Systems Developer

GAMA-1 seeks an experienced remote Application System Analyst to support the NESDIS Integrated Information Services-II (NIIS-II) contract. The Application System Analyst will be responsible for the administration, monitoring and maintenance of software infrastructures and applications creating tables, views, stored procedures, user defined functions, and SQL packages. He/she is considered an experienced “problem solver” and will primarily work with the SQL Server Database supporting the NOAA Research and Development (R&D) Database (NRDD) which is a secure, web-based enterprise tool used to house project management data for all R&D conducted by NOAA and its partnerships.


The Application System Analyst is tasked with overseeing practices and processes to ensure integrity, safety and availability of all data and applications as part of NESDIS’ information systems. He/she will ensure that the processes needed for users to function and succeed are running smoothly, acting as a technical point of contact to fix application and systems issues – usually on an immediate basis.

In this role, the Application System Analyst works alongside application developers and software engineers. Common job responsibilities will include:

  • the training and support of staff in using applications
  • analysis and diagnosis of application errors
  • problem resolution in both the long and short term
  • design and development of existing and new applications
  • writing Google Script
  • road testing and implementation of new applications.
  • implement, test and integrate new applications
  • perform routine system backups and upgrades
  • monitor, record and respond to requests for support
  • analyze error trends aimed at reducing or minimizing down time
  • liaise with software suppliers to fulfil the requirements
  • schedule and run regular tests to enhance the current systems and applications
  • identify and develop functionality changes
  • maintain documentation of key databases and linked applications
  • attend regular internal and external meetings to provide updates on the progress of your task and to present to users the application solutions you are proposing.

Required Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate must be self-driven and possess the analytical skills to resolve challenging technical issues, often through collaboration with other subject matter experts.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Communicating technical problems and solutions to non-technical users and stakeholders
  • Problem-solving and reporting skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Proactive attitude
  • Project management skills for design and development
  • The ability to construct and work to deadlines
  • Deep knowledge of WordPress, themes, plugins, and ability to write customized functions.
  • Competent in coding with PHP and / or .NET
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices associated with SQL database development, coding, packaging, deployment, maintenance, and administration.
  • Experience with AWS core services, such as EC2, S3, EBS, and VPC.
  • Knowledge of AWS best practices for security, scalability, and reliability.
  • Ability to design, implement, and manage AWS-based applications and infrastructure.


  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science
  • 6 + years of experience
  • 6+ years of experience writing Google Script
  • 6+ years of experience with SQL
  • 6+ years coding in PHP or .NET
  • The ability to obtain a security clearance


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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