
Location: HOUSTON, TX, United States
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Software Engineer to support the MSOC contract at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) Mission Control Center (MCC) in Houston, TX. This contract develops and sustains ground software for the International Space Station (ISS) and space vehicles that visit the ISS such as the Boeing Starliner, SpaceX Dragon, and the Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser.


Job Responsibilities:


Candidate will work in a team environment and be responsible for custom software development and sustaining of software into the MCC to include software design, coding, testing, documentation and mission support.


Required Education and Experience:


  • B.S degree in Computer Science, or similar field and 2 years of experience prefer 5.


Required Skills:


  • C and C++ experience.
  • Linux Operating System and scripting languages including Bash, Shell and Python.
  • Network programming using IP-based protocols and SNMP.


Desired Skills / Experiences:


Familiarity with supporting software development projects using Object Oriented programming; knowledge of software development using agile practices; Python, and Java are a plus.




  • Must be able to obtain public trust


Travel (if any):

  • Less than 10%

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