The STScI professional environment is stimulating and intended to facilitate independent research. STScI supports postdoctoral, graduate student and visitor programs, workshops and meetings, and has excellent computer, technical and library infrastructure.
You will, design, develop, test and deploy software to operates our lab experiments, in close collaboration with the lab's technical and scientific staff. You will maintain and extend the current object-oriented Python package, analyze images, and maintain hardware safety.
In this position, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of telescope observation scheduling software systems. This involves applications in orbital mechanics, spacecraft and solar system body ephemeris processing, telescope and solar system constraint computations.
The successful applicants will benefit from the career mentoring program at STScI, interactions with the Johns Hopkins University research staff, and a stimulating work environment rich in colloquia, journal clubs, symposia, and learning opportunities related to the missions supported by STScI (HST, JWST, WFIRST).
Maintains configuration information related to all hardware and software for the subsystems, tools, internal interfaces, databases, interfaces to the common systems for planned events (major tests, rehearsals) as well as established Builds and Releases.