Classification Applications Development-IC-Associate Exempt/Overtime Eligible Exempt Position Information
Posting Number 16457SP Division/Department Physics, Math and Astronomy-IPAC Laboratory Work Location (City, State or Country) Pasadena, Ca. Functional Title Applications Developer Job Category Fulltime Regular If position is parttime, how many hours per week? If position is temporary, is it less than 3 months? Benefits Eligible? Yes Relocation Available? Yes Emergency Reporting Designation? Essential Non-Reporting Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Employment Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Anticipated Salary Range Job Summary
IPAC (www.ipac.caltech.edu) provides science and data management for astronomy missions, planning for future projects, and vital science archives. IPAC supports NASA, NSF, and privately funded projects, including: Spitzer, WISE, NEOWISE, the Zwicky Transient Facility, the Thirty-Meter Telescope, and the US centers for Planck, Herschel, and Euclid. IPAC is developing science user tools for the LSST project and is planning for WFIRST science center activities. IPAC operates the NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA), the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED), the NASA Exoplanet Archive, and the Keck Observatory Archive.
IRSA (http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu) is the steward of scientific data sets, ancillary data products, and documentation delivered by NASA’s Infrared and Sub-millimeter missions.
IRSA is seeking applications developers to work as part of the archive development team on the creation, deployment, and support of applications supporting IRSA’s operational archives.
- Develop, deploy, operate, and support IRSA web applications, including IRSA’s large base of existing applications helping the scientific community to access archived datasets.
- Collaborate closely and effectively with internal and external NASA/IPAC teams that share existing interface technologies and develop resources with IRSA.
- Balance the demands of a dynamic working environment with multiple overlapping projects.
- Coordinate with customer project representatives and maintain the development and delivery of
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Astrophysics, Astronomy, or related field.
- At least 3 years of relevant experience.
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Astrophysics, Astronomy, or related field.
- Experience with Solar System Astronomy a plus.
- Experience developing software for astronomical data processing.
- Experience developing user interfaces and web applications.
Supervisory position? No Posting Detail Information
Posting Open Date 10/14/2016 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement
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Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Astrophysics, Astronomy, or related field?
- * Do you have at least 3 years of relevant experience?
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
- Cover Letter