Web Applications Developer - Linux/Unix - TS SCI clearance required - NASA/JPL

Computers/Software Pasadena, California


Take your career to new heights. Come join us at MORI Associates and help us support the most exciting projects at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. As a Web Applications Developer you will be part of a dedicated team of diverse professionals creating and supporting cutting edge solutions for our client’s critical missions. MORI is a mid-sized nationwide company founded in 1997 with the ideals that creating an agile organization full of innovative and passionate people will progress science and technology for all life on earth. We focus on offering a complete range of services from strategic consulting to the development of Information Systems and providing advanced engineering solutions. Now, let’s see if this opportunity is the right challenge for you.

We are seeking an Application Developer supporting a suite of complex web applications within the cleared environment. Will support and develop software for a wide array of institutional tools and applications. Will join and contribute to a technical team using agile development methodologies in order to write, test, and deploy software applications, and provide supporting documentation and/or procedures for development and operations. Will utilize knowledge of scalable and modular systems to develop system architectures and contribute to technical planning and decision making.

Required Education and Skills
Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, and 3 years’ experience developing highly performant web applications on distributed system environments. Also prefer the following experience:
 Building and architecting scalable enterprise applications and data aggregation systems
 Programming in Python, Javascript, SQL, HTML/CSS
 Building software in Linux/UNIX environments
 Web application development frameworks such as Python-Django
 Web front end frameworks such as React or Angular
 Utilization of Restful web services frameworks
 Git/GitHub use and integration
 Software and Systems Engineering practices and artifacts
 DoD 8570 certification or minimum of Security+ certification

Desired Skills/Experience/Knowledge
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Amazon cloud and related products: Amazon Web Services, GovCloud, EC2, S3, SQS, RDS, Route 53, ELB, DynamoDB, etc.
 JIRA, ZenHub, or similar issue-tracking systems
 Development in Python Django framework
 Technical writing and presentation skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of software development project
 Principles of test-driven development and continuous integration
 Agile/Scrum environment in multiple roles
 Containerization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
 NoSQL solutions is a plus (ex. MongoDB, Neo4j, ArangoDB, etc.)

MORI Associates offers comprehensive benefits including a 401K plan with company contributions. Most employees at JPL are given option of working a 9-80 schedule resulting in getting every other Friday off work!