Exciting entry-level opportunity to develop and maintain software for NASA trajectory modeling applications. The ideal candidate will fill a software engineering position on the Flight Modeling COMPASS team supporting NASA's Johnson Space Center manned spaceflight program. The applications supported by this position model various trajectory, ascent, orbit, and entry scenarios for various spacecraft. The applicant will work in a dynamic team environment with some customer interface and will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, and user support. Applicant will work with the customer user community and therefore should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Strong initiative, teamwork, and problem-solving skills are required.
EDUCATION amp; EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience. Desired skills include C++/Python, Linux, and BASH scripting. Preference will be given to candidates with astrodynamics skills capable of software development.
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