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    This is an opportunity with the Data Systems division of the Chandra X-ray Center, which is part of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge MA. One of NASA’s Great Observatories, the Chandra X-ray telescope has been observing for over 20 years and continues to have a positive impact on the scientific understanding of the universe. We seek a software developer to contribute to the continued success of the mission.

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    Join the Chandra X-ray Center and become part of the team working to support and maintain the science and data processing tools and libraries of the Data system software development group. The individual will work with the existing software development team to extend system capabilities in response to operational and scientific requests, maintain existing tools through system upgrades and migrations, and support the software system through all phases of the software development cycle.

    Specific Duties include:

    • Communication with scientists for software requirements and testing
    • Software development and maintenance through all phases of the software development lifecycle
    • Technical writing support for internal and user documentation
    • Problem analysis and evaluation in support of science operations and user input
    • Work as part of a team

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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