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KBR Software Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland


Software Engineer

Permission to work in the United States is required; U.S. citizenship is preferred

All candidates must be able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screening

A talented software engineer is needed on Raytheon’s EED-2 (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team which supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. As a member of the EED-2 team, engineers build innovative tools allowing scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of Earth science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues. Specifically, this opening is for a software engineer on the Earthdata / Earthdata Login team. This team works with NASA to evolve and maintain several applications including and The Earthdata / Earthdata Login team is a high performing agile team working in the Scaled Agile Framework methodology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the requirements gathering, design, development, automated testing and operations of multiple applications.

  • Provide input to aid in the continual improvement of the products, team and development processes.

  • Comply with various project standards and requirements of the company as well as the customer and legal requirements of (SEC-508).

  • Ensure industry best practices and assets are leveraged whenever possible.

Required Skills:

  • 5-7 years of full life cycle software design and development experience on large/complex n-tier client/server applications.

  • 3-5 years of experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Experience with Java

  • Experience working in a development team using an Agile methodology (preferably Scrum or SAFe).

  • Energetic, self-motivated, team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with oAuth2

  • Experience with DevOps including doing automated testing and deployments in a CI/CD pipeline (Bamboo preferred)

  • Experience with Clojure

  • Experience with Google Analytics

  • Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA for bug tracking, Confluence for collaboration).

  • Experience with scripting on a Linux OS

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.