GAMA-1 Technologies

  • Silver Spring, MD

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

GAMA-1 Technologies, LLC seeks a remote Software Developer to join our team supporting the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Sustainment Services (LGSS) contract for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The engineer will play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground Services (CGS) while accommodating enhancements and additions to NOAA’s existing LEO satellite constellations and partner missions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Non-Supervisory Role


The ideal candidate will have experience in scientific software development and a passion for staying up to date with emerging technologies and best practices in software engineering. The Software Developer will play a critical role in supporting the maintenance and sustainment of high-quality scientific software at NOAA JPSS, and will work closely with software developers, scientific projects, and other stakeholders to ensure the success of enterprise services for ingest and metadata management.

  • Analyze root cause of software anomalies
  • Code, test, and integrate software modifications to meet customer requirements
  • Develop software in accordance with architectural, design, security, and coding standards
  • Develop and execute unit tests and software integration tests
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to troubleshoot problems, analyze issues, generate documentation, integrate, test, and/or perform software updates
  • Evaluate emerging technologies for capability, supportability, and extensibility in support of system sustainment and modernization efforts
  • Interact with users and customers regarding requirements, problem solving, and general support
  • Perform all duties in accordance with software development and configuration management processes and procedures
  • Monitor and report device health and status, resource utilization rates, uptime, outage and anomaly tracking, and threat detection/prevention
  • Document problem resolution activities in the ticketing system
  • Recommend and support procurements for hardware, software, and manufacturer maintenance (as needed)
  • Create and maintain documents and Standard Operating Procedures

Required Skills:

  • 2-4 years in one of the following technologies Java, C/C++, FORTRAN, Python, Perl, UNIX shells (bash, tcsh), SQL (Oracle, Hibernate)
  • Experience using the following technologies: UNIX (RHEL), Build systems (make, Ant), and Source code control (ClearCase, Git/Bitbucket)
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and NetBeans IDEs
  • Experience with UML software design tools (Enterprise Architect)
  • Programming experience with MS SQLServer DB and/or Postgres DB
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Fortran
  • Programming experience with scripting languages (Perl, JavaScript, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of Service Oriented architectures
  • Experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Experience with Git and other software version control or management tools
  • Experience with Atlassian tool suite (Jira, FishEye/Crucible, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Self-starter and motivation to learn
  • The ability to obtain a security clearance

Desired skills

  • Federal government experience
  • Familiarity with the NOAA’s JPSS Program, including its mission, infrastructure, and data requirements. – Experience in the Aerospace or Satellite industry. – Experience with Agile development methodologies. – Active Security Clearance.
  • 0-1 years’ experience with Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.) BS 2+ Years, MS 0+ or HS 8+


GAMA-1 is a rapidly growing technology business that is based in Greenbelt, Maryland. GAMA-1 Technologies provides strategic information assurance, information security, and business enterprise and networking solutions to the Federal Government. Our success is based on the utilization of industry and agency standards, establishment of standardized processes, and IT Services expertise. At GAMA-1, we believe employees should grow, achieve, and develop just as the company grows, achieves, and develops. GAMA-1 is committed to providing our employees with opportunities for career advancement throughout their employment. For more information, visit

GAMA-1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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