Job Description :
Job Position (130): Software Engineer

We are seeking a Software Engineer to support our one of the Federal Client. The system is designed to ingest Sentinel mission data products from the European Space Agency (ESA) and make them available to a selected set of Distributed Active Archive Centers for distribution to the earth science user community. The system is currently in operation ingesting and distributing large volume of Sentinel data products in the order of several terabytes per week.

As a member of the operation support team the candidate will support system’s daily operation activities including, but not limited to, application jobs configuration, application workflow monitoring, system health monitoring, operations metrics collection and reporting, data reconciliation with the data hub and the Distributed Active Archive Centers, diagnosing/troubleshooting operations issues, and supporting operations maintenance. The qualified candidate will also support the system’s development team in the areas of system integration testing, acceptance testing, and application release deployment. The candidate will work on site at Maryland.

Job Responsibilities:

* Monitor the system’s health and status daily, 8 hour/5 day support, including week-end coverage on rotating schedule. This includes monitoring ingest, storage, distribution, and deletion of data products from the system.
* Determine and acquire missing products. Support data reconciliation activities.
* Track, troubleshoot, correct, and document any system issues found.
* Maintain documentation required to capture and communicate operations, processes, policies and procedures.
* Collect and report quantitative information on the system holdings, availability, performance, and usage.
* Maintain inbound and outbound staging areas.
* Perform system integration testing, acceptance testing, and application release deployment
* Support external interface testing with the systems

Required Skills:

* 4 or more years of system development/operations engineering experience preferably in the area of earth science data systems
* Hands-on experience in system integration testing, acceptance testing, and application release deployment
* Proficiency in Linux shell scripting, and Perl or Python
* Energetic, self-motivated, team player
* Strong written and verbal communication

Desired Skills:

* Experience using Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence)
* Experience in agile development methodology and practices

Client : Federal Client