A talented operations software engineer is needed on Sure Secure’s EED-3 (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-3 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 operations engineer on the Earthdata / Earthdata Login team supporting commercial small-sat data acquisition. This team works with NASA to evolve and maintain several applications including http://urs.earthdata.nasa.gov/ and http://earthdata.nasa.gov. The Earthdata / Earthdata Login team is a high performing agile team working in the Scaled Agile Framework methodology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deploying and validating production releases
  • Supporting developers with the automation of tasks and development of scripts
  • Ensuring availability of the production system during normal business hours
  • Working alongside the Product Owner to track, report and analyze operational metrics in order to optimize system performance
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle from user story generation, through design, development, automated testing and operational support
  • Develop new feature ideas to meet the ever-evolving needs of our end-users
  • Assisting the Product Owner in responding to end-user requests
  • Communication with end-users and responding to end-user requests
  • Developing end-user knowledge bases and/or tutorials
  • Continually help the team grow by sharing new ideas and industry best practices
  • Suggest improvements to processes and tools to help the team be more efficient
  • 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.
  •  Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
    Experience developing with AWS Services (such as Cognito)
  • Experience with a functional programming language, such as Clojure
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Postgres, Javascript, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • 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
  • Proponent of continuous improvement and willingness to bring new ideas to the team
  • Degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with DevOps including doing automated testing and deployments in a CI/CD pipeline (Bamboo preferred)
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA for bug tracking, Confluence for collaboration).
  • Experience with scripting on a Linux OS
  • Experience developing on MacOS X and deploying to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Experience presenting at technical conferences
  • U.S. citizenship is required. All candidates must be able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screening.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 – $83,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Monday to Friday


Bachelor’s (Preferred)


SW Engineering: 4 years (Required)
AWS Cognito: 1 year (Required)
Ruby on Rails: 1 year (Required)


U.S Citizenship proof (Required)

Work Location:

One location

Work Remotely: